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Old 11-09-2009, 02:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What flouro waxes do you prefer? I've only used Kuu, Toko, and Bakoda. I found Toko to be the fastest for my needs. Was wondering if anyone has tried these and more, but maybe prefers something else? I hear One ball Jay is good stuff. Anyone used their F-1 or something by them?

I ride in warmish conditions 0 to -22c (around 30-0f). I consider anything fast that lasts a day of riding to be good.
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Old 11-09-2009, 02:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I've always used One Ball Jay when I'm not using a friends (no idea what they use). Can't say I've ever purposely tried another wax, but OBJ has never done me wrong so I see no reason to change.
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Old 11-09-2009, 03:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
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What flouro waxes do you prefer? I've only used Kuu, Toko, and Bakoda. I found Toko to be the fastest for my needs. Was wondering if anyone has tried these and more, but maybe prefers something else? I hear One ball Jay is good stuff. Anyone used their F-1 or something by them?

I ride in warmish conditions 0 to -22c (around 30-0f). I consider anything fast that lasts a day of riding to be good.
I ride a lot in colder conditions, -17C and below, and I really like KUU's cold temp. graphite wax. Fast and lasts a long time. Stains your base black, but if I'm seeing my base a lot while I'm riding, wax is the least of my concerns.

Haven't had much luck with the cheaper Toko waxes that you can find everywhere. It's okay, but doesn't seem to last.

For me OBJ universal was the same....okay. Seems to last well, but not noticeably faster or slower fast (probably because it was an all-temp wax)

Heard good things about Hertel Hot Sauce, but I'll finish my shop block of graphite before I buy more wax.
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hey guys i've always used one ball jay and its always been good to me. i tried blue bird soy wax last year and hated it, it didnt go onto my bass very well road with it one day and it felt like it was slowing me down scraped it off that nite and havent touched it since. i dont know if it was the fact that it was soy or what but i just stick with OBJ now.
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Old 11-09-2009, 03:32 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I always use bluebird, but ive never used flouro wax, so i honestly cant tell you which is best
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How long does the KUU or OBJ last before your next wax? I use the Toko wax and don't really see a need to change: it's cheap as hell so I can wax my board after every third session and you can find it everywhere.
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I have always used Toko when I wax it myself. I make sure to get it in there nice and deep like too, so it works great for me.

I also had tried the bluebird soy previously and I am not a fan.
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How long does the KUU or OBJ last before your next wax? I use the Toko wax and don't really see a need to change: it's cheap as hell so I can wax my board after every third session and you can find it everywhere.
I'm a little overboard with it, but I usually wax every other full day out. My younger brother waxes with OBJ on his GNU every 4 or 5 times out and hasn't had any problems.
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I'm a little overboard with it, but I usually wax every other full day out. My younger brother waxes with OBJ on his GNU every 4 or 5 times out and hasn't had any problems.
I don't think there'll be any problems, it's just the cost of these premium waxes I can't justify, especially if I'm not competing or anything like that. Then again, I'm just cheap that way
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hey guys i've always used one ball jay and its always been good to me. i tried blue bird soy wax last year and hated it, it didnt go onto my bass very well road with it one day and it felt like it was slowing me down scraped it off that nite and havent touched it since. i dont know if it was the fact that it was soy or what but i just stick with OBJ now.
Those are probably non compatible waxes which is why the soy seemed like shit? The poors of your board were probably full of the old wax and the new wax didn't wanna blend I guess??



And DCSR- Wax is very important to the life of your board..... Look at it like changing the oil in your car. Oil is cheap, a new motor is not. Ya know?


I personally use One Ball Jay as well but I may try some Bluebird.... Seems like OBJ and Bluebird dominate the market
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