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Fixing loose cups

Discussion in 'The Sesh' started by Kucdama, Mar 10, 2017.

  1. Kucdama

    Kucdama Member

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    Hey everyone. I just wanted to ask: What is the best way to fix a dama with loose cups? I've seen things saying that a sticky note is the best way, but I haven't had the best luck when I try them myself
     
    Mar 10, 2017
  2. amagad

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    search for my post in the dama hacks thread on page 4, i use ultra thin double sided tape which works fantastic

    update: heres the tape
     
    Mar 10, 2017
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  3. Giulian Tena

    Giulian Tena Honed Member

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    I superglue it. If you REALLY want the cups to just stay there put superglue on em. It's not permanent because after a while they come off
     
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  4. sambarboo

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    I use plain old scotch tape. I fold a small strip over on itself and flatten it. Then I place it just below the string hole on the ken and slide the sarado over it and push it down. Works like a champ.
     
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  5. goenKendama

    goenKendama Moderator Staff Member

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  6. Joel Clayton

    Joel Clayton Honed Member

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    just put some of that tan tape around where the cups would be and push the cups back on
     
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  7. Congarranza

    Congarranza DS Legend

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    is that what your voice sounds like?! I'm going to have to read all your posts with that voice in the future...
     
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  8. KeeganS

    KeeganS DS Legend

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    Masking tape? That's what I typically use.
     
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  9. amagad

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    @Kucdama

    ... so which method will you choose? o_O
     
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  10. goenKendama

    goenKendama Moderator Staff Member

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    I just about choked on my orange juice when I started laughing. I'm going to take that as a compliment if it's OK with you. Yes that's my voice, or one variation, I've done some voice work/narration before though I've been too busy lately to keep up with it. When I was doing more of it the Japanese always wanted me to do something like Darth Vader doing a Tractor Pull announcer's voice; always fun though.
     
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  11. Almostgets

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    Postit note worked for me
     
    Mar 10, 2017
  12. Joey Rush

    Joey Rush n00b

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    this is a great video on it
     
    Mar 11, 2017
  13. Avry K

    Avry K Honed Member

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    Double sides tape wrapped around the place where the cups sit worked amazing!
     
    Mar 12, 2017
  14. Dariush

    Dariush Member

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    Does anyone know how to fix lose cups?
    i got a sweets custom v6 blue dream and i re-stringd it and now the cups are lose i don't wanna glue the cups does anyone know a better way?
     
    Jan 2, 2018
  15. Jasper B.

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    There is already another thread for this. A moderator probably can merge them.
     
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  16. KeeganS

    KeeganS DS Legend

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  17. Eruel Ursua

    Eruel Ursua Member

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    Sometimes using a thicker strings like the sweets premium string helps
     
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  18. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    I swear by beige acid free poster putty. I roll up a very little ball of it and put in above the string hole on the ken and a little to the side of the string hole. Push down over that putty and it stays put. You barely have to use any at all so one pack of poster putty would last you ten years.
     
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  19. Shadoshi

    Shadoshi Honed Member

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    Hi I've been playing with my prime v10 hot choco-latte and the cups everytime I do like orbit or even big cup they slide how do I fix that
     
    Mar 13, 2018
  20. Alex Delfosse

    Alex Delfosse n00b

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    I will sometimes glue the sarado (the crosspiece with the big and small cup) to the ken (the wooden portion of the bottom cup and spike) which is a semi permanent fix.

    Otherwise a quick fix is to fold and cut a post it note so it can be wedged between the sarado and ken.

    Here is a tutorial from sweets:
     
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