So when I caught wind of my local hill opening, I scrambled out to my local BS to get a brick of wax. I grabbed the first thing I saw (didn't even realize it was Burton brand) and checked-out. When I got home, I warmed up the iron and pulled out my new wax. I opened it and it had a white pad on the top of a circle of damp wax. After encountering the white pad, I became a bit dubious and googled the name of the wax > Fluoro Comp Paste Wax- Warm. I read on the Burton website that it was a paste compound that only requires you to scoop the wax with the pad, rub it on, and then buff after it dries. After this revelation, I came to the SB Forums to see if there were any reviews, and from what I could see, there was no buzz about the wax (and if there is I apologize). Well, after this research I figured what the heck, it's wax; they're pretty much all the same...
Review/ Bashing: After a half a day with a sheet of this paste, I can officially conclude that it is not worth a dime. Although it is SUPER easy to apply, the wax does not last for more than an hour in conditions that were mostly machine-made groomers. This time of effectiveness makes me wonder whether there is a trick to applying or buffing the wax.. but i digress. To top things off, this "wax" will run ya' 22 bones, for a share of wax that could fit in one of those pocket-sized Burt's Bees chapstick cans (poor yet necessary analogy). I understand that I am in the wrong for blindly purchasing wax, however I feel as though I was dooped because the packaging says nothing about it being a paste, unless I slept through the Chem class that covered the make-up of Fluoro Comp.. which is highly possible
So if anyone has anything to add/ experience with any paste or like wax, feel free to share as I'm willing to try possibly a different brand/type of this sort of wax.
Oh and the link to the wax I tested is Fluoro Comp Paste Wax-Warm | Burton Snowboards
Thanks for the read guys/ gals..