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Ski Question (Plus Karma)
Should I get my Afterbang skis edges dulled down by a shop or keep them the same? Will i catch an edge if i dont?
If you are doing strictly rails then yes I would say dull them, however, i do a mostly jumps but a fair amount of rails with sharp edges for groomers and I don't catch on the rails ever.
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just dull the edges under your boot, keep the rest pretty sharp - rarely catch an edge on rails but still give reasonable edge hold on groomers
ah this wasnt a serious question was it?
I they are new the edges probably aren't too sharp already. You can also do it by yourself with a gummy stone
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not sure if this is serious or not but if it is why would you pay for someone to do that? just do it yourself
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Bevel the edges, don't take down the whole thing. Just scrape the edges at the bottom.
And just a heads up, you can't retune the edges. Once you dull them they stay that way.
They'll dull on their own over ti
use a gummy stone to dull the edges underfoot, dont use a file cause that will merely ruin the edges
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you can dull them just a tad bit around the boot area where you grind and anyways they will dull by doing rails over and over. you dont need to dull them.
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Yea i got afterbangs and i dulled them around the boot area but kept em sharp towards the end of the skis and they work perfect.
yeah just dull them the ghetto way: with a rock
i dont understand why everyone dulls down their edges. yes it will help from catching an edge but it is really really to actually catch an edge. i hit a backyard setup on brand new skis last year and caught once because i was trying something stupid.
if you can slide a rail confidently, you wont catch. they dull down themselves the first day out anyway.
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no ur fine i got brand new skis and shredded rails all day. they get worn down pretty quickly
i have never dulled my edges and i have never got on a rail
you should be fine without dulling your edges
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