Longevity of bucket of balls

BevelDevil

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How long would a bucket of standard pressurized balls maintain their usability for drills, mostly groundstrokes? In my case, it would be a bucket of 36x4 per session, one shot each, 4 times per week. Skill level, say, intermediate recreational.

Also, would Penn/Gamma pressureless be a good substitute?
 

Injured Again

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At our club, the junior lessons use pressurized balls stored in an open air hopper for a few weeks before they are rotated to ball machine duty. The pressure loss slows over time so they remain stable as a low bouncing ball for much of that time. But rubber also work-hardens as the ball is hit and after that initial few weeks, even if the pressure is retained the balls become slow and play differently.
 
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