Help: How To Fix Damaged Board? - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
SnowboardingForum.com is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-07-2010, 10:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
drp37
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Question Help: How To Fix Damaged Board?

Second time I took my board out and a f^#ki*ng skier ran into me and caused the tail end of my board to split as the pictures show.

1) Board is new...would it be covered under (RIDEs) warranty?
2) If not, can I fix it (I am technically/mechanically inclined)...how?
3) Would it be better to take the board into a pro shop?
4) How much would it cost (approximately)...myself vs proshop?

Any insights appreciated. Thanks.

-drp37
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 70.jpg (90.7 KB, 50 views)
File Type: jpg 72.jpg (75.0 KB, 41 views)
File Type: jpg 68.jpg (66.1 KB, 29 views)
  Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-07-2010, 10:43 AM   #2 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
freshy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Salmon Arm BC
Posts: 970
Default

I doubt ride will cover it as it is not a manufactures defect. You can always try to take it in to the shop and find out tho.
That looks like it would be pretty easy to fix your self, just some good epoxy, and clamps are all you would need. However a shop will probably do a better job, and it shouldent be more than $30 or $40. If your buying glue and clamps it will be pretty close to that price anyway.
freshy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-07-2010, 10:54 AM   #3 (permalink)
Member
 
d00bie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 41
Default

i had a crack worse than that on my Lib, took it to a shop and they fixed it for 15, there was a pretty good seperation and you cant really tell its there now.
__________________
Dark Series FTW!
d00bie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-07-2010, 08:08 PM   #4 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
fredericp64's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: An igloo in Canada
Posts: 533
Default

1. Clean crud out best you can by any means available to you, without making it worse of course.
2. Marine grade 2 part epoxy (8$ home depot, k-mart wtv) - will last you like 50+ repairs.
3. Apply epoxy and clamp down, have beer, wait 2-3 days.
4. File down excess with metal file and/or 180 grit sandpaper.
5. GO RIDE

Now, if it were my board I'd do it myself. But if you're still in love with the looks of your new board, you can take it to a shop. They'll pretty much do the same thing but possibly make it a little cleaner looking due to practice and experience.

I noticed you also have some crud/rust on the metal edge of your board. Use this - http://blog.makezine.com/upload/2009...otch-Brite.jpg - and it'll come right off like fckin magic!!

Hope this helps!!
fredericp64 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2010, 10:27 AM   #5 (permalink)
flowrida
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

isn't it the skiers foult? so shouldn't he pay for it then? here in holland we got inshurance for it, don't know how it works over there. but you should have asked his phone number, living adres and all that stuff. atleast that is what i would have done.

grtz Danny
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:44 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums