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LilMunchkin
03-30-2021, 08:03 AM
I have bought several dhs rubbers. I want to glue two different blades with the same rubbers, but I do not want to waste the rubbers. If I glue them, and say use them for 30 minutes. If I leave them for so long with a protector in a bag, and not use it for say 3 months, will the rubbers still feel or look new?

thomas.pong
03-30-2021, 08:44 AM
Yes, it would take years for them to degrade unused. Wipe them gently with water (purified water is even better), then use protective films to cover them before you put the bat in its case. Then keep the case is a dry (not humid) cool (not hot) area.

yogi_bear
03-30-2021, 08:53 AM
They would be very sticky if covered with plastic for a long time.

SFF_lib
03-30-2021, 10:14 AM
I have bought several dhs rubbers. I want to glue two different blades with the same rubbers, but I do not want to waste the rubbers. If I glue them, and say use them for 30 minutes. If I leave them for so long with a protector in a bag, and not use it for say 3 months, will the rubbers still feel or look new?

As a long term H3 user, my H3 becomes unusable after 6-9 months. I play 1-2 a week.

3 months will have minimal effect on it

IB66
03-30-2021, 10:18 AM
Does or has anyone tried using the little silica bags you get with cameras etc, usually goes in the case to help keep moisture levels down??
I was just wondering if these could be useful if you store a spare bat in a case for a few months??
or whether they would be unsuitable??

thomas.pong
03-30-2021, 10:21 AM
Does or has anyone tried using the little silica bags you get with cameras etc, usually goes in the case to help keep moisture levels down??
I was just wondering if these could be useful if you store a spare bat in a case for a few months??
or whether they would be unsuitable??
I've asked myself this too before.

They come inside bat cases sometime, even inside Nittaku blade boxes. I'm therefore sure it's fine for the blade, not sure if it is or not for rubbers.

LilMunchkin
03-30-2021, 03:29 PM
As a long term H3 user, my H3 becomes unusable after 6-9 months. I play 1-2 a week.

3 months will have minimal effect on it
Thanks. So if I do not use an h3 at all for 19 months or say use it only once per month and clean it, would it still be playable?

thomas.pong
03-30-2021, 04:54 PM
Thanks. So if I do not use an h3 at all for 19 months or say use it only once per month and clean it, would it still be playable?
Again yes, clean it and use protective sheets etc.

Zeen
03-31-2021, 09:15 AM
Does or has anyone tried using the little silica bags you get with cameras etc, usually goes in the case to help keep moisture levels down??
I was just wondering if these could be useful if you store a spare bat in a case for a few months??
or whether they would be unsuitable??
Yes of course. It works very well but it's annoying as hell.
​​​​​​ You need to get the color changing version and several large boxes of it. When one is saturated, put it into the oven to regenerate and grab a spare. Great for short term storage too of course. But you'd be surprised how quickly it becomes saturated and how annoying baking silica gel is.