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Yesterday 06:38 PM
Craig51
Rotobrush

Just grabbed a Toko snowboard and Toko Ski roto brush white nylon for the first time to do my boards and ski's. Have been using brushes Brass/nylon/horsehair for the last a few years. Wow..., they are initially expensive $$$ but are absolutely brilliant and so quick. The base looks fantastic after a couple of light passes with structure lines running from tip to tail.
03-23-2016 07:31 PM
Bones
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Originally Posted by OMG_MOVE View Post
My board is currently a perfect 90 deg. There was no tune to the side edge or base edge (confirmed by manufacturer).

I ride in the ice coast (Ontario). I was considering a base bevel angle of 1 deg and a side bevel angle of 87 (would that be considered 3 deg?). If it's considered 3 degrees that would give me 90-3+1=88.



Now I hear some people vouch for the FK SKS Multi Tool and others against it claiming accuracy issues. What are your thoughts on the two different routes for tuning?
I've had a couple of multi-angle tuners and I've got 2 beefs with them. 1) You have to use their files and stones because nothing else will fit in them. 2) They don't seem too accurate. Some time you get shavings, sometime you don't even seem to make contact with the edge. Always seem to take a lot of fiddling and the job never finishes up as nicely.

The fixed angle ones are really simple to use and use well. Quick to change stones and pretty fool proof. More expensive up front, but the saving is in not having to use the OEM supplies.

3 Degrees off the sidewall is a lot. And it is hard to go back. The farther below 90 you go, the sharper it will be initially, but the faster it will dull and chip.

I ride Ontario ice with a 1+88=89 with no problems
03-23-2016 06:29 PM
Craig51
Tuning

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Originally Posted by WasabiCanuck View Post
Anyone know a good place I can learn about edge sharpening. I have never done it and I don't understand all this bevel shit.


Me dumb, me no understand you fancy talk.
Willi Wiltz from Toko is excellent. Very comprehensive instruction on a number of video's. About 40 mins each. Base bevel/side edge/wax. Talks a lot of technical shit (maybe a bit over the top) but knows what he's talking about.



03-05-2016 03:11 AM
Oldman Not a video, but great reading and great photos.

Ski Tuning

By the time you read over everything on this site you will have a very good idea of exactly how to tune a board. You will also understand exactly what you are doing.

I still refer back to it from time to time.
03-04-2016 06:21 PM
tanscrazydaisy http://youtu.be/gNzve8w2S0E

http://youtu.be/fxOTdT55HNY


Sent from my iPhone. There may be horrible grammar and misspelling involved
03-04-2016 04:08 PM
OMG_MOVE
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Originally Posted by tanscrazydaisy View Post
YouTube is good videos


Sent from my iPhone. There may be horrible grammar and misspelling involved
Can't say I've heard of this youtube
03-04-2016 04:06 PM
WasabiCanuck
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Originally Posted by tanscrazydaisy View Post
YouTube is good videos


Sent from my iPhone. There may be horrible grammar and misspelling involved
Yes I have heard of this YouTube thing. But do you specifically know of a good video on the youtubes.
03-04-2016 04:01 PM
tanscrazydaisy
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Originally Posted by WasabiCanuck View Post
Anyone know a good place I can learn about edge sharpening. I have never done it and I don't understand all this bevel shit.





Me dumb, me no understand you fancy talk.

YouTube is good videos


Sent from my iPhone. There may be horrible grammar and misspelling involved
03-04-2016 02:43 PM
WasabiCanuck Anyone know a good place I can learn about edge sharpening. I have never done it and I don't understand all this bevel shit.


Me dumb, me no understand you fancy talk.
03-04-2016 02:07 PM
neni K... a base maintenance question

Recently adjusted my Spark G3 skins to a new splitboard, and while doing so, I thought of wasn't there something the dude in the shop told me to don't use them in warm temps..? Too late. I adjusted them in the appartment, the glue glued heavily, to my hands, hair... and board base. Lots of excess glue left on the base after taking them off.

No worries, I thought, that'll come off while riding. I did skin and ride meanwhile, 6000ft downhill on crusty snow... no abrasion of that sticky stuff which is still glued on the base. How to get rid of it? Scraping only further spreads it. Petrol?
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