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How much does it cost to get a snowboard waxed and tuned?

How much does it cost to get a snowboard waxed and tuned?


Wet Belt Bases belted flat $15 $20
Sharpen and Wax Edges sharpened & polished and hot belt waxed & buffed $25 $30
Basic Tune Bases wet belted, edges sharpened & polished and hot belt waxed $35 $40
Junior Basic Tune (150 cm or less) $30 n/a

Should I wax or tune my snowboard first?

Always finish up your tuning by waxing your snowboard. It’s also recommended that you wax your snowboard throughout the winter season even if you’re not doing base or edge repairs. You can’t wax your snowboard too frequently; the more you do it, the faster your board will glide.

How much does ski tuning cost?

Ski and Snowboard Tuning Rates

1. Ski/Board Wax Only $15.00
2. Quick Tune (Edge and Roller Wax) $20.00
3. Basic Tune (Edge and Hot Wax) $30.00
4. Full Tune (No Base Work) $40.00
5. The Works (Full Tune with Base Work) $50.00 & Up

Can you use regular iron to wax snowboard?

Yes, you can use a traditional clothes iron to wax skis or a snowboard, but there are some things to be aware of. First, don’t plan on using the iron on your clothes again – you’ll almost certainly ruin them with wax.

How much is a full snowboard tune?

Being able to tune and wax your own snowboard will also save you a lot of money. Having a shop do it for you will often cost around $20- $30.

Is hand waxing better than machine?

With the correct training the technician can apply express wax much faster than by hand, yet the application tends to be more even and thorough. Moreover, since the orbital machine applies wax more evenly and in lighter coats, it uses as much as 75 percent less product than hand application.

What happens if you don’t wax your snowboard?

You can ride without wax, and it won’t hurt your board to much in the long run. However, riding a freshly waxed board is a great feeling. And it’s an even better feeling if you waxed it yourself.

How much does it cost to wax my snowboard?

Snowboard Tuning

Services for Snowboards Price
Debur & Wax $30
Hot Wax $20
Wax $10
Wield (per inch) $10

What temperature should I wax my snowboard?

120-140 degrees Fahrenheit
Generally, you want to set the temperature near 120-140 degrees Fahrenheit (a little warmer in a cold garage). Make sure to always wax your board when it’s at room temperature so the pores will be open and absorb the wax better. A cold base won’t absorb the wax as well.

Does snowboard tune include wax?

Tuning includes waxing, sharpening the edges and a few other things. To tune the board first take off the bindings. This will make the process much easier because the board needs to be flipped upside down.

How long does ski wax last?

Simple rub on waxes will typically last one to three days before you need to apply another layer. Whereas a proper iron on waxing of your skis can last you up to ten days. Of course, weather conditions and how often you are skiing will also play a role in how long your ski wax lasts.

Can I wax without polishing?

Yes you can wax without polishing. Many people just use a spray wax or sealant for topping up after a wash. There are some really good ones, I like OCW as a spray wax. Just make sure the surface is well cleaned.

Can you use a candle to wax a snowboard?

No, you should never use candle wax on a snowboard. You should only ever use wax sold specifically for waxing a snowboard or skis. Using candle wax can actually ruin your board and make it go slower on the slopes.

Should I wax snowboard myself?

It can be all too easy to turn your board over to your local snowboard shop for a waxing session, but doing it yourself is actually incredibly simple to do, and done properly you can get the same, if not better, results.

How often should you wax snowboard?

every 3 to 4 days
Generally, you want to hot wax your board every 3 to 4 days of riding. This ensures better glide in varying snow conditions and an overall better performance.

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