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Bronze Roto Brush

Rode Bronze Roto Brush | 100mm

An aggressive roto brush


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About this series: Rode Roto Brushes
  • Rode Roto Handle | 100mm|120mm|200mm|300mm
    Roto Handle
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    $90.00
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    $90.00
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  • Rode Roto Shield | 100mm
    Roto Shield
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    $95.00
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    $95.00
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  • Rode Roto Cork | 100mm|120mm
    Roto Cork
    Regular price
    $52.00
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    $52.00
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  • Rode Roto Felt | 100mm
    Roto Felt
    Regular price
    $60.00
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    $60.00
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  • Rode Soft Nylon Roto Brush | 100mm|120mm|300mm
    Soft Nylon Roto Brush
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    $52.00
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    $52.00
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  • Rode Hard Nylon Roto Brush | 100mm|120mm|300mm
    Hard Nylon Roto Brush
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    $52.00
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    $52.00
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  • Rode Horsehair Roto Brush | 100mm|120mm|300mm
    Horsehair Roto Brush
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    $52.00
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    $52.00
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  • Rode Bronze Roto Brush | 100mm
    Bronze Roto Brush
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    $95.00
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    $95.00
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Application Methods

Safety Warning!

In the application process of some ski wax products, you and others can ba exposed to dangerous dust, fumes or residues. With the correct safety protolcols in place, these risks can be mitiagted and waxing can be very safe.

Safe Waxing protolcol:

  1. Always wax in a well-ventilated area. Outside is best. If you have to wax inside make sure there is some sort of air exchanger in place. Range hoods are best. Fans are better than nothing. Be sure to point out any lack of air exchanging equipment to the staff of any waxing facility or the race organizers.
  2. Whenever using any kind of heat in the waxing process (irons, heat guns, torches) always wear a respirator. Respirators that cover your eyes are best and check for a fluorocarbon rating on your respirator. Remember, the most dangerous fumes are not from powders but resins in grip wax and klisters. Wear a mask even when you are using non-fluorinated waxes since fumes from burnt paraffins are not OK to inhale. Respirators are required in the wax room.
  3. When creating any dust in the waxing process (brushing, scraping) always wear a respirator and gloves. Compounds in blocks, liquids, powders, klisters, and other hardwaxes can be absorbed through the skin. Wax companies keep their wax recipes secret so we have no idea what chemical compounds are present in most waxes nor their effects on the body. Always wear gloves while waxing to reduce your risk to negligible levels.
  4. People who are not waxing are not allowed in the wax room.
  5. Be sure to safely dispose of wax shavings and dust. Contained in a plastic garbage bag is adequate.

With the proper level of adult responsibility, any wax can be used perfectly safely and with negligible harm to the environment. Follow the correct safety protocols whenever you enter a wax room and be prepared with the right safety equipment. Remember to enjoy your fast skis to the max!

    How to Prepare your Ski Bases for Glide Waxing

    Whether you have a brand new pair of skis, a freshly stoneground ski, or a ski requiring maintenance after 200-300km on the trails, going through a base preparation process will clean out any dust or dirt as well as saturate and harden the base so it's ready for several outings. The base preparation process is the best way to maintain the health of your ski bases so they'll treat you to many years of fast glide. You'll also get the most out of any subsequent wax applications since a saturated and hardened base will provide an optimal anchor or any wax you apply on top.
    1. Begin by scraping a brushing out your base as thoroughly as possible. Use metal brushes if you have them.
    2. Clean your entire base with a base cleaner or wax remover. Wipe as much dirt and dust off with Fiberlene or shop towel.
    3. Using a piece of Fibertex, energetically rub-down the entire glide zone to remove any microscopic hairs or burrs in the base. Ski*Go's pink paper is also great for this.
    4. Melt a thick layer of the softest yellow paraffin wax you can find with an iron set to 110C to 120C.
    5. Before the yellow wax has had a chance to cool, gently scrape and observe how much dust/dirt comes up with the not-quite solid wax. No need to brush yet. If a lot of dirt comes up, melt and hot-scrape another layer of yellow wax.
    6. Once, the yellow wax has come off clean, apply another layer of yellow wax and let it cool.
    7. Scrape and brush the cooled yellow wax and iron on a layer of a harder paraffin wax. A blue, green, graphite or dedicated base wax is ideal for this. Melt, cool, brush, scrape and repeat at least three times.

