hahaha I love that my reaction to the cost of the Next case was "it's not that expensive, maybe we should get two so that we don't have to keep carting it from the trailer to the wax room"
You gotta be kind of delicate applying the powders, as they'll roll. I sprinkle it on, and then use a finger to swipe it from the groove. Melts in beautifully though.
Pink paper is after waxing; same as you would hand structure with a riller. They sell a little block you can put it on to keep a flat surface, but I'm also sure you can improvise. Probably closer to 1000 grit. This is what the branded stuff looks like:https://skiwax.ca/products/skigo-pink-paper-starte...
You really don't use it in many conditions around here, but in Birkie-land it's probably more relevant more often.
Charlie, I don't think I used that word to its exact definition, but perhaps Mr. Pink was involved.