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Rossignol Experience 88 tuning question

post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 

What is the side and base factory bevel for this ski?  Thanks.

post #2 of 8

1 and 1

 

 

check this site for more http://www.jonsskituning.co.uk/content/view/31/41/

post #3 of 8
Thread Starter 

Thanks.  How can I check the angle on the edges to be sure?

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Without going into expensive gauges (which may or may not be entirely accurate) the standard response is to mark up sections of the edge (tip, tail and underfoot) with a black marker pen then run a diamond stone over the marks using a 1 degree, 2 degree (or whatever) edge guide.  If the stone only removes a portion of the pen mark you've not matched the edge angle with that guide - re-mark the edge and adjust your guide to suit.  When the pen mark is removed in one pass you have matched your edge angle.  Of course, you'll need a selection of edge guides, or a variable edge guide to make this work.  Otherwise, ask your local tuning shop to check them for you.

 

Best of luck.

post #5 of 8
Thread Starter 

Thanks.  BTW, someone posted a link to manufacturer's specs on edge bevels.  Any idea how accurate that info is?  Whenever I ask my shop they usually say, "oh, it's probably a 1, 2 bevel" or "the most common bevel is 1, 2".  Not sure how comfortable I am with that answer, especially since I REALLY like the way my skis currently ski.

 

Bill

post #6 of 8

Here we go again.

 

Most every shop tunes at 1 and 2. They set the machine up and start feeding skis through.

 

Those of us that do our own tunes do 1 and 3. All my skis are at 1 and 3.

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Originally Posted by Max Capacity View Post

Here we go again.

 

Most every shop tunes at 1 and 2. They set the machine up and start feeding skis through.

 

Those of us that do our own tunes do 1 and 3. All my skis are at 1 and 3.

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It does not matter what the factory tune was. Often times factory tunes suck anyway!

 

Have a 1/3 put on'em! (That is 1 Base 3 side edge)

post #8 of 8

I agree with atomic man... factory tunes and specs are often off. Base bevel.... y mm rise over x mm run = 1 degree. use a true bar, mark x mm. match the base bevel. how far off the base is the true bar (y). Side edge bevel. Use several file guides and a rough diamond stone. Start with a high angle 4+. keep testing the diamond stones  until you feel a slight resistance. That's your side edge bevel. I recently did this for the 1012 Umass race coach on a similar pair of skis and it was.... [.25 to 0 base, and 3 side]

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