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Andro Rasanter R42

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Our notes: Around 66g uncut; Good medium-soft, all around attacking rubber.The rubber is soft enough for good blocking. Good for both forehand and backhand especially for beginners and intermediate players. Advanced players can enjoy using this as a backhand rubber. The medium soft sponge enables the player to grip the ball properly and produce very high amount of spin.

• Your profile is spin driven. You are looking for maximum grip.
• As an advanced to high level player you will benefit from medium 42 sponge hardness taking full control on your spins.
• Your style is versatile and you are smart enough to combine top spin potential with a medium soft sponge to guarantee superior feedback and control.
• Add some extra speed in your stroke and the R42 will provide the dynamic performance you are looking for.

Speed: 117
Spin: 126
Control: 88
Hardness: 42 degrees (Medium hardness)

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Andro has dedicated over three decades to the development of high-performance table tennis equipment. Exemplifying German engineering prowess, Andro rubbers are built for speed, spin and versatility. Through rigorous research and development, Andro consistently delivers products for those individuals who demand the most from their table tennis equipment. No one demonstrates this better than Simon Gauzy from the Andro pro team. His unrelenting style of play lets him push the boundaries of what's physically possible.

Andro has a long list of professional quality rubbers. The Andro Rasanter series is a mainstay in the table tennis world and the Hexer series is on the cutting-edge of offensive rubbers. For pips-out players, check out the Andro Blowfish and Chaos rubbers. Andro rubbers will keep you going strong in your next match!

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Reviews of Andro Rasanter R42 (37)

 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on May 16, 2020
9.3/10 for OFF style. FH/BH: Andro Rasanter R42, 2mm, 44g (0.215g/cm^2), 42 degrees (ESN), 34.5 degrees (Shore A). Blade: Butterfly Garaydia T5000, 90g, 157mm x 150mm x 7.2mm (Width x Height x Thickness). Plies: 5 (3 Wood + 2 Composite): Hinoki - Tamca - Kiri - Tamca - Hinoki.
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Review by st3alth0606 (Verified Customer) for Andro Rasanter R42 on January 16, 2020
Really enjoy this rubber on my backhand. Good spin and control.
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 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on January 15, 2020
Hello friends Andro....I Like this in 2.1 mm
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 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on January 2, 2020
I tried the thickness of this rubber 2 mm. There is a lack of power in the forhand. Spin well, grips the ball well, has a nice click sound. Ideal for spin-based gameplay, while direct gameplay is tricky. I used it at the backhand but it didn't fit me because it was directly my game. would recommend for backhand spin.
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 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on November 10, 2019
Very good rubber. Phenomenal Control and exellent spin.
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 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on August 6, 2019
It's a little better than R37, V47 which I tried. If you use hard type of blade, you can boosted rubber.
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 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on July 21, 2019
Good balance of characteristics, and okay for controlled offensive play. Spin and speed are more than enough for most players, although doesn't have the super top end speed of harder sponge alternatives. Sponge is medium, with a hint of springy softness to it. Throw angle between Vega Europe and Vega Pro, with speed similar to Vega Europe. Or, could be considered a rough combination of Rakza 7 and Rakza 7 Soft, if they were combined, but slightly closer to standard R7. Quite 'springy' in new ULTRAMAX thickness, but that's expected for most tensor MAX sponge options. If more control is desired, just go thinner sponge. I'm using MAX on the Nittaku S-5, and it works well. I've noticed the topsheet of these rubbers feels harder than some older Euro tensors like R7S or XVE, either because it actually is a harder topsheet, or the pip structure is wider. Either way I'm not keen on that feeling and would prefer say Evo FX-P, if looking for a soft/medium rubber with medium throw angle.
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 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on July 16, 2019
This is a upgrade for the Rasant from Andro. It is a ridicoulous spin-machine on fh. on backhand was not so good. But i like hard rubbers on bh. Anyway, if you stumble upon it sometimes somewhere, take it and run. This rubber is a keeper.
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 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on July 13, 2019
Ratings for 2.0mm. Arguably the best control in the Rasanter line. Spin or speed not the best, but you can make shots with confidence. If you are a higher level player then R47 may be better.
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Review by dawglee77 (Verified Customer) for Andro Rasanter R42 on July 1, 2019
I can’t say enough good things so far about this rubber. I got it in 2.0 and was getting it for my backhand bc it’s the weaker of my two attacks. Great control for just about all you do. Wished I would have gotten it for both sides. I like the R47 but I’m still working out the kinks. This rubber though gives you better spin on the serve and is a little more forgiving. Highly recommend this rubber... Oh it has enough speed if you have your technique down. Not as much as the 47 though
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 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on June 10, 2019
great rubber use i on FH
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Review by ehsan_k (Verified Customer) for Andro Rasanter R42 on May 23, 2019
Using it with treiber K on both fh and bh. Great control and spin and speed is decent as well
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 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on April 23, 2019
The Best goddam rubber irl
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 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on March 29, 2019
Someone asked me about the differences about R37 and R42 and if i Had any experience with Butterfly 05fx or Donic blue fire M3 or JP-03 to compare with. Here is my answer:

