DestoDave on 8/18/2010
Usually play with Off- blades and gotta say this plays very well for Off-. Blade has good control, but not too slow. Feels very similar to some of the Stiga Off- blades. Good for looping and blocking. Good blade for value. Handle feels good. thumbs up for this blade
Joeran on 4/1/2018
Best blade in the burn series (stay away from all+) best handle ever (FL), no vibrations at all, good speed balance and feeling. Pefect match with acuda S2 or S1. Check the blade before (it should feel and sound compact & stiff) Highly recommended but not for beginners
Solitarian on 12/15/2016
I purchased this racquet as my first non-premade, and I love it.
Some might say that this blade is just a BIT too fast for newer players, but might be a good idea if you know you're going to get serious later on. That way, you'll have something to grow into, but is still tamable.
Has an excellent click when you smash the sweet spot. Feedback from the middle is fairly muted at first, but over time, allows more messages to come through clearer.
Quality of the blade is excellent. No imperfections or anything else of the like. Made of partial Mahogany, this blade is somewhat on the fast/hard side, but nothing uncontrollable by any means. In fact, if pared with a softer or medium sponge hardness, you'll find it's a great combo.
I'd recommend this paddle to anyone who's starting on their first non-premade, and wants something just a bit beyond beginner to stretch into.
timeshift on 11/29/2015
this was my 2nd blade i have ever bought . it's is a true OFF- blade , with great control , power and speed , and the overall combination makes this blade perfect . there are no unwanted vibrations through the blade , the construction is sturdy and the looks are not bad either (if that even matters) . this blade can be used by an advanced player or by an experienced player without any problems , but it's all up to what you want to do with it . it has a beautiful click-sound when you smash the balls , and it pairs well with a spiny rubber like Acuda S2/S3/M2/Xiom Sigma Euro or equivalent . i found that if the sponge is to hard , you tend to lose the feel of the blade , so i wouldn't recommend very hard sponges to be used with this blade . i would recommend this blade to a friend !
vkvkvk on 1/30/2013
Actualy this is very nice blade, comfort handle, good control, nice looking and well balanced.
However the feel when I hit the ball is not too convincing. It's like hitting with hollow wood, I can't sense the ball would be fast or slow. Maybe it's just not fit to my style.