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Combines the Arylate features of lightness, flexibility, and shock absorption (less vibration) with the Carbon features of high elasticity (springiness) and minimal dissipation of energy (energy not wasted, more power). Koto outer plies, Balsa center ply. VISCARIA's compact head size makes it ideal for quick re-looping right off the bounce.
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Reviews of Butterfly Viscaria (30)
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If you are considering a faster blade,
This blade is probably a better choice, unless you are a 2000+ US player.
Even 2000+ players like to use this.
After spending over $1000 on paddles, i'm happy to say that i have finally found my last.
This blade, although not VERY fast, makes up for lack of speed with not only great control but also spin.
Previously, i had thought faster blades were better. Never have i been more wrong. Previously, i was winning points just by smashing it too fast for the opponent. Now, i win by good placement and overwhelming spin.
My set up on forehand as a two wing shakehander is DHS Hurricane 3 NEO. This rubber, with the huge amount of gear, forces me to use proper technique. It has made me a better player. I tend to play very aggresive on forehand and make up for viscaria's lack of speed with technique and arm power. However, at the same time, i can step back and chop with this rubber: the blade and the gear of the DHS rubber generates both the good placement and great spin for a defensive chop. On other offensive rubbers, this usually isn't possible, as it just catapults off. As for backhand, i play a drive and rely on placement to win points. Here, TENERGY 64 helps me keep solid pace and viscaria helps keep it controlled and placed well. If i had used the 1.9mm thickness for the viscaria, i would be able to chop as well. Unfortunately, the T64 2.1mm does not chop well at all, catapulting the ball everywhere. Tenergy also has less gears.
Overall, this set up bests most of the fastest paddles out there, because of how it makes up for it in extreme control. It's like i can't miss!
It is not Necessary until you reach 2000+points because you won't get the full control .dont get confused because people write good control most of the players are armature players with pro equipment go for an all wood that is similar
I know wet back to viscaria because my infinity vps v broke so I decided to pick a new viscaria up at the World Cup and I bought a 81 gramms one.I had one that was 90 gramms but it didn't have good control so I thought I should get a lighter one so for non international you should look for one under 85 gramms
Butterfly Viscaria is a pretty good offensive blade with solid speed and control, but not spectacular of any. The blade is extremely light, which is the most noticeable characteristic. Its very thin as well, so you get this kind of feathery feeling. Thus, it is not easy to get momentum with it, but you can still make some pretty fast and powerful shots.
The speed and control combination is pretty even. Using butterfly's arylate carbon, it makes up for the blades lightness to make fast shots, but the thinness also makes it have pretty good control. It feels very nice in your hand, and it does not strain your wrist. I say its pretty good blade, but kind of expensive for its low speed.
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