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Old 01-17-2013, 10:43 PM   #57 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RockSteady View Post

Dude remove all the wax from your board and go ride any thing other than super freezing crud or ice and see what happens. If it barely makes only a mili sec. difference, why do you even bother waxing. If you speak the truth I'm over waxing. When a base is bone dry not only it will not move on sticky pow. It will stop you cold over the handle bars. A base is built to be used with wax. It's pores absorb wax. From the start I said all the tech on a board is important but you guys wanted to discount wax and I think that's wrong.

And your argument with the 150 waxed or 160 unwaxed, 150 all day on variable snow.. There are a lot of things that make the board fast but that lube called wax between the snow and the board, that's what makes it a rocket on almost any snow when done right.
Lets be clear here. No one discounted wax altogether. This is what started this whole argument
Originally Posted by RockSteady View Post
Originally Posted by cjcameron11 View Post
Im tipping that the big difference between the custom x and hotknife is the magne traction and the camber profiles, they would have more of an impact on board speed than anything else.
That does make a difference but not more than wax
You are stating that wax makes more of a difference than base type, camber profile, edge tech, stiffness, length etc.
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