    Tools for the Job

    • Ski*Go Groove Scraper
      Groove Scraper
      Regular price
      $6.00
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      $6.00
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      per 
    • Rode Plastic Scraper
      Plastic Scraper
      Regular price
      $6.00
      Sale price
      $6.00
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      per 
    • Vauhti CLEAN & GLIDE WIPES
      A single use wipes of Vauhti Clean & Glide
      Regular price
      $7.00
      Sale price
      $7.00
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      per 
    • Ski*Go FiberTex Package (two Sheets)
      FiberTex
      Regular price
      $10.00
      Sale price
      $7.50
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go 3mm Plastic Glide Wax Scraper
      3mm Plastic Scraper
      Regular price
      $8.00
      Sale price
      $8.00
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      per 
    • Rode Groove Scraper
      Groove Scraper
      Regular price
      $9.00
      Sale price
      $9.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go 5mm Plastic Glide Wax Scraper
      5mm Plastic Scraper
      Regular price
      $11.00
      Sale price
      $9.25
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Fiberlene (Large or Small)
      Fiberlene
      Regular price
      $21.00
      Sale price
      $21.00
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      per 
    • Rode Plexiglass Scraper | 3mm or 4mm
      Rode Plexiglass Scraper | 3mm or 4mm
      Regular price
      $12.00
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      $12.00
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    • Vauhti Polishing Cloth | 10 meters|20 meters
      Polishing cloth for general waxing use.
      Regular price
      $15.00
      Sale price
      $15.00
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      per 
    • Rode Fiber Paper | 25m
      Fiber Paper
      Regular price
      $15.00
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      $15.00
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      per 
    • Rode Glider Cleaner Spray | 150mL
      Glider Cleaner Spray
      Regular price
      $18.00
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      $18.00
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      per 
    • Rode Steel Scraper
      Steel Scraper
      Regular price
      $18.00
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      $18.00
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    • Rode Wall Ski Holder
      Wall Ski Holder
      Regular price
      $19.95
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      $19.95
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      per 
    • Vauhti CLEAN & GLIDE BOTTLES 80mL|500mL
      A cleaner/base wax that cleans you glide zones so your bases are ready to accept further coats of glide wax.
      Regular price
      $22.00
      Sale price
      $22.00
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      per 
    • Ski*Go Nylon Hand Brush
      Nylon Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $28.00
      Sale price
      $23.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Thermometer
      Thermometer
      Regular price
      $24.00
      Sale price
      $24.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Horsehair Handbrush
      Horsehair Handbrush
      Regular price
      $24.95
      Sale price
      $24.95
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      per 
    • Rode Hard Nylon Handbrush
      Hard Nylon Handbrush
      Regular price
      $24.95
      Sale price
      $24.95
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      per 
    • Rode Soft Nylon Handbrush
      Soft Nylon Handbrush
      Regular price
      $24.95
      Sale price
      $24.95
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      per 
    • Ski*Go Horsehair Hand Brush
      Horsehair Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $28.00
      Sale price
      $26.00
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      per 
    • Ski*Go Combi Hand Brush
      Combi Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $28.00
      Sale price
      $26.00
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      per 
    • Ski*Go Fine Nylon Hand Brush
      Fine Nylon Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $32.00
      Sale price
      $26.00
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      per 
    • Optiwax Hard Nylon Hand Brush
      Hard Nylon Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $30.00
      Sale price
      $30.00
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    • Optiwax Soft Nylon Hand Brush
