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Digital Waxing Irons, Part 1

Thoughts of Proper Wax Iron Temperature

Thu, Jan 18, 2007 - By Zachary Caldwell

Everybody understands the importance of good thermostatic control. But why spend hundreds of dollars on a digital iron? Most people figure that its to avoid burning your bases, and that is certainly a major consideration. But there's more.

Swix V50L Violet Liquid Kick Wax

Mon, Dec 25, 2006 - By Nick Mahood, SWIX Racing Service

Application of the Liquid kick is fast and easy. Starting with a clean kick zone, I lightly sanded and then sprayed on the wax in two thin strips on either side of the groove. Done in 30 seconds!

Classic ski waxing tip

Use Masking Tape to Protect Your Kick Zone

Tue, Dec 19, 2006 - By Mike Muha

Here's an easy way top keep glide wax from getting in your classic ski's kick zone when you're glide waxing: use masking tape to cover the kick zone.

Just Say NO! to Wax Remover

Thu, Dec 14, 2006 - By Mike Muha

Using wax remover on your skis is generally not the optimal method for cleaning your skis. It's not that waxing solvents are necessarily bad for the base material, it really has to do with how it impacts your ski's performance.

Wax Tip of the Week

How to put on Kick Wax

Sun, Dec 10, 2006 - By Phil White, SWIX Colorado Racing Service

Putting on kick wax can be simple and easy, if you have the technique down. Once you’ve chosen the wax du jour (Norwegian for “what to put on today”), you need to apply it correctly.

Regarding Mark Waechter’s Remarks in 'Dissecting Kuzmin'

Wed, Nov 29, 2006 - By Leonid Kuzmin

Leonid Kuzmin has been a the center of a controversy regarding the structuring and waxing xc skis. Here, he responds to an article written by Mark Waechter or Nordic Ultratune.

Swix Wax Tip

Ironing: What to Buy, How to Use, When to Iron

Sat, Nov 25, 2006 - By Phil White, SWIX Colorado Racing Service

When you use the iron, go from tip to tail in one continuous motion. Don’t stop in the middle to adjust your iPod, just keep moving.

Wax Tip of the Week

Selecting the Right Kick Wax

Wed, Nov 22, 2006 - By Swix

Ski far enough to give the wax a chance to become "conditioned" by the snow. Usually during the first hundred meters or so the wax might feel a bit slippery, which is normal.

Part Two: Structure & the use of the Swix T401 & T405 Imprint Tools

Tue, Nov 21, 2006 - By Kevin Sweeney

After classifying different structures, Kevin gives some practical guidelines when setting structure with hand held tools.

Pimp My Hot Box!

Fri, Nov 17, 2006 - By Ken Roth

Thought you might enjoy these pictures of the latest iteration of my hot box.

Toko: Strengths and Weaknesses of 4 Kinds of Brushes

Wed, Nov 15, 2006 - By Toko

Here's a 2005 season Toko tech bulletin on how and when to use which Toko brush. Compare with the Swix recommendations in the adjoining article!

Wax/Ski Prep Tip

The Five Swix Brushes in My Wax Box

Wed, Nov 15, 2006 - By Nick Mahood, Swix Eastern Racing Service

Knowing which brush to use when can be confusing and sometimes, and sometimes controversial. I have five brushes in my wax box.

Swix Wax Tips

Try Swix F4 for a Quick Wax job

Mon, Nov 13, 2006 - By Phil White, Colorado Racing Service

In the real world, you don't always have time to iron in glide wax, scrape and brush. So how do you keep your bases from drying out?

Swix Wax Tips

Structure & the use of the Swix T401 & T405 Imprint Tools

Sat, Nov 11, 2006 - By Kevin Sweeney, National Nordic Racing Director

The following is our latest and most up to date information on base structure and the use of our world renowned imprint tools, the new T405 and the industry benchmark, the T401.

Swix Wax Tips

Use CH4 for Dry, Cold Snow

Sat, Nov 4, 2006 - By Phil White SWIX Colorado Racing Service

First, I make sure my skis have plenty of soft wax in the bases. I will iron in several layers of Base Prep Nordic (BP99), then scrape and brush.

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