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Christian Fraser Legend Mod

Discussion in 'The Sesh' started by Jedi_man, Nov 11, 2018.

  1. Jedi_man

    Jedi_man Slayer

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    Legend model discussion.
    I'll start with a couple questions:
    When will it come out?
    How much will it be?
    How many will there be?
    How much was it at MKO?
     
    Nov 11, 2018
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  2. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    I have some questions to add to this list...
    When will it come out?
    When will it come out?
    When will it come out?
    When will it come out?
    Oh...and...when will it come out?
     
    Nov 12, 2018
  3. Thomas Ishikawa

    Thomas Ishikawa Honed Member

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    -No idea. It’s a different shape from Sweets so they said that they can’t release it until they can really get their prime inventory down (afaik). But I would assume next year at Battle at the Border would be the closest release.
    -probably like $50
    -not too many (there were only 50 at mko)
    -it was something like $50
     
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  4. Sam Strohmyer

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    I think there were 50-60 that were sold at MKO (give or take whoever got one on the various sweets teams/ MKO guys, for marketings sake etc), They were 60 $hmackeroos.

    Definitely the best Dama I've ever played; *Completely anecdotal* -Of the three people I saw weigh theirs out, all had killer loon balance-, the butthole+the wenge makes for a gnarly combination 99.9% of the time, and the beech on beech is wearing in perfect for stalls.

    I managed to get one, but because of Natty November I've been holding off on it playing it like I want too, (everyday and never put it down because it has magic-whiskey-powers)

    As for future stuff, you could email them but they are just going to tell you to stay tuned to their social media page. We know as much as you as far as the next drop goes. I would be surprised if they didn't go up on the site en mass before Christmas. it is a Children's toy after all. Gotta make it under as many trees as possible.
     
    Nov 13, 2018
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  5. htimSxelA

    htimSxelA Moderator Staff Member

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    I got one! I like it a lot.

    I have an original C Fraser mod I've never played. But this one won't be spared!
     
    Nov 14, 2018
  6. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    I wish I didn't work so much so I could attend MKO. I want one REALLY BAD!
     
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  7. ttocsic

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    Buuut... Just when you think you missed out, the mod comes out, and everyone who went to mko is too broke to buy one and you buy every legend mod they have b/c of the extra money you got from working, and then you create a legend mod dictatorship where people must serve you, buy you first class plane tickets to MKO and all of the other comps and pay 300x the original price to get a legend mod. And then you'll never have to work again b/c of the millions you make from your C Fraser mod dictatorship:cool:
     
    Nov 14, 2018
  8. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    Step 1. Get Kendamas
    Step 2. ....
    Step 3. Profit Profit Profit
     
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  9. Colin Hislop

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    I don't think it would be right to spare one of these. Too much power in that kendama to let it go to waste.
     
    Nov 15, 2018
  10. Jose Pablo

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    Just out of curiosity, is it American-made like a Homegrown?
     
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  11. htimSxelA

    htimSxelA Moderator Staff Member

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    No, I don't believe it is. With all of the laminations, and the cushion clear, I think being US-made would push the price up much higher than it was.
     
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  12. htimSxelA

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    Thats.... legendary :cool:
     
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  13. Sam Strohmyer

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    It did not come with the Arbor day foundation stuff (I planted a tree button, Etc.), And came in a clear plastic box, not the cardboard guy. Idk about the sourcing, I believe you can get all the wood in the USA but none of the branding specifically labeled it as a HomeGrown ie made in MN. They actually went out of their way to say it's a new shape in the video.
     
    Nov 15, 2018
  14. ttocsic

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    Bump- So I was wondering if the insane sarado heaviness of the legend mod would make it super honed for kenflips. I saw Tomoki (I think that's his name) from Sweets Jpn do an around trip ken late trip ken on it, but I mean he could prob do that with any dama so it doesn't exactly prove anything. I have played one of these, but was too busy being amazed on how easily I could do inward lunar backflips to do any kenflip stuff.
     
    Nov 28, 2018
  15. Jedi_man

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    I hope we get to see more pro/legend models of this caliber, with tama and ken laminations. A unique paint pattern is one thing, but a kendama with several different exotic woods is in a whole other league. I enjoy seeing what creative wood laminations they come up with, similar to what PNW did with their pro models.
    Instead of seeing one-wood kens with engravings like most pro mods, we now see a deeper personalization and connection to the player's unique play-style. There are pro mods with just the colors and wood chosen over a pre-determined style (Looking at you Slaydawg mods), pro mods with a personalized color pattern, and then there is this. Something truly special.
    It would be hard to come up with something quite like this though, the wood combination is so well thought out and seems to work perfectly. Can't wait to get my hands on one of these.
     
    Nov 28, 2018
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  16. Sam Strohmyer

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    Surprised there wasn’t a drop during Black Friday for those.... although it would be weird to drop them just to put them on sale/discount them immediately.
     
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  17. Jasper B.

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    The thing I love most about this mod is the ken shape. A lot of people do not know about this new ken shape from sweets, but it has a tapered drill hole in the base cup (similar to a gt-1.5 but deeper) and the slip stall and base cup are smoothed out. Also, to top it off, they boosted the cup size AGAIN, to even larger than sweets prime cups.:eek:

    I am pretty sure the tama is still standard, but honestly I feel like pretty soon sweets needs to start boosting up their tama size to match their cups:rolleyes:
     
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  18. Sam Strohmyer

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    Personally not a fan of boosted tamas, I have a few and they really throw me off unless I play with them for about a half hour to get used to how it feels. I do appreciate the room for your fingers during lunar tricks tho (once I have been warmed up properly).
     
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  19. lategreat808

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    Seriously though, when do they drop?!?!
     
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  20. ttocsic

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    I totally agree with this, especially the part about play-style specific. Like I would love to see an insanely stilt honed gallagher mod or a really sling honed Liam rauter mod or something like that.
     
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