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Proper Shuttlecock Preperation

Discussion in 'Shuttlecock' started by david07, Jun 25, 2007.

  1. david07

    david07 New Member

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    Well I just purchased some feathered birds and I was wondering how i should prepare them. I remember one was was to put them in the bathroom, can anyone elaborate on that? and other ways to prepare them too? thanks.
     
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    I prefer feasting on birds without the feathers:p
    btw, i put it in the oven tho, not bathroom:D
     
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    lol...steam them over kettle or while you take a hot long shower
     
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    How should I do it when taking a shower? Showe would probally be best for me
     
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    1) Remove the endcaps from both sides of the tube

    2) Place the tubes horizontally on the bathroom counter

    3) Take a hot shower

    4) Feel good after your shower

    5) Replace end caps on the tubes

    6) Remove from bathroom and store at room temperature

    7) Wait 2+ days for optimal use
     
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    Thanks a lot Dink. You said 2+ days, but how many days before the steaming I did get's "expired"?
     
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    Say 10-14 days until you should re-steam.
     
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    Say if I'm going to play two times in five days, would i have to resteam after the first session? or just leave it and steam after 10-14 days like you said
     
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    Ideally do not re-steam; it will increase the speed of the shuttle.

    I only re-steam if I have to which is months after.
     
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    oh ok, so basically it's like a once in a life time thing for the shuttle
     
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    I think you should take them out of the tube and put it near moisture source (or steam/vapour) while you shower. you can also leave it in the bathroom all the time. see if mold grows on feather or not :D
     
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    Maybe some of you members tell me exactly ur method of doing, so I can see a lot of different ways
     
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    I don't do the shower thing at all, I have a humidifier...
     
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    Do a search. It's been discussed many times.

    For me the humidifer works best.
     
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