a couple days to a week is usually fine up to a month or two is fine but more will actually do more harm than good as the seasons change and the humidity changes.
it is best to remove wood of both sides to limit warping
Hey Phil, I'm going to add shot the belt of my seasoft free this morning, what did you use to fill the holes you made to pour it in?
Also, you mentioned that you would have routed the hose of your water bladder differently, how would you have done it?
Thanks a ton for your help,