Tuning is wax and edge maintenance. An amateur racer has to wear many hats whereas a JR or TEAM A-D in Pros has technicians.
GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS: Racing we suggest new wax before every race weekend.
SAFETY USE VENTING, NO SMOKE on IRON and a respirator
STONE GRIND or Belt is left to a Shop.
EDGE: Learn the correct bevel and how to use the bevel tool and files. Files or tools will help and if maintained not a long process.
CLEANING Flouro is dense and builds up a load until it will accept no more wax into the base. Cleaning is 2 applications of liquid base cleaner (SUPER Z). Then 2 applications of a warm temp wax and instant scrape process.
WAX Wax selection depends on snow temp, water content and a few other factors. Wax with a range of 10 to 50 (f) is needed. Usually, 2 sets of wax will be needed for the season. ZARDOZ BASE Boost used as an overlay or heated into hot wax or both.