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Old 02-28-2018, 06:11 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by montcalm View Post
I'm confused by those skis. When the pictures were there, they did say they were "waxless" but I only know of very few types of waxless skis that don't have a pattern. Karhu designed a chemical grip waxless pattern a few years back but it was never sold in the US. Also there are a few skis that use permanent skins. I'm not sure what would have been used on a ski that old to make it grip without a pattern.
I didnt get to see the pictures, but in the 70's a few of the Norwegian companies made waxless "Mica" bases that had tons of tiny mono-directional flecks of mica. I've never skied on a pair though.
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