slip stop

Frans Ligtmans

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Dear Friends,
Have you ever tryed to get powdered resin from a chemist's shop? A very long
time I bought some, but had to order it. It was not in stock. They told me
it was used in machines on straps to prevent slipping. Here my technical
knowledge is unsufficiant.
Frans Ligtmans.
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Datum: Friday, March 05, 1999 3:40 PM
Onderwerp: Re: slip stop

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>XXxxxxx@xxx.xxx wrote:
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>> to cole:
>>
>> where do you get powdered resin?
>
>We used to buy it from a local (Ottawa, Canada) dance supply store
>(Malabars), but they now say there is not sufficient demand and have
>discontinued the powdered resin. So now we crush up pieces of solid
>resin a bit and then put it in an electric coffee grinder which achieves
>the prerequisite fineness. (Yes, you can clean the grinder completely.)
>The solid resin is used for violin strings, so I assume you can get it
>at most music stores. We keep the powder in a small plastic zip lock
>bag in our SCD basket.
>
>Dispersal on the floor is done with a VERY finely meshed tea strainer by
>tapping the edge of the strainer. As I mentioned before, a tablespoon is
>sufficient for a floor for six sets. Don't use more or you will really
>STOP the slipping. Swishing around with a broom also helps distribute
>the powder if your application was spotty. The result is not visible to
>dancers or janitors.
>
>Cole
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