Why can't you get any base cleaner? Parents won't buy it for you?
Sad truth is yeah (I do not have a job as no where in the area is hiring 15 year olds (Even though next winter I hope to be an instructor at CBK and get decent cash.
Only reason I was able to afford my setups was because of my summer job and selling last year stuff (Got the waxing kit as a stoker from the family. Never used to wax my own boards.