How to look after your bat

Table Tennis Equipment

Last updated 10 years ago

Merijn Machielse

Merijn Machielse Asked 10 years ago

Hello Alois/Jeff,

I've been improving a lot lately with table tennis and im very fanatic. It's almost holiday and were going to spain for holiday, Its about 30 degrees there (Celcius) and I wanted to bring my bat there to play with other kids there and with my dad also (he think he can beat me :D).

But I read that the heat will damage your bat and thats something I certainly do not want. Should i bring my bat there?


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 10 years ago

Hi Merijn,

Yes, take your bat. Just keep it out of direct sunlight which is what will effect the bat. 

You can keep it in a case while you are not using it.  Also, keep the dirt away from the bat. 


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rahul gupta

rahul gupta Posted 10 years ago

HI,

   IN INDIA IT IS SOMEWHERE 49 DEGREE CELCIUS, WHAT WILL U DO


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 10 years ago

Keep your bat in a cupboard and well away from the heat.

Justin Lance

Justin Lance Posted 10 years ago

Alois, is it alright if the bat is in the case but the whole thing is in the sun?

 I generally put my case on a chair after I finish using it, and that is in the sunlight in the mornings.


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 10 years ago

Hi Jone,

It would be best to keep it away from there as well.  It probably won't effect it but it is better to be safe.  Rubber is too expensive. 



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