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Old 11-29-2013, 07:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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female When should I wax my board?

I recently got a new snowboard that was waxed and everything and I've only used it for 3 or 4 trips to the mountains. When should I get it waxed and tuned again?
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Old 11-29-2013, 08:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Go ahead get them waxed, but not tuned unless you got your edges jacked up from hitting rocks or whatsoever.
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learn how to wax it...very easy
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Old 11-29-2013, 08:11 PM   #4 (permalink)
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This comes down to personal preference. General rule of thumb is to wax every three to four days on the hill. Conditions play a huge factor. Hard icy conditions might warrant a wax every other day, while nice soft powdery condition might allow you 4 or 5 days before waxing is required.

However, whenever your board is showing white along the edges, reach for the wax and iron.
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Old 11-30-2013, 01:57 AM   #5 (permalink)
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This comes down to personal preference. General rule of thumb is to wax every three to four days on the hill. Conditions play a huge factor. Hard icy conditions might warrant a wax every other day, while nice soft powdery condition might allow you 4 or 5 days before waxing is required.

However, whenever your board is showing white along the edges, reach for the wax and iron.
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... and when temperatures change between your trips/days. Cold wax on a slush day is frustrating
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... and when temperatures change between your trips/days. Cold wax on a slush day is frustrating
Somebody posted a while back about mistakenly using cross country ski wax, the anti slip stuff that they put in the middle to increase grip. Pretty funny.
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Somebody posted a while back about mistakenly using cross country ski wax, the anti slip stuff that they put in the middle to increase grip. Pretty funny.
Yea, roomie of my buddy gave him some "wax" for free, found out when we got off the lift it was xcountry. lulz.
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Somebody posted a while back about mistakenly using cross country ski wax, the anti slip stuff that they put in the middle to increase grip. Pretty funny.
OMG, that must have been a strikingly lasting experience, only reading it made me giggle
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OMG, that must have been a strikingly lasting experience, only reading it made me giggle
It was pretty awesome. One of our favorite things is making fun of the slightest frustration with any gear issues, these things quickly devolve into digs such as "yardsale!" and "skier!". Watching him stick to a 30 degree slope like velcro not sure how to get down the hill was epic.
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