Globe 999

Globe 999 Rubber
Approx. $ 8 USD
Price $

User Ratings (35)

Speed 7.9
Spin 9.0
Control 8.8
Tackiness 5.9   
Medium tacky
Weight 5.7   
Medium heavy
Sponge Hardness 6.8   
Medium hard
Gears 6.4   
Above average gears
Throw Angle 5.1   
Medium high
Consistency 7.8
Durability 7.5   
Lasts longer than average
Overall 8.6 10
Manufacturer Details
Speed 9.0 / 10
Spin 9.0 / 10
Control 9.0 / 10
Tensor No
Anti No
There are 3 users using the Globe 999.
The Globe 999 sponge rubber retains the characteristics of outstanding adhesiveness and superior spin of Chinese sponge rubbers and also possesses the merits of extra speed and super control. According to experience of authoritative technical experts of the Chinese table tennis team, this newly developed Globe 999 sponge rubber is suitable for speed-attack and loop-drive players.

Reviews (22)

Anonymous  on 3/2/2011

Very cheap, good quality rubber. Topsheet was not terribly tacky and it generates huge quantities of spin.
zek  on 9/17/2011

I like this rubber for it offers good control with decent speed and great spin. For its price, that's a very nice offer. Great feel also when you hit or chop with it. The only drawback is its sensitive to incoming spin since its tacky.
santilohi  on 6/26/2011

very good rubber mainly for the reverse, rubber by far control and effect, I like the red one in 2,00 mms. - In 2,2mms or it is but heavy and, in 1,8 mms of reverse, even controls but for cut and allows to talk back or to contratacar, or. to associate it with offensive fast shovels, very good relation quality precio.una of my favorites jointly, with Ritc 729 oem and the Reactor Corbor and 999 Globe National. Before it played with Sriver- Butterfly
seguso  on 5/27/2011

I am reviewing the 2.2mm, 40 degrees, chinese sponge version. This rubber is great for backhand: it is slow but has great spin when you brush. It is also very deceiving, because when you do not brush (i.e. when you drive), there is not much spin. however, it is sensitive to incoming spin due to the tackiness. Blocking is not very easy because you have to close the blade a lot to block heavy topspin. The throw is low, but increases a lot when you brush and block, due to the tackiness. (Throw is like 729 Higher or Hurricane 3; lower than galaxy moon; much lower than galaxy mercuryII 37deg). The tackiness nearly never goes away, even after one year. Even for the red version. This rubber is heavy. the weight is 49 grams cut ( exactly like Galaxy MercuryII 37deg.) This rubber reacts well to olive oil on topsheet: the topsheet becomes softer, spinnier, and gets a corking sound. The rubber hardness is 40 degs. it does not feel as hard as dhs hurricane. This rubber requires a fast blade. For forehand, it is too slow unless you have a very fast carbon blade (Stiga offensive wood nct is not enough for forehand). This rubber is very cheap (4 euros) and lasts forever (I mean, two years at least). At you can also find it in a "japanese sponge" version, which is more powerful, has less dwell time, and lower throw.
guybrush123  10 months ago

Max Sponge tested

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