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04-01-2009, 03:17 AM
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Originally Posted by 190Octane View Post
Does 50 or even 100 grams make that much of a difference? Save the extra $50 per stick and buy a weight set.

In all seriousness though, people emphasis the weights of these sticks too much, if it weighs 400 or 500 it probably won't change your game much.
A lot of the lower end sticks are quite heavy, and there's a reason why. Most range from 600-800 grams, nearly twice the weight as a high end OPS. The reason why? The materials they use are far cheaper to use, much heavier, and the technology behind a $50 stick makes it nearly pointless to use. You'll generally get a better shot with a wooden stick.

It isn't all about the weight, I can give you that, but a lighter stick will allow you to release a shot faster.

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