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Favorite Pro Mod?

Discussion in 'The Sesh' started by karekarekeah, Feb 6, 2017.

  1. karekarekeah

    karekarekeah Member

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    My favorite pro mod is the CCS 2014 Mod. I love the color way, the paint, the durability, and of course @Grandpa Sandz. What's your favorite pro mod?
     
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  2. Peyton

    Peyton Member

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    I was going to say the same thing!
     
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  3. KeeganS

    KeeganS DS Legend

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    Pretty hard to choose. I honestly like the color ways on CCS 2014 pro mod and TJ's KUSA pro mod tamas, definitely 2 of my top favorite tamas overall.
    I'm not too big on (at least) the KUSA pro mod kens, just because it's too personalized for each pro. Obviously that's the point but it makes me feel like playing someone else's setup, not my own.
     
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  4. Matthew Dam

    Matthew Dam Member

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    @teejkolesnik Teej's pro mod is the best, mainly bc I believe the glossy, sticky paint is better than silk and is on an ash ken. Make Waves my dudes
     
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  5. azleonhart

    azleonhart Moderator Staff Member

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    My top three:

    3. @Christian Fraser - Sweets Kendamas - 2016 Full maple
    2. Ijima Hiroki - Krom Kendama - 2017 Full ash
    1. @Heshisfresh - Terra Kendama - 2016 Ash / padauk
     
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  6. Mason Oania

    Mason Oania n00b

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    Favorite pro mod is the 2017 willy p. The colorway is amazing. Wish I had the money to cop
     
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  7. Nick Lectura

    Nick Lectura Moderator Staff Member

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    KUSA: V4 Wiens mod. I really dug the whole space theme Jake has going on with his pro mod. I actually copped his the first day they released, like during class haha
    Sweets: 2017 Willy P mod. Something about the bright tama colors against the white bottom looks super sick to me. The maroon colors are also a dope addition.
    Krom: Iji's just because the tama is white and there's a red spot on the top like the Japanese flag. I think that's super dope.
    GT: well there's only 1 pro model lol. Stodd shape is a bit better for slings (one of my favorite tricks) and stalls, so that's always awesome. Stodd tamas are also the bees knees. Raw ash is the way to go
    Terra: Eric Martin's. The double stripes going down the middle are dope

    EDIT:
    GT: now that there are 3 GT pro models (shout out the homies), I think my favorite at the moment would be Kristian's. I haven't played Ben's extensively so I can't say for sure, but I do like the way Kristian's feels and plays. The fact that it slaps lunars and still can dub sling consistently is a major plus. And I can pair it up with a slaydawg tama, so now its extra honed
     
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  8. Angelo Saček

    Angelo Saček Honed Member

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    KUSA Alex Smith V4 and KROM Ijima Hiroki 2017. Had no opportunity to try out any other pro mods, but these two are sick. I'd recommend them to anyone.
     
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  9. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    Only have the Willy P 2017 promod but it is great. Stalls are so easy on this thing it's crazy
     
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  10. quacktaped

    quacktaped Honed Member

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    Alex smiths v4 is sick
     
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  11. Dwesty

    Dwesty Honed Member

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    Tj's and colin's will always be my favorites!!! Stodd mods are dope too.
     
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  12. Congarranza

    Congarranza DS Legend

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    @Willy P promod is the only pro I have used. Like all the sweets 2017 mods the cushion clear, large bevel, and all maple setup is tons and tons of fun!!
     
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  13. James Hoang

    James Hoang Slayer

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    I liked the Sweets 2013 pro mods. Something about the pro clear and the regular string hole made me dig it a lot.
     
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  14. Joey Rush

    Joey Rush n00b

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    New Matt sweets mod is amazing and jake fisher mod.
     
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  15. karekarekeah

    karekarekeah Member

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    The Alex Smith is also another one of my favorites. It was super light but was such a good dama. The wood for the tama eventually broke in and got super soft making it honed for stalls.
     
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  16. Mason Stinson

    Mason Stinson Member

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    The Jake Wiens pro model was my first ever pro model and it was so good to me. It's pretty beat up now and I haven't touched it in a long time. I think my favorite right now is the Matt Sweets pro model.
     
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  17. Mason Stinson

    Mason Stinson Member

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    I have the Willy P too but the stalls on mine aren't too good. Luck of the draw
     
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  18. Jose Pablo

    Jose Pablo Member

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    Calgary
    KUSA: V4 Turner Thorne because it's my first "real" dama purchase. Not a pro mod but the Slay mod is too fire as well.
    Sweets: Pretty difficult to choose which one in terms of the 2017 pro mods, they're all fire. I'll go with either Coop mod or WillyP mod.
    Krom: Bonz because Bonz. Also reminds me of the OG Yellow Ozora which I think inspired his mod. Maybe not haha.
     
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  19. Jenny Cho

    Jenny Cho Slayer

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    I'd have to go with the one I own! The Norx 2017 Pro Mod - Amazing in playability & with a really pretty color way too. In terms of aesthetics, I do love the Dave Mateo pro mod - the colors and design and mixed sarado/sword is so, so pretty. But I also really dislike that the paint near the tama hole is gloss, while the rest is silk - probably should've been flipped the other way around. :eek::D
     
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  20. Chelsea May Perez

    Chelsea May Perez Slayer

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