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Lunar madness- What defines Cup point of no return

Discussion in 'The Sesh' started by Dean Manning, Jan 8, 2017.

  1. htimSxelA

    htimSxelA Moderator Staff Member

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    Ah thats unfortunate to hear! What wood was it? Some softer woods can compress more, causing more slippage.

    Interesting griptap idea @slothymane, might have to try that. I've used a bit of tape before (rolled into a little cylinder, sticky side out), works okay, but never feels quite as solid as a proper wood on wood fit
     
    Feb 10, 2020
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  2. JHard502710

    JHard502710 Slayer

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    It was White Ash for the Ken.. I went through a tiny phase where the grain of Ash Wood just called out to me.. I put a piece of the sticky side out of a post it note rolled up under Sarado to help on slipping cups with my Rosewood Analog Ken(the only other one I’ve had that problem with) and it worked ok.. Rosewood and Ash are my only two experiences with slipping cups(and I know I heard you say on Nerds that Rosewood isn’t always Rosewood I guess..?) so maybe it is the softer woods
     
    Feb 11, 2020
  3. htimSxelA

    htimSxelA Moderator Staff Member

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    Yea, the factory that produces those kens just advertises them as 'rosewood', but the true name of that species is Ebiarra I think. For example, check these pics.
    True rosewoods are VERY expensive, if you're paying less than $100 for the ken its pretty much definitely not a real Dalbergia (rosewood) species.

    Thats funny the white ash did that though, ash is actually a fairly hard wood. The rolled up tape/sticky note/whatever method works decent sometimes
     
    Feb 18, 2020 at 12:48 PM