"My setup is:

FH: R42 max (2.3mm)
BH: R37 max (2.3mm)
Blade: Yasaka Sweeden Extra (5 ply All+)

Control: R37 is more controllable than R42, but both have superb control
Spin: R37 = R42 on spin, not much a difference here.
Speed: R37 isn't the fastest rubber but it has an ok speed, but it's awesome to improve your techniques. I love this rubber. R42 is a bit faster but isn't so fast too.

Both have a greet dwell time, so It's enjoyable to play with. The throw angle of the R42 is higher than the R37, so the ball tends to get over the table more on R42, but hey, as I said, they are both super controllable.

A friend of mine when played with my R37 he got in love and bought one for him. He likes it a lot.

I have no experience on the rubber you said. I had a tenergy 05 before. It's a beast! You can do wonders with it, but its hard to tame. T05 is for advanced players. A lot of spin, really fast, not controllable.

I went from a fast setup in the past for a all+ setup. Why? To get more and more consistent in my game and to get better on my techiniques. It was a wise decision. I don't regret it."
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 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on March 12, 2019
Excelente sensacin en todas las fases del juego, gran goma que permite arriesgar y aprender antes de dar el salto a un nivel superior.. Impresionante pero no brutal..
He cambiado de madera y ahora utilizo la R42 en mi revs pero con espesor de 2.0mm (mejor sensacin que la ultramax) puedes realizar potentes mates, devoluciones de mates, cortar lejos de la mesa, lo que quieras.... Una autentica goma para cualquier tipo de juego, con velocidad, efecto y control muy superior a la competencia. La recomiendo en maderas de dureza media.
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 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on March 7, 2019
Im using with korbel blade on FH side with 2.0mm. Good control, awesome spin speed for forehand is good too. Awesome looping,blocks. Actually very good in short game too. Sponge is not so hard, i like softer rubbers, awesome rubber. Maybe i will try in few monts this rubber to backand. we will see
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 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on February 20, 2019
I put this rubber in 2.0mm on a treiber CI. It has a good speed for a soft rubber, I think it is faster than a rakza 7 soft. This rubber is spinny, not as a tenergy 05fx but more than the rakza7s.
I love to loop against baspin with this rubber,as the soft sponge gets an great dwell time and allows you to go through the sponge . Everything is easy with this blade due to it's control, so everybody can play with this rubber
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 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on November 4, 2018
Good for controlled attackers. Very easy open ups, good spin, feel, dwell time, very short serves (if you want), and lightweight. You can play short balls, but when you take more power and speed, you get it too. Not as agressive as Tibhar tensors (for example MXP), it's moderated. If you want and search this style, you get it. You can hold ball on table everytime. Tried on Killerspin CQ, in 2,0mm.
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 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on July 26, 2018
Rubbers that I have used: Razka X, Razka 7S, Battle II, Mendo, Super 999, Desto F1, Andro 37 and Andro 42.
This is the best FH rubber for me. Spin and speed is crazy + very good control and feeling.
A bit spinner and faster than my Razkas, a bit less than Battle II but I love Andro more because of natural rubber scent.
My style: RPH Looping/Attacking Player. Focus on spin and placement.
Updated Review: it lasts very long (6 months already) and still performs well =))))
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 External Review for Andro Rasanter R42 on June 15, 2018
Pair on 45 ( backhand ), nice feeling for rpb. Easier to flick.
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