Tell me again why your boards start at $700

Discussion in 'All Discussions' started by grainofsand, Jun 21, 2018.

  1. LBCrew

    LBCrew Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2009
    Yes... steady temp or slightly cooling, if anything. Best to bring everything in the house the day before to let it all equalize.

    In a pinch, you make a paste of thickener the consistency of peanut butter, fill the repair, lay a piece of wax paper over it just to fit the ding, then tape over it with wide duct tape.
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  2. antoine

    antoine Well-Known Member

    Mar 10, 2013
    Thats some solid advice! I've done it with wax paper and my friend called me cheap but I swear it works great.

  3. MrBigglesworth

    MrBigglesworth Well-Known Member

    Jun 29, 2018
    If you can, go to the local office max and get yourself a ream of the thin clear plastic sheets that are the same size as paper. You fill the repair from the center , and cut out a piece of the plastic to cover the repair plus a good inch. Tape one side of the four, and slowly lay the plastic down and use it to level out the filler. Use your yellow spreader as a press and go lightly. I find that if I use my finger it sometimes makes the repair unlevel. Then tape down the opposite side but not all four sides so it can breath and dry. Basically your using the plastic instead of wax paper so I can’t claim this as my own lol, but I find the firm plastic really makes a practically perfect repair with minimal sanding at all. So that’s less wetsand time and less polishing - at least for me that system works AWESOME. And I’m glad that it’s something LB does so now I don’t feel so shade tree hahaha
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  4. MrBigglesworth

    MrBigglesworth Well-Known Member

    Jun 29, 2018
    55B48D02-16BA-4D66-B1AD-07526260E822.png My daughters repairs after Gilgo, just so there’s a visual of my ramblings. The plastic is fairly thick - probably as thick as paper, so it does a great job of flattening out the repair area evenly with the rest of the bort.
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  5. JayD

    JayD Well-Known Member

    Feb 6, 2012
    I typically recycle a flat piece of plastic that all kinds of consumer goods come in. Cut into squares and use as needed.
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