How To Remove Stomp Pad From Snow Board
Learn how to remove stomp pad from your snow board. If you have an old had stomp pad, replacing it can freshen the look of your snow board. Old stomp pads can also be dangerous if they no longer provide any grip. Applying a new stomp pad will increase your ability to stand on your snow board. The stomp pad provides a firm base for your back foot to rest, when your foot is not in the binding.
Here are the supplies needed to remove your stomp pad:
- Heat gun (or blow dryer)
- Adhesive remover (or dish soap)
- Support your snowboard. Support your snowboard before attempting to remove the stomp pad. You can rest the board on a flat surface, such as a table. Put a blanket between the board and the table to protect the surface from scratching.
- Apply heat to the old stomp pad. Slowly heat up the area where the stomp pad is attached to the snow board. Be careful not to apply too much as you may warp your snowboard, or delaminate the surface. Apply heat in a slow gradual manner, until the stomp pad begins to come loose.
- Remove the stomp pad. The warm stomp pad should slide right off the board. There will be a small amount of reside which will remain on the snowboard. This is similar to the material left behind after removing a decal. Use a gentle adhesive remove or dish soap to clean the residue.
- Apply a new stomp pad. The new pad can be applied to the snow board. Remove the backing from the new pad. Be sure the surface of the snowboard is dry and clean. Press the new stomp pad firmly onto the snow board.