Donic World Champion 89 - Appelgren All+
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Spruce Pressing Technology (SPT) "Made in Germany"
Top workmanship, made in Germany. The new World Champion 89 blade series is exceptional. It celebrates the 25th anniversary of Sweden winning the World Championships Team title in Dortmund in 1989 (in a historic 5-0 final win against China). DONIC is exclusively producing three new blades in Germany, in honour of the legends Jan-Ove Waldner, Jörgen Persson und Mikael Appelgren. Hand crafted and employing the most modern precision and technical know-how, in acknowledgement of the supreme mastery with which the Swedish Superstars played.
All three models have incorporated an Italian Spruce ply which is over 200 years old. This is combined with a 3mm strong centre veneer of Kiri and for the Appelgren All+ model, Ayous combined with a new Carbonfleece Zylong webbing (CF2), exclusive for DONIC.
Only the finest saw plies of our own production are being used. These are more stable than the usual knife plies and are a guarantee that the blade retains its playing characteristics without the normal deterioration.
A specially developed drying procedure reduces the moisture content of all three types of blade from 12 to 16% to only 4%, resulting in a stable and light blade (Waldner and Persson blades weighing approx. 85g and the Appelgren All+ blade only 80g approx.) Each individual blade is subjected to a special cold press for 24 hours.
The employment of our unique 3D-technology and the most recent bio technology ensures that the handle is in perfect shape.
Perfect light allround blade for all types of players, irrespective of their playing standards.
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Reviews of Donic World Champion 89 - Appelgren All+ (5)
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This is an excellent blade if you are an allround or controlled offensive player.The all+ rating is accurate but with such an abundance of gears this blade can be pushed from def through to off with ease.The combination of wood and composite material are really well matched, giving small high frequency vibrations which let you feel the ball on the blade and provide you with a comparatively "woody" feeling.The large sweet spot increases consistancy across your entire range of strokes resulting in more balls on the table.With P2 F/H and Maxx P B/H I could generate loads of spin,and the great control meant I could concentrate more on placement (much to my opponents detriment).Speed is mostly moderate, but fast loops/drives/ smashes are possible, but I feel this blade might struggle beyond mid distance.So if you want an extremely capable blade for variable play tending off,then I can highly recommend
the Appelgren W/C 89.
The best feeling of all my blades collection. Very light, control is the best aspect of this blade without lack of speed. Very comfortable and really really well done with good quality wood, perfect construction. I'm quite impressed with the quality. It is not the most beautiful racket but one of the best constructed that I had.
Slow blade. Top spin game very badly. The ball flies either in the net or at the table. Slow pace game. The only lining that fit acuda s2. The blade has a great control.
There will never be any blade that is perfect but this has to be one of the closest ones. I played with Spirit, st before this with slower rubbers (M1 turbo, max) now i have paired this with the MX-P 2.1 bh and fh. It is totaly amazing! So long tenergy 05! The blade gives perfect control, speed ratio. Perfect for looping. Really good fit in the hand! St handle.
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