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    You try those BroTests yet? Sent from my...

    You try those BroTests yet?


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    What flex and core are those? Sent from my...

    What flex and core are those?


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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    I shoulda went 194 on my skinny Q, but I have sold every asym ski I have ever owned..Couldnt quite click with them.

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    Yup, me too. Low Profile full rocker Rx might be...

    Yup, me too. Low Profile full rocker Rx might be able to fully replace a BG in my quiver.. The regular Rx is already 9/10 in 3D mank(tracked or untracked), pretty much tied with Katanas, compared to...
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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    Im not buying any more skis for a while, moving to SoCal this spring. Just pondering about fat Q.


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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    I really wanna try these MVPs, but I cant keep doing that. I am broke, and need to move out of moms and start acting like an adult.

    You are the perfect candidate for this core layup. Same layup...
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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    I think Im gonna sell those heavy core #5 193 MVPs, if you are still interested. $260 plus ship.

    Also gonna sell brand new, super cool veneer protests for anyone interested. Want $600 plus split...
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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    Have you skied any asym skis? If so, how did you feel about them?



    Galibier, I have a fair amount of experience switching back and forth between different shapes, from traditional to RES or...
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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    Asym only messes with me on firm snow. It felt like each side of the ski performs different turn shapes and different release patterns. I like having the same performance on each side of the ski...
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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    A Fat or regular Q makes a lot more sense to me now that I tried the skinny Q. I personally feel that asym only makes sense in 115mm+ skis. Really in 125mm skis for me ideally.

    That being said, I...
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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    I like asym in untracked snow. For my resort I prefer traditional skis. On skis 118mm and up asym starts to make more sense to me. I could barely even feel it on the 2017 C&Ds, even on soft packed...
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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    Anyone selling or wanna trade for Wren 108s or Kartel 116s?


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    At almost 2700g/ski, 194 Devastators could be...

    At almost 2700g/ski, 194 Devastators could be that looser monster 108 Im looking for. Where do you have yours mounted, how far from core center?

    I also want to try a MVP though too.. I was skiing...
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    How much do you weigh? Mine did not like to stay...

    How much do you weigh? Mine did not like to stay on the fall line. If I pressured the outside edge on the uphill ski, immediate slalom turn. I tend to weight both feet evenly, so it happened often. ...
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    Skinny Qs were great for trees. Thats were they...

    Skinny Qs were great for trees. Thats were they excelled. Right up there with Steeples. If Squaw had tons trees, I probably would have kept Qs. My one mistake was never trying Qs at Alpine...
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    Read Cys review of the K2 Marksman on...

    Read Cys review of the K2 Marksman on Blistergear. He talks about that feeling.


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    BGs are on sale right now too! Sent from my...

    BGs are on sale right now too!


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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    I agree the new 189s are a bit stiffer than the old 191 BGs. My 2015 191s were almost jibby, whereas my 2017 189s are not quite that free and maneuverable. I prefer my 2017s though, because I am...
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    Those skinny Qs are still fairly stable. Its...

    Those skinny Qs are still fairly stable. Its super easy to ski, but not some noodle. It can handle speed. When I customized it, I told Keith I wanted a more stable K2 marksman. He nailed the...
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    Its a great ski. I love my 191. Sent from...

    Its a great ski. I love my 191.


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    I would buy them if I didnt need to get touring...

    I would buy them if I didnt need to get touring boots and bindings.


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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    Ouch. If I recall correctly, when I was looking at the picture of your Qs, I kept thinking these have more camber contact than mine do. Idk if that was just an optical illusion though. Mine...
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    Damn, I kinda want that 194 on sale.. but I dont...

    Damn, I kinda want that 194 on sale.. but I dont need anymore overlap in that area.

    I dont need them. I dont need them. I dont need them.



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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    I shoulda went regular... I keep saying it. The 190 Bibby was way more ski than my skinny Qs with heavy core. I am starting to wonder why going -10, but also beefing up the core, made skinny Qs so...
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    They are great skis! I just didnt size them...

