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Wax Temperature

Postby HD7 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:36 pm

Just bought a board and need to strip of the wax and put on some new stuff.

What temperature should I get? As cool says 13 degrees and above, but water temp is knocking around 9 at the mo. What should I go for, seeing summer is on its way?
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Re: Wax Temperature

Postby Poo Stance » Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:47 pm

My summer wax setup is cool water on the bottom and warm on the top. Some people will put warm on both sides but because the bottom of the board is a bit colder from being more in the water and not facing the sun I find the cool works better underneath.

Always best to try both to see what works for you though.
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Re: Wax Temperature

Postby Leven » Fri Apr 05, 2013 6:40 am

^^ Really? That's interesting! I tend to go for tropical on the bottom, and cool on top in summer.


This time of year though, I got for a layer of cold followed by a layer of warm on the deck, and a layer of tropical followed by a layer of cold on the bottom.
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Re: Wax Temperature

Postby prjwebb » Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:13 am

Dream cream top and bottom. Heat the bar in the mircowave first, goes on sweet.
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Re: Wax Temperature

Postby HD7 » Sat Apr 06, 2013 7:57 pm

Okay, cheers for the tips guys!
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