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Waxing for VASA with Eli

Thu, Feb 10, 2011 - By Eli Brown

Getting tuned in and ready for the big weekend at the Vasa. Just wanted to go over some waxing ideas and methods to get you tuned up for the Vasa.

Information on Fluorinated Waxes

Wed, Feb 9, 2011 - By Ian Harvey

One quirk about Fluorocarbon waxes is that they do not "like" hydrocarbon waxes (think oil and water). Fluorinated hydrocarbons (Dibloc LF and HF) are the link between them. They are a hybrid between the two types (hence the name Toko Dibloc).

Q&A with Eli Brown at Noon TODAY

Wed, Feb 9, 2011 - By Mike Muha

Eli Brown was asked to do a weekly live web chat on waxing with the local NBC affiliate; the third session is at noon today. You can ask him questions online at

Why Not Use Isotropic Surface Structures?

Fri, Feb 4, 2011 - By Mark Waechter

I am occasionally asked why ski bases don't have random or non-directional structures. Typically the question is posed with the addition of " a golf ball!"

Waxing with Solda for cold snow

Thu, Feb 3, 2011 - By Bert Hinkley

In cold snow it is a good idea to harden the bases with F15 Blue. Then go with other wax options based on snow and temp and humidity.

Vauhti ski wax manual

Wed, Feb 2, 2011 - By Rick Weir

Vauhti ski wax manual: Flour powders, Flour liquids, Flour emulsions, LF Flours, kick waxes, etc. and instructions...

Q&A with Eli Brown at Noon Today..OR NOT.

Wed, Feb 2, 2011 - By Mike Muha

UPDATE: Eli and the station got their signals crossed. The chat will be NEXT Tuesday...

JetStream Application and Rotocorking Tips

Wed, Feb 2, 2011 - By Ian Harvey

There are various ways to apply JetStream (or any other fluorocarbon). Sometimes the end result is the same and sometimes one method of application yields an advantage over another. Here are 3 main options and their merits.

Klister Cushion?

Tue, Feb 1, 2011 - By Chris Hall

Using hard wax, we often do a hard-over, putting the softer wax underneath as cushion and using the colder on top so it doesn't ice, and then might wear away as the day warms, snow gets warmer. Is the same process ever used with klister?

Swix - A perfect pole for every skier

Fri, Jan 28, 2011 - By Swix

To help skiers understand the subtle differences in the Swix pole line we offer the Swix Performance Index a theoretical matrix comparing weight, pendulum, stiffness, strength and of Swix poles.

Transcript of Live Chat with Eli Brown

Wed, Jan 26, 2011 - By Eli Brown

If you missed it: The transcript from the live chat with Eli Brown on waxing (and a little bit on equipment).

Q&A with Eli Brown at Noon TODAY

Wed, Jan 26, 2011 - By MIke Muha

Eli Brown was asked to do a weekly live web chat on waxing with the local NBC affiliate at noon today. You can ask him questions online at

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