Originally Posted by Metaphor_
Just a note on that cheap $40USD sidewall remover I pointed out: it's still going strong after a few years of use. It's probably sufficient for 95% of skiers including beer league racers. I do wonder if the cutting blade is replaceable on it.
Yes, I've used that for years. Once you adjust to and adapt a technique it works well on solid sidewalls. Cap skis are somewhat ugly.