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post #17 of (permalink) Old 01-11-2011, 07:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Leo View Post
Now to find a makeshift wax bench in my garage. I refuse to purchase vices and stuff. I just don't feel like I need to go that far lol.
5 Gallon buckets work really well... Loosen your bindings, but don't take them allll the way off, then flip over the board, put em in the buckets. I put the buckets on folding chairs too, but recently i just put a block of wood under one side of the board and went no buckets. worked fine. Ultimately the key to a good wax job is patience, and letting the wax cool/harden for a long while b4 scraping. I normally let it sit for a full day.

OT: I have a burton waxing iron... got it because it was on closeout and cheaper than the others. ($30? maybe? i 4get) Only thing bad about conventional clothes iron is the lack of temp. controls being made specifically for waxing. Holes =/= problem.
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