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 Post subject: Snow build up on voille skins
PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:28 pm 
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I getting lots of snow build up on my skins after my 1st run of the day, the temp is around 0 degrees celcius. I have tried waxing the skins but they still accumulate the snow.

Does anyone have any advise, it pisses me off very heavy.


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 Post subject: Re: Snow build up on voille skins
PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2012 1:15 pm 
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I have noticed a similar problem with my skins.

when I get that snow buildup on them I....
1.step outof my board
2.pick up one "ski"
3. rub "ski" WITH THE DIRERECTION OF THE SKIN against the other ski's edge
4. then i repeat with other ski.

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 Post subject: Re: Snow build up on voille skins
PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2012 1:26 pm 
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Did you wax before or after they started gunking up with snow? You should do it before you start the day if you think its going to be warm. There is a video somewhere, I think from tetonat that shows a method of waxing into the skins with an iron. That may help, I have not tried.


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