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Discussion in 'The Sesh' started by Jmaxymek42, Jan 12, 2017.

  1. MacCole999

    MacCole999 n00b

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    I did email months ago and i told them this ..my grandpa used his friends phone to Order it and is telling me he didn’t use his name( idk .. he’s wierd ) so he can’t find the order number which Kendama USA asked for ... which i was upset cuz that pro series Wyatt mod looked tight but it was trashed .... so i threw it away because i was pissed ..as far as the Nobu Nori i emailed Kendama USA as well and i mean i can find that order number for that but the whole situation and how the paint on the tama of the Nobu Nori mod chipped and started falling off immediately , i just desided maybe I’m not Guna mess with Kendama USA anymore. Which sucks i mean they have a cool selection but with out the Order number on the first order and not getting stuff with he 2nd i was pretty mad
     
    Feb 6, 2020
  2. MacCole999

    MacCole999 n00b

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    Also i wasn’t trying to be mean when i post this just what happpned to me I’m aure Kendama USA didn’t mean for anything to happen and are an amazing company
     
    Feb 6, 2020
  3. MacCole999

    MacCole999 n00b

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    You also said hey Emil ... i wrote that message lol I’m mac
     
    Feb 7, 2020
  4. Dylan Spencer

    Dylan Spencer n00b

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    Has anyone ever heard of putting flex seal on a tama for grip????
     

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  5. KeeganS

    KeeganS DS Legend

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    The link was also posted in the kendama discord. Looks like the flex seal started peeling off the tama somehow (a bamboo tama)
    If it’s done right I bet it’ll be more durable than that though, if only marginally.
     
    Feb 7, 2020
  6. Emil Apostol

    Emil Apostol DS Legend

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    Hi Josh! I don't have the issue with the Bearing; Mac has that issue.

    @MacCole999 Check Josh's message out!
     
    Feb 9, 2020
  7. Emil Apostol

    Emil Apostol DS Legend

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    Dama Hacks? Hmm...

    If you want to get your bevel moist for stalls but have a hygienic problem with licking your bevel or rubbing your sweat into the bevel, take a small atomizer/spray bottle and fill it up with water. When you need to get your bevel wet, take out the bottle and spray the bevel a few times.

    Don't take my word for it; I believe SuLab's already selling this as a product. ;)
     
    Feb 9, 2020
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  8. JHard502710

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    Cooper Eddy was supposed to be coming up with something as well. I had thought about a heady pendant that holds water and has a spongy tip to apply a dab to the bevel..I think his idea was something similar without the pendant part..
     
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  9. JHard502710

    JHard502710 Slayer

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    Cooper Eddy was supposed to be coming up with something as well. I had thought about a heady pendant that holds water and has a spongy tip to apply a dab to the bevel..I think his idea was something similar without the pendant part..
     
    Feb 9, 2020
  10. JHard502710

    JHard502710 Slayer

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    @MacCole999 you we’re asking about something to put on your dotburst tama to make it tackier, I was suggested this a while back, never tried but see that it’s been successful with one member at least
     
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  11. Sam Oudekerk

    Sam Oudekerk n00b

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    I’m planning on trying the flowable silicone in the near future!
     
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  12. htimSxelA

    htimSxelA Moderator Staff Member

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    Giant beads. Snake bites!
     
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  13. Emil Apostol

    Emil Apostol DS Legend

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    The universal dama hack: knees.
     
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  14. Sam Oudekerk

    Sam Oudekerk n00b

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    Just coated one of my tamas in flowable silicone. Really curious to see how it plays tonight!
     
    Feb 11, 2020
  15. slothymane

    slothymane Slayer

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    please do share! I've been waiting & debating if 10$ shipping is worth it
     
    Feb 11, 2020
  16. RyBoy

    RyBoy n00b

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    Lick it :p
     
    Feb 11, 2020
  17. Sam Oudekerk

    Sam Oudekerk n00b

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    Here is my short review of the flowable silicone. I applied it to my Sol Kothar tama.

    *Disclaimer - I didn’t let it cure for the full 24 hours because I got impatient. Also, I did a pretty poor job of applying it and just used a paint brush.

    Pros:
    1. It is by far the grippiest paint I have ever played. I have jammed with over 20 types of paint. It doesn’t compare very well to any paint, but it’s kind of like an extra grippy cushion clear. The lunar madness was fun to mess around with.
    2. Very cheap project. It only cost me 5 bucks from Advanced Auto Parts with an online coupon.

    Cons:
    1. It’s messy! I think I have decided to leave painting tamas to the pros. I made a mess and ruined some clothes.
    2. Consider my disclaimer, but the durability was terrible. After 20 minutes of jamming the silicone was peeling pretty badly around the bevel. It drove me crazy, and I peeled it all off, which only took about a minute.
    3. It was too grippy for my taste. Lighthouses toppled consistently and micro adjustments were hard. I think I could get used to it, but it would make a fresh silk tama feel like ice.

    Flowable Silicone Potential:
    Somebody should find a way to dilute the flowable silicone so that it can be sprayed from a pump bottle. I think also mixing in some sort of adhesive and spraying a couple coats onto a natty tama (with a full cure) could be pretty wild.
     
    Feb 11, 2020