Introduction

Have you ever broken or cracked the baskets on your skis? Use this guide to replace your worn baskets and return your skis to excellent working condition!

Image 1/2: You will be using this hand to pull off the heated basket. Image 2/2: You will be using this hand to pull off the heated basket.
  • Place the sock over your hand like a glove.

  • You will be using this hand to pull off the heated basket.

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Image 1/2: Heat for no longer then three minutes. Image 2/2: Heat for no longer then three minutes.
  • Heat the worn/broken basket with a blow dryer to melt the existing adhesive.

  • Heat for no longer then three minutes.

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  • Once the basket is heated, use your protected hand to pull firmly on the basket until it comes off of the pole.

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  • Heat an all purpose glue stick with a lighter.

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Image 1/2: Press the new basket immediately after applying the melted glue in order to obtain maximum adhesion. Image 2/2: Press the new basket immediately after applying the melted glue in order to obtain maximum adhesion.
  • Spread a very thin layer of the melted glue on the basket end of the pole, then press on the new basket.

  • Press the new basket immediately after applying the melted glue in order to obtain maximum adhesion.

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Image 1/1: After heating, allow the glue to cool and set for 10 minutes.
  • Reheat the replaced basket with a hair dryer for a minute.

  • After heating, allow the glue to cool and set for 10 minutes.

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  • After drying for 10 minutes, your poles will be ready for use. Happy Skiing!

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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