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New Prime Pro Mods vs old Pro Mods?

Discussion in 'The Sesh' started by Luka, May 4, 2019.

  1. Luka

    Luka n00b

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    Hey guys,

    I own a Cooper Pro mod Cush from Sweets since a few years and it has been the one I most improved with and I really love it!

    The thing is that I used it so muchi it's totally destroyed!
    I wanted to buy it again, but even the new version with the new prime shape is hard to find and I never tried a Prime so I was wondering how they compare?

    Are they the same size or is the Prime slightly bigger like the Slaydawgs?

    I hope that it's the same size and that it's only a shape difference!

    Also if anyone know a website that still have the cushion clear version let me know! (I'm in EU)

    Cheers!!
     
    May 4, 2019
  2. dondante23

    dondante23 Member

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    Prime shape is not as bulky as the Slaydawg, but it is bigger then the old shapes. The prime is much slimmer than the Dawg, especially the sword and cup stall point width. Also the Prime basecup is a lot smaller. I love both shapes but I use them for different things. The Dawg is easier for catching out of the air but the Prime stalls a bit better and is lighter. Here is a side by side to help you compare, big cup to big cup, with Prime on the left.

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    May 4, 2019
  3. Luka

    Luka n00b

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    Thanks for the picture and the detailed comparison!
    I'm a bit concerned that the prime is bigger than the old pro mods, i really liked the small size and because I'm going on a long trip i wanted the smallest possible to carry in my bag :)
    Are the prime closer to the all models in size or closer to the dawg?
    I do like my nihon maple but find it a bit big, and would not want that +size again even if the difference ain't huge
     
    May 4, 2019
  4. Mr.T

    Mr.T Member

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    If you want a smaller size go with a Kaizen from kusa the earlier stuff not shift or slims. They are a good price right now and in my opinion the kaizen2.0 is smaller than a sweets prime as far as cups. A Tk16 is also a safe bet for traditional types.
    Lol what items could you really add in the difference between dama sizes?
     
    May 4, 2019
  5. Luka

    Luka n00b

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    Thanks for the recommendation but I never played kusa kens so I don't want to risk it and go with one I know I love the cushion paint and the shape!
    Will still look for what you recommended!
    I don't get your last sentence tho!
     
    May 4, 2019
  6. JHard502710

    JHard502710 Honed Member

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    You said u were trying to save room in your suitcase or bag or whatever and the size difference in kens doesn’t seem like a big enough size difference to affect what else u could fit in your bag instead of the bigger dama.. I think the size increase is 2% so that’s like fitting an extra contact lens case instead of going with the bigger sized ken
     
    May 4, 2019
  7. Luka

    Luka n00b

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    Oh alright!
    For sure it's not gonna change much, it's actually only because i love the size of my first pro mod so much that i find excuses ;)
     
    May 4, 2019
  8. Emil Apostol

    Emil Apostol DS Legend

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    If you love Cushion Clear but want a different experience, KUSA used to offer a Kaizen 2.0 ken with a Cushion clear tama. They're sold out now unfortunately, but you can bet that KUSA can offer them when they feel like it.
     
    May 6, 2019