      Soft Nylon Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $30.00
      Sale price
      $30.00
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    • Optiwax Horse Hair Hand Brush
      Horse Hair Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $30.00
      Sale price
      $30.00
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      per 
    • Rode Apron
      Apron
      Regular price
      $30.00
      Sale price
      $30.00
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      per 
    • Rode Glider Cleaner | 500mL
      Glider Cleaner
      Regular price
      $32.00
      Sale price
      $32.00
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      per 
    • Optiwax Brass Hand Brush
      Brass Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $34.00
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      $34.00
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    • Holmenkol Pro Groove Scraper Metal
      Pro Groove Scraper Metal
      Regular price
      $35.00
      Sale price
      $35.00
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      per 
    • Rode Combi Handbrush
      Combi Handbrush
      Regular price
      $35.00
      Sale price
      $35.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Diamond Scraper
      Diamond Scraper
      Regular price
      $38.25
      Sale price
      $38.25
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      per 
    • Rode Bronze Handbrush
      Bronze Handbrush
      Regular price
      $39.00
      Sale price
      $39.00
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    • Rode Snowboard Plexiglass Scraper
      Snowboard Plexiglass Scraper
      Regular price
      $40.00
      Sale price
      $40.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Horsehair Oval Handbrush
      Horsehair Oval Handbrush
      Regular price
      $46.00
      Sale price
      $46.00
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      per 
    • Rode Hard Nylon Oval Handbrush
      Hard Nylon Oval Handbrush
      Regular price
      $46.00
      Sale price
      $46.00
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      per 
    • Rode Soft Nylon Oval Handbrush
      Soft Nylon Oval Handbrush
      Regular price
      $46.00
      Sale price
      $46.00
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      per 
    • Holmenkol Waxing Iron Tray
      Waxing Iron Tray
      Regular price
      $49.00
      Sale price
      $49.00
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      per 
    • Rode Horsehair Roto Brush | 100mm|120mm|300mm
      Horsehair Roto Brush
      Regular price
      $52.00
      Sale price
      $52.00
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    • Rode Hard Nylon Roto Brush | 100mm|120mm|300mm
      Hard Nylon Roto Brush
      Regular price
      $52.00
      Sale price
      $52.00
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      per 
    • Rode Soft Nylon Roto Brush | 100mm|120mm|300mm
      Soft Nylon Roto Brush
      Regular price
      $52.00
      Sale price
      $52.00
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      per 
    • Ski*Go Pink Paper Service Pack (4 large sheets)
      Pink Paper Service Pack
      Regular price
      $60.00
      Sale price
      $60.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Optiwax Fine Steel Hand Brush
      Fine Steel Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $61.00
      Sale price
      $61.00
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      per 
    • Optiwax Hard Nylon Oval Brush
      Hard Nylon Oval Brush
      Regular price
      $61.00
      Sale price
      $61.00
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      per 
    • Optiwax Soft Nylon Roto Brush
      Soft Nylon Roto Brush
      Regular price
      $61.00
      Sale price
      $61.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Optiwax Hard Nylon Roto Brush
      Hard Nylon Roto Brush
      Regular price
      $61.00
      Sale price
      $61.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Fine Steel Hand Brush
      Fine Steel Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $84.00
      Sale price
      $64.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Pink Paper Refill Pack (10 sheets)
      Pink Paper Refill Pack
      Regular price
      $67.00
      Sale price
      $67.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Vauhti Plexi Sharp Scraper Sharpener
      A sharpener for waxing scrapers
      Regular price
      $68.00
      Sale price
      $68.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Optiwax Horse Hair Oval Brush
      Horse Hair Oval Brush
      Regular price
      $69.00
      Sale price
      $69.00
      Unit price
      per 

