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Old 11-28-2013, 05:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi everyone, I was just up on Mountain High (CA) yesterday and to say the least, it was a bit rocky. I have a few pics. of my snowboard below and was wondering if it needs repairs or whatnot. I know boards get scratches but I'm not sure if it is severe.

Wasn't sure if this was the right forum, because I was expecting myself as a new boarder/member, so I thought this would be appropriate here.
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Old 11-28-2013, 05:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I wouldn't stress so much, i have a board that looks like that, and it still rides as good as it did when i got it, although i did have the base ground over the summer, i never had anything filled...!!!

If you are that concerned then take into a snowboard shop and get there advice, but personally, nah, don't bother...

Boards are made to be ridden, if we worried about them, then we would never use them... Haha
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Old 11-28-2013, 05:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Those scratches are fine, just wax (if you want) and keep riding. Also, this would probably be better in the "tips and tricks" section or something... but no worries!
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None of those appear to be a core shot by any means. Could use a base grind at the worst.
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Old 11-28-2013, 06:28 PM   #5 (permalink)
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a base grind will get most if not all of that looking nice. you could probably just give it a wax too and worry about the base grind after there's a little more cover on the slopes.
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Old 11-28-2013, 07:04 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Thanks guys! I'm getting a wax tomorrow with my local board shop so I'll see how it is!
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