NIS plate is important for Nanogrip, Skintec, high tech waxless – tune the grip by adjusting the balance point

How to use your NIS plate – Madshus video
Choosing the Right Race Skis – Part 3: Get the Most Out of Your Equipment
This page has graphics near the bottom showing EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT BINDING POSITIONS
With a high tech waxless ski like the Peltonen Nanogrip it is critical to use a NIS plate since it allows one to tune the grip by adjusting the balance point. I found that at -20C, -15C last winter moving the NIS plate forward one notch solved the Nanogrip issue that some folks complain about at cold temperatures.

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