DHS C8 Pips
Approx. $ 18 USD
Price $

User Ratings (23)

Speed 7.5
Spin 6.3
Control 8.2
Deception 7.5
Reversal 6.7
Weight 2.7   
Sponge Hardness 6.6   
Medium hard
Consistency 9.7   
Always identical
Durability 7.9   
Lasts longer than average
Overall 8.3 10
Manufacturer Details
Type Long pips
There are 2 users using the DHS C8.

Reviews (15)

Choppermaster  5 months ago

Long time I was looking for perfect pimples and I found them. I tried curl p1,p4, feint long 3,grass, and many cheap ones, but c8 gives me everything what I need. Close to the table i can be aggressive and to hit with my forehand., chopping away from the table is fast and lots of spin reversal , hitting with them for surprise attack are great. Pushing close to the table against backspin stays low and hard for the opponent. Perfect pimples for modern defense
simao  on 3/5/2019

I used this rubber.. For me its a rubber with a little more speed and effect, losing the blocking and deception capacity. Not very good on blocking, perhaps for a type of player that plays away form the table.
Lucasel25  on 3/27/2018

Excellent rubber, very good to chop from afar and block at medium distance and possibly up close too, very easy to make smooth strokes and of course hit flat, but difficult to receive services and return them cut as it is a fast rubber, but that It is remedied with a defensive wood since I have an offensive wood and also a disturbing effect that can be a headache for some players.
sipokoyto  on 12/5/2017

Long pimple famous for its all around ability. I have diffulty initially in doing a backhand spin but somehow was able to do it. I switched to orthodox or shakehand when using long pimple. I am currently training my son agianst this rubber to teach him how to lift the ball when playing against long pimple. It does not reduce power that much compared to palio ck how ever c8 has more control and easier to play and master. If you want to move to lp from inverted or you want to try lp this is your rubber. Once you mastet it then you can move to TSP Curl or Joola LP. Also with this rubber it is easy to do knuckle ball, float, reverse and side swip. Remember that your arc should be from your elbow and not waist.
martinjan  on 10/27/2017

I have been playing C8 for at least 5 years after I was getting bored at my own competitionlevel and needed some challenge. I dont recommend putting this type of rubber on your bat to compensate for lack of skills as it takes a lot of practice and technique to master it properly , as probably is the case with any type of pips. I use C8 on my forehand and it is an excellent rubber for counterhitting close to the table. It 'produces' enough speed and spinreversal to put your opponent into troublesome situations. Chopping works well too, though if you are dominantly a defender you may consider somewhat slower pimps offering better control. After 5 years only one of the pimples has been lost in the middle of the bat. Could be caused by hitting the table instead of the ball, dont know for sure. Anyway this rubber is quite cheap so there is no reason to complain after 5 years. Ignore the fact that these pimps are cheap, because they offer good quality. Highly recommended!

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