Heyyyyy Guys! Here's our latest full and comprehensive review of the hotly anticipated Tenergy 05 Hard rubber by Butterfly! This is the harder sponged version of the popular Butterfly Tenergy 05.
Dan is joined by Tom in the TableTennisDaily Studio where they give the rubber a full in depth analysis on how it performs!
Watch our recent review of the Tenergy 05 with Michael Maze here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnZuvBMbPQE
Tenergy 05 Hard Unboxing video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rwJGIEi9wo
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Personally, I liked your reviews more when they were shorter. Now your videos are at least 100% longer but they provide only 10%, or even less, of additional information.
You two should go back to the voice-over-style. Please!
I can,t help but feeling Butterfly is losing the plot ie. creating a product competing with its other product namely T64! Wonder how Butterfly is going to market it. The explanation used to be in terms of hardness: T05, T80fx, T80 then T64.
I feel that this review is biased towards showing more fancy attacking shots. Sure, those are a big part of the modern game, provide some fast and cool action and probably attract more viewers too. Nonetheless, I find it very important to show how a rubber performs in the boring short game. You would do well spending a couple of minutes on it instead of the two seconds summary at the end. Actually, your T05 review was much more balanced in that regard - you spent quite some time on touches, serving and returns.
To me, it seems that T05 hard suits more to a heavy looper. Someone with a medium-medium long drive style. It is probably not going to suit a player with short drive style. I use Nittaku fastarc p1, will give a more detailed comment right on this thread once i get my hands on a T05 hard. Thanks for the review Dan and tom, as usual informative.
I'll probably keep posting this till it happens haha
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Test out their rubbers, maybe throw some tenergy 05/ hard on it, could even say its your most expensive review to date!
and Any top 10 player and their view on the blade, would they be interested in moving away from just 85% wood blades!
I'm liking this more conversational style of review. Gives Tom a chance to give his opinion as well. Perhaps the fact that they're comparing two different rubbers also lends itself well to this style of review.
I played with 05hard on FH and 05 on BH on Viscaria FL now for a month and find the combination very good. I find the 05 hard top sheet seems to grip the ball better and helps keep good control and , despite lower trajectory and higher speed, the ball tends to land on the other side. The 05hard also seems to produce more spin causing problems for the opponent. I agree however that, with 05hard you have to be more precise on the blade angle, pull on the topspin and play with confidence. Very good on serve and OK on short game.
nothing to be excited about, it is difficult to control for majority , only for elite players. Guys are reacting as to any new thing but then in a game it wont forgive your subtle mistakes. It has no dwell at all
I tried it in my club as my practice partner brought it. He put it on Jun Mizutani blade and that set up was crazy fast for me. The balls just went of the table . On thing i noted was if i got the stroke correct the spin was crazy on the ball, but then sadly i don't play that strong every ball. Certainly a rubber who have decent technique and play strong game and don't depend on rubber for forgiveness. As they say "With great power comes great responsibility" :)
Definitely a bh rubber, like Tom said. +, People generally like the tacky rubber on the fh, it would 1: be alot to give up, and 2: it's good twiddlable when you get into a smash lob rally, you can add even more power with the 05 hard rubber. Pretty nice actually!
Hi dan (tabletennisdaily) I love your videos. I see them almost daily, especially when you play against professional players and you lose hahaha, but you try the truth. I write this because I am 15 years old and I love this sport, but I live in Venezuela I have a lot of time training and my dream is to represent my country! but I do not even have my own racket because of the economic situation in the country! You could do me the great favor of giving me some used rubber, at least I would appreciate it very much and even more if you would give me a shovel!
L. Gyger you can actually buy professional rubbers without a problem. Even the professional tenergy version. I don't know why this is still not common knowledge, but I guess it's because of language barriers. There is a German guy on YouTube for example that is well informed about equipment and also professional equipment. I was really surprised when I first saw those videos, because I didn't hear that kind of information before.
Bryce Highspeed is still a lot faster. The Tenergy rubbers are so popular because they're also very controllable. I know the pros claim to use the rubbers we can buy in the store, but most of them simply don't. All of them get factory tuned or preselected rubbers that we can not buy in the store, because they would be uncontrollable for an average player. I think the T05 hard is just a tamed down version for the average customer.
He did DHS H8 Review. But I think with his techniques, he can't do a proper orange or blue sponge H3, when you see Dan playing, you can clearly see that he plays like European peoples. He will just put all balls into the net because he doesn't have enough power to use H3 at his best
TableTennisDaily Also, I will buy the 05 hard to test out in my local club. btw will butterfly do a deal for 2 05 hard on a Boll ALC like they do with the Timo Boll ALC and 2 tenergy 05? If yes when will they release it?
Hi Ladder, great question!
On my Boll ALC it didn’t feel that different or too top heavy to me and still felt quite well balanced when compared to having Tenergy 05 on both sides. It also helps that I'm used to the weight of Tenergy 05 so I personally didn’t feel that balance was an issue but everyone will be different based on personal preference and depending on what you are used to.
Hope that helps 💪
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