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It has been around 5 weeks since I last purchased Butterfly Tackifire Special Soft rubber and Butterfly ACB 1000 blade combined. I played almost 4 days a week with about 3 hours per day. I realized on the first moment when the rubber was glued, a table tennis ball could rebound up to around 8 times on the rubber when dropped from about 6 inches height before settling down. Today, after 5 weeks of much playing with the rubber, the ball could only rebound around 6 times before settling down. Has the rubber degraded in its performance in either spin and speed? And I realized as dirt accumulated on the rubber surface, it is no lon
Rubber will deteriorate over time, unfortunately that is a fact. The spin and speed will decrease.
The Chinese rubbers tend to have a longer life than the European produced rubbers. If it is durability you are after then that may be the way to go.
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