Backcountry.com - Snowboard Tuning Guide
Wax Up Your Rideby James Ritchey & Jeb Admire
Tired of taking your precious snowboard to the shop whenever you gash your base or can’t get enough speed to clear the lip? Do you feel violated when you pay someone else to wax, tune, and caress your wood?
Invest your cash in a tuning kit and tune that shit yourself.
Our crackpot (… er … expert) video team gives you the lowdown on waxing, tuning, and taking proper care of your board without having to seek professional help.
Start by detuning and deburring the edges
Base repairs – fixing divots and deep scratches with Ptex
- Ptex (black or clear)
- Blow torch or lighter
- Razor blade
- Vices or tuning stand (optional)