zhan2133 on 4/3/2016
This rubber is very similar to my previous backhand rubber, which is Joola Express 1. However, this is a tuned down version of it, meaning a little less speed but a little more spin. I have the red 2.1 version. Maybe because I bought it used (2-3 months old), the spin is not where I'd like it to be. It is okay for opening loop on the backhand side, but it is hard to make consecutive loops from the backhand corner. I often had to twiddle to my forehand rubber, which is Tenergy 05, for continuous backhand loop situation. Again, it might be better if it was new. When I look for a backhand rubber, in terms of spin capability, it needs to be on par with Yasaka Rakza X or Donic Bluefire JP01. This one definitely feels lacking compares to those two. However, when you punch/smash/power loop the ball, it goes pretty fast! So you need to adapt to this characteristic of the rubber. I know it did. I have had this rubber for a year now on my backup racket (used for 4-5 months sporadically), and it looks very similar to the condition when I received it. This rubber actually works really well for lobbing and fishing, which is a big part of my game. It has tons of control is those department. It also work fine for chopping, but I only do it when I am really out of position. Luckily, it save my butt many times. In summary, if your backhand game is generally pretty flat (block/drive/smash) with occasional loops, give this rubber a try. It may work well for your game.
Abdullah161 3 months ago
Great rubber.. insane for smashing and great for bh topspins
illumind on 12/21/2015
Great if you're looking for a med/soft sponge, low/med throw angle rubber that has good speed to it. Throw angle very slightly lower than Xiom Vega Europe, also very slightly firmer rubber and definitely faster - likely due to slightly heavier sponge. Spin is similar to XVE. Agree with user "adrenalinac" that it would be good for blocks, (pushes), chops etc due to throw angle. Also agree with user "jbgwtf" and "Anonymous" that the throw angle is low-ish, hence good for the above features. Probably not the best for looping heavy back spin, but if you're after a soft/med sponge for fast driving and flat hitting it should work well. I preferred the throw angle of regular Hexer, but preferred softer sponge feel and faster speed of Hexer+... Used Hexer+ on BH of Tibhar Stratus PW.
adrenalinac on 4/20/2015
This is the rubber that you must love! It's very fast, but from the other side it's nice for blocks&chops, and for looping as well?!
This is a bit confusing isn't it?
Top sheet of the rubber is great for chops, serves and loops, but if you try with smashes and strong hits, and ball goes into sponge, you will gain incredible speed. I must agree that it can be hard to control during looping, it's easy to throw off the table, but for rallies far from table it's very nice fast and precise. Lifting the ball from table is a bit hard for me with it, so I have TNRG 05 on other side, and variations of this two rubber during rally is very hard for opponent, and for me, throw angle is similar on these rubbers.
BlackQueen on 9/16/2014
One of mine favorite rubbers, which can do everything for me, forenad or backhand, topspins and block - are all just right. I allways have one sheet of Hexer+ MAX on one of my blades!