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fridgeboarder

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Posted: 03 March 2013 09:19 PM

Just bought my first snowboard, always had rentals, and i had some research about waxing it before first use. If i want to hot-wax it for the first time, do i have to scrape of the factory wax? or can i go over it directly with the hot wax?

 

  

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Posted: 04 March 2013 05:46 PM

Not an expert but from I have read online is good practice to wax a brand new board, some manufacturers do and others don’t do it before shipping.

 

  

fridgeboarder

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Posted: 04 March 2013 06:06 PM

So, if there would be a pre-applied wax from the factory, i don’t have to scrape it off?

 

  

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Posted: 04 March 2013 06:22 PM

You should use a base cleaner if you want to remove the wax.

Check You Tube and online, there are many posts and videos about waxing.

 

  

fridgeboarder

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Posted: 04 March 2013 06:23 PM

oww, thanx! yea, i checked them out

 

  

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Posted: 04 March 2013 06:32 PM

What I do and don’t know if is wrong is to have it waxed at a shop and after a day on the slopes will cold wax it at home using a bar of all temp wax.

 

  

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Posted: 07 March 2013 05:59 PM

Check it out guys, Rich made a video about servicing your snowboard properly, a while ago.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0YBT17AOqY

 

  

 
     
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