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02-17-2011 11:34 PM
burritosandsnow
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Originally Posted by Nott View Post
Seriously. At least southwest flights to Denver are pretty cheap =P
Denver = a mountain town = myth

as far as humidity I could only see it being a factor if you had some slight delam issues or some base or top sheet damage.... the entire east coast has humidity including Mass NY NC Tenn and NJ where theres plenty of snowboarding and Im sure no one really worries about humidity protection in those places
02-17-2011 04:01 PM
kaborkian
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Originally Posted by Nott View Post
Seriously. At least southwest flights to Denver are pretty cheap =P
$160 round trip out of new orleans, and with no luggage fees!
02-17-2011 03:56 PM
Nott
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Originally Posted by Chance42 View Post
Now if only there were closer mountains ...
Seriously. At least southwest flights to Denver are pretty cheap =P
02-17-2011 03:00 PM
Chance42 Just keep it inside of your house, where you have a/c. Heaters and air conditioners dehumidify the air a bit, you know how when you go outside the air feels heavier even if it is roughly the same temp? You can slap some vaseline or something on the top sheet if you want haha. That makes 3 NS boards in LA... have my new SL on the way and a banana magic in the closet. Now if only there were closer mountains ...
02-17-2011 02:21 PM
jdang307
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Its a snowboard.

Guess what: Snow is .. wait for it.... frozen water!


To I'd rather protect it against drying out.
Humidity and water are two very different things though. I could imagine some boards being affected by humidity. But I'm not sure wax will prevent humdity from affecting the board materials unless you envelop the whole damn thing with a solid layer of wax.
02-17-2011 01:48 PM
Nott K cool. Thanks guys =)
02-17-2011 09:27 AM
baldylox IMO, it's complete bullshit. It's nice to wax your board before putting it away so you're ready to go when it snows, but Ptex doesn't evaporate and neither does wax.

Being that you live in a highly humid environment, you may want to leave wax on it (on the edge too) so that it doesn't rust.
02-17-2011 08:18 AM
kaborkian Who would have thought it was possible that there were TWO! NS Premier F1's in Louisiana...mine lives in Lafayette.
02-17-2011 07:36 AM
ev13wt Its a snowboard.

Guess what: Snow is .. wait for it.... frozen water!


To I'd rather protect it against drying out.
02-17-2011 07:16 AM
wrathfuldeity warped by the rain....driven by the snow
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