Originally Posted by Nmbr1Ballr
Ok as to the sticking not meaning anything. What do you mean 3 or 4 ribbons when it dries? What I was doing was just melting the wax and going up and down horizontally not tip to tail. As soon as I put enough wax on I immediately started ironing and spreading then letting dry and scrape etc. Is this not right?
The important thing is to have covered the entire effective base with wax, warmed enough for it have soaked in to the crevices. (You don't really have to worry about the tips). I'd bet there are as many different techniques as there are snowboarders, but the important thing is the result.
As long as you don't overheat and damage your base, it's really not a high-precision task.