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How do I make my table tennis paddle's rubber less sticky?

I realize this is an older question, but I think my answer might be useful to other people with the same or similar questions. Anti-spin rubber can take the spinniest of serves and return it ...
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How to break in a pitchers glove?

I have played Division 1 baseball, and I was recruited to play both infield (SS) and pitch, so I have a little experience for this question. Frankly speaking, the glove is all about preference by ...
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Cleaning Oil/Grease on Felt Pool Table

Personally, I would forget cleaning and get the table reclothed. You may get the stains out, but the oils can damage the material in a way that can affect the playing surface.
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What to do with my sweaty daily clothes?

I used to play tennis 3 or 4 days a week and sweat a lot too and I live in the Phoenix, Arizona area where it's 100+ F four or five months a year so I experienced the same thing as you with my dri-ft ...
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How to clean and frame an autographed jersey?

I found a very useful link (CardBoardConnection) that can help you with the frame. There, you have a step by step "How to Frame a Jersey": Measure your jersey to pick the right sized frame. Most ...
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How do I make my table tennis paddle's rubber less sticky?

Try a thin layer of black charcoal dry lubricant (Home Depot has them in a spray can.), test it and see if it's slippery enough (it would not smear after it drys in 3-5 min. Tape/cover the areas you ...
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Inline wheels wobble

Check your wheels for flat spots. Flat spots make your wheels wobble in turns. Check if any bearings are broken or close to be worn out. Check if the screws of your wheels need replacement or aren't ...
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How much can heat/weather affect a table tennis table?

There won't be much damage to the table's surface unless it is exposed to direct sunlight. But the change in climate might cause slight damage. Covering the table with a thick table cover would be ...
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How can I fix my basketball valve that has fallen into the ball?

To get a valve out of a basketball, I used a long flexible grabber. You can get them at autopart stores. They have a plunger that opens the claw at the other end. Get one with a small enough diameter ...
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Cleaning up tennis ball as simple as possible

The best way to clean up tennis ball is with detergent, pour the tennis balls into the container with the detergent and let them soak for 30 minutes. But if you don't want to use this, I have found ...
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How to clean and frame an autographed jersey?

I have found several good websites to look at The first is the one stated above, and there is no need stating it again. The second one is on wikihow, and is fairly good. ( In my opinion do not wash ...
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Alternative to table tennis glue?

Many players I know, including myself, use Rubber Cement. It's cheaper than the "Chack" you get from Stiga, Butterfly, etc, and in my experience, seems to work just as well. It also doesn't leave ...
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Mouthguards with bad teeth

Having dealt with similarly out-of-alignment teeth when fitting a mouthguard, an excellent 'hack' is using scissors to remove part of the "wall" from a boil-and-bite mouth guard where the tooth would ...
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Best color for outdoor(/indoor) table?

It is actually not advised to play table tennis outdoors directly the sun as it will cause damage (warping)to the table's surface. A blue table is the best because it provides the best vision of the ...
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Do Hockey Players Use Pine Tar or Another Tacky Substance?

As a hockey player, I (more often than not) would apply wax (Commonly found as SexWax) on my stick. It's a perfectly legitimate resource to use, and adds a little more grip when stick handling. As for ...
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Diagnosing a gun leaking gas

In my experience that is mostly likely a Nozzle issue. One way to tell if your mag is leaking; Fill your mag up all the way then stick it in a bowl of water. If no bubbles start emerging from the mag ...
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