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    whatever man. My point was that the overall...

    whatever man.

    My point was that the overall pintail design probably has a lot to do with the ride feel as well, not "just" the RES. The ability of the tails to release in dense snow is not only...
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    Your ability to merge swagger and information...

    Your ability to merge swagger and information into the written descriptions of the skis is second to none imho, job well done!

    As for the lineup - very nicely done yet again. Sweet graphics +...
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    The rocker profile is the same yes, the shapes...

    The rocker profile is the same yes, the shapes are most certainly not - so pretty different ride feel imho.

    There are more that differentiates how a woods108/110s vs BG108/110, and WD116 vs...
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    they had their work cut out for them getting the...

    they had their work cut out for them getting the skis produced amid supply chain issues, covid and a lead employee nearly dying - so go figure Iggy did not take the time to revisit a decision that...
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    have you guys asked Iggy? The "SG model" is...

    have you guys asked Iggy?

    The "SG model" is kinda what every non-18x length is for most ski models outside of park skis. C&Ds too. The only difference is that they are not made to order, but in...
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    I find that MF99s and WD102 50/50s (stiffer than...

    I find that MF99s and WD102 50/50s (stiffer than the tour layup) ski a bit differently.

    I find that WD102s are a lot floatier, whereas MF99s are a fair bit better on hard snow (likely due to the...
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    just ask if they will do em now if/when going...

    just ask if they will do em now if/when going custom.

    Jeff102s aint for everybody. It is not like the pro model is in direct competition to whatever custom magic you are planning to get, so win...
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    I am not going to lie - those Jedi Mind Sticks...

    I am not going to lie - those Jedi Mind Sticks look mighty tempting, as does the FRS. And Protests, must not forget Protests.

    I also do not know why Praxis are trying so hard to make the Protest...
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    Wrens are bit more soft snow specific imho, as...

    Wrens are bit more soft snow specific imho, as you can tell by the shape (remember to factor in that the mantra shovel is a lot wider).

    Sure, wrens shovels will pull you into a turn off piste...
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    You've probably went through them already, but if...

    You've probably went through them already, but if not - check out the xt3 threads.

    I seem to remember that some mags have had issues with running certain Intuition liners in xt3s due to the...
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    nice - should be sweet. BG + Pivots > Shifts + BG...

    nice - should be sweet. BG + Pivots > Shifts + BG any day of the week :)
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    Hah - that is awesome! Cast next?

    Hah - that is awesome!

    Cast next?
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    yeah, I've already looked through that thread as...

    yeah, I've already looked through that thread as research for a potential snip. Thanks still though, and for sharing your experiences.



    yeah - to eb fair, it could be that chopping off 2-3cm is...
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    yeah, that is kinda what I am thinking. You can...

    yeah, that is kinda what I am thinking. You can kinda feel the added length creating some slarvy float in soft snow though, so the feel will probably be changed a bit. I never go switch, so that is...
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    I also bought a second pair of 192s, though for a...

    I also bought a second pair of 192s, though for a slightly different reason than keeping a pair in reserve - I am contemplating chopping 2-3cm off the tails on my current pair to see how they would...
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    So according to Evo...

    So according to Evo and Line most of Line's skis carry over unchanged for 22/23 beside graphic updates, Sick Days being discontinued and Blade Optics being introduced. In other words, if you are a...
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    That sounds like a great idea :) yeah,...

    That sounds like a great idea :)



    yeah, that could be - though R11s do not have a ton of splay out back compared to Jeffs. :)
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    I snapped that pic of a pair of 180s that I sold....

    I snapped that pic of a pair of 180s that I sold. Here is two pics of the same pair (top view and tail rocker emphasis), one of the second pair I owned (with Kingpins) from the side and the side view...
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    I've only been on 180 R11s and 181 Kartel116s...

    I've only been on 180 R11s and 181 Kartel116s (custom stiffer) but they are not that similar imho.

    The former is a directional ski at -8 or so mount point with long, low rocker zones and a...
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    yeah, fair point.

    yeah, fair point.
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    man, you are killing it with the insight here...

    man, you are killing it with the insight here Joey - thanks!

    Re the Turdimagate - I have no idea. I do not see why he would be skiing a ski with the old tail shape that is labeled as being a 188...
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    it could be, but look at the tail shape:...

    it could be, but look at the tail shape:
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    They are kinda distinct.
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    i went through the Blister review of the current...

    i went through the Blister review of the current Anima earlier today, and it seems like it can be summed up in "meh".

    This also kinda made me lol:
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    there kinda is...

    there kinda is :)



    ah, thanks for those words of wisdom - now I do not have to buy a pair. I am ebyond happy with my MF118s thoughh, so it is not like I need another ski in that segment, but...
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    Thanks for the feedback guys. Everybody in my...

    Thanks for the feedback guys. Everybody in my neck of the woods seems to love them, which sometimes isn't all that illuminating. It is sometimes easier to understand a ski by talking to the folks who...
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    Great - thanks for taking the time! I had a pair...

