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    Posted: Apr/11/2013 at 7:37pm
so... since the season's over, any tips on what to do so that the board will be ready for next season?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr/11/2013 at 8:08pm
You want to wax your board with a heavy coating of wax. 
Make sure to cover all of the base and your edges. 
Do NOT SCRAPE 
This keeps your base from oxidizing. And your edges protected from moisture... (rust)
When it comes time to ride again, just scrape off all of your wax and you're good to go. 
Also it helps protect your base and edge from scratches & dings. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr/14/2013 at 4:58am
A generous layer of wax covering your base is to protect it from forceful external damage. Humidity and moisture damage are myths. It's only really necessary for people who store boards as-is in a closet or garage, without a bag. Snowboards are easy to accidentally drop onto other objects that could damage it; that is what summer wax is for. It could be argued that winter wax would accomplish the same effect on days you're not riding it in-season.
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This keeps your base from oxidizing. And your edges protected from moisture... (rust)
UHMWPE is an inert compound that is impervious to oxidation. It will not happen, ever.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr/14/2013 at 5:15am
Give it a good wax job. Preferably when the bindings are off too. Store in a safe location, bring it out once a month a pretend to carpet surf on it 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr/14/2013 at 5:33am
^or better yet, get some powderpak or Msnow and set up a summer jib run in your yard so your board not only doesn't get lonely, but remembers why it exsists
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr/14/2013 at 9:33am
yeah i know i shuold wax and leave it on, i was just wondering what other methods are. =P thx
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr/14/2013 at 10:42am
Originally posted by jihyungchun

yeah i know i shuold wax and leave it on, i was just wondering what other methods are. =P thx


Oh shoot. I didn't know you had to do anything to care for your board when the season ended. I always waxed my board on the first day of the new season, but never after the last day.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr/14/2013 at 10:51am
its ok, lets be honest, with or without, so long as you store it in a safe place will be ok. wouldnt make your board un-ridable or crappy 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr/15/2013 at 3:36pm
yeah, from what i've been able to find online it's not necessary to do anything. BUT it would help
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr/15/2013 at 3:38pm
Okay. I do keep my board in a very safe location when the elements of the weather cannot reach it. And my board is not all that great for me to spend a lot of time up-keeping it at the end of each season.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr/15/2013 at 4:14pm
My board has now had it, it's trashed and banged up. So, to commemorate it, i'm going to screw it to the door in my room, it's going to look sweet!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr/16/2013 at 3:05pm
Theres a discussion on the possibility of base oxidation...some say it doesnt happen some say it does.
However, oxidation of steel edges DO happen, obviously because metal rust when in contact with moisture.
So yea id say storage wax it right up to the edges. Ive first-hand experienced the waxed bit of the edge staying fine and one small part of the edge on the same board that was not properly covered with wax rusting in a few months, in a low level moisture environment (my bedroom)
 
apparently lining the edge with oil-based marker pen works as well and that it comes off on your first ride but i wouldnt really be keen on risking staining the edges of my base with a black marker...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr/18/2013 at 5:40am
yeah... i dont know about using markers... if anything i'd put painter's tape on it
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr/18/2013 at 8:33am
I'd say an oil based marker or paint or what-have-you would work, and keep the air and moisture off of the edges.  but you'd also risk smearing that stuff all over the wall or carpet or back of your car when you stor it or move it. 
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr/18/2013 at 8:48am
Prior to throwing your storage coat of wax on it... do yourself a favor and go to REI or somewhere and pick up a soft gummy stone... use that on your edges to remove existing rust and then throw a healthy layer of wax on..without scraping.. and call it good.  If you are going to leave your bindings on... loosen them slightly before waxing and leave them that way all off season.  I remove all of my bindings for storage but thats just me.
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