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BNS Wax Recommendation

Categories: Wax Reports | Author: SuperUser Account | Posted: 1/19/2017 | Views: 2297
Ski Rennet

BNS Wax Recommendation

Ski Rennet

Event Information-

Hyland Park, Bloomington, Minnesota

Race Wax Service-

We will be collecting skis on Thursday at our shop in Bloomington for a Friday 5pm pickup. Cost for full ski service including pure fluoro topcoat is $85. 

Today - Areas of dense fog before 3pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 41. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

Tonight - A chance of drizzle, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 34. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

Friday - A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 38. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

Friday Night - A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 34. East southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Saturday - A 50 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 41. East southeast wind around 5 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.


Base Layer: Ski*Go LF Graphite for durability 

Race Paraffin: Ski*Go HF Yellow mixed with Ski*Go HF Violet 50/50

Fluoro Powder: Ski*Go C22 Powder
Topcoat: Ski*Go C22 block/C22 liquid mixed and rotofleeced together

Structure: Holmenkol Structure tool with 2 rollers, 2 passes

Kick: Start with a thin layer of Rode Chola, klisters to test are Ski*Go HF Yellow, Ski*Go HF Uni, Guru Red or Red/Silver, Holmenkol Black Spez, Rex Universal, Start Uni Plus.


Test Discussion-

We prefer to mix the Ski*Go HF Yellow paraffin with HF Violet in coarse man-made snow even when wet.  For klister we have had good luck mixing the Ski*Go HF Yellow with Ski*Go HF Uni or HF Violet in wet, coarse man-made.  Guru Red, Guru Red/Silver, and Holmenkol Bk/Spez can also be good in extremely wet conditions.  We will be testing kick and topcoats on Friday morning at the venue, check back for results.


CONCLUSIONARY NOTES – BNS will have a table set up and will be testing top coats, kick, and hand structure at the venue.  Come by to get our latest test results and recommendations.

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