    How to Iron Paraffin Waxes (Hot Waxing or Melt Waxing)

    Instructional video in Swedish, but it gives you the idea. English instructions below:

    The bread and butter of glide waxing. Using an iron to apply paraffin blocks of melt wax is the classic, timeless way to get your skis going speedy. Using an iron is a skill and takes a bit to master, but if you work at it you won't have to on the trails!
    1. Begin by making sure your skis are clean. Scraped then brush gently with a steel or brass brush.
    2. Using a piece of Fibertex, energetically rub-down the entire glide zone to remove any microscopic hairs or burrs in the base. Ski*Go's pink paper is also great for this. Your ski is now clean and prepped for the paraffin wax.
    3. Pre-heat your iron to the temperature recommended by the wax company for the particular wax you will be using. Temperatures for paraffin waxes are usually between 110C and 160C.
    4. Melt thin bead of the wax of the day down the ski on one side of the groove and back up the other side. Hold the iron with the plate vertical and touch one of the bottom corners to the ski base. Hold the block of wax in the other hand and touch it to the iron to melt it. Move quickly to apply the right amount of wax. Make sure the iron's electrical cord isn't going to get caught or knock anything over. I do not recommend holding the iron above the ski and letting drips fall onto the ski. It is very difficult to wax consistently this way and you will waste wax when you miss the ski entirely and drip hot wax onto your feet. Another method to get the wax on the ski is one I use when I'm applying precious, expensive HF paraffins: Quickly tap the paraffin block to the bottom of the iron and in a quick motion drag the still-hot block along the base until all the liquified wax has stuck to the base. Repeat by quickly touching the block to the iron again and repeat until the entire glide zone is covered with a thin layer of wax.
    5. Once the wax is on the ski set aside the block of wax and use the iron to melt the wax into the base. Hold the iron with a light pressure and run it down the ski from tip to tail careful not to let the iron rest in one place for too long. The paraffin should liquify for a couple of seconds but harden after a few seconds. If the wax is liquified for more than a few seconds you are not moving the iron fast enough. If you move the iron too fast the wax will become solid after a second or less. Try to completely cover one side of the ski's groove with the paraffin on the first pass by angling the pressure of the iron with your hand. Cover the other side of the groove on the second pass. On the third pass, apply pressure evenly across the ski.
    6. Use a groove scraper to remove wax from the sidewalls and the ski's groove(s).
    7. Let the ski cool. 5 minutes.
    8. Using a sharp scraper, scrape off the excess paraffin. Scrape like you mean it, but don't press too hard. Angle the scraper forward and place your thumbs behind and at the bottom of the scaper. Scrape from tip to tail.
    9. After scraping, pass a steel or brass brush 5-6 times using a light pressure. Start at the tip and move to the tail.
    10. If you like, you can polish the base using a nylon hand brush or nylon roto-brush.
    11. Consider finishing your ski by adding structure with a rill tool if there is a lot of moisture in the snow, or if it is very cold or dry, finish the ski with some Ski*Go pink paper.

