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Ripper
01-21-2006, 11:26 AM
Or how to NOT store it...

Bought a set and decided I don't want to use it until who knows when...

DANMAN
01-21-2006, 11:39 AM
Keep it in its original sealed package. If it is already open or to be extra safe, place the gut (including the original package if it is not open) in a Ziploc sandwich bag. Keep it in a cool place--room temperature. Basically, keep it inside your house away from direct sunlight.

Keifers
01-21-2006, 02:24 PM
If you've opened the package, seal it up with some scotch tape. Keep it in a cool, dry place. Should be fine.

Ripper
01-23-2006, 09:43 AM
Thanks, but I decided to use it :D

yourserve
01-23-2006, 10:35 AM
i emailed klip with this same question. the reply that i got led me to
keep it in a ziploc freezer bag. larger than a sandwich bag for less
coil memory. i was using half sets for 16/17 hybrid. i was jackass
enough to also store it in the fridge [i didn't tell the wife] left string
out over night before i strung to allow to gain room temp. i haven't
had any problems yet. klip didn't tell me to store in the fridge, that
was my own decision.

DANMAN
01-23-2006, 02:30 PM
I've actually heard that putting it in the fridge will increase the longevity of the string. Maybe Marius will chime in; I think it was he who said his stringer pute his rackets strung with gut in the fridge.

yourserve
01-23-2006, 07:57 PM
now that i think about it.. i do keep my hamburger in the fridge...
they came from the same animal. ;)

DANMAN
01-23-2006, 10:51 PM
there ya go