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Shiro
08-03-2013, 01:07 AM
When boosting table tennis rubbers, how long do you have to wait until it dries for you to apply the rubber to your bat and is Haifu Oil substitute a good booster to use?

decoy
08-03-2013, 02:11 AM
haifu oil substitute. the one from ttnpp for 8 usd or anywhere else is useless.

i would suggest cleaning it off of with a cloth and letting the rubber air dry for a few days..

also use the search function to search of on boosters/boosting.

Shiro
08-03-2013, 02:25 AM
haifu oil substitute. the one from ttnpp for 8 usd or anywhere else is useless.

i would suggest cleaning it off of with a cloth and letting the rubber air dry for a few days..

also use the search function to search of on boosters/boosting.

When using boosters, do you just put it on the rubber and then on the blade or is it something you apply before putting glue on the rubber to apply it to the blade?

Der_Echte
08-03-2013, 04:47 AM
Using lamp oil, I make many coats an hour or so apart, sometimes another couple coats the next day. I allow it to stay by itself at LEAST one full day, sometimes two. I glue the rubber to the blade and put it in my home-made press capable of some serious pressure. I let it stay in my press as long as I can, minimum of one hour, overnight if possible.

Tuning a rubber isn't a quickie operation.

I just tuned a sheet of discarded Bryce and slapped it on an old Primorac Carbon. Dude that thing simply lands everything, especially counterloops.

For the record, I use new rubbers on my main bats, all 4 of them and the bats I use that are laying around or for the Army camp lunch play, I experiment with how to tune old useless stuff.

decoy
08-03-2013, 04:16 PM
no you only put booster on the sponge of the rubber.. it can take up to 2 days to dry depending on how much you put on. i use the glass method where after aplying the bosoter you but the rubber on a glass surface . sponge down first and some weight on top like a book or two. leave for 4-12 hours majority of the booster should be absorbed by now.
what you do now is clear off the residue( if you are using the likes of Seamoon or haifu. ) becuase when it comes to using normal glue to glue the rubber on, it wont stick properly.

then you should be good to go

Cornerer
08-03-2013, 07:20 PM
I think that depends on each individual piece of rubber ... There's once a rubber which i 1st only added booster to sponge and there's almost zero effect to it, so I then tuned the topsheet as well and things finally worked out. So far tuning the topsheet works even better for me except it speeds up the wearing of topsheet even further(but the rubber still wear out faster than norm even if u only boosted the sponge)

As for reference the booster I've got has instructions on the bottle sayin' u should add booster to the sponge as well as the topsheet and wait for 24hrs b4 puttin' the rubber on your blade. However in Dan's video he only added booster to sponge.

Der_Echte
08-04-2013, 01:20 AM
A lot of people say to apply som lamp oil to the topsheet, but that is useless for performance and doesn't help the health of the topsheet. Veggie oil helps the elasticity restoration. A lot of people apply tuner to the topsheet to reduce the dome, but I never do that. You have to allow the tuner time to get into the sponge properly. A good glue job and time in a press cures the curling up issue.

Dan
08-04-2013, 12:10 PM
When boosting table tennis rubbers, how long do you have to wait until it dries for you to apply the rubber to your bat and is Haifu Oil substitute a good booster to use?

I know many professional players who leave their rubbers to dry for 24 hours. Gives the sponge time to soak the glue in. And Haifu Oil is good, theres also a good one from Dandoy. Baby oil i've heard players use to.

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Shiro
08-04-2013, 07:13 PM
When you do boost rubbers, how long do they usually last for before they ware out?

decoy
08-05-2013, 12:11 AM
with seamoon i boost about every 3-5 months. the first boost would be about 3 layers after that jsut one

TheKevinFang
04-30-2019, 11:39 AM
Are you supposed to take the residuce off when boosting

yogi_bear
04-30-2019, 04:48 PM
Using falco. 3 layers every 12 hrs and then wait 2 days for the dome to flatten.

TheKevinFang
04-30-2019, 06:36 PM
Using falco. 3 layers every 12 hrs and then wait 2 days for the dome to flatten.
Can I take the glue/booster residue off when gluing to bat? For me this reduce the weight and feels better.
But it is inadvisable to do this?

yogi_bear
04-30-2019, 10:14 PM
Yes, always remove the glue as much as you can.

TheKevinFang
05-01-2019, 04:03 PM
Yes, always remove the glue as much as you can.
Can I ask why? What is the difference?

yogi_bear
05-01-2019, 04:37 PM
The glue itself will absorb some of the booster. Als9 if the glue is too thick, sometimes the bounce does not feel right.

amoc
05-02-2019, 05:26 AM
how often can you reboost before the rubber has to be replaced?

yogi_bear
05-02-2019, 04:25 PM
Depends on how much you play. I usually boost about every 3 weeks

Danny Edwards
05-02-2019, 06:44 PM
How does the amount of time spent playing effect how long the booster lasts?

vik2000
05-04-2019, 03:39 PM
Using falco. 3 layers every 12 hrs and then wait 2 days for the dome to flatten.

I recently did that to H3 provincial blue sponge (40 degree) and it's been 3 days after the 3rd layer and the dome is still there...

yogi_bear
05-04-2019, 06:01 PM
Question is how thick is your application of the oil per coat? Give it more 2 days then just just put a pile of books on it after gluing.

QUOTE=vik2000;273001]I recently did that to H3 provincial blue sponge (40 degree) and it's been 3 days after the 3rd layer and the dome is still there...[/QUOTE]

Ivan10edgardo
05-05-2019, 01:53 AM
Is it necessary to use a booster on the rubber dhs hurricane 3 neo provincial? What happens if I do not? what is the change?
Is it necessary to use a booster on the rubber dhs hurricane 3 neo provincial? What happens if I do not? what is the change?

yogi_bear
05-05-2019, 08:31 AM
Sometimes, i give it until the 5th day before gluing it.

vik2000
05-07-2019, 02:29 AM
Three thin layers of coat... the dome was still there after like 4 days so I left some books on top of the rubber to flatten it out. Even after having some books on the rubber, it was still a bit curled after another 2 days. I just gave up and glued it on. Maybe two layers would be enough next time.

UpSideDownCarl
07-13-2019, 06:45 AM
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Is there any reason why you are messing with the font colors? I think it is causing you not to realize that both lines of text can be seen by some even though they are in different colors.