Guys I assure you theres no damage being hidden or logo cover ups. I put the band on it because I thought it looked cool. I had a Nectar Twin that I got when I was ten that had one and always liked them. When I say they break up the outline I mean visually.The pics arent the best sorry for that. The board is currently at 3rd Ave Surf Shop Spring Lake NJ check it out . Or go to oneninetyfive surfboards on Facebook.