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Old     (mc_x15)      Join Date: Jul 2008       10-03-2008, 11:03 AM Reply   
Was looking on ebay and noticed tons of Ronix board that had surface cracks around the binding mounting holes. Whats up with that, why are there so many blem boards. I assume it wouldnt effect the ride of the board. Whats everyines feeling on these baords. Can get a killer deal and supposedly they are all brand new in plastic
Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       10-03-2008, 11:10 AM Reply   
i have bought a lot of hyperlite blems over the years and rarely could even find the blem.... they were usually cosmetic so i donno about the cracking issue
Old     (trevo55)      Join Date: Oct 2007       10-03-2008, 11:12 AM Reply   
its the clear coat that they put on the top of the boards, they had a problem with cracking if it was laid on to thick, shouldn't hurt the ride at all and then if/when it gets worse just warranty it
Old     (mc_x15)      Join Date: Jul 2008       10-03-2008, 11:48 AM Reply   
Yeah thats what i figured, it crazy how many of them there are. Seem slike they would fix the problem.
Old     (trevo55)      Join Date: Oct 2007       10-03-2008, 11:52 AM Reply   
they did for 09
Old     (adam_balon)      Join Date: Jul 2003       10-03-2008, 1:11 PM Reply   
i understand cosmetic blems.... but unloading boards with glass cracking etc.... is lame. and it bypasses local dealers....

too much of this stuff happening in the small fragile industry.
Old     (jaegermaster)      Join Date: Sep 2002       10-03-2008, 6:19 PM Reply   
FYI, many times blems are not under warranty. Just my experience.
Old     (luke_j)      Join Date: Jul 2008       10-03-2008, 7:52 PM Reply   
its not glass cracking, it's nothing but a clear gloss sheet on top of the board. you can peel it off and the board is still fine underneath it. entirely just a graphical blem
Old     (wakebadass)      Join Date: Aug 2006       10-05-2008, 1:36 PM Reply   
Those boards will look at lot worse after they get ridden, we have one come back to our shop and it was everywhere on the board, basicly when the board flexs it cracks even more.
Old     (shredsickgnar)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-05-2008, 1:42 PM Reply   
I rode a Slingshot blem all year, couldn't find anything wrong with it and it rode amazing.

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