|of all the things to get
A product that does just what it promises to do; that
does away with nasty chemicals which are customarily used for the purpose;
and that is made from a waste product that would otherwise go to the dump -
yes, I can indeed get excited about this!
|The problem is
removal of wax from boards. The answer is this innocuous-looking handful of
stuffed green stocking-type material. Instead of Kerosene or other solvents that
harm you, the environment, and possibly your board as well, you scrape away
the bulk of wax with a scraper or credit-card or what-have-you, and then rub
at the remnants with this green thing. It will quickly turn fairly ugly (see
above), but continue to work, taking the wax off, leaving you with a lovely
|What starts out as a
plump, brilliantly green sausage, soon acquires a "Couleur-de-Muerkel" as my Granma
used to say; and little by little, doing its duty, it gives up its stuffing,
until - alas! - there is nothing but Muerkel and no more stuffing.
The one on the left served faithfully in my shop for
about 6 months, which probably equates an average surfer's lifetime use.
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