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Molten Recreational Volleyball Review

The Molten Recreational Volleyball is perfect for training and practicing your skills at home, at camp,  at the beach, or anywhere you wish.  Adhering to the volleyball official size and weight regulations, this machine-stitched ball is perfect for recreational volleyball with your family and friends.

Specifications:molten recreational volleyball

  • Ball Material: Synthetic Leather
  • Diameter: 10 inches
  • Weight: 2 pounds
  • Type: Recreational
  • Playing Field: Indoor / Outdoor
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 4 x 6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces
  • Colors: White, Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink, Purple, Orange and Neon
  • Item model number: MS500
  • Brand: Molten

Features:

  • Ultra-soft Polyurethane cover
  • Machine stitched
  • Suitable for Indoor/outdoor play
  • Multicolored design
  • Ideal for recreational use
  • Official size and weight
  • Ball pump not included

Perfect For Recreational Play

The Molten Recreational Volleyball features a polyurethane cover which provides high durability and functionality. This ultra-soft polyurethane cover provides a soft contact for an enjoyable playing experience.  It does not hurt the arms like some volleyballs do. The ball is made using a machine-stitched construction system to ensure long-lasting performance. But it should be emphasized that the intended longevity and stability of the ball is not made to be used in competitive play. The ball is designed to meet the needs of camps and indoor/outdoor recreational play.

Multicolored Design

The Molten Recreational Volleyball is perfect for both indoor and outdoor use and comes in a range of bright colors as well as a few funky designs. The bright and bold multicolored design engages vision, making every volleyball game more enjoyable and fun. Consequently, this multicolored design of the Molten Recreational Volleyball works great for playing when it starts getting dark because it helps you to see the ball better. With its variety of bright and energizing designs, the Molten Recreational Volleyball is ideal for kids’ and high schoolers’ practice and skills training. Also, the ball is a bit more bouncy than regular balls and it will not hurt nearly as much, even if you get spiked in the face.

Pros:

  • The ball is soft with light impact on arms.
  • It is a great practice ball
  • Good value for money

Cons:

  • The ball is slippery
  • Low air retention
  • Pump not included and ball is shipped deflated

Overall, the Molten Recreational Volleyball is a good quality for money as a recreational ball. With its ultra-soft, machine-stitched Polyurethane cover and multicolored design, this indoor/outdoor ball is a great affordable alternative. Add a bit of brightness to your next volleyball practice or recreational play with the Molten Recreational Volleyball.

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Molten FLISTATEC Volleyball Review

Molten is known for their innovative technology and superior craftsmanship in making impeccable quality products. One of Molten’s top-notch product’s is the Molten FLISTATEC Volleyball. It is the official game ball of the NCAA Men’s Championships. This ball can boast with exceptional performance, including increased ball control, improved visibility, enhanced flight stability and more accurate overhand passing and sets.

SpecificationsMolten FLISTATEC Volleyball

  • Material: Premium micro-fiber composite cover
  • Type: Indoor volleyball
  • Size: Official
  • Weight: Official
  • Color: Tricolor (white, red and blue)
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces
  • Item Model Number: V5M5000-3USA
  • Brand: Molten
  • Warranty: 2 years
  • Ball is shipped deflated
  • Ball pump not included

Features:

  • Official volleyball of USA Volleyball championship
  • FIVB approved
  • Official volleyball of NORCECA
  • Official volleyball of the 2014 USAV Adult National Championships
  • FLISTATEC Flight Stability Technology
  • Improved air-current around the ball
  • Uniquely designed hexagon surface layer
  • Enhanced flight stability
  • Increased ball control during play
  • Softer, thicker micro-fiber layer
  • Secure nylon wound layer
  • Improved visibility and smoother rotation motion through the three streamlined panels on each side of the volleyball
  • Additional inflation creates optimal performance

Flight Stability Technology

Molten FLISTATEC Volleyball is an FIVB approved ball which features special Flight Stability Technology. The Flight Stability Technology enables enhanced grip, control, and consistency during play by optimizing the air-current around the ball. FLISTATEC significantly reduced the irregular flight patterns of the ball. Through FLISTATEC, Molten was able to achieve a stabilized flight path by controlling the air disturbance around the ball through the placement of raised hexagon shaped designs on the surface of the ball.

Durable Construction

Another great feature is the composite leather with a micro-soft layer which ensures that the synthetic material is as soft as a genuine leather ball. This feature is the reason behind the outstanding durability, soft touch texture and superb consistency of the ball. The softer microfiber layer enables the players to achieve more accurate and firmer overhand passes. In addition, the composite leather with micro-soft layer also absorbs perspiration to keep the surface dry. The new surface and design features also increase the grip, allowing the server more control.

Molten FLISTATEC Volleyball’s composite leather cover fuses with a thread-woven lower layer for a better feel and ultimate durability. A secure Nylon wound layer is also added so that this thread-woven construction achieves an ideal soft touch. Another great feature is the dual-layer laminated butyl bladder with extremely low air-permeability that prevents leakage.

Improved Visibility

Molten FLISTATEC Volleyball features a tricolor design of white, red and blue. These colors improve visibility for players of all abilities. The three streamlined panels on each side of the ball significantly improve the visibility of the ball in any environment. Consequently, the streamline panels of a FLISTATEC volleyball also visually creates a smoother rotating motion.

Deflated

Molten FLISTATEC Volleyball is shipped deflated. The reason given by the manufacturer is that the air pressure can damage the ball during shipping. The manufacturer also points out that putting air inside the ball will consider the ball as used.

Pros

  • Great ball, amazing grip and very stable in the air.
  • At first, the ball will be pretty hard but the more you play with it, the softer and more rubbery it will feel.
  • The ball can hold air for a long period of time.
  • The ball responds well to passing and hitting.

Cons

  • The ball may come with permanent creases, due to the packaging method.
  • The package does not come with a pump.
  • It is a bit pricey.

Overall, the Molten FLISTATEC Volleyball offers consistency, exceptional performance, improved control, increased visibility, and enhanced flight stability for more accurate passing and sets. If you’re looking for a good lightweight, soft composite leather ball that is easy to control and has a great grip – then this is the perfect ball for you.

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