    Great - thanks for taking the time! I had a pair of 185s on order, but cancelled it as I do not need another pow ski. BC seem pretty clear on the 185 being the correct size for me (175cm/70kg), but...
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    out of curiosity - what did you not like about...

    out of curiosity - what did you not like about the current/out going version?
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    ah, thanks for the clarification. My bad if it...

    ah, thanks for the clarification. My bad if it had already been discussed.

    yeah, I remember you stating in another post having swapped the 185 for a 190. If you have had any time on the latter...
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    oh, so it remains to be seen then. There is no...

    oh, so it remains to be seen then. There is no way both the tech specs and the labeling on the ski is wrong - something has changed, either the marketing or the ski.

    Perhaps the "feels like a...
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    according to a local shop who reached out to BC...

    according to a local shop who reached out to BC to get an updated tech sheet for the 22/23 collection skis (as the catalogue supposedly is shait as they are trying too hard to be hip), the Nocta...
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    yeah, I do get that the stated dimensions can...

    yeah, I do get that the stated dimensions can remain the same - either through the marketing department doing us all a favor and fucking it up by stating something marketable instead of what the...
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    hm, I just noticed that the 22/23 Nocta is...

    hm, I just noticed that the 22/23 Nocta is labeled as having r21, not r26 as in years past. So it seems to have been redesigned as well. Interesting. Can't find any pics of the center of the ski...
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    I've been a bit curious to learn more about BC's...

    I've been a bit curious to learn more about BC's decision to rework the Atris into a slightly narrower ski - or the be honest, I've been a bit puzzled by that decision. Powder 7's take on the rework...
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    oh, that is interesting. I would expect it to be...

    oh, that is interesting. I would expect it to be the other way around, but you know what you felt. That makes me want to try R121s even more. KC - who is usually on shorter lengths - have bought a...
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    Ah interesting - 184 or 191 R121s? I should have...

    Ah interesting - 184 or 191 R121s? I should have bought a pair of either to beb fair - they have been on sale for like 50% off over here as of late (luckily sold out now).

    I am also really...
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    Quality post. I am a bit surprised by a few of...

    Quality post.

    I am a bit surprised by a few of the points you make though.

    R121s are a bit stiffer in the shovels than some other similar skis (whhat have been making me really curious to get...
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    yes, way less ski than 192s - they will ski much...

    yes, way less ski than 192s - they will ski much shorter and are softer too. I suspect 185s will feel really short to heavier and/or stronger skiers. So the 185/181.5sp is a good match if you want...
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    The MF99-plan worked pretty well. There was a bit...

    The MF99-plan worked pretty well. There was a bit of variance wrt weight and stiffness between the three new pairs, so choose the stiffest l/r ski out of the bunch, and mounted them at +1.

    It...
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    Get them already - they and you should be a great...

    Get them already - they and you should be a great fit. And besides, it seems like a tall order to sell them at a loss if you decide to move them along after trying them, so no real downside here :)
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    I would not expect the blazes and BMTs to ski...

    I would not expect the blazes and BMTs to ski THAT similarly, especially for heavier / stronger skiers or in denser snow. Like, they will both be directional skis from Völkl, so have a similar feel. ...
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    @völkl How the hell is it possible to discontinue...

    @völkl How the hell is it possible to discontinue a ski such as the BMT94? Please bring it back! Yeah, you will probably sell relatively few at retail (because who the hell can afford BMTs at...
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    Not BG110tour, but BG108tour and Ravens - both in...

    Not BG110tour, but BG108tour and Ravens - both in 184. I preferred the BG108tours by a mile.

    Everybody seem to love the Raven, and I did too - initally. They are hoot in deeper snow, but as...
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    it needs more devils and skulls ;) But hawt for...

    it needs more devils and skulls ;) But hawt for sure.



    50/50 -> similar flex pattern at 200gr or so off on the wider model, with the added bonus of standard edges / bases for that damp feel and...
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    There's always the summer custom sale, where the...

    There's always the summer custom sale, where the pricing is more or less in line with the standard price (as long as you do not go full jeebus on all the add ons). Call it an investment in your own...
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    I am of the opinion the wren tours would probably...

    I am of the opinion the wren tours would probably be a fantastic touring ski and something I have considered ordering myself, before going woodsman. So, if you are super happy with wrens, why change?...
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    hehe, yeah - I just really enjoy debating and...

    hehe, yeah - I just really enjoy debating and figuring out skis, and learning from what other people find / figure out. I would not like to do it for a living though - that would just ruin my...
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    yeah, I dunno. Mags asks questions for the...

    yeah, I dunno. Mags asks questions for the collective to reply to. If the idea is to ask Iggy/the factory directly, then why write on here instead of just reaching out directly? Or just write...
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    yeah, you should probably be on 182s. I am the...

    yeah, you should probably be on 182s. I am the same size and would not consider sizing down, unless I wanted something very, very nimble at the cost of stability and float.
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    It has been discussed before - check through...

    It has been discussed before - check through Caphill's posts + one more mag that posted on it too (same spot as the caphill posts).
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    No not at all - they have all been great from a...

    No not at all - they have all been great from a durability standpoint. I just flip flopp a lot on what skis to own - a dangerous mind set when I stumble across deals ;)

    I ran my last pair with...
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