DIY pattern base

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Ziggy
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Re: DIY pattern base

Post by Ziggy » Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:59 pm

And they would constitute a positive pattern?

What ski base are they most like?
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Re: DIY pattern base

Post by Johnny » Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:58 am

Double-positive...! ;)

They are a bit like the Fischer Offtrack Crown base... But more aggresive... This "skin" is built to climb, the scales are almost sharp! A small strip could be enough, 30, 40 or 50mm according to your taste...

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Re: DIY pattern base

Post by Ziggy » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:13 pm

How would it work with my skis which are 98mm underfoot?
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Re: DIY pattern base

Post by Johnny » Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:43 am

Well, the most important thing here is how you are going to attach the scales half-skins... Both Asnes and Fischer attachment systems are very effective, but if you don't already have the inserts on your skis, I don't think it's worth messing with... Old-style kickers straps and plates were not effective at all for yo-yoing and K&G... The best would be to play around with the Profoil on an Asnes or Fischer ski, then once you found what is best for what you do, just add the profoils strips permanently on your favorite ski... 8-)
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Re: DIY pattern base

Post by Ziggy » Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:41 pm

Yes. Thanks.
But going negative was a key goal - to reduce stickiness in the telemark lead change.
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