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Swix Ski Brake Retainers

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    • One Color, 2pc
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    Wax, scrape, and tune your boards anywhere, anytime.

    Swix Ski Brake Retainers eliminate the need for a vice that activates your bindings, so you can work on your skis in the hotel hallway or your buddy’s van on the way to the hill.
    • Item #SWI0290

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    Recommended Use
    skiing
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year

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    Rubber bands on steroids (in a good way)

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Ever used hair bands to hold your brakes out of the way for tuning? Forget it! These babies do the heavy lifting and don't break a sweat. You'll never have to worry about your keepers breaking again. Just get 'em!

    These make it a whole lot easier

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    I have tried everything from a shoelace to just manually holding down the brakes while I wax. Needless to say, these make it far easier.

    must have item

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    These brake retainers are a must have item for your tool kit and will work just as well on narrower carving skis and fatty pow slayers. I also use them for all sorts of non-ski related projects in the garage since they're much more durable than a regular band.

    essential!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    After multiple waxing sessions trying to tame my brakes with zip ties, elastic headbands, produce rubberbands, and whatever else I could come up with, I finally decided to "invest" in these (they cost about as much as a fancy latte!) These do the job perfectly and are an essential in any ski tuning kit.

    Must have in the tuning kit

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    These are a must if you're going to be doing any kind of waxing at home. They're strong, durable, and make quick work of holding your brakes out of the way. I've had one pair for the last three seasons and have never had an issue with them breaking or tearing. I've also used Voile straps for the job, but these rubber bands are a lot easier to deal with unless you happen to have a third hand.

    Better than an orthodontic retainer

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    While it may seem silly to pay $5 for rubber bands, it is totally worth it. Skip your Starbucks. Bike to work. Go back to a diet of Ramen and peanut butter. You'll find a way to save that $5.

    These rubber bands are burly, easy to use, and make tuning skis much easier. Get those pesky brakes out of the way once and for all!

    Ben
    brabinowitz@backcountry.com
    801-746-7564

    Rubber Bands On Steroids

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Tuning your own skis? Good luck doing it without these babies.



    Get an extra pair in case you snap them... but you probably won't.

    Want to do your own waxing or tunes?

      Yeah, you are going to need these too. I have used old MTB inner tubes cut 1" wide and used them the same way. Especially if I am doing a multitude of skis at once. When waxing or tuning skis it is about easy repetition. having all the skis you are going to wax at once with the brakes out of the way makes it go much easier.



      These are great for keeping your ski brakes out of the way.

      They do what they're supposed to

        What's to say? These are basic rubberband-type ski retainers. They do exactly what they are supposed to do - hold the ski brakes up and out of the way so you can work on your ski bottoms. Yes, they are more substantial than then office-supply rubberbands you get around your mail, so they won't suddenly snap while you're scraping down that coat of wax you just ironed on.