When to change racquet

Table Tennis Equipment

Last updated 10 years ago

yiejian chee

yiejian chee Asked 10 years ago

hello. I have the Dawei Kama blade and both sides ,  I have the dawei Super power 2008 rubbers.......I frequently frequently using those for more than 3 years......do I need to change it ? The rubber has been chipped of quite at the sides and the wood has become dirty..........but the performance is still okay.......when do I need to change it ? Thanks 

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 10 years ago

Hi Yiejian,

The most important thing is the rubber.  If the rubber still has grip then it may still be OK for you.

Rub your finger across the rubber and see if it still feels like it has grip.

After 3 years it is likely that it has lost some grip so it may be time to change.

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yiejian chee

yiejian chee Posted 10 years ago

Thanks !

andrew brand

andrew brand Posted 10 years ago

generally if u play about twice a week 2 hours a time you should change rubbers at least once a year. the rubbers may feel ok as u r used to them, but u will be surprised how much more spin and control u get when u change them. i would just do it.

Atanas Atanasov

Atanas Atanasov Posted 10 years ago

I play since 3 months-3 times a week, 2 hours and a half and my both rubbers still have a very good grip. 

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