Featured Tuning season begins

Discussion in 'Tuning Techniques and Tool Information' started by Dwight, Sep 13, 2018.

  1. Dwight

    Dwight Practitioner of skiing, solid and liquid Admin Moderator

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    And so it begins.
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  2. Jacques

    Jacques Workin' It on Skis Best I Can Skier

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    WHAT? No DPS Phantom 2.0? :facepalm:
     
  3. Jacques

    Jacques Workin' It on Skis Best I Can Skier

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    BTW, what's the Simple Green for?
     
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    Dwight

    Dwight Practitioner of skiing, solid and liquid Admin Moderator

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    Water downed Simple green for cleaning and for lubricating the edge grinder.
     
  5. Jacques

    Jacques Workin' It on Skis Best I Can Skier

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    Well......you won't need any of that soap wax stuff. You know the one that starts with an "H" and ends with an "L". You'll have plenty of soap already!
     


  6. cantunamunch

    cantunamunch Meh Skier

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    Yes...BUT...I think both of you need more perfume/fragrance/smell in your waxes...

    I'm going to do the kindhearted, decent thing here and send you all my O..e .B..ll .J.y leftovers.

    Bubble Gum Stench 4EVA!

    :roflmao::roflmao::roflmao:
     
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  7. Sibhusky

    Sibhusky Out on the slopes Inactive

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    Boy, I thought I was bad starting in October...
     
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  8. BGreen

    BGreen Out on the slopes Skier

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    Nice choice of edger. You chose wisely. ;)
     
  9. Lorenzzo

    Lorenzzo Snow Skier Skier

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    It's not tuning season in this house until Podium opens.
     
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  10. Pete in Idaho

    Pete in Idaho Out on the slopes Skier

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    ME TOO. I don't break out the stuff until it at least gets a little cold.
     
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  11. Steve

    Steve Ankler Skier

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    I have to take my bike tuning vice down to change over, so I don't change over until it's too cold to cycle. unnamed.jpg
     
  12. Karl B

    Karl B USSA L100 Skier

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    I'll wait until we get a rainy Saturday in October.
     
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  13. silverback

    silverback Getting on the lift Skier

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    They're open. I picked mine up the other day.
     
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  14. Lorenzzo

    Lorenzzo Snow Skier Skier

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    Then I guess it is tuning season.
     
  15. cantunamunch

    cantunamunch Meh Skier

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    Who's had a swap already? Our first is on Sunday.
     
  16. Mendieta

    Mendieta Master of Snowplow Moderator

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    You guys are nuts. Except for @Dwight . You start as soon as you can. And extend the season as long as you can. Or else.

    On my side:
    • Got a ski package for my girl. Boots and skis. @SkiEssentials
    • Got my son fitted boots. Yay.
    • Sent his skis and mine for a full tune. Mine (rally) 1/3. All done.
    :yahoo:
     
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  17. Lorenzzo

    Lorenzzo Snow Skier Skier

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    I don’t know, I’m not married.
     
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  18. KingGrump

    KingGrump Most Interesting Man In The World Team Gathermeister

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    What is a swap? :huh:
     
  19. Marker

    Marker XLTL Skier

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    I tuned the family skis and applied prep/storage wax before putting them away last spring, but will need to finish the prep wax cycles before applying the first on-snow wax of the season. I usually wait until after our local ski swap in DE in early October in case I see something there I like. The guy who originally fitted my boots is big like me and has the same BSL. I almost bought his Atomic Vantage 100 with Pivot 14 bindings last year! Instead, I waited and got powder skis for the wife and I over the summer and immediately went to work on those. So may be I'll need to start earlier this year. How do you guys with big quivers keep up with all those skis?
     
  20. cantunamunch

    cantunamunch Meh Skier

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    Thursday nights? One can do 4-5 pairs in an evening easy once one has the workflow, waxing, edgework and cooling stations sorted. OFC, the waxes will have to wait until the am to get scraped, but *shrug* it really isn't hard.
     

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