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How to fix your Surfboard with Solarez

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There is never a good time to ding your board, but with Solarez fixing your board is as easy as waxing up for your next session. Solarez have you covered regardless of your board’s construction type or how it's has been dinged. Best of all, most of their products only take a few minutes to dry.  


Below you will find some handy info about some of our most popular Solarez products to help you pick the right one for you. Plus some great step by step video tutorials from Sloarez on how to fix common dings to a professional standard. 


Solarez Polyester Ding Repair


The classic Solarez Polyester Ding Repair tube that we all know & love. This tube alone will solve 90% of your ding issues. With resin & fibre strands already mixed together & a dry time of three minutes in the sun, it’s the best you can get. 



It is not hard to fix the tail of your surfboard. After you watch this step by step video you will have the info you need to fix your own board with Solarez.


Solarez Epoxy Ding Repair


If your board is epoxy, Solarez can help you too. Their Solarez Epoxy Ding Repair tube is formulated especially for Styrofoam-core surfboards. Cures in the sun with a very tough finish with considerable flexibility.


Rail dings may look tricky. but this step by step video will help you get a nice clean finish to you rail repair.


Microlite White Repair

Some dings are bigger than others. Whether your leggie snapped while surfing St Clair at high tide or Medina ran you over at Lower Trestles, Solarez Microlite will fill in any foam you may have lost. This is much better than just filling up your ding with resin as it keeps your board light & balanced.


If your board has lost a little foam, watch this video to see how to fix it with Solarez Microlite.


Travel kits


Without a doubt the worst time to damage your board is on a surf trip. Solarez remove the stress from ‘dings on the road’ with their neatly packed Travel Kits. They have everything you need to fix your board when you’re away from home. All you have to do is pick the right for your surfboards construction type & pack the kit away easily into your luggage.



While all of these Solarez products are great for minor ding repairs, for any major damage to your board we recommend taking your board to your shaper or local ding person. Only fix your board yourself if you feel comfortable doing so. If you feel a certain repair job is beyond your skill level, then play it safe & get it fixed professionally.  


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