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Favourite Ken shape and Why?

Discussion in 'The Sesh' started by st0rmzy, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. st0rmzy

    st0rmzy Member

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    Title says it all really, personally for me, favourite shape so far is still that Oozie shape. plays the best for me, would love to know what all you guys think!
     
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  2. sorrywongnumber

    sorrywongnumber Honed Member

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    hg shape, so playable for stalls and lunars and so aesthetic to the eye
     
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  3. James Hoang

    James Hoang Slayer

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    San Jose, CA and Milpitas, CA
    GT, Kaizen, KUSA Classic, F2, and F3.
    GT because of great lunar balance, Kaizen because it allows for you to gradually work your way down to a perfect spike length, KUSA Classic for slingers and is lightweight, F3 simply due to slim ken shape and off-set string hole, and the F2 because for me, it just feels right and was also my first ken's shape.
     
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  4. Kyle Sycip

    Kyle Sycip n00b

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    Stodd Mod for dayssss. The shape's pretty versatile imo.
     
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  5. Leondro Ortiz

    Leondro Ortiz n00b

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    Grain Theory & Homegrown. Both are very well balanced and the cups on both are super sharp!
     
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  6. connor sullivan

    connor sullivan Member

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    Rez x RWB ken shape is so ridiculously prime
     
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  7. Nick Lectura

    Nick Lectura Moderator Staff Member

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    GT-1!
     
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  8. KeeganS

    KeeganS DS Legend

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    RWB Classic and Kaizen/Craft 2.0.
    Both are just as appealing as they are great to play on, very well rounded.
     
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  9. DSang326

    DSang326 n00b

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    I got to agree with you on the ozora shape. I have always loved playing with those kens. Actually about time I pick up some more!
     
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  10. damon

    damon Slayer

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    RWB Classic or REZ. Classic for ken tricks and cupping, and REZ has those looooons.

    HG is a close 3rd. I'm also way impressed by the Kaizen 2.0
     
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  11. Vincent Dimaya

    Vincent Dimaya Member

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    The New Yumu shape has been way too reliable for me to ignore. It isnt the flashiest or most innovative, but the cups never settle too low, unlike my experience with Sweets F3s (unless you like long spike, to each their own), the slightly bigger big cup (21.5 or 22mm if I remember correctly) helps with lunars, and the ken has yet to chip on me and has taken a ton of concrete drop damage well.

    My other fav shapes include
    2. Old shape TK-16s
    3. Folken II (looks like a stair railing post)
    4. Mugen Musou
     
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  12. Ricky Røge

    Ricky Røge Slayer

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    old tk shape, f3, kendama norway and slaydawg
     
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  13. Congarranza

    Congarranza DS Legend

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    I'm loving the kaizen 2.0! The F3 will forever have my heart.
     
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  14. Ricky Røge

    Ricky Røge Slayer

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    and sunriiise!
     
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  15. DaKaiz3nWizard

    DaKaiz3nWizard Member

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    Mine are HG's Kaizens
     
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  16. kendama duke

    kendama duke Honed Member

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    Krom slaydawg is sooo good
     
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  17. Tighe

    Tighe Honed Member

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    I realy like both the f3s (especialy maple), and next gen hg. :)
     
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  18. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    My vote goes to the Slaydawg. The size and shape of it just hits stalls like nothing else. The paint probably plays a factor but honestly I feel the ken helps a lot
     
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  19. Raybulatao

    Raybulatao Member

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    GT-1 have always been the go to for perfect loons and juggling for me. DWI is a close second.
     
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  20. theligitchriswhit

    theligitchriswhit Honed Member

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    Kenco it has the perfect spike length and good for birds and string flow
     
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