DHS Gold Arc 5

DHS Gold Arc 5 Rubber
Approx. $ 25 USD
Price $

User Ratings (9)

Speed 8.9
Spin 9.2
Control 9.5
Tackiness 3.3   
Slightly tacky
Weight 3.8   
Average
Sponge Hardness 4.8   
Medium
Gears 9.3   
Many gears
Throw Angle 6.3   
Medium high
Consistency 8.1
Durability 7.3   
Lasts longer than average
Overall 9.3 10
Manufacturer Details
Speed 9.0 / 10
Spin 9.0 / 10
Control 10 / 10
Tensor No
Anti No
*Manufacturer speed, spin, and control ratings are provided as partially or fully filled bars on the packaging. The numbers have been approximated from that.*

*The packaging has the BIOS logo, but no tensor logo, so it is not a tensor.*

*Blurb has been translated from the original German to English*

"Goldarc 5 combines a robust pimple geometry with BIOS technology for stable control and excellent feel. The unique harmonisation of grip and tension allows the rubber to be controlled effortlessly. The full value of this rubber is seen with increasing shot strength.
This highly elastic, non-tacky rubber was developed in collaboration with the DHS development centre, German rubber experts, and the multiple-time world champions Wang Liqin and Ma Long."

Reviews (2)

Mikenz  on 12/9/2017

I have this rubber on both sides of a Palio King Yue blade, medium thickness 42.5 degree sponge.I was keen to try this rubber after having tested Gold Arc 8( med 47.5), which I thought was excellent. I considered getting the GA5 47.5 but decided on the softer version as I thought they might be too similar and that it may well suit harder or less controllable blades.Although not a tensor, this rubber has superb spin and control with above average speed. The topsheet is just as grippy as GA8, the sponge firm enough to transmit some vibration to the blade, so the combination feels good and performs very well. Of course it does't have the speed, kick/catapult of a harder tensor, but that is not it's function,it's more of a spin elastic control rubber. So if you want a softer, non tensor rubber with high performance, then this is a very good choice.
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hakandonmez  on 11/22/2017

dhs gold arc 8 makes you feel better. a more consistent rubber.
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