Originally Posted by AWNOW
Once again you demonstrate typical desk jockey retardation by lacking the ability to comprehend English while thinking you are proving a point after putting words in my mouth. I'll have to upload some photos of some actual damage that will compromise a board to help you understand. I know it's hard when you spend all your time out in the Midwest looking at your board, but for those that ride regularly, that is no sweat. Stop over thinking it, it's a snowboard not a Mercedes Benz.
i agree that it doesnt look too bad but in no way would i say you want to cut any of the base out to make it smooth, nor would i use ptex to fill a gap in the side wall. always use epoxy.