SKI/SNOWBOARD TUNING

Precision Tuning

Experience Wintersteiger Precision.

At Ski Chute 4 we offer state of the art Wintersteiger tuning equipment for enhancing your skis and Snowboard performance.

Don’t let poorly tuned equipment hold you back from skiing or snowboarding at your potential. As you ski or snowboard, ice and rocks scratch your base and edges. This slows your equipment and blunts the edges which make you slow and unable to edge properly to use the equipment as they are designed.

Call into the Ski Chute 4 and we can assess your gear and what is needed to get them up to speed.

Drop your gear in on the way home and pick them up on the way back to the mountain!

Tuning Menu and Price List

Edge/Base and
grind belt wax
Perfect for in-between full tune services
(Add infra red wax – $10)
$50
Full tune
Edge/Base repair/Base Grind/infra red wax $80
Miyagi Tune
Edge/Base repair/Base Grind/Structure/infra red wax $100
Race Tune
Edge/Base repair/Base Grind/Structure/Race wax $120

 

Remove snowboard bindings for Full/Miyagi and Race tunes.
All tunes to be left over night.

Ski Chute 4 | Mansfield Mt Buller

How Structure works

The surface of the ski is like treads on a tire, ski bases need structure to reduce drag.

  • Your skis need to ride on a film of water produced from the friction of your base and edges cutting through the snow.
  • Pockets of air between the ski base and the snow means that water is repelled from the ski base reducing the braking effect (like a beer glass sliding on a bar -if you’re younger than 18, watch a cowboy movie- a flat-bottomed glass won’t slide as well as one with an air pocket).
  • In warm, wet snow the idea is to move the water away from the base and reduce suction.
  • In cold, dry snow the structure should be fine and shaped to hold water a little longer under your ski since so little is available under these conditions.

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