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Old 02-29-2008, 04:14 PM   #103 (permalink)
Oh god...NO!
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The pads I use are green in colour. I just use a generic brand scrub pad (flat green pad, usually comes in a pack). You can get them at Safeway or pretty much anywhere else. When you use them, you will find the pad builds up with wax that scraping couldn't remove. You can wash the pads or just throw them away after a few uses. I have used a much courser black stripping pad but I only used it for structuring the base for warm snow (as opposed to using a brush) BUT it can be damn tricky. If you do use it, always make sure to go from tip to tail and do NOT press hard. Try to keep your passes down to a minimum, you do not need to do much. All you are trying to achieve is breaking the static or suction effect of wet snow on a mirror smooth base.
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