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Here's the type of tray I used. It's from a 4-pack of fresh, pre-shucked corn-on-the-cob. Unfortunately, I threw out the wrapper before I looked at the brand. Looks like your typical meat-tray foam; albeit thicker/stiffer. Nest time I'm in the grocery sto
Original attempt. They worked reasonably well - especially on hardpack or crusty snow. As expected, nose-overs were a problem in fluffy snow.
Added rear bungees to mitigate the nose-over problem. Ill see how it works.
Front of the new skis. I used a short lengths of c/f rod & a couple drops of foam-safe ca to anchor the rubber-bands
Inside view of the new skis. I still have to make the holes for the landing-gear wire. I plan to insert short lengths of shrink-wrap tube into the holes to strengthen them.
Inside view of the new skies. The c/f anchors for the rear bungees are visible.