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Cross Country Ski Waxing and Base Prep

Something different: Canoe waxing!
Something different: Canoe waxing!

Something different: Canoe waxing!

3/23/2011 - By Eric Fraser

Although ski wax is designed for skiing, there are some who use it for activities that are completely different. An unwaxed canoe can require a bull weight of over 50 pounds compared to a well waxed canoe which can require less than 13 pounds.

Choosing the right ski for the West Yellowstone Rendezvous

3/15/2011 - By Jason Travis

In cross country ski racing, you can be the most fit, have the most savy, eat the best foods, use the best wax, have all the best equipment and get your butt kicked if you choose the wrong skis.

Fluorocarbons waxes are a skier’s best friend
Fluorocarbons waxes are a skier’s best friend

Fluorocarbons waxes are a skier’s best friend

2/22/2011 - By Swix

The benefits of pure Fluoros increase as the length of race increases, humidity/water increases or dirt increases. It should be noted that in most every condition any FC Top Coat is better than using no FC Top Coat

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Waxing for VASA with Eli
Waxing for VASA with Eli

Waxing for VASA with Eli

2/10/2011 - 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
Information on Fluorinated Waxes

Information on Fluorinated Waxes

2/9/2011 - 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

2/9/2011 - 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 UpNorthLive.com.

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Waxing with Solda for cold snow
Waxing with Solda for cold snow

Waxing with Solda for cold snow

2/3/2011 - 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
Vauhti ski wax manual

Vauhti ski wax manual

2/2/2011 - 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.

2/2/2011 - By Mike Muha

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

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JetStream Application and Rotocorking Tips
JetStream Application and Rotocorking Tips

JetStream Application and Rotocorking Tips

2/2/2011 - 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?
Klister Cushion?

Klister Cushion?

2/1/2011 - 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?

Transcript of Live Chat with Eli Brown

1/26/2011 - By Eli Brown

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

More Equipment News...

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WAXING WIZARDS

Fast Wax Nordic Wax Wizard

Fast Wax Nordic Wax Wizard

Fast Wax Nordic Wax Wizard

SOLDA Ski Wax Maestro

Toko Wax Coach

Toko Wax Coach

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