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Old 08-24-2010, 02:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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need urgent help

need to fix my friend's board's top sheet in the next couple of days.

i don't know the extent of damage so i'm assuming it will have the whole range of problems - from little knicks and chips down to gashes that go to the core. can anyone provide any guidance on how to do this fix, or show me any guides that will teach me how to do this?

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Old 08-24-2010, 02:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sounds to me like you have no idea what you're doing. If so, take it to a shop and have someone who does know what they're doing do a good job on it. If it was just a buddy you were trying to help out, that would be one thing, but if a piece of ass is potentially on the line here - make sure the job is good. Hell, you don't have to tell her you took it to a shop.

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Old 08-24-2010, 02:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yo get yo self some waterproof apoxy. Does miricales. Get it done
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Old 08-24-2010, 03:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Have to agree with Ninja. Topsheet damage will have little to do with the performance of the board, minus looks. Get some water proof epoxy that has a super low working temp and fill it in. Core shots on the base, that sort of thing will need some shop work.
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Old 08-24-2010, 03:12 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Gotta go with linvillegorge on this one. If you might end up getting some out of it. Take it to the shop and bring it back as your own work!
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Old 08-24-2010, 04:05 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Gotta go with linvillegorge on this one. If you might end up getting some out of it. Take it to the shop and bring it back as your own work!
+1. Spend a little, get a little
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Old 08-24-2010, 05:14 PM   #7 (permalink)
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fucking epoxies how do they work
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Old 08-24-2010, 05:51 PM   #8 (permalink)
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fucking epoxies how do they work
Easy man, you just put it wherever the top sheet is chipping. Squish the topsheet to the layer underneath (dont know the terms I just shred) with the epoxy in between and let it dry. Usually you have to use C-clamps to hold it over night or some sort of way to clamp it down. I blew out my edge on my K2 Parkstar this year and fixed it with epoxy. Rode 4 months on the fix til the end of the season. Pretty narly edge blow out too. I just bought the epoxy at home depot or lowes cant remember. Just make sure its waterproof and for wood. It doesnt look the prettiest but hey as long as the shred stick still does what its made for right.
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Oh and while im thinking of it. Those core shots you should be able to do pretty easy on your own if you trust yourself. Done it before its not hard at all. You just cut around the gash with a razor blade to get more of a surface for the p-tex/p-tax, whatever its called, to stick to. Then light the end of the p-tex and let it drip into the gash. Then shave it off with a razor blade so its even with the base. You can buy the stuff to do it in a shred shop. Then again im sure if you went into a shop and started talking to them on how to do it they may just do the core shots for you to show you.
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Old 08-24-2010, 06:01 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Bro, all yo posts sound supa core yo.
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