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What's the difference between short, medium, and long pimples rubbers. Does short pimples negate spins and amongst the 3 rubbers which one is best to use for heavy underspin? Many thanks
Short pimples will flatten out the spin on the ball. It is harder to generate your own spin with short pimples as compared to inverted rubber. However out of the 3 types of pimples you can generate the most spin with the short pimples.
Long pimples will reverse the spin on the ball. If they put topspin on the ball it will be returned with backspin off the long pips and vice versa.
Medium pimples has some reversing effect but is easier to control and attack with. We have an old tutorial on the different Effects of Rubbers.
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