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VAUHTI Glide Wax Recipes
By:  Vauhti Technical Team   (2003/12/12)

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VAUHTI GLIDE WAXES: RECIPES AND HINTS FROM THE VAUHTI TECHNICAL TEAM
 
C/F SNOW CONDITIONS BASIC LEVEL:
Low Cost, Good Performance
FITNESS LEVEL:
Moderate Cost, Excellent Performance
RACING LEVEL:
Higher Cost, Superior Performance
+2+10C
3650F
WET AND CLEAN, NEW OR FINE GRAINED SNOW, WATERY CONDITIONS Wax the glide surfaces with regular yellow glider (+5-5C). Scrape and brush the base thoroughly with nylon brush. Prep with regular blue glider. Apply yellow IR Spektra or yellow SF fluor glider as the top layer. Prep with blue regular glider. Apply yellow IR Spektra fluor glider. Finish with Silverfox fluor powder as the top layer
+2+10C
3650F
WATERY OR COARSE WATERY CONDITIONS, DIRTY SNOW Wax the glide surfaces with regular yellow glider (+5-5). Scrape and brush thoroughly with nylon brush. Prep with blue SF fluor glider or with regular hard graphite glider. Use as a top layer yellow IR Spektra or SF fluor glider. Prep with SF graphite fluor glider. Apply yellow IR Spektra fluor glider. Use Silverfox fluor powder as top layer.
+1-1C
3430F
AT OR NEAR FREEZING, AIR TEMPERATURE FLUCTUATES ON BOTH SIDES OF THE FREEZING POINT, SNOW TEMPERATURE 0C/32F Wax the glide surfaces with regular violet glider. Scrape and brush the base thoroughly with nylon brush. Prep with regular blue glider. Finish with pink IR Spektra or violet SF fluor glider. Prep with regular blue glider. Apply a layer of pink IR Spektra fluor glider. Finish with Fox 0 fluor powder as a top layer.
+1-3C
3427F
FRESH, FALLEN SNOW OR FALLING SNOW Wax the glide surfaces with regular violet glider. Scrape and brush the base thoroughly with nylon brush. Prep the base with regular blue glider. Finish with a layer of pink IR Spektra fluor glider or violet SF fluor glider. Prep with regular blue glider. Apply a layer of pink IR Spektra fluor glider. Finish with Fox 0 fluor powder. (Optional: Finish with a cold-waxed layer of Hot Fox compressed fluor powder.)
-2-4C
2825F
OLD, MANY TIMES GROOMED SNOW, RELATIVE HUMIDITY BELOW 70%, ABRASIVE CONDITIONS. Wax the glide surfaces with regular violet glider. Scrape and brush the base thoroughly with nylon brush. Prep the base with regular blue glider. Finish with violet IR Spektra fluor glider or with violet SF fluor glider. Prep with regular hard graphite glider. Apply a layer of violet IR Spektra fluor glider. Finish with Goldfox fluor powder. In very abrasive conditions use Fox 10 F hardening powder.
-4-6C
2521F
NEW OR FINE GRAINED SNOW, RELATIVE HUMIDITY 75% OR MORE. Wax with regular blue glider. Scrape and brush the base thoroughly with nylon brush. Prep with regular blue glider. Finish with violet IR Spektra fluor glider or with blue SF fluor glider. Prep with blue SF fluor glider. Apply a layer of violet IR Spektra fluor glider. Finish with Goldfox fluor powder. (Optional: Finish with a cold-waxed layer of Cool Fox compressed fluor powder.)
-5-7C
2319F
NEW OR FINE GRAINED SNOW, RELATIVE HUMIDITY 75% OR MORE Wax with regular blue glider. Scrape and brush the base thoroughly with nylon brush. Prep with regular blue glider. Scrape and brush the base thoroughly. Finish with violet IR Spektra fluor glider or blue SF fluor glider. Prep with regular blue glider. Apply a layer of blue IR Spektra fluor glider. Finish with Goldfox fluor powder. (Optional: Finish with a cold-waxed layer of Cool Fox compressed fluor powder).
-6-12C
2110F
OLD GRANULAR SNOW, RELATIVE HUMIDITY LESS THAN 75%. Wax with regular green glider. Scrape and brush the base thoroughly with nylon brush. Prep the base with regular blue glider. Finish with blue IR Spektra fluor glider or with Fox 20 F hardening powder. Prep with graphite SF fluor glider. Apply a layer of blue IR Spektra fluor glider. Finish with Goldfox fluor powder. In very abrasive conditions use Fox 20 F hardening powder.
-12C/10F
and colder
OLD, MANY TIMES GROOMED SNOW, RELATIVE HUMIDITY MORE THAN 70% Wax the glide surfaces with regular green glider. Scrape and brush the base thoroughly with nylon brush. Prep with regular hard graphite glider. Finish with green IR Spektra fluor glider. Prep with graphite SF fluor glider. Apply a layer of green IR Spektra fluor glider. Finish with Goldfox fluor powder.

Looking for hints on Vauhti Grip wax?

You should also read the fundamentals of glide waxing.

 
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