honestly unless you are a spandexer racezor you should just go with some all temp, any brand like swix, toyo or even like dakine..
yea i just go to ems or rei and get a nice block of dakine wax
They sell it at my shop an sponsor our contests, it's good shit.
smells awesome to!!!!
Swix wax for LYFEE!!
gotta take it back to the racing roots yo.
Racers (their techs) clean their bases with a hydrocarbon (plain parafin) hot wax & scrape. It takes off old wax & FL wax. Then they use maybe 3 layers/overlays of wax be it HI FL or whatever. So they are good. Good rule -every once in a while use just hydocarbon wax. Some Racers wax their skis every week in the summer and have 5 pairs on-hill in the winter.
Wax and FL is mixed and balanced for temperature (etc..) so that the wax works.
Pure FL is NOT wax. Only technicians use it. U CANNOT iron in pure FL. It can burn/smoke, burn your Ptex base. FL is POISON. Don't breath if the iron is smokin. Use a fan. I do NOT know of any bases cracking ever from FL wax. Base burn (ptex turn white -dries out) can happen when racing. Otherwise it's another reason.
All have good waxes:KUU good big cheap blocks & expensive hi-end synthetic (but last long), Holmenkol -Beta is a standard & lotta good FL's, Swix-good, TOKO-expensive for small pieces, www.RACEWAX.com good $$$ web buys, Dominator, Maplus, Vola, Raceservice- whatever
More FL does not mean faster. It works well in humid / moist/ warm conditions. Usually does nothing in the real cold & dry. Any wax is better than no wax.
ex-FIS race tech