47 thoughts on “HOW TO WAX SKIS | SKI WAXING THE EASY WAY

  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    so you scrape off all the wax you just put on? so what's that do? I assume there's like a residue left over and that's what you're going for?

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Can you put out a ski maintenance vid? Things to check everyday, every week every year?!?!?!

    Thanks your vids are the best!

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Check out Phantom 🙂

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    I'm good. As advertised, "minimal".

    Beats "no wax job" which is what a lot of people have.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    I like the down to earth tuto! People how go out ski for Only a few days a year and claim to feel when there ski’s need an wax job i dont take for full. Just work a littel harder you wnkr!

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Hey Jens, discovered your channel here today, wow, awesome tipps and advice you give. Gonna take your tipps for at last to do a frigging hell and I'm 54 ! In my youth I raced SL and GS so I had to wax my ski's most winter weekends and it took ages. So now I have a Hack that might be even cooler than doing 20% of the work for a 80% result. I simply keep s some Pronto wood polish spray and a cloth and spray my bases as needed. Takes less than a minute , and yes it works, except it won't last a whole day imho.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    ok what about this is minimal? this is what I thought a standard wax job was. Do you usually do multiple brushes or hot scrapes?

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Yes! Another video on doing a complete tuneup for perfectionist, please!

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Why are you scratching of wax from the ski?

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    For new or really dry bases ironing is okay, all that wax getting shaved off is basically wasted. For maintenance I rub the wax on then buff it with a fabric dowel or cork then I brush like it's a major itch that just will not stop, wipe with a clean tag then brush it some more. This has reduced my wax purchases drastically.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    just to save a bit of money and not always buying waxes you can try and put not as much as jens did. if wax drips from the sides of the ski while you are melting it in you have put too much!

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    I was wondering.. can I re-use the excess wax I've scraped off the ski for the next one? I know this is probably too much hassle for most people since general purpose wax is quite cheap, but I hate wasting precious resources. Also, how often should I repeat the waxing? Once the base looks/feels "dry" for sure, but that could be as many as 10-20 days on the mountain for me (earn your turns, very little uplifts).

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    What skis do you have right now? Allmountain or freeskis?

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    There are two things I would – they take no time at all. First is an old towel that I rip into a few smaller sections that I slightly wet one when I start to wipe down ski before I start waxing and then again after brushing. The second thing is that wax invariably drips down and will build up on the top side of the ski / sidewall / binding area. After I wipe down the ski after brushing, I flip the ski over and very quickly with a rubber edged tool scrap off the wax buildup that has shown up in areas where it shouldn't be – don't use metal scraper as it will damage your skis & don't use your plastic scraping tool as you want to keep the edges on that tool undanaged. I use the same little rubber tool to scrap any wax off the vertical ski edge. The entire job including cleanup should take 15 minutes

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Im guessing you're swedish, where from Sweden?

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Do a "Top 5 Knuckle tricks"

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    I work in a ski shop, I totally agree with your technique !

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Yo dude how many skis do you have? Can you make a video of your collection

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    How often do you wax your skis? Because I get mine waxed every time I return from a ski trip and I don’t know if it’s necessary. (I ski around 3 weeks a year)

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Can you explain what’s edge grinding for?

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    You neglected the wax on wax off reference.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    I pretty much do exactly that to my skis. But after brushing with a stiff brush I go over it with a cork and then my skis end up way faster when I get on the snow.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    What are you favorite inexpensive pair of googles?

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    1:05 it says S-hape instead of s-shape lol

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Could you do a more in depth tutorial because I’ve delaminates my race skis before and really would like to know a good way to prevent dalmination. I warm my skis and don’t keep iron in one place too long. What else could be done?

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    What helmet do you use ?

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Super nice tuto.
    However I thing it is important to say that the more you wait before the brush en I don’t know how it is called but you know what I mean the better it is

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Can you do a ski tuning/sharping video

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    That was a lot of wax O.O
    I usualy only put a couple of dops every 2-3cm
    using less can make the scraping a lot easier too! (and cost less of coruse)

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    thank you so much, this was very useful! Always wanted to give a try waxing my skis at home, definitely gonna do it after watching this video!

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    I usually wax my own skis and do everything in this video but I wish he went a little more in depth about the scraping process. I never know when I have taken off enough wax or possibly too much. Usually I just feel the skis for an area that doesnt feel smooth but still, I am not a professional and do not know what an optimal scrape looks/feels like. Any suggestions??

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    How do you get those stickers like the smartwool ones on your helmet. I can’t find smartwool stickers anywhere

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Only thing I would add, which still keeps it minimal is to finish with a scotchbright pad after brushing. Nice video.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    How do I fill chips? From rocks and stuff…

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    I don‘t wax in S-shape and make two lines like 1-2cm away from the edges instead. The area along the edges needs wax the most as it’s getting dry faster than mid-base.
    I like your videos and the way you present them 👍

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Unless you're racing this is more than enough and gives you better than 90% of a wax job requiring twice the work. Don't discount the clothes iron though. I miss the one I tossed when I got a wax iron. It was bigger, better and had more heat capacity making waxing go much faster much easier.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Wax temps are based on snow temp

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Oh no, you gotta use this and that…

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    I thought u shouldn’t clamp the ski down when ironing because It might warp as It warms up

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    can u keep making 5 tricks to learn in one weekend

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    If you want to go even cheaper, you can take a kitchen scourer instead of the brush. Works like a charm!! Seriously identical results

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    So what’s the non minimal way?

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Pareto distribution 20-80! Nice vid!

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    Another thing thats nice to do before the waxing is just wipe it a litte with a wet cloth, and then dry it with another one. Takes about 30 seconds and gives you a much cleaner base to work with.

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    More than I do…brushing is for perfectionists

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  • May 31, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    What's a good substitute for the bench vice? Those cost around 100€

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