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post #9 of (permalink) Old 03-05-2014, 10:53 AM
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Originally Posted by hardasacatshead View Post
I'm with you Pout. Unless I rode over a giant dog shit and it impregnated its stink into my board ...........
Other than said shit, about the only other things that you would end up getting on your board base are cat / lift grease and tree / pine sap.

Both of these can be easily removed with a dedicated base cleaner used in a spot fashion. I would not suggest Kerosene. Rarely is there need to use a base cleaner on the entire base. Remember, base cleaners strip everything off your base, all wax included.

If you are waxing on a regular basis, then using a base cleaner takes you back to square one. If you feel compelled to clean your base then do a hot scrape and then apply a coat of universal or wax for the temp of the day.

Get it. Wax it. Ride it.
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