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Discussion in 'The Sesh' started by lategreat808, Dec 6, 2016.

  1. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    Anyone here jam BLK before? I just picked up three of them off of kendama syndicate from there $10 dama deals and I think they are way too good to be selling for that price. They are the OG hardwood ones but they are all jamming so hard right now. Anyone else have an opinion on BLK...anyone have one of their new tuned models? If so do you think they are worth it?
     
    Dec 6, 2016
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  2. Zachwallen

    Zachwallen Member

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    I was planning on posting this same thing. I was considering picking up the Zebrano half split from the $10 sale but I've never played that wood or that brand before.
     
    Dec 7, 2016
  3. JesseTheGhost

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    My partner "surprised" me with one as an early Christmas gift. LOVE it. The balance is fantastic and it's just *fun*. Definitely amazing for the $
     
    Dec 7, 2016
  4. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    The half split is really great. The zabrano ken is one of my favorites thus far. It's on the slimmer side, kinda like a roots but with smoother cups.
     
    Dec 7, 2016
  5. Zachwallen

    Zachwallen Member

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    Sweet, I'll def check that one out then. Thanks!
     
    Dec 7, 2016
  6. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    I just bought another one.
     
    Dec 7, 2016
  7. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    When I went to buy the zabrano and place the order they actually didn't have it. Rats
     
    Dec 7, 2016
  8. Michael Joseph Reeves

    Michael Joseph Reeves Honed Member

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    I love BLK, still wanna try the tuned v2
     
    Dec 10, 2016
  9. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    That's pretty much the reason I posted this...was trying to see if anyone had jammed them yet. They look like they would kill
     
    Dec 10, 2016
  10. Nick Lectura

    Nick Lectura Moderator Staff Member

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    Haven't jammed a V2, but I tested out the lunars and slings on one. Lunars sat well and slingers were fine. Seemed like a good mix for both. The paint seemed like it was somewhat tacky as well
     
    Dec 10, 2016
  11. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    If I were to get one I'd probably pull a natty. For some reason I gravitate towards natty kendamas. Pretty much my whole collection is natty
     
    Dec 10, 2016
  12. kendama duke

    kendama duke Honed Member

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    the title says it all.
    BLK kendama? leave your opinion!
    And btw does the damas come in a bag with extra string and stickers or what?
     
    Jan 14, 2017
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  13. Giulian Tena

    Giulian Tena Honed Member

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    The OG blk series comes in a smal drawstring bag with stickers and a string. The new tuned v2 series comes in a wood box with the string and stickers
     
    Jan 14, 2017
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  14. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    Seriously one of my favorite kendamas. I have numerous OG's and they are awesome. Good for slings and juggles and they hold up nicely. Kendamasyndicate.com has them for $10 too, that half split is the way to go, only $15 after shipping.

    The Tamas are however very slick so they will take some serious jamming to break in and I haven't even landed a single lunar on mine yet, mainly because I'm still a novice with the lunars, I can only stick lunars on rubberized paints or my red oak krom.

    The OG's come with a drawstring muslin bag, an extra string and some stickers.
     
    Jan 14, 2017
  15. Blake W.

    Blake W. Honed Member

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    They're super cheap, seem great quality, and look dope. Sounds like a good deal to me
     
    Jan 15, 2017
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  16. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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  17. Joel Clayton

    Joel Clayton Honed Member

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    Really wanna get one of these, shape looks dope
     
    Apr 21, 2017
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  18. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    They are great.
     
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  19. Aric Bukiri

    Aric Bukiri Honed Member

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    I got a couple BLK's from kendama syndicate and u can jam the hell out of them i really like mine
     
    Apr 21, 2017
  20. Michael Joseph Reeves

    Michael Joseph Reeves Honed Member

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    BLK slays try one
     
    Apr 21, 2017