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Butterfly Innerforce Layer ALC.S

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$179.99

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Improved Ease Of Imparting Spin On The Ball

• Great for players playing close to mid distance to the table.
• Ideal for strong first ball attacks.
• Easier to create spin on the ball.
• Easy to 'hold' the ball on the racket.

Class: OFF
Style: Attack
Plies: 5W+2ALC
Thickness: 5.5mm
Made in: Japan

Head Size: 157x150mm
Anatomic Handle Size:100x24mm
Flared Handle Size: 100x24mm
Straight Handle Size: 100x23mm

Weight: 87g
Reaction: 101
Vibration: 84


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FAQ: Does Megaspin sell Japan-made Butterfly blades?

Some Butterfly blades like Korbel and Grubba are produced in factories both in Europe and in Japan, so they exist in 2 variants. When a Japanese blade has a Europe-made version, we always carry the Japanese variant. Other blades like Butterfly Timo Boll Offensive are only made in China so we cannot carry a Japanese variant of these blades.

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Reviews of Butterfly Innerforce Layer ALC.S (6)

 External Review for Butterfly Innerforce Layer ALC.S on March 17, 2019
I am writing this from the perspective of an "advanced beginner". I have my basics down but a long way to go. I started out with 5-ply all wood blades landing on Primorac with H3 Neos on both sides. My coach suggested going for Tenergy Rubbers so I made the leap to Primorac with T05s. There's a lot of "good advice" out there for beginners, such as "avoid carbon blades", however, I made a couple of cheeky purchases as I was eager to try different things out, specifically Viscaria (T05), Carbonado 45 (Mantra M) and Innerforce Layer S (w/ T80). Out of all these blades I immediately warmed to the Viscaria with the Carbonado a close second - Viscaria just feels right, sounds right and just does exactly what you'd expect the blade to do. The Innerforce blade was my least favourite - compared it sounds duller, it is slower, which I don't particularly mind, but the slowness seems more like "reluctance". I know it's a feature that it takes more for the ALC to be "activated" but Viscaria seems more dialed in and just starts "clacking" at the exact expected time. The plus sides are: awesome quality, much nicer and less 90's design than Viscaria, and it feels very good in the hand with a slightly thinner grip. Despite this only being my 3rd favourite setup, it has to be mentioned that the Butterfly Innerforce Layer S is a great blade, beautifully made, and probably just the thing for someone out there. However, I would recommend comparing this to Viscaria or even Joola Rosskopf Emotion when trying it out. Total weight with T80 is 183g.
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 External Review for Butterfly Innerforce Layer ALC.S on December 13, 2018
My previous blade for quite some time has been the Butterfly Photino. However, of all the blades that I've ever used. the Innerforce Layer ALC.S definitely has the best control and feeling. Excellent flexibility and dwell time as well. As an All-round Attacker this blade makes it easy to impart effective spin on my serves as well as quick and highly effective explosive backhand loops and drives. Though, quality of strokes, proper execution of technique and type of rubbers all help me to achieve such.
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 External Review for Butterfly Innerforce Layer ALC.S on August 11, 2018
This blade good for FH tacky rubber play close to the table. Easy to create spin but topspin ball like a direct bullet (ZLC like an arc). My blade weight 95g.
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 External Review for Butterfly Innerforce Layer ALC.S on April 29, 2018
Like no other composite blade!. If you find TBS/VIS/Zhang Jike ALC/other ALC blades lack the feel of balls Innerforce ALC.S is an answer! Beautiful blade, great dwell time.All-wood feel in short-game and carbon power for attack.Thin construct and spruce outter-ply help generate monsterous spin but rely on player's own strength and technique to generate power and speed-( speed-8.8-8.9 ) .
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Review by phammk (Verified Customer) for Butterfly Innerforce Layer ALC.S on February 27, 2018
Beautiful blade, great dwell time. I was using TB ALC before, and this racket allows me to add tremendous spin without losing any of the power (you need to swing harder). Backhand is unbelievable - great control.
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 External Review for Butterfly Innerforce Layer ALC.S on July 19, 2017
All-wood feel in short-game and carbon power for attack and power-loop. Thin blade construct and spruce outter-ply help generate monsterous spin but rely on player's own strength and technique to generate power and speed.
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