Are snow skis already tuned and ready to ski right from the factory?
no go have them tuned at your local ski shop
A. That depends. Most factory finishes are fine for
novice-intermediate skiers (assuming the base is flat) but you will
still need to hot wax your skies to obtain better glide, durability
and longevity of the bases. Better skiers and races will always
tune their skis the way they like them, and that generally means
changing the base and side edge angels. Most skiers don't "detune"
their edges any more with the newer shaped skis. A ski that grabs
too much is more likely the fault of poor balance and not the