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Ski Base Flattening and Structure

The starting point for your safety and funny skiing.

Base Flattening.

Flattening is a must if your skis´s bases areconcave or convex because the edges cann´t grip as them should.  

We use a true bar to test how flat are your bases, after we start to made some runs into the stone grinding machine checking constantly to avoid leave to much "fuzz" or P-Tex fibres.

The reasons for a stone grind are: 

- If the bases are overly concave or convex
- If the base edge angle is over bevelled 
- If you want to reduce the base edge angle
- If the base edge is badly damaged
- If the structure on the base has worn too smooth
- If the base structure pattern/depth doesn't match the snow conditions(racers only)

Base Structure. 

Structure is the name given to the fine longitudinal grooves in the base of the ski that breaks the surface tension of the film of water between the ski base & the snow. Without the structure's action the ski would 'stick' to the snow. Not only do the grooves break the surface tension but they also act like the tread on a car tyre to remove/shed the water away efficiently. For a high-end ski racer the pattern & depth of the structure has to be chosen to match the conditions & is as important to their performance as tyre choice is to a Formula 1 car. 

NON RESIDENTS IN LEÓN.

We can prepare your skis, just take in contact. Delivery costs: 20,00 €  round trip.

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