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Snowmobiling wise, I think gloves and boots are the hardest gear to make. Sweating in gloves happens when your hands are too hot.  Prevent your hands from sweating, by not getting them too hot. Seems pretty simple doesn't it? Correct, but your hands should also be allowed to breath, to expel moisture. Your hands should be able to keep a decent amount of moisture in the glove without feeling soggy. I have dry hands and built my first gloves for that. Put some moisturizer on your hand and dip that glove in a hole in the ice for hours and...

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I am in need of a decent camera, camcorder, video camera or whatever you want call it. Something that can take good video shots on the side of a mountain and easy enough for another rider to use with minimal instruction. After some research and Facebook I mainly just got pointed towards brands and models. Just like with sled gear nobody was talking the details on why the item worked better. I wanted to cut through the marketing and compare some details. I am not an expert by any means, but this is what I found in my research. A...

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Say that title to yourself again. Don’t get hot and you won’t get cold. That is the secret in a comfortable ride. A lot of people are worried and complain that they get cold and will buy some crazy thick jacket. Unless you have a medical condition, staying comfortable is relatively easy—layer and wear the proper gear. Too many people buy insulated jackets snowmobiling. Insulated jackets have their uses in other sports or maybe in the arctic, but is barely needed for most snowmobilers. It is a common site to see somebody wearing a high priced fully insulated jacket and...

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Did you get some scratches on your that new pretty carbon fiber helmet from riding in the trees? The pads get a little dirty? No problem. Read below on how to clean your helmet and get the inside and outside looking new. Pads The internal pads can be removed very easily. JUDGED suggests you hand wash these with cold water and let them air dry. Wash the pads with cold water and a mild soap or just grab some shampoo. Rinse the soap off with the cold water. If you notice leftover soap please do not from twist or anything...

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“What lens color should I use?” I think this is the most common question we get. It is a great question and some sites have suggestions, but the next question is “Why?”.  Another great question, so let us explain each lens type in detail and its advantages. First, let’s understand a couple terms. Light Transmittance Value, LTV, VT or Tvis are the same thing and are simply the amount of light that is allowed to pass through. The higher the LTV value the more light that is allowed through. Your tinted windows and snowmobile headlight would be very low, but the windows...

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