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    Posted: Jun/12/2010 at 11:48am
as long as you wax it youll be fine. your prolly afraid to scratch it cuz its new, im the same way but youll get over it once you start scuffing it up
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jun/12/2010 at 12:02pm
Eventually you should be buying a more up to date board anyways or maybe even try a new type of board.  
Sessions sucks hairy monkey balls, the end.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jun/12/2010 at 12:25pm
waxing does not protect your board from scratches.  besides, your theory there is that there is wax on the surface to act as a buffer between the base and rail, but thats not even how wax works.  wax goes inside the base, not on the surface, so thats a faulty theory on two accounts.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jun/14/2010 at 1:40pm
So from reading this thread I have gathered.
 
  • Waxing  my board protects it
  • Jibbing rocks will break it in half
  • Warranty covers my board if my wax runs out and I break my board in half on a rock
Sweet, thanks!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jun/14/2010 at 1:56pm
This thread is full of stupidity.

Wax does not protect your base from rails, boxes, wood, twigs, rocks, or any other material NOT snow. Also, for those of you that say you have crappy jib board, 90% of them have EXTRUDED bases which DO NOT absorb wax anyways so you are essentially pissing money away by waxing so much.

Next, what the hell kinda crap park are you riding if your jibs scratch your base? The only way that makes sense is either poor welds/ground welds on the jib or screws sticking out of the top of boxes. Aside from that you will not scratch your base at all.

Lastly, what constitutes a scratch to you? If it isn't worthy of P-tex filling i wouldn't be too concerned, and unless you have core exposed chances are it doesn't need p-tex.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jun/14/2010 at 1:59pm
I honestly hope that ACRucrazy was joking with his last post.

And Scorer summed up everything this threads needs to know.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug/03/2010 at 12:34pm
is the stunt good for rails?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug/03/2010 at 12:54pm
If you check out the rail you're going to ride on to first for sharp edges... you will be fine
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug/15/2010 at 7:43am
How often do people catch an edge on rails/boxes? Thats always been something thats worried me
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug/15/2010 at 7:49am
Originally posted by ginogrilli

How often do people catch an edge on rails/boxes? Thats always been something thats worried me

You will fall when you are learning, but edge catching is not usually the issue, as long as the rails/boxes are in good shape. 
started by flossers making floss for flossers
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug/16/2010 at 7:48pm
yeah i second that from rook its really no big deal when ur a noob it might feel like ur catching alot of the time but in most cases it is just u loosing ur balance and slapin ur face on the rail
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep/12/2010 at 4:07pm
Just out of curiosity, how much damage does a board take from the avid park-goers here before it's time to get some new wood?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep/19/2010 at 8:57pm
Snowboards are just wear items..buy them..they get damaged over time..then you buy a new one.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep/19/2010 at 9:05pm
dont worrie about ur board... it is going to get a scratched wether u like it or not, if u dont get scratches on it ur not riding hard enough Wink
 
 
oh yer and maby wear one of these, u dont wanna end up like little johnny
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep/20/2010 at 8:12pm
^ amen to that!!

And that is a nice arai... a pity they're a little tight on my big head. =(

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AHAHAHA that was the best story ever. I don't I know a single person that bought a vapor. He definitely bought taht thing for the "wow" factor lol
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Mar/08/2011 at 5:17am
I have gotten a couple scrapes from rails but nothing serious. I think my board has actually sustained the most damage from people in the lift line getting to antsy and slidding their skis or board under mine.

either way. you can fix any scratch with a p-touch candle.
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