    Tools for the Job

    • Ski*Go Groove Scraper
      Groove Scraper
      Regular price
      $6.00
      Sale price
      $6.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Plastic Scraper
      Plastic Scraper
      Regular price
      $6.00
      Sale price
      $6.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Vauhti CLEAN & GLIDE WIPES
      A single use wipes of Vauhti Clean & Glide
      Regular price
      $7.00
      Sale price
      $7.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go 3mm Plastic Glide Wax Scraper
      3mm Plastic Scraper
      Regular price
      $8.00
      Sale price
      $8.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Groove Scraper
      Groove Scraper
      Regular price
      $9.00
      Sale price
      $9.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go 5mm Plastic Glide Wax Scraper
      5mm Plastic Scraper
      Regular price
      $11.00
      Sale price
      $9.25
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Fiberlene (Large or Small)
      Fiberlene
      Regular price
      $21.00
      Sale price
      $21.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Plexiglass Scraper | 3mm or 4mm
      Rode Plexiglass Scraper | 3mm or 4mm
      Regular price
      $12.00
      Sale price
      $12.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Vauhti Polishing Cloth | 10 meters|20 meters
      Polishing cloth for general waxing use.
      Regular price
      $15.00
      Sale price
      $15.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Fiber Paper | 25m
      Fiber Paper
      Regular price
      $15.00
      Sale price
      $15.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Glider Cleaner Spray | 150mL
      Glider Cleaner Spray
      Regular price
      $18.00
      Sale price
      $18.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Wall Ski Holder
      Wall Ski Holder
      Regular price
      $19.95
      Sale price
      $19.95
      Unit price
      per 
    • Vauhti CLEAN & GLIDE BOTTLES 80mL|500mL
      A cleaner/base wax that cleans you glide zones so your bases are ready to accept further coats of glide wax.
      Regular price
      $22.00
      Sale price
      $22.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Nylon Hand Brush
      Nylon Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $28.00
      Sale price
      $23.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Thermometer
      Thermometer
      Regular price
      $24.00
      Sale price
      $24.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Horsehair Handbrush
      Horsehair Handbrush
      Regular price
      $24.95
      Sale price
      $24.95
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Hard Nylon Handbrush
      Hard Nylon Handbrush
      Regular price
      $24.95
      Sale price
      $24.95
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Soft Nylon Handbrush
      Soft Nylon Handbrush
      Regular price
      $24.95
      Sale price
      $24.95
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Combi Hand Brush
      Combi Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $28.00
      Sale price
      $26.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Fine Nylon Hand Brush
      Fine Nylon Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $32.00
      Sale price
      $26.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Horsehair Hand Brush
      Horsehair Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $28.00
      Sale price
      $26.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Optiwax Hard Nylon Hand Brush
      Hard Nylon Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $30.00
      Sale price
      $30.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Optiwax Soft Nylon Hand Brush
      Soft Nylon Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $30.00
      Sale price
      $30.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Optiwax Horse Hair Hand Brush
      Horse Hair Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $30.00
      Sale price
      $30.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Apron
      Apron
      Regular price
      $30.00
      Sale price
      $30.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Glider Cleaner | 500mL
      Glider Cleaner
      Regular price
      $32.00
      Sale price
      $32.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Optiwax Brass Hand Brush
      Brass Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $34.00
      Sale price
      $34.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Holmenkol Pro Groove Scraper Metal
      Pro Groove Scraper Metal
      Regular price
      $35.00
      Sale price
      $35.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Combi Handbrush
      Combi Handbrush
      Regular price
      $35.00
      Sale price
      $35.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Diamond Scraper
      Diamond Scraper
      Regular price
      $38.25
      Sale price
      $38.25
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Bronze Handbrush
      Bronze Handbrush
      Regular price
      $39.00
      Sale price
      $39.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Snowboard Plexiglass Scraper
      Snowboard Plexiglass Scraper
      Regular price
      $40.00
      Sale price
      $40.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Horsehair Oval Handbrush
      Horsehair Oval Handbrush
      Regular price
      $46.00
      Sale price
      $46.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Hard Nylon Oval Handbrush
      Hard Nylon Oval Handbrush
      Regular price
      $46.00
      Sale price
      $46.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Soft Nylon Oval Handbrush
      Soft Nylon Oval Handbrush
      Regular price
      $46.00
      Sale price
      $46.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Holmenkol Waxing Iron Tray
      Waxing Iron Tray
      Regular price
      $49.00
      Sale price
      $49.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Horsehair Roto Brush | 100mm|120mm|300mm
      Horsehair Roto Brush
      Regular price
      $52.00
      Sale price
      $52.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Hard Nylon Roto Brush | 100mm|120mm|300mm
      Hard Nylon Roto Brush
      Regular price
      $52.00
      Sale price
      $52.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Soft Nylon Roto Brush | 100mm|120mm|300mm
      Soft Nylon Roto Brush
      Regular price
      $52.00
      Sale price
      $52.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Pink Paper Service Pack (4 large sheets)
      Pink Paper Service Pack
      Regular price
      $60.00
      Sale price
      $60.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Optiwax Fine Steel Hand Brush
      Fine Steel Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $61.00
      Sale price
      $61.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Optiwax Hard Nylon Oval Brush
      Hard Nylon Oval Brush
      Regular price
      $61.00
      Sale price
      $61.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Optiwax Soft Nylon Roto Brush
      Soft Nylon Roto Brush
      Regular price
      $61.00
      Sale price
      $61.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Optiwax Hard Nylon Roto Brush
      Hard Nylon Roto Brush
      Regular price
      $61.00
      Sale price
      $61.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Fine Steel Hand Brush
      Fine Steel Hand Brush
      Regular price
      $84.00
      Sale price
      $64.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Pink Paper Refill Pack (10 sheets)
      Pink Paper Refill Pack
      Regular price
      $67.00
      Sale price
      $67.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Vauhti Plexi Sharp Scraper Sharpener
      A sharpener for waxing scrapers
      Regular price
      $68.00
      Sale price
      $68.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Optiwax Horse Hair Oval Brush
      Horse Hair Oval Brush
      Regular price
      $69.00
      Sale price
      $69.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Optiwax Horse Hair Roto Brush
      Horse Hair Roto Brush
      Regular price
      $69.00
      Sale price
      $69.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Rode Bronze Oval Handbrush
      Bronze Oval Handbrush
      Regular price
      $70.00
      Sale price
      $70.00
      Unit price
      per 

