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Cross Country Ski Waxing and Base Prep

Base Structuring for a Single Pair of Skis

1/2/2008 - By Dan Meyer

If you have one pair of skis, changing the base structure will be a regular occurrence as snow type, temperature and conditions change.,

Glide Waxing for Man-Made Snow

12/24/2007 - By Dan Meyer

Artificial or man-made snow is a combination of snow, dirt and oil. Man-made snow is a hard particle of ice, not a hollow flake of snow. For this reason, wax recommendations will change slightly from those for natural snow.,

Give your skis a proper brush-off
Give your skis a proper brush-off

Give your skis a proper brush-off

12/17/2007 - By Ian Harvey

When to use copper, horsehair, nlyon polishing, and nylon brushes.,

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Applying Flite 11 Pure Fluoro

12/11/2007 - By Dan Meyer

For extra water replellency and long lasting glide in temperatures between 25 and 42F, use Flite 11 over your other race waxes. Video!,

Applying Toko Klister Grip Spray Green

12/8/2007 - By Ian Harvey

Carbon Klister Grip Spray Green is a very convenient and effective product. When conditions are between hard wax and klister, it is very effective to use a thin klister binder and cover it with hard wax. ,

Clean the base of your iron
Clean the base of your iron

Clean the base of your iron

12/6/2007 - By Ian Harvey

To avoid breathing more smoke than necessary and to keep the base of the iron clean, remember to regularly wipe the base of the iron while using it.,

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Gliding Waxing Race Skis

12/4/2007 - By Dan Meyer

Detailed instructions for glide waxing waxing race skis.,

Prepping New or Stone Ground Skis

11/27/2007 - By Dan Meyer

Have a new pair of skis or had an old pair ground? Here are detailed waxing instructions to make sure your skis are fast.,

Keeping your brushes clean
Keeping your brushes clean

Keeping your brushes clean

11/15/2007 - By Ian Harvey

After a while, brushes can become clogged with wax and even dirt. Here are a couple recommened (and some not recommended) ways of cleaning your brushes.,

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Nordic UltraTune Newsletter Out!

10/31/2007 - By Mark Waechter

In this issue: Preparing for Altitude, Picking Mashus Skate Skis, dhesion: A description of Ski Drag in Wet Conditions, and Choosing Grinds / New Grinds,

Waxing for Cold Temps and Abrasive Conditions

10/25/2007 - By Ian Harvey

Here's some tips on when to use Toko LF Blue, Xcold, and JetStream Moly when the temperatures drop...,

Two Ways to Apply HelX

10/2/2007 - By Ian Harvey

There are two ways to apply Toko HelX. One way is used when time is limited or the application is done outdoors; the other is used for indoor application.,

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