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Thudman

Blown edge repair?

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Can anyone suggest a good shop in Portland for a blown edge and base repair. I'd post the photo, but it's so disturbing that I fear the moderator would have to edit it.

 

Other than that, please pray for more snow and help put an end to this type of needless carnage. cry.gif

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I once blew out my old Rossi 4s's in a big way. I decided to save some money...as I was in high school and had none...and made the repairs myself. I started with a really good epoxy, warming it so that it would fill he blown side wall completely, I then used more epoxy and fiberglass to fill the hole. I p-texed the base and reground the edges. Finally I airbrushed the sidewall white again. It was beautiful and the only way I could tell that I had ripped the edge off was that the Rossignol label was missing from the sidewall. I think I skied them twice before I cut them in half and turned them into furniture. SO...how bout a nice park bench?

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