first wax - 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 01-02-2013, 06:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 54
Default first wax

I recently bought a board... so my question is when do I wax it?

The rei guy suggested after 1-2 times after hitting the slopes.
Is this true?

Last edited by xsea; 01-02-2013 at 06:27 PM.
xsea is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-02-2013, 06:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
extra0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: CA
Posts: 624
Default

for best performance, every 2-3 days is what I do. You can go a little longer, if necessary, but keep an eye on it so the base doesn't dry out (turns white-ish).

If you keep it on a good, consistent waxing schedule, the base gets faster and faster throughout the season.

don't forget the edges, either. Blunted/burred edges will slightly slow you down on every turn and just make turning and hold on steeps sketchy, in general. Just a regular whetstone (knife sharpening stone) will gets the basic burs off, but you're gonna need an edge tool, eventually

Last edited by extra0; 01-02-2013 at 06:36 PM.
extra0 is offline   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 08:17 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