FREE SHIPPING on surfboards in the Contiguous USA + Easy Payment Plans!

BOYB - Stringer Spining

May 04, 2015

 

If you're a heavy footed surfer (like the most of us), chances are that you have seen stringer "spining" on some of your glass boards.  This is inevitable with foam compression over time, but there is a quick way to "fix it", by adding more cloth. First you want to clean and tape off the affected/damaged area.  Use wax remover or a citrus based cleaner to remove all of the wax that is left on the damaged area.  Using that E-cloth, cut layers that will fit inside the taped off damaged area.  

Lay cloth flat and apply the Solarez or Sun Cure, and start to spread it evenly, until it becomes transparent with the rest of the board.  Lay out the board in the sun for about 7-10 minutes, or until the resin becomes non-sticky and bonded.  We recommend doing at least 2 layers of this process to ensure the board is as strong as possible, and without adding to much weight to your stick.

 

Sand it down until even with the rest of the board and you are good to go!




Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Degree 33 Surf Blog

What size surfboard should I get?
What Size of Surfboard Should I Get?

March 24, 2021 95 Comments

So one of the most common questions we get here is, "what size of surfboard should I get?" I wish that there was a simple answer to that but unfortunately there really isn't. The answer lies in several questions I need to ask you... "What's your skill level, height, weight, goal, type of wave...?" I think you get the idea.

Continue Reading

Surf Etiquette 101: Lessons learned from an experienced surfer
Surf Etiquette 101: Lessons learned from an experienced surfer

March 23, 2021

Continue Reading

The complete surfboard progression guide for beginner and intermediate surfers
The Complete Surfboard Progression Guide for Beginner and Intermediate Surfers

November 14, 2020 5 Comments

Continue Reading