    They are great skis! I just didnt size them correctly, I should have went 194. I am in the midst of selling all skis under 187cm, even my 184 monster 98s, as I just dont feel as comfortable on them...
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    I bet a 194 Quixote with heavy core and #4 or #5...

    I bet a 194 Quixote with heavy core and #4 or #5 flex, would be right up there with the Supergoats. Quixote probably better on hardpack, while Supergoats a bit more floaty.


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    Selling my skinny Qs. Keep watch for a FS thread...

    Selling my skinny Qs. Keep watch for a FS thread today


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    My 187 skinny Qs measure 185cm on the dot. ...

    My 187 skinny Qs measure 185cm on the dot.


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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    Both my praxis are mounted on the line, and I love the stock tune on both..

    The Qs are almost great, just feel too short/turny for my size. I dont think the tune has anything to do with it. I...
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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    Im glad you like them, I had a feeling you would, cuz I think you are lil lighter than me, with the same layup, and you went veneer(?). They are almost there for me, just not quite.

    They are good...
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    Im going to list my 187 Skinny Qs for sale,...

    Im going to list my 187 Skinny Qs for sale, just putting it up here first. PM me


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    I should have went 194. Some guys on here even...

    I should have went 194. Some guys on here even told me to do so. I should have listened.


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    How much do you guys weigh? Im trying to figure...

    How much do you guys weigh? Im trying to figure out why my Qs arent charging for me. I went skinny, heavy core, #4, and they are the easiest, most forgiving ski I own besides K2 shreditors. For...
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    I didn't detune mine. The outside edge was a...

    I didn't detune mine. The outside edge was a little hooky, but nothing a little change in form couldn't take care of. To be safe, you could detune 4" fore and aft of the outside taper point in the...
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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    You thought what was going to be the case?? I just had a few beers and cant connect the dots. You thought they couldnt ski switch, or you thought to go shorter than normal?

    They definitely...
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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    I went 187cm, heavy layup, #4 flex. I am 63 205lbs nekkid.

    I definitely need more time on them

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    Started to figure out the shape and mount point...

    Started to figure out the shape and mount point after 4th and 5th laps, and the skis feel great. Definitely keepers.

    The most surprising thing is their ease of initiation in funky, crusty snow....
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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    2 runs in, Wow! These are phenomenal skis. I am skiing slush, and they rock.

    Definitely a little center mounted, I can feel the tail a little bit more than I like, but only by like 10%. Probably...
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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    I am taking out my skinny Qs right meow!

    Not the best day for them, but worth it for trying out there all mtn potential


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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    Wow they are barely heavier than my 187 skinny Qs.


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    Thom, what do/did you do for a living? Sent...

    Thom, what do/did you do for a living?


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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    Wow those are suave

    I would go FKS, but thats just me. I like the original STH much better than the newer STH2..


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    I have a gut feeling I am going to love them. ...

    I have a gut feeling I am going to love them.

    They feel slightly lighter than the Viciks, if my memory serves me correctly, but a little stiffer. The shape seems a bit more fun on the Q, but I...
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    I am directly comparing my Skinny Quixotes to...

    I am directly comparing my Skinny Quixotes to those Viciks..

    I will let you know if you need to upgrade to the Qs ;)


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    X2. Thanks Thom Sent from my iPhone...

    X2.

    Thanks Thom


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    I measured ten times, this afternoon and then...

    I measured ten times, this afternoon and then again right now. I got 47cm on the dot for the tip rocker. 18.5in.. Whether its natural variance, or he gave me a little something special(highly doubt),...
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    I like orange or purple Sent from my iPhone...

    I like orange or purple


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    I was using this pic. Its the tips.. ...

    I was using this pic. Its the tips..

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171012/69c9068491f05eccc32d7b84dab6fa21.jpg


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    Praxis Quixote - Jumped the Shark or Legit?

    Mine are Skinny, but they seem to have around 10cm more tip rocker than the standard.. based on pictures.

    I told Keith I wanted something I can butter and play around on, as well as charge. I told...
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171012/d241e180...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171012/d241e180388d8d7cad92dad356bae70c.heic

    Mine have quite a bit of tip rocker length.


    Compared to these standard Quixotes
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