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Question Skin Glue Cleaning - For Quarantine

Discussion in 'Backcountry' started by nfip, Sep 5, 2019.

  1. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes saw your thread when I did a search.
    Also Bruce in at wilderness gave me the sell on them when I went in to get BD kicker skins the other week , and he had a crack at a few other things !!!
    Leaning towards a clean new pair respecting where I'm headed ….
     
  2. DPS Driver

    DPS Driver One of Us

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    They are a great skin. Easy on and easy off.

    The cleaning is just stupid easy. Especially if you’re used to having to pick crap out of your hot melt skins and doing the brown paper and iron move and eliminating re-gluing is a major bonus. Bruce is selling heaps of them.
     
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  3. Red_switch

    Red_switch Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    Has anyone actually got enough "crap" in their glue for it to matter?

    Temps kill glue ime.
     
  4. climberman

    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    I have over the years. Bushes, seeds, leaves, dirt, etc. not so much that I worry about stickiness, but I picked them clean before going to NZ and before coming home.
     
  5. skifree

    skifree grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    I find there is a yin and yang for crap in glue and glue falling off or just vanishing.
     
  6. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep an old pair of G3 are rooted.
    Have lost their stick, but they are for my old rock hoppers .
    Will experiment with the brown paper and re-glue technique on them.
    The ones I planned to take SOuth have only a small amount of dirt n grass but just enough that I consider they are a no go.
    Waiting on hearing from Wilderness if they have any Contour Hybrid in stock.
    Rhythym and their supplier have none in size L
    Backcountry.com have some ,
    so likely, after a few beers tonight, they will be on their way to my Shopmate postbox in Oregon ;)
    if I dont hear back from Bruce that is.....
     
  7. skifree

    skifree grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bruce is in Hotham this weekend, so call and talk to Roz or Takako.
     
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  8. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just got a reply.
    $80 less from the states, thru backcountry.
    always happy to support locals , happier tho to support me !
     
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    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hang on.
    Exchange rate is up the shit so equal playing field.
    :thumbs:
     
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  10. DPS Driver

    DPS Driver One of Us

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    Bruce will have some probably Wed or Thursday.
     
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    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    New stock ?
    Yeah cooled my heels.
    can chill till he gets back from Hotham.
     
  12. DPS Driver

    DPS Driver One of Us

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    Yeah brand new stock fresh from Austria.
     
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    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    DPS Driver One of Us

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  15. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    yep , watched that.
    I like.
    Given the inevitable Guthega / Oz scramble up the hill in "variable conditions ".
     
  16. DPS Driver

    DPS Driver One of Us

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    I found Steve's post.
     
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    skifree grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    @nfip

    I saw the box with the new delivery of skins in at Wilderness Sports today, should be unpacked by now.
     
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    DPS Driver One of Us

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    Yep they’re on the shelf.
     
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