Swix Tech Talk

SWIX Tech Talk: Swix Evo Pro Edge

October 31, 2019 5:30 pm

Swix EVO Pro Electronic Edge Tuner Swix Evo Pro Edge tuner is a high precision 110v side edge tuner, developed to restore, maintain and give the edge a World Cup finish.  The EVO is very easy to operate, due to its ergonomic design, quick disc change, and easy edge angle set-up.  The long-lasting diamond disc… View Article

Swix Tech Talk: Side Edge Sharpening (+ video)

October 24, 2019 2:46 pm

Sidewall Edge Sharpening In this newsletter I will use a video to show you how the side edge tuning is accomplished.  The most important thing to understand is that you need the right tools to make sure your edges are perfect. Sidewall Edge Sharpening Tools Needed: Swix Pro Racing Line Diamond Stones Swix Diamond stones… View Article

Swix Tech Talk: Base Edge Sharpening

October 17, 2019 2:27 pm

Swix Base Edge Sharpening 101  I’m going to walk you through the steps of base edge sharpening.  Using photos to back up each step.  If any of this confuses you I have also attached a small video link from Swix. Step 1: Use a coarse grit stone, ether universal coarse, 100 (extra coarse) or 200… View Article

Swix Tech Talk: Edge Tuning & Diamond Stones (+ video)

October 10, 2019 3:02 pm

Edge Tuning – Working with Swix Diamond Stones The Swix Diamond Stones were developed to work on your steel edges without compromising or harming your bases.  From the very beginning of steel edges stones of all types or varieties have been used to maintain, de-burr and/or sharpen.  Diamond stones are so important for your tuning… View Article

Swix Tech Talk: Bevels & Sidewall Removal (+ video)

October 3, 2019 1:37 pm

Sidewall Bevels and Base Bevels – Some Key Points Before I start showing you videos of how to sharpen your skis I thought it would be best to decode the sidewall bevel and the base bevels.  I want you to have a clear understanding of how you can enhance edge angle to best compliment the… View Article