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tvashtarkatena

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Yup, finally gonna get that back hair taken care of.

 

Oh, and I need some backup for the purple stuff - the snow had an affinity for it, yesterday. I used to use maxiglide.

 

Any recommendations?

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i've had good luck with glop stopper, but the swix aerosol stuff also seems to be pretty good and goes on more easily, but I would be less inclined to carry it with me because of the pressurized can and bulk. I only tried it because I couldn't find a brick of glop stopper and I was in a rush. BUt, I'm not really sure how different they all are, maybe I just don't get out enough to notice.

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Astroglide. Small and compact, goes on easy in the field, glides like no other.

 

 

 

 

Being serious; I keep a little square of swix base prep wax in my pack and it works fine to rub on when things get gloppy. Either that or the red/yellow CH wax would be fine for the warmer stuff. I usually don't have a bunch of the warmer CH on hand, so I just use base prep most of the time.

 

I find that a light hot wax on the skins goes a long way to fight glopping, especially now in the spring when the temps are rising.

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