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

  1. Brendan S

    Brendan S n00b

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    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?
     
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  2. Qonnor

    Qonnor Honed Member

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    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.
     
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  3. Jacob Everett

    Jacob Everett n00b

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    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
     
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  4. ttocsic

    ttocsic Slayer

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    just go with either one, and if you don't like it, just deal with it.
     
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  5. htimSxelA

    htimSxelA Moderator Staff Member

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    If you dont have a bamboo.... get one!
     
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  6. Sam Strohmyer

    Sam Strohmyer Slayer

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    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

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    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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