Stay Tuned

The tools you need to keep your skis in shred-worthy shape all season long.
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The tools you need to keep your skis in shred-worthy shape all season long.

Need some help on where to start tuning your own gear? Check out this handy guide to tuning your skis from industry legend Dave Brennan for more info.

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Ski Tuning Tips

There’s a lot more to tuning than you think. Here are some pro tips from the master, Dave Brennan.

“Cleaning” a ski consists of stripping the base of any fluorocarbons or other materials that might harm the ski. To do this, use an iron to apply a generous amount of hydrocarbon wax, and quickly scrape it off before it cools. Once the wax is removed, use a steel, brass, or bronze brush to further clean the bases. 

How To: Summer Tuning

When you pack up your skis at the end of the season, it’s important to retire them properly — they’ll most likely need a little tuning and TLC after a long season of abuse. We asked General Manager Brian Foley at Pierce Skate & Ski in Bloomington, Minnesota, to share some of his summer-prep techniques — here’s what he had to say.