Swix's Krystal line is a fluorinated racing kick wax, perfect for training and competition. Excellent kick and glide properties. KRYSTAL VR30 LIGHT BLUE -22F to 19F High performance kicker for cold snows below 20F. Very popular with classic racers. Easily covers with VR40 if tracks are a bit slippery. Applies best at room temp for easy of corking. KRYSTAL VR40 BLUE 10F TO 28F Racing counterpart to the popular V40 Blue Extra. Fluoro additives aide with glide speed and dirt resistance. Makes an excellent cover wax for both colder and warmer waxes if needed. KRYSTAL VR45 LIGHT VIOLET 18F TO 32F Narrow-range, moist snow wax for the upper 20s and low 30s. Cover with VR40 if icing is a problem. KRYSTAL VR50 VIOLET 25F TO 34F Hardwax for damp snow near freezing. Cover with a colder wax or Rex Hydrex if icing is an issue. KRYSTAL VR55N VIOLET 27F TO 36F Newer addition to the VR line with silver additive for dirt resistance. KRYSTAL VR60 SILVER 28F to 36F Wet/fresh snow hardwax for wet snow above freezing. KRYSTAL VR62 FLUORO KLISTER 28F to 37F Swix VR62 Fluoro Klister 45gm (28/37F) is a World Cup wax for new, slightly moist snow and for older, transformed snow near freezing. KRYSTAL VR65 RED/YEL/SIL 30F to 38F Swix Krystal VR 65 Great for coarse new snow that is being wetted from below. KRYSTAL VR70 RED 34F to 39F Silver additive for dirt and grunge resistance. KRYSTAL VR75 YELLOW 36F to 39F For wet new snow.
Durable base binder for added durability. Base binders are essential for long outings or marathons. Apply to a clean kick zone by touching stick to a warm wax iron and then dabbing to the ski. Warm again on ski with iron and cork out to a smooth finish. Let cool before applying he wax of the day.
Blue (14/28F new) (5/23F old) Excellent in the teens and low twenties, especially with low humidity. If tracks are slippery, use V40 Blue Extra. Blue Extra (19/30F new) (12/27F old) One of the true classics. Nearly universal performance in sub-freezing temps. Apply thinner for temps below 20F. A must-have for any classic skier. Green (5/18F new) (0/12F old) Swix's standard cold kicker. Works reliably down below zero. Easily covered if temps warm up beyond the green temp range. Polar (-22/5F new snow) (-12/10F old) An old fave of the die-hard cold weather crowd. Applies much easier at room temp. Be sure to cork to a glassy, smooth surface. Apply long if tracks are soft or slippery. Red/Silver (32/38F new) (30/34F old) Very tacky for very wet and fresh snow min the 30s and 40s. May need to be covered if icing is a problem. Special Red (28/34F) A popular choice for many classic skiers. Good for those wet days with fresh snow that is not quite klister snow. One of the essential kick waxes. Violet (32F new) (27/30F old) For damp, sticky snow right at freezing. Prone to icing if snow is fresh. Cover with Rex Hydrex if icing is a problem. Violet Special (27/32F new) (21/28F old) For moist snow beginning to get sticky and damp. Cover with some blue extra if icing occurs.
The most popular V-wax. A very flexible and versatile wax covering a large temperature- range on the cold side of freezing. To be utilized close to 0°C, demands relatively new snow and low air humidity (below 45-50%).
New fallen snow 0°C to +1°C (32°F to 34°F). Old fine grained snow 0°C to -2°C (32°F to 28°F). For moist new snow up to +1°C (34°F) and down to -2°C (28°F) in older more transformed granular snow. The V-Line of hard kick-waxes is made for racing and recreational skiing. Their quality is very high due to fully refined petroleum waxes, synthetic rubbers and pharmaceutical quality oils.
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