Slightly sanding the blade

Table Tennis Equipment

Last updated 5 years ago

Patrick Abad

Patrick Abad Asked 5 years ago

hi coaches, 

Is there any significant effect if i will slightly sand the face my blade, stiga rosewood nct v? The reason for this is that i have a hard time sticking the rubber due to its slippery coat (i believe its the nct coating). And someone adviced me to slightly sand the surface before sticking the rubber. Can i do this without ruining the performance of the blade? 

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 5 years ago

Hi Patrick,

Yes it is OK to sand the blade lightly.  This will get the shiny finish off the blade and help to stick the rubber properly.

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Patrick Abad

Patrick Abad Posted 5 years ago

How light should i sand it? I mean how should i know if it is enough already? And should i use a fine sanding paper or a rough one?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 5 years ago

Use a fine paper and you will see when the varnish has come off when the gloss has gone.

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