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Wax recommendations for the Vasa!

Fri, Feb  10, 2017 - By Mike Muha

Wax recommendations for upcoming Vasa races!

Saturday, February 11, 2017

North American Vasa, Traverse City, MI

Check the trail reports for latest conditions!

The trails will probably be old, transformed wet snow, icey in places.

Solda Glide wax options:

Good Wax
Base of Solda Performance Green and Solda UF7, mixed 50/50
Paraffin: Solda F15 Orange, or mix Solda F15 Red and F15 Yellow, 50/50/

Better Wax
Base of Solda HC28, then apply Performance Green and UF7 mixed.
Paraffin: Solda F31 Orange, or mix F31 Red and Yellow, 50/50.

Best Wax
Base of Solda FC27, the apply Performance Green and UF7 mixed 50/50.
Paraffin: Solda F40 Orange Special, or F40 Red Special and F40 Yellow Special mixed 50/50.
Powder: Apply Solda Fluor 100. Then top with Solda Powerjet one. Rub on a good layer, then iron in with medium heat and a layer of fiberlene between the iron and the ski base.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

North American Vasa Classic, Traverse City, MI

Check the trail reports for latest conditions!

Solda Glide wax options For Vasa Classic:

Good Wax
Base of Solda Performance Green and Solda UF7, mixed 50/50
Paraffin: Solda F15 Pink, or mix Solda F15 Red and F15 Yellow, 50/50/

Better Wax
Base of Solda HC28, then apply Performance Green and UF7 mixed.
Paraffin: Solda F31 Pink if it is sowing. If snow doesn't happen then mix F40 Red Special and F40 Yellow Special 1:2.

Best Wax
Base of Solda FC27, the apply Performance Green and UF7 mixed 50/50.
Paraffin: Solda F31 Pink if snowing, or F40 Red Special and F40 Yellow Special mixed 1:2.
Powder: Apply Solda Fluor 100. Then top with Solda Powerjet one. Rub on a good layer, then iron in with medium heat and a layer of fiberlene between the iron and the ski base.

Classic track is likely to glaze, but with new snow be careful of klister. A thin layer of Rode Cialla covered with Rode Fast Red Extra could be tested. If the snow falls, try a layering of Rode Super Wiess and Rode Fast Red Extra, alternating and corking carefully. Finis with the Fast Red Extra.