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Pre-Season Ski Tune Up

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Wet Belt Base Sanding
Pre-Season Ski Tune Up

Photo Taken At Alpine Sport Shop, Saratoga Springs, NY

Copyright Mike Doyle
The wet belt process takes off any surface imperfections in the base material that occur mainly from rock or other non-snow articles the skis may run over. The composition of the base coating is such that rocks or whatever not only cause a gouge in the ski, but push the material up on each side of the actual scrape.

After the wet belt process you have a completely flat ski bottom. Minor scrapes will be planed down by the sander but any really deep scoring will need further attention.

Jack and Dan's Tip: When skiing, remember to be aware that although they don't look like that big, even little pebbles can dig into the ski bases.

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