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Ski*Go XC Orange Kick Wax 45g (+3C/-2C)

Ski*Go XC Orange Kick Wax 45g (+3C/-2C)


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Why Buy It: From Ski*go's affordable XC Kick Wax Line. Great wax for recreational outings, jackrabbits, or practice.

Cost Breakdown: How many pairs of skis can be waxed with this product?

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All Snow Types between 3.0°C and -2.0°C
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Recommended for:
  • Fresh Falling Snow
  • New Snow
  • Transforming Snow
  • Transformed Snow
  • Old Snow
  • Icy Snow
  • Man-Made Snow
Features
  1. Great in all snow types around 0C and above. If XC red isn't working, give this wax a shot.
  2. A very soft wax. If you can, apply at room temperature.
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 Apply Sticky Hardwaxes

    1. Check your skis for grip zone markers. Kick wax is only applied to the zone under the binding of the ski leaving the tips and tails of the ski free for glide waxing. A good grip zone will be roughly two feet (60cm) long but will vary a lot depending on how stiff your skis are (the camber). Your local ski shop can help you find your grip zones, or you can use the zones pre-marked on the sidewalls of your skis. Use a permanent marker to redefine your grip zones as often as you can and experiment with extending your grip zone further forwards or backward to find the right feel while skiing.
    2. Prepare your grip zone by cleaning with wax remover and roughing with sandpaper.
    3. If the snow is icy or if you're planning on skiing more than 10km, apply a base binder.
    4. At room temperature, apply the sticky hardwax by placing the tin of wax on the ski and twisting without dragging it along the ski base. Continue down the ski, twisting as you go, until the entire grip zone is covered with stringy wax. Twisting, instead of crayoning as you normally would with a harder wax, will give you an evener application and fewer "globs".
    5. Using a cork dedicated to warm kick wax, (it's a good idea to have a couple of corks: one for warm wax and another for cold wax to avoid cross-contamination between sticky and not-so-sticky waxes) cork in the layer of wax. The goal is to make each layer of wax good and smooth. Some waxes will become transparent when they are adequately corked.
    6. Apply and cork 2-6 layers of the sticky hardwax until you reach the desired thickness. With kick waxes for warmer temperatures, having thicker layers than you'd normally use is important to achieve the same level of grip.

    Tools for the Job

    • Ski*Go Synthetic Cork
      Ski*Go Synthetic Cork
      Regular price
      $8.00
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      $8.00
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    • Ski*Go Easy Cut Kick Wax Cap
      Ski*Go Easy Cut Kick Wax Cap
      Regular price
      $12.00
      Sale price
      $9.75
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      per 
    • Ski*Go Grip Scraper with Sandpaper
      Ski*Go Grip Scraper with Sandpaper
      Regular price
      $12.00
      Sale price
      $12.00
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      per 
    • Holmenkol NordicWaxing Spanner
      Holmenkol NordicWaxing Spanner
      Regular price
      $125.00
      Sale price
      $125.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Single Waxing Bench
      Ski*Go Single Waxing Bench
      Regular price
      $295.00
      Sale price
      $295.00
      Unit price
      per 

    How to Remove Kick Wax

    Some extra steps specifically for klister removal: (Again in Swedish: See below for English instructions)

    1. When you are done skiing, remove the sticky wax as soon as possible (when it's still cold). You'll have less of a mess if the wax is still chilled. Otherwise, you may find it easier to scrape off at room temperature but the trade-off is the wax will be goopy, flow, and will get everywhere!
    2. Use a grip wax scraper to remove as much of the wax as you can.
    3. Squirt a decent amount of wax remover on the grip zone and let it sit for a minute or two.
    4. Leaving the wax remover on the grip zone, use a bit of Fibertex to rub off any kick wax still stuck to the base until the wax remover is a yucky slurry. Be sure to thoroughly clean the sidewalls and groove of the ski with the Fibertex.
    5. Use a piece of Fiberlene or shop towel to wipe off the slurry from the grip zone and sidewalls.
    6. Soak a section of Fiberlene or shop towel with wax remover and wipe down the grip zone and sidewalls until there's no more stickiness.
    7. Your skis are now ready for travel or storage and your future self will thank you for taking care of business!

    Tools for the Job

    • Ski*Go FiberTex Package (two Sheets)
      Ski*Go FiberTex Package (two Sheets)
      Regular price
      $10.00
      Sale price
      $7.50
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      per 
    • Ski*Go Fiberlene (Large or Small)
      Ski*Go Fiberlene (Large or Small)
      Regular price
      $21.00
      Sale price
      $21.00
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    • Ski*Go Grip Scraper with Sandpaper
      Ski*Go Grip Scraper with Sandpaper
      Regular price
      $12.00
      Sale price
      $12.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Wax Remover (250mL or 1000mL)
      Ski*Go Wax Remover (250mL or 1000mL)
      Regular price
      $18.00
      Sale price
      $18.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Holmenkol NordicWaxing Spanner
      Holmenkol NordicWaxing Spanner
      Regular price
      $125.00
      Sale price
      $125.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Single Waxing Bench
      Ski*Go Single Waxing Bench
      Regular price
      $295.00
      Sale price
      $295.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Double Waxing Bench
      Ski*Go Double Waxing Bench
      Regular price
      $499.00
      Sale price
      $499.00
      Unit price
      per 
    • Ski*Go Waxing Table
      Ski*Go Waxing Table
      Regular price
      $599.00
      Sale price
      $599.00
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      per