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Edges on rails
ive read all over the place that you should detune the edges under foot if you want to start hiting rails. ive only been hitting rails for about a week, i didnt detune my edges but i did tune them to a higher degree for less metal to metal contact. is this a good idea, or should i detune them completly?
the rails will do the de-tuning for you...
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do what ever floats your boat buddy, i personally file down every pair of park skis i get before i mount them, on the other hand, my brother swears by letting them detune naturally by hitting rails, maybe im just lazy and dont want to wait that long, but its really up to you
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how far down do you file them ? i have heard of people filing down to almost a 45 degree angle.
You really don't need to, as said above, they'll get detuned from simply hitting rails.
Personally, I bevel the base edges 3 degrees underfoot, then 1 degree the rest of the ski. I also dull them underfoot with a file. Either way, they're going to get pretty fucked up. One thing that bothers me is you get some gnarly jaggies on your edges that can really catch, so I usually file those off every week.
I wouldn't do that, just kind of round them off underfoot so it's dull like a butter knife.
who needs edges?
take a file and grind down those edges till dem is round.
you don't need edges in the pipe either so you're park skis are gonna rock
man, my edges are sharp as my witty sense of humor. i dont have any problems with em, just try not to fall, cause that is when your edges will catch, and you will fall
ill nose press your box if you lip slide my rail
Just let the rails do the de-tuning... and dont edge them very often if your going to be sliding that much or you wont have any metal left...
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Is it just me? or did you just get totally rhinoraped...
i have never done anything to my edges...it doesnt really make a difference
I have this thing for my hockey skates, that you use for like a bur or somthing like a bump, I just use it on my skis when I get a bump like that
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