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Discussion in 'The Sesh' started by Brendan S, Sep 11, 2018.

  1. Brendan S

    Brendan S n00b

    Sep 11, 2018
    want to buy my first dwi but cant decide between green tea sticky af or the rubber paint with bamboo ken... dont have a bamboo ken so im leaning towards that. suggestions?
    Sep 11, 2018
  2. Qonnor

    Qonnor Slayer

    Oct 6, 2017
    Portland, OR
    That's a super hard choice. If it were me, I would go with the bamboo. I have the OG JP mod in bamboo/rubber and it's one of my favorite damas in my collection. For me, my maple Jarod mod is almost too heavy so the bamboo might be a nice change.

    If I were you, I'd pick up the Bamboo Jarod mod now and pick up something with Sticky AF in the V2 shape.
    Sep 11, 2018
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  3. Jacob Everett

    Jacob Everett Member

    May 10, 2018
    Cleveland, Ohio
    I have the sticky af jp and it plays great but I haven’t played a rubber paint or bamboo ken but they look sick
    Sep 11, 2018
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  4. ttocsic

    ttocsic Slayer

    Sep 28, 2017
    Atlanta, GA
    just go with either one, and if you don't like it, just deal with it.
    Sep 11, 2018
  5. htimSxelA

    htimSxelA Moderator Staff Member

    Sep 29, 2016
    If you dont have a bamboo.... get one!
    Sep 11, 2018
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  6. Sam Strohmyer

    Sam Strohmyer Slayer

    Jan 21, 2017
    When I was starting to get more into Kendama I loved trying new wood types, new paint types, and new company shapes, if you have a chance to get something crossed off your collection for all 3 of those boxes I’d say go for that, but it’s personal preference. I prefer to play almost anything before bamboo, never had a great experience on bamboo, but all Kendama stories are biased/anecdotal, so keep that in mind when asking if a company is “worth it”
    Sep 12, 2018
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  7. goenKendama

    goenKendama Moderator Staff Member

    Oct 14, 2016
    Metro Manila, Philippines
    One of my favorite playing kendama was/is an old Bahama Kendama natty bamboo. It's currently strung lefty from back when I messed up my right arm so I don't play it as much. I'm itching to get another for right hand play. I like the sound of the wood strikes too really different than say beech or birch.

    tl;dr get the bamboo :D
    Sep 13, 2018
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