My board isn't waxed, should it be? - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-07-2009, 08:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
Posts: n/a
Default My board isn't waxed, should it be?

I got a burton dragon really cheap used of someone as my first board. I am pretty sure it isn't waxed. Does it need to be? What does waxing the board do?
  Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 01-07-2009, 08:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
Posts: n/a

Originally Posted by mpdsnowman View Post
You definitely want to wax it. It will run much faster. I tend to wax my boards every 4th time out. What you need is an iron. They make small ones for snowboards but an old standard one will work. You will also need wax. Your best bet is all temp wax that way you cant go wrong. Then you need a scraper which is a plastic piece you can get at any ski/snowboard shop.

Somewhere in here is a thread that really states the whole proceedure but it isnt rocket science. The real trick is to constantly be moving the hot iron over the board so you dont burn the base. Again check the info thread in the forum.
Thanks. I'll check that out.
  Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2009, 09:56 AM   #3 (permalink)
Posts: n/a

i never waxed my board until this first time out this year i learned the hard was sticking right to the bottom of my board, better just wax it!
  Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:40 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums