Introduction: How to Hot Wax a Snowboard

Quick and easy and save some $$ money. DIY

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mattbomb (author)2010-06-29

duede you can catch your house fire wax is highly flammable

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mojo13 (author)mattbomb2012-01-23

Actually It is not nearly as flammable as you think. I would need a wick to really burn, that or very high temperatures, higher then any iron.

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AnarchistAsian (author)2008-11-17

nice, but taking it to the shop doesn't cost that much, especially when the most you ever really need to wax a snowboard/skiis is once a year...

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Might work for you, but I live near a mountain and snowboard quite a bit. I like to wax it myself so it's done right and I don't have to wait in line at some ski shop. Grab my ticket and go

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well, when i lived in utah UTAH ROX!!!!!!!!!!!!!!, i was an hour away from several mountains...
lines weren't really long, because we lived less than a mile from this small ski/snowboard shop.

now i live in houston =-(
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chiptraders (author)2008-11-13

What you need:
Scraper - Non-metal handmade or store bought.... I got mine on ebay for $3
Wax - Again another ebay purchase for a bulk stick... $8
Iron - Best to use a flat iron, but thriftstore had a regular one for $2

Safety First! I labeled my iron for "snowboard use only" Also be careful with the hot iron and hot wax.

I didn't feel like building a jig to hold the board, and waxed it inside, so I just used a chair and taped off the area with plastic for easy clean up....

I spent $13 for tools and supplies and have plenty left for more applications. One of my first video instructions so be kind to me.

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