Swix Pro Racing Diamond Stones vs Moonflex Diamond Stones

Discussion in 'Tuning Techniques and Tool Information' started by speedster, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. speedster

    speedster Booting up Skier

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  2. Johnny V.

    Johnny V. Half Fast Hobby Racer Skier

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    I've used Moonflex for several years-be interesting to hear opinions on the Swix Pro. I've never felt that the Moonflex actually flexed.
     
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  3. Jacques

    Jacques Workin' It on Skis Best I Can Skier

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    They are both good. One needs to work hard to "flex" them. When base beveling or deburring the pressure from fingers is directly over the edge so not trying to flex the stone.
     
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  4. KingGrump

    KingGrump Most Interesting Man In The World Team Gathermeister

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    I have both. The moonflex feels more aggressive in cutting.
    I like the feel of the moonflex better. It has a softer feel. The aluminum plate on the Swix transmits a lot of shcck.
    Durability wise, unless you are tuning skis commercially or using it wrong. It would be tough to wear out a diamond stone.
     
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  5. Jason Kurth

    Jason Kurth Florida Downhiller Skier

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    meaning to get some better diamond stones. how much improvement are either over basic DMT stones?
     


  6. Noodler

    Noodler Coming out of hibernation... Skier

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    Moonflex are significantly better than DMT, but I still use DMT stones for specific purposes (smoothing my edge guide contact surfaces, they fit into my Toko WC base guide, etc.).
     
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  7. Jason Kurth

    Jason Kurth Florida Downhiller Skier

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    Cool ended up ordering a set of 4 100mm swix since I have expertvoice discount for them. Will use smaller dmt for adjustable edge guide.

    Also a trick some people may not know. Get a belt sander cleaning block. The dmt stones clog easily and you just rub the stones on the cleaning block to get them fresh and ungumed up.
     
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    speedster

    speedster Booting up Skier

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    Thanks for the tip!
     

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