Shop all Tuning Supplies Tools. Its pretty hard to over-brush, but keep at it for five to ten minutes or so or until you get tired. All-Temperature Wax, all-temp or universal wax is designed to work well in any temperature or snow conditions. There is some overlap in the temperature ranges; the next colder wax, the 7 Series (violet is for temperatures from -2C to -8C (28F to 18F). Wax is typically applied at temperatures between 120C and 140C (248F to 284F).
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Its possible to use your moms old clothes iron (dont use the new one, you wont be able to get all the wax out, and youll be hearing about it for the next thirty years after it drips low fluoro red all over her new. For a snowboard or very wide skis, its usually best to zigzag down the base to cover the entire width of the board. Keep the iron moving at all times; usually a speed of about 1 - 2 inches per second ndalsnes oslo tog will prevent damage to the base by overheating. In an emergency, hard alpine waxes can be applied cold by rubbing on, but for the best performance and longest lasting results, they should be melted on using an iron, then scraped and brushed. Start with a clean and tuned surface. You might be able to apply enough wax for a narrow ski in one pass, while a wider ski usually requires a down and back trip. It may be a good choice if the temperature varies a lot where you ride or if you ski in different geographical areas during your season and cant predict what the weather will be like. Or, if you prefer to travel on your own, check out our ski snowboard resort travel guides, and mountain bike trail guides.