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10-27-2011, 11:18 PM
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Originally Posted by ponder View Post
I've owned quite a number of Vapor and Supreme sticks, agree about the shaft shape (Supreme is boxier, though I actually like that personally), disagree about the stiffness though. Between similarly high end, same flex rating Supremes and Vapors, the Vapors always feel noticeably stiffer to me. The Vapors are low kick sticks, built to be stiff in your hands, whippy right down by the blade, so I never really feel the flex the same way I do with mid kick Supremes, which flex at your bottom hand. I like mid kicks personally, grew up using wood sticks and they flex more similarly to woodies, just feels right to me, and I feel like I get more power out of them on all shots.
You are probobly right about the stiffness as I have only used the one20 and x20.. I really want to try a high end but I only play pickup once or twice a week and have went thru 4 low end sticks since last winter so I am hesitant about spending $100-200 on one

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