Wax Info for the Norwegian Birkebeiner Race - FALLING and NEW FALLEN SNOW

During the last week snowstorms have passed the mountains. Temperature around freezing at start. Fog and some few degrees below freezing in the mountians.

RACE DAY: Cloudy, light snowfall. Temperature at start -1°C/-2°C (30°F/28°F). Expected to rise to approx. +1°C/+2°C (35°F).

GLIDE: Recommended structure: Medium
LF6T72 IronHF8T72 Iron

1) Apply LF6 in the glide sections with a waxing iron. Iron temp. approx. 135ºC to 140ºC (275ºF to 280ºF). Iron in and cool off twice.

2) Let the skis cool before scraping off all the wax with a Plexi Scraper. Brush with a Medium Bronze Brush or Steel Brush.

Plexi ScraperMedium Bronze BrushSteel BrushBlue Nylon Brush

3) Apply HF8 in the glide sections with a waxing iron. Iron temp. approx. 120ºC to 130ºC (245ºF to 266ºF). Iron in and cool off twice.

4) Let the skis cool before scraping off all the wax with a Plexi Scraper. Brush with a Medium Bronze Brush or Steel Brush, and finish with a Blue Nylon Brush.

Cera F FC8XT72 Iron 5) Distribute Cera F FC8X evenly in the glide section and iron in, temp. approx. 155°C to 160°C (310°F to 320°F).
Wild Boar BrushBlue Nylon Brush 6) Brush off with a Wild Boar or Horsehair Brush. Do the final polishing with a Blue Nylon Brush.

GRIP:
Sanding PaperVG30 Swix Base BinderT72 Iron

7) Sand the kick zone with #100 grit paper.

8) Iron in a thin layer of Base Binder VG30 and cork out.

V40 Blue ExtraT72 IronSynthetic Cork 9) Iron in one layer of V40 Blue Extra, and cork out.
VR45VR55Synthetic Cork 10) Apply 2-3 thin layers of VR45 Flexi, and cork between each layer. Finish with 2-3 thin layers of VR55 Silver/Violet, cork between each layer.
VR60VR65

Take along VR60 Silver and VR65 Red/Yellow/Silver in your pocket.

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