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Applying Flite 11 Pure Fluoro

Fast Wax Tip

Tue, Dec  11, 2007 - By Dan Meyer

FastWas Flite 11 cross country ski wax

Flite 11 is a pure 100% High-grade fluorine in powder (5g container) or a convenient compressed powder bar (25g). Apply over the Race Waxes for extra water repellency and long lasting glide. Includes instructions for corking or ironing.

Flite 11 is designed for temperatures between 25° to 42° F.

Application Instructions for Flite 11:

Iron Instructions

  1. Follow the Fast Wax instructions for preparing and waxing the ski base.
  2. Apply Flite powder to the ski base and distribute evenly.
  3. Iron in from tip to tail, even pressure and steady slow speed with the iron (low heat).
  4. Cork the ski from tip to tail, use high pressure rapid speed to make powder blend into the ski base.
  5. Let the ski cool slowly.
  6. Brush with coarse then fine brush always working the ski from tip to tail.
  7. Polish ski base.

Corking Instructions

  1. Follow the Fast Wax instructions for preparing and waxing ski base.
  2. Apply Flite powder to the ski base and distribute evenly.
  3. Cork the Flite powder working the ski from tip to tail, use high pressure and rapid speed to generate enough heat to make powder blend into the ski base.
  4. Brush with coarse then fine brush always working the ski from tip to tail.
  5. Polish ski base.

Video

Watch the video (2.5 Mb) of Fast Wax founder, Dan Meyer, showing how to apply Flite Fluoro bar to the ski base. (The video was produced by Bruce Adelsman of http://www.skinnyski.com).

 

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