View Full Version : Preserving Bands

01-05-2009, 11:23 AM
Hi Everyone,

I just bought my first set of bands. I noticed when I ordered that there is a note that they wear out over time. I seem to recall that there are some specific instructions that will help them last longer. Does anyone have any recommendations? Thanks.

Ben Moore
01-05-2009, 11:28 AM
Store them in a cool dry place, don't leave them set up, and keep anything involving oil away from them

01-05-2009, 11:29 AM
Don't let them dry out. That's all I got.
Also, when using them watch for small sharp protrusions form whatever you are looping them around.

01-05-2009, 11:58 AM
Heres Dick Hartzell, the creator talking about band care (sorry for the link, don't know how to embed yet)


Ben Moore
01-05-2009, 12:01 PM
Here you go...


01-05-2009, 12:17 PM

01-05-2009, 10:26 PM
Yah that explains why my skin was irritated!

01-06-2009, 08:21 AM
I iron woody bands are about 3-4 years old, the # 3s are going strong and 4s are like new dont use them much, i did use the minis untill they were coming apart but the will last a long time, i use them more than most also.