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RSPro HexaTraction

SKU: RSPHEX


TRACTION FOR THE YEAR WE LIVE IN

RSPro has stepped up their line of overly engineered SUP and surf products to include HexaTraction - a clear non-skid solution to wax. HexaTraction can be adapted to any stand up paddleboard, short board, longboard, or kite board. It can easily be installed using the template included with each kit. HexaTraction is water proof and and helps protect boards from UV exposure. Whether you surf or race - this light weight traction gets the job done without wax.





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Price: $64.99
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RSPro HexaTraction
RSPro HexaTraction
RSPro HexaTraction
RSPro HexaTraction
RSPro HexaTraction
RSPro HexaTraction
RSPro HexaTraction
RSPro HexaTraction
RSPro HexaTraction
RSPro HexaTraction
RSPro HexaTraction
RSPro HexaTraction
RSPro HexaTraction
RSPro HexaTraction
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Product Details

ˇTemperature independent grip & traction

ˇLight, thin, and doesn't absorb water

ˇNo melting, no hassle, no residues, no contamination

ˇSuper-easy to install modular configuration

ˇTransparent, so it doesn't cover your board graphics

ˇUV protection and waterproofing for your board deck

ˇAutomotive, RSPro® quality

ˇNon-Aggressive to your skin

ˇDesigned and Manufactured in Barcelona, Spain



Specifications:

ˇ1 kit (box) is composed by 18 full hexagons and 4 half hexagons of 16cm (6.3") and a HexaTraction star shaped template to make installation even easier

ˇFull kit net weight: 115 grams / 4 ounces

ˇSurf short board: 1 kit (box) would be enough.

ˇFun boards and Long boards: 2 kits (boxes) recommended

ˇSUP nose: 1 kit (box) would be enough

ˇSUP full deck: 2-3 kits (boxes) recommended



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HexaTraction

Custom Sizing

A single HexaTraction kit (box) includes eighteen 6 inch hexagons, four half-hexagons and a HexaTraction star shaped template to make installation easy. The HexaTraction kit has a net weight of 4 oz.

Hexatraction kits allow you to cover any sized surf, kite, or SUP board. Each kit covers approximately 3.75 Square Feet. Follow this cheat sheet to properly outfit your board:


HexaTraction Sizing



Installation:


  1. Don't install it on a cold environment. We recommend to install it at room temperature. Below 20ēC (68F) the material and glue tend to get rigid, so it would make the installation more difficult.
  2. Throughly clean the area with alcohol or similar. Make sure no rest of wax is present. Avoid industrial cleaners.
  3. Before starting, layout the HexaTraction hexagons choosing the best pattern to cover the area where you need grip and traction.
  4. PRO TIP: Peel exactly half of the adhesive backing of the first HexaTraction hexagon, so it will be super easy to align with the board center line.
  5. Pour plenty of water. Plenty! It will help on having no air bubbles.
  6. Stick half of the hexagon making sure to remove all air and water out by rubbing with your fingers and/or cloth. Remove the other half of the backing and squeeze all the air and water out.
  7. PRO TIP: Squeeze from the center to the edges or from one side to the opposite so all air and water gets out.
  8. Using the HexaTraction black star as a template, progress through the deck one hexagon at a time.
  9. PRO TIP: Align by the side of the hexagon with the adhesive backing on.
  10. Complete the layout using the half hexagons if needed.
  11. You're done. Review all hexagons, making sure all the water is out, let it dry (not on the sun) and let it cure for some hours before heading to the water.

HexaTraction uses a strong adhesive. If you need to remove it, we advice to use a hair dryer or heatgun to apply some gentle heat so the adhesive softens, and removal is easier. Specially if your board is painted or coated.