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Nittaku Resoud

This product was discontinued and would no longer be available.

Number of Layers : 5
approximate weight (g) : 87
Blade Type : OFF
thickness (mm) : 6.3
The Resoud Story – Forest fostered the ultimate table tennis blade The original “Violin blade” was born at the beginning of 1990s. At that time, Mr. Nakata who was a staff of one of the world famous manufacturer of guitars just started to develop unheard-of table tennis blade which was applied stringed instrument production technology. However his dream did not come true. Ten years has passed since then, Mr. Junichi Matsui, Development Section Chief of Nittaku Company found out one of this sample blade in his belongings by chance and this story had been developed again. He tried and tested again and again for dozens of kinds of glue used for stringed instruments. Also the Japanese top players willingly helped him to make tests of several samples of table tennis blades to inspect the most suitable combination between glue and plywood for the table tennis blade. After repeated trial and error, the flexibility and the impetus fused and ideal blade finally was born. The name of this blade was “Violin” because it was produced by applying stringed instruments production technology. “Whenever customers asked me if plywood materials of “Violin” blade were the same as violin of stringed instruments or not, I had to answer that the plywood materials were not the same as violin but we just applied the stringed instruments production technology. And since then I had a dream that one day I could produce the blade made of the same plywood of violin instruments.” Said Mr. Matsui and his dream took an unexpected turn. In 2007 autumn, one of table tennis fan brought Resoud forest home-grown spruce wood which was used by very famous atelier for top quality guitar in Vallee de Joux, Switzerland to his office. Resoud forest home-grown spruce wood is so-called world finest quality wood and a famous Stradivarius is also made with this wood, it means that this spruce wood is an authentic violin material. The red dyed color wood of the grip is imported from Europe and brown wood of the
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