    How to Cold Apply Pucks (Fleecing)

    Instructional video in Italian, but it gives you the idea. English instrctions below:

    Fleecing is a quick and easy way to get amazingly fast skis. Most people don't know this, but you can fleece any puck from any brand, not just the MasterWax or YESwax pucks. Durability tends to be very good and speed is amazing particularly in warmer temperatures. Fleecing tends to leave the bare minimum amount of product on the base which is fantastic because it reveals the ski bases' natural structure or stone grind. Fleeced waxes can be applied either on a completely bare, clean base or a paraffin base wax. As temperatures get colder, it's recommended to fleece over a hard base paraffin. Fleecing produces very little dust or fumes and uses product very efficiently. Compared to other application methods, the speed, speed or application, health and safety, and cost of cold apply systems is very attractive.
    1. Begin by scraping a brushing out your base as thoroughly as possible. Use steel brushes if you have one.
    2. Clean your entire base with a base cleaner or wax remover. Wipe as much dirt and dust off with Fiberlene or shop towel.
    3. Using a piece of Fibertex, energetically rub-down the entire glide zone to remove any microscopic hairs or burrs in the base. Ski*Go's pink paper is also great for this.
    4. In your head, mentally divide your wool applicator or roto-fleece in half. Load up half the applicator with product by gently touching the puck to the rotating applicator. Leave the other half of the applicator clean. The clean side is for buffing later on.
    5. Taking the clean ski and using medium force, run the loaded side of the applicator up and down the ski a few times to apply the product.
    6. Once the ski is loaded, switch to the clean side of the applicator and using slightly more pressure, buff out the ski several more times.
    7. Your ski should now be shiny and ready to go fast!

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    How to Apply Glide Tape


    1. Begin by making sure your skis are clean. Scraped, brushed and ready for wax.
    2. Unroll the glide tape covering the entire glide zone. Make sure the side of the tape marked up is facing up.
    3. Using an iron set to 180C (Very hot. Most irons can't achieve this temperture so make sure you have a high-quality iron.) quickly pass the iron over the tape without letting the iron rest in any one place for very long. We want to avoid over-heating the base and damaging your skis.
    4. Remove the tape and immediately pass the iron over the wax again. Move the iron even faster this time and be twice as careful not to let the iron stay in one spot.
    5. Since glide tape waxes are extremely hard, take a hard nylon hand brush or hard nylon roto brush to the base before the wax has a chance to cool and harden.
    6. Set the ski aside to cool. 5 minutes.
    7. Once the ski is cool, vigorously use a horsehair brush or roto brush to remove the excess wax. There is no need to scrape glide tape!
    8. Next, pass a steel or brass hand brush down the ski in the direction of travel (from the tip towards the tail) for 4-5 passes using a light pressure.
    9. Polish the base with a hard nylon hand brush or roto brush. Brush vigourously until the base is very shiny.
    10. Consider finishing your ski by adding structure with a rill tool if there is a lot of moisture in the snow, or if it is very cold or dry, finish the ski with some Ski*Go pink paper.

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