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    Posted: 02/20/2021 at 10:57am
Typically boosting makes the rubber softer and faster.
Any way to not make the rubber feel a little harder? 


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Saturation of the sponge materia with a doze of car fuell may be a good solution. You need three or four fuel applications for the best result.

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chop4ever's tuning recipe does so he says.

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Originally posted by stiltt stiltt wrote:

chop4ever's tuning recipe does so he says.

Hmm will try that. i thought it maintained hardness not increased it
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Originally posted by viva viva wrote:

Typically boosting makes the rubber softer and faster.
Any way to not make the rubber feel a little harder? 



cold would make it harder.
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Originally posted by mykonos96 mykonos96 wrote:

Originally posted by viva viva wrote:

Typically boosting makes the rubber softer and faster.
Any way to not make the rubber feel a little harder? 



cold would make it harder.

permanently?
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The only way to make sponge harder is to buy harder version. It works 100%
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yup buy a rubber with 50 degrees and up. 
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that’s what i thiught as well
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put it on a maple blade?
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Originally posted by cole_ely cole_ely wrote:

put it on a maple blade?

will try a harder/stiffer blade
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Originally posted by viva viva wrote:

Originally posted by mykonos96 mykonos96 wrote:

Originally posted by viva viva wrote:

Typically boosting makes the rubber softer and faster.
Any way to not make the rubber feel a little harder? 



cold would make it harder.

permanently?

my rubber got harder after I used in a cold place
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Put under something heavier for a extended period.
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Originally posted by viva viva wrote:

Typically boosting makes the rubber softer and faster.
Any way to not make the rubber feel a little harder?

If you apply speed glue, does it make rubber softer? When you dip a rubber band in petrol, is it softer or harder?
The solvent makes rubber softer, it has been called softener, not booster.

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Originally posted by chop4ever chop4ever wrote:

Originally posted by viva viva wrote:

Typically boosting makes the rubber softer and faster.
Any way to not make the rubber feel a little harder?

If you apply speed glue, does it make rubber softer? When you dip a rubber band in petrol, is it softer or harder?
The solvent makes rubber softer, it has been called softener, not booster.


anything that can soften a sponge forever?
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Originally posted by chop4ever chop4ever wrote:

Originally posted by viva viva wrote:

Typically boosting makes the rubber softer and faster.
Any way to not make the rubber feel a little harder?

If you apply speed glue, does it make rubber softer? When you dip a rubber band in petrol, is it softer or harder?
The solvent makes rubber softer, it has been called softener, not booster.


will reviver make it harder?
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You can make it feel hard on hardwood but the original hardness will remain the same, that's just your feeling, or you can use glue for chinese rubber like dhs15 and apply it to rubber more than 7 layers.
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100% Pure Tung Oil should do the trick. It shall harden porous sponge after massive applicaton. Unlike all the mineral oils (those used as booster) the tung's is drying AS SOON AS in a few hours. (i.e. natural consolidation of oil stuff in open air).
Woodworking shops have a vast selection of tung oil.

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