Anybody know how much these weigh?
Thinking about getting these for my pow ski this winter.
Can anybody think of any reason not to? Besides from price and a little extra weight, they seem like the most bomber option out there. Am I missing anything?
Any thoughts on the mounting point? Just bought a pair of 192s and wondering if I can go forward of recommended at all. Seems like it gives you a ton of tip on that line.
The ABS vario base unit comes in both Small and Large. Which size is for sale here?
Less. Less tip means less float.
Going to be using this ski as a mostly inbounds/sidecountry ski aimed at skiing pow and dropping some decent size airs. What kind of beta do you all have on mounting position? I've heard +3 might ski short, but thinking I might want that extra tail when dropping cliffs. Also, does the new graphic run into the discrepencies on where the mounting points fall like last year's model did?
At 6'1'' and 185 lbs. is the 188 going to be too short? Skiing Line Sir Francis Bacons right now (182) and they feel about right, if not a touch short. Everybody says the S7s ski short, I'm just wondering how short.
With the large base area on these skis, you shouldn't have any big problems skinning except on steep hardpack or ice.
Pretty heavy and definitely stiff. Not going to want the same ski for tight trees and 50+ foot cliffs. 187 for the trees and a tighter radius, 194s for the drops. At your height, I would say you could handle the 194s.
Probably won't break them but you will overpower them for sure.
I would reccomend the 185. They may feel long to start but the 175 would be too short.
They are as strong as anything else on the market.
I am of the camp that believes you should buy skins for the widest part of your ski and trim from there. In this case, you would want to get a pair of the 120mm. The 110s will work but will not provide full coverage. You will want the 179-186 length.
What are you using them for? Chopsticks are as more dedicated powder jib stick while the elizabeths hadle power well but also feel at home on the front side due to their slightly smaller dimensionsActually thanks I just answered myself.. Thanks.I'm an east coaster that travels out west twice a year.. I want a backcountry ski with nice pop.. I like natural hits and deep stuff but want something more playful.. Is the chopstick a reverse camber? --- "The Chopstick’s reverse camber is less pronounced then other skis, allowing more of the ski’s edge to be in contact with the snow and giving you more control whether you're sessioning the park or riding a groomer back to the lift."
Given you height and weight, I would reccomend the 167s. Given that you ski 168s already, go for the 167s.
No major difference
Seeing as the rockered tip will make these ski a little bit shorter, the 174 would be a good fit for you and will handle the bc powder well.
If youre looking for a strictly powder ski it may be worth it to wait for a 190. You are currently on 184s and the 182 Czars are going to ski even shorter dues to the slight tip rocker.
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