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freestyler540Takem out for a day before dulling the edges.
Then dull the edges.
tominiemenmaaMake the edges from directly underfoot and from the tips & tails (the part which doesn't touch snow, like 5-10cm down from the uppermost part) as dull as a wooden spoon and remove as little metal as possible. Aim for a perfectly round surface. Like from _| to ) and do it all over again after 5-10 park days to remove burrs. If you ski alot of metal rails you'll soon get to a point where there's practically no edge underfoot. This is where the sweet spot is for rail skiing, but also where the skis really start to suck on icy groomer ripping. The tradeoff you just can't avoid.
Pick the tool you have the most confidence with. I do mine with an angle grinder but that's not something I can recommend if you REALLY don't know how to use one. A metal file is the best option if you're not that familiar with power tools.
SchizoSkierI have like 40 days on mine and sick of catching edges on rails
Icant_kfedEven if your experienced with power tools, doing it manually or even with a die grinder would give a lot more controll
everettmclartyJust got a pair of poachers with the warranty money I got after breaking my chronics. I have never detuned any of my skis but am thinking of trying it for this pair. I ski about 60/40 all mountain/park and am wondering if I should do so. I have heard it can help preventing edge damage, however I still would like them to perform elsewhere on the mountain. Wondering what you guys think I should do.
SchizoSkierI detuned mine and it doesn’t make a big difference with carving but a huge difference on rails. Would definitely recommend
everettmclartyAnyone know if it does anything to prevent edge cracks?