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Yesterday 11:05 AM
WasabiCanuck
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Originally Posted by neni View Post
I love the rite to prepare the boards, wax - beer - scrape - beer, having the nice feel of perfectly smoothe bases as a result, knowing how sweet they'll run the next day.
+1

Sorry I didn't mean women can't do it. I just meant if SnowBunny doesn't want to do it she could tell her man it is a "man's job." Obviously it isn't really a man's job.

I too love waxing snowboards. Drink a couple beers and crank the music to 11. Personally I love listening to Jane's Addiction while I wax or Reggae.

Yesterday 11:03 AM
Motogp990
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Originally Posted by WasabiCanuck View Post
Scraping was a real workout. I will move my workshop to the basement for the next waxing session.
I find having a good scraper without worn out edges helps. I personally like the rectangle cell phone size scrapers. And like anything, they need replacing after a while as well.
Yesterday 10:47 AM
neni
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Originally Posted by WasabiCanuck View Post
Like a dumbass I was waxing and scraping in my garage and it was probably -10C in there. haha

Scraping was a real workout. I will move my workshop to the basement for the next waxing session.
Naw... scraping is actually a very quick n easy thing IF you wax properly i.e. tiny thin layer only. More is waste of wax n energy and causes a big mess. The base does not profit from thick smears. Just a tiny little layer, which is scraped off in no time. Either rub the wax block on the base and iron that tiny layer, or - if it's too cold, and no wax will attach from cold rub - heat the block half a sec at the iron and rub, rinse repeat.
Yesterday 10:06 AM
WasabiCanuck
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I love the rite to prepare the boards, wax - beer - scrape - beer, having the nice feel of perfectly smoothe bases as a result, knowing how sweet they'll run the next day.

If it's not too freaking cold in the workshop, that is. If, however, it's >10C out there? YES! It's a guys job
Like a dumbass I was waxing and scraping in my garage and it was probably -10C in there. haha

Scraping was a real workout. I will move my workshop to the basement for the next waxing session.
02-11-2016 10:30 PM
XxGoGirlxX
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Originally Posted by neni View Post
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I love the rite to prepare the boards, wax - beer - scrape - beer, having the nice feel of perfectly smoothe bases as a result, knowing how sweet they'll run the next day.

If it's not too freaking cold in the workshop, that is. If, however, it's >10C out there? YES! It's a guys job
I do all the "guys jobs" around my house... lmao my husband tells me he'll gimme a sammich if I paint the garage, build his Smith machine, repair the subwoofer, clear the drains, wax the boat freeboards and topsides, handwash both cars every week mow the lawn, weedwhack... on and on... *** omg run and hide if you see my man pick up a hammer he is NOT ALLOWD to touch my toolbox!!! "Just keep watching the stockmarket sweetie ill handle this..." I don't maintain our boards thou maybe sometime I'll brave that. It's gotta be better than ironing shirts, I draw the line at ironing.
02-11-2016 07:07 PM
neni
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Originally Posted by WasabiCanuck View Post
Just get him to hot wax both boards. It's a guy's job anyhow. I
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I love the rite to prepare the boards, wax - beer - scrape - beer, having the nice feel of perfectly smoothe bases as a result, knowing how sweet they'll run the next day.

If it's not too freaking cold in the workshop, that is. If, however, it's >10C out there? YES! It's a guys job
02-11-2016 06:56 PM
WasabiCanuck
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Originally Posted by wrathfuldeity View Post
btw rub on wax works great for somethings....but not for snowboards

You are a bad boy Wraith. Just don't forget your safe word. haha

02-11-2016 06:46 PM
wrathfuldeity
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Originally Posted by XxSnowbunnyxX View Post
My husband and I are pretty basic. We just get our boards fully tuned up at the start of the season at Eastern Boarder and then we wax here and there ourselves with the smearing type wax, the kind you buffer... not the hot wax (which WOULD be better for our boards, but we are lazy).
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Just get him to hot wax both boards. It's a guy's job anyhow. I wax all 4 of the snowboards in my family. I do it every 3-5 riding days or so.

I've heard rub on wax doesn't work very well.
xbunny just tell hubs you'll make him a sammich if he hot waxes your board.

btw rub on wax works great for somethings....but not for snowboards

02-11-2016 06:42 PM
WasabiCanuck
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Originally Posted by XxSnowbunnyxX View Post
My husband and I are pretty basic. We just get our boards fully tuned up at the start of the season at Eastern Boarder and then we wax here and there ourselves with the smearing type wax, the kind you buffer... not the hot wax (which WOULD be better for our boards, but we are lazy).
Just get him to hot wax both boards. It's a guy's job anyhow. I wax all 4 of the snowboards in my family. I do it every 3-5 riding days or so.

I've heard rub on wax doesn't work very well.
02-11-2016 04:33 PM
XxSnowbunnyxX My husband and I are pretty basic. We just get our boards fully tuned up at the start of the season at Eastern Boarder and then we wax here and there ourselves with the smearing type wax, the kind you buffer... not the hot wax (which WOULD be better for our boards, but we are lazy).
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