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mikerolfs
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Gook on bases worse this year?
« on: 07/08/18, 03:12 PM »

I'm having the worst gook build-up this year. Anyone else notice this? I get a sticky film that doesn't slide well across the snow. I've experienced it at Mission Ridge, Mt Daniel, Lemah Mtn, Chiwawa Mountain, Colchuck, and Baker. Maybe I got a bad batch of wax? It is gooey like tar and hard to remove. I've started carrying a proper scraper. At home, I've been using a citrus solvent.

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Re: Gook on bases worse this year?
« Reply #1 on: 07/08/18, 06:27 PM »

Yep.  Easiest way to get it off is to hot wax /  hot scrape.  I was hot scraping after every outing earlier this spring.
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