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Old 11-02-2012, 03:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Engage_mike View Post
Hello,

Just wanted to ask you pros since I'm new to owning my own equipment. Last year i purchased a board and only rode it 4 full days. Should I have it waxed or should the factory job still be fine? Look forward to your replies! Thanks!
My opinion is you should wax. First of all, a factory wax that your board came with is really not very good. I always wax new boards to get a better wax job than the factory. Even if I didn't, I'd want to re-wax within 4 days riding on the factory wax as I imagine it was pretty well degraded by that 4th day. Secondly, wax does not hold up over time - like the amount of time it has sat since last winter.

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