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How to do anything with your board and wheels eg. Cleaning bearings, changing trucks

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Postby Conan187 » Mon Apr 07, 2014 9:10 pm

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Re: Taking graphic off

Postby HarryR » Mon Apr 07, 2014 9:46 pm

I was going to say lots of rock and rolls but I'm not sure that's what you had in mind ;-)
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Re: Taking graphic off

Postby Ash P » Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:09 pm

If it's stained wood underneath use wire wool or fine sand paper

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Re: Taking graphic off

Postby andre » Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:37 pm

i'm in the process of doing this. i started with 200 grit sandpaper and just rubbed away (ha!) whilst watching tv.

i'll smooth it out with 100 grit, then apply a few coats of minwax (don't know if you have it over there.)
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Re: Taking graphic off

Postby wood tinka » Tue Apr 08, 2014 4:20 pm

I use spaxwax it contains pumice power so it acts like a tee cut, and the higher the grit number is, the finer the finish will be, ie more grits in a square inch so they are smaller. I only polish from a 320 finish as it would leave cut lines in the finish,
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Re: Taking graphic off

Postby Pearce » Wed Apr 09, 2014 12:35 pm

Just some simple wet and dry paper , 5 min job

If you like the stain , apply a dab of olive oil to it

It will bring the colour back , less is more


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