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So if going for only two, which ones? East.
Thinking old snow coldest and warmest?

After having some actual real snow recently, you do notice how much more friction there is.
 

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If going with the FFC waxes, I'd say get the FFC P2 and the FFC P2c since one is rated as 19F and warmer and the other is 19F and colder.

The Elite series have a bit of gap between the coldest and warmest waxes.
 
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So if going for only two, which ones? East.
Thinking old snow coldest and warmest?

After having some actual real snow recently, you do notice how much more friction there is.
I think you already know the answers.
FCC is cheap and good, so go for them all.
As for the Elite, I would say start with the OS 2P and the NS 2P. They seem to run well, even out of range. Some days you will haul mail, and some days you will just haul.

Anytime the skis need to plow snow, one will always be slower. As for man-made, IDK, but the FFC 2c may be a good bet as it is very hard as is either of the Elite No. 1's
Let us know how it goes if you try any of them.
 
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Tried out the FFC 2Pc today at 0 degrees F air today, and it performed fantastic.
All the race kids were there for the Sun Cup races, and none of them out glided me on the run out, even though I was dressed like the Pillsbury dough boy and the Michelin Man!
 

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I have OS1, OS2 and OS3. I don't know enough about wax and performance to decide if I should also get the NS range. I'm not racing and am only looking for a smooth gliding ski. Am I going to see sticky skis if I use OS in new snow?
 
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I have OS1, OS2 and OS3. I don't know enough about wax and performance to decide if I should also get the NS range. I'm not racing and am only looking for a smooth gliding ski. Am I going to see sticky skis if I use OS in new snow?
I doubt it if you use the hardest one (OS 1). Just work with those Old Snows, and let us know what you think.
One will always be slower in fresh snow, and deeper even more, so keep that in mind.
 
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@Jacques The method of using a harder wax near the edge - does it work with the pastes too or is it something I need to be using an iron for?
Sure it would work, but I suggest just using the proper paste for conditions, and be sure to cover the whole base, and leave no voids at the edges.
If you did do that with the paste, it would be best to finish one before you applied the hardest one to the edges.
The Psycho paste, either OS or NS, are the hardest paste they make. It's for 7 F and lower snows.
 
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