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Cross Country Ski Waxing and Base Prep

Build Your Own Hot Box
Build Your Own Hot Box

Build Your Own Hot Box

12/10/2005 - By Rob Blazoff

Here's the story of how I built a wall-mount wax box based on instructions provide by Nat Brown, former owner of Nordic Ultratune. I can probably put 6 pairs of skis in the box at one time.,

New Swix Racing Service and US Web Site
New Swix Racing Service and US Web Site

New Swix Racing Service and US Web Site

12/4/2005 - By Mike Muha

Swix develops racing service team to support major Nordic events in the US and launches a Swix Racing USA web site that will post wax reports, recommendations, and racing service notes.,

Waxing Secrets from West Yellowstone

12/2/2005 - By Curt Peterson

At West Yellowstone, I attended most of the wax information meetings by Swix, Toko, and Holmenkol and talked to factory representatives. Here are some of the highlights.,

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Swix School: New Online Waxing & Prepping School
Swix School: New Online Waxing & Prepping School

Swix School: New Online Waxing & Prepping School

10/6/2005 - By Mike Muha

Swix has released a new free web site called the Swix School that provides excellent narrated videos of how to prepare and wax skis. Each lesson - and there are many! - has a video and illustrations of what operation is taking place.,

New Solda Waxes for the 2005-2006

9/21/2005 - By Mike Muha

Solda has released several new waxes for the 2005-2006 season. Here's the hype with a few comments...,

Toko Tech Manual 2005-2006

9/15/2005 - By Toko

Describes - in great detail - base structuring, glide waxing, kick waxing, waxing tools, ironing techniques, and glide testing. A must read for any racer, even if you don't use Toko waxes. 438KB PDF file,

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START Grip Tape for Classic Skis
START Grip Tape for Classic Skis

START Grip Tape for Classic Skis

3/12/2005 - By John O'Connell

Grip Tape is applied like Scotch Tape to the kick zone of your classic skis. According to Start, 'it's one product for all conditions from +5° to -20°C, Start Grip Tape gives excellent grip, which lasts 250 km or even more.' Here's what I found...,

Toko Wax Secrets

2/16/2004 - By Mike Muha

So when do you use Toko Helix, JetStream, and X-Cold Powder? Well, the first thing you do is ignore the temperature ranges on the wax boxes. Here's some new information from a Toko wax clinic at the National Masters...,

Wax-Tips With SOLDA Glide Wax

11/18/2003 - By Torbjorn Karlsen

Make it simple and focus on three or four waxes for your training needs. Add a few additional waxes for superb race skis. And as for using a large number of glide wax layers? Forget about it!,

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Secret Tool: Your Freezer

4/5/2003 - By Mike Muha

This morning is 'Ski Season Spring Cleaning' morning! Time to do those tasks that need to be done to transition from skiing to spring training: equipment prep and wax tips. And just what does a freezer have to do with this?,

Do-It-Yourself Plastic Scraper Sharpeners

2/10/2003 - By Dan Johnson

Here's a couple of low tech solutions which seem to work very well for making a *flat*, *square* edge on a Plexiglas scraper.,

Toko Waxing & Tuning CD

1/3/2003 - By Mike Muha

Toko has a new "Waxing & Tuning" narrated video CD that reviews base repair, cleaning, and waxing of both classic and skating skis, for both racer and novice waxers.,

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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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