This Stiga Carbonado 245 blade with a flared handle is assembled with red & black Stiga Mantra H 2.1 rubber.
The Blade: The Stiga Carbonado 245 blade is constructed with thicker TeXtreme® 200 gram per m2 carbon fiber, providing extreme power and carbon feel. Built with the same expert processes and quality materials as the original Carbonado 145 and Carbonado 190, with one difference – the Carbonado 245 contains 200 gram per m2 carbon fiber while the original Carbonado 145 and 190 contains 100 gram per m2 carbon fiber. Choose Carbonado 245 for top quality, expert craftsmanship, and outstanding performance, along with increased hitting power and carbon feeling.
Stiga Carbonado 245 is constructed with carbon layers in a 45 degree angle, providing torsional bendability which gives the blade more flexibility and increased stiffness. It has a wide personalized sweet spot.
Red & Black Rubber: Stiga Mantra was developed with the latest Japanese rubber technology and offers the perfect balance of synthetic and natural rubber. This rubber mixture creates a tension between the surface and the sponge resulting in an incredible catapult effect.
Microscopic air bubbles in the sponge (Oxygen Capsule System) provide great speed with a stable and consistent hit and touch. This rubber is perfect for players who require the highest in rubber quality and performance. Mantra is suitable for all types of players, with sponge variation ranging from soft to hard: Mantra S, Mantra M, and Mantra H.
Stiga Mantra H (hard sponge version):
* The hard sponge creates the classic feel with extreme attacking possibilities
* Very high speed and effectiveness from short distance
* Excellent blocking abilities in close to table action
* Heavy rotation topspin in flicks and offensive returns