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Old 01-05-2006, 10:06 AM
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New ski maintenance?

My new Monza just arrived and it's been a while since I had a "new" ski, so I had a quick question. At one point in time, it was advised that before you rode a new ski, you should rub the bottom with steel wool, to get any waxes from the mold off of it, is this still correct? Is there something better to do/use?

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Old 01-05-2006, 01:14 PM
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Just bumping this back to the front.
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Old 01-05-2006, 01:19 PM
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i wouldnt touch it , thats my opnion though./
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Old 01-05-2006, 01:21 PM
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MYMC would know for sure.
I'm with Rod though, I wouldn't mes with it.
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Old 01-05-2006, 01:32 PM
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it seems like steel wool would be a little rough for it.
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Old 01-05-2006, 01:35 PM
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I seem to remember, and I could be wrong, that you don't use an abrasive. Just get some dish soap and scrub it down really well (rinse it really well, too). My memory could be a tad off though.
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Old 01-05-2006, 01:37 PM
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dish soap chould be fine, since you get all over the ski anyway for binding lube.
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Old 01-05-2006, 01:59 PM
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Just use a little dish soap and water to get any residue off of the bottom
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Old 01-05-2006, 02:53 PM
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Thanks guys, I really wasn't looking forward to doing anything to it. I'll go with dish soap and then just ski the heck out of it.
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Old 01-05-2006, 09:12 PM
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Dish soap!

Dish soap & a slightly abrasive scub pad(not steel wool) , just to get any residue from the mold off.
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