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    Usually deal with Chris or Nicole at ASOGear and...

    Usually deal with Chris or Nicole at ASOGear and they are both great. Bought A LOT of gear there and send lots of business their way as Iím close by so they always give great deals. I swap out...
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    Loving my Enforcer 104s! They rip on groomers,...

    Loving my Enforcer 104s! They rip on groomers, tons of fun in the bumps and can motor through crud. I mounted mine +2 to make more playful and they are super easy to pivot in trees. Perfect flex and...
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    Corbetts.com has the green last years model on...

    Corbetts.com has the green last years model on for $639 CAN/$485 US with Griffon bindings and they have the 192cm in stock.
    Call Nicole at 1-800-603-8580 ext 35 and tell her Greg K from London sent...
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    Good summations of the skis above by nickel and...

    Good summations of the skis above by nickel and agree the Fisher 102, Atris 108 and Origin 106 would be the most suitable of your list.

    Origin 106 most soft snow biased with great float and fun...
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    Was surprised the number of skis with base bevels...

    Was surprised the number of skis with base bevels above 1 degree now!

    Have all my skis at 1/3 except for my Bibbyís. Bought them used from a person who adjusted them sharp tip to tail 1/3 with no...
  6. I have the Nordica Enforcer 104 Free and they are...

    I have the Nordica Enforcer 104 Free and they are fantastic. Carve very well even on firmer groomers, kill crud, are a blast in the bumps, float well for their width yet fun and forgiving at all...
  7. Got a pair of last yearís Slicer Factory in 181cm...

    Got a pair of last yearís Slicer Factory in 181cm myself for a Spring/Low Coverage ski as the $325 US with Attack2 13 Bindings mounted was too good of a deal to pass up. Tried them years ago and...
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    Lost track of user names and didnít see it was...

    Lost track of user names and didnít see it was the OP with the K2 purchase! My bad, deleted post and head hung in shame......
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    Great video showing the ďbackwards bicycleĒ...

    Great video showing the ďbackwards bicycleĒ absorption in an animation mid way through.

    https://youtu.be/8jlRPwHlfMc
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    Feel bad that you are running into such issues...

    Feel bad that you are running into such issues getting a competent stone grind. Usually a tech will measure with a true bar, maybe even mark with a marker high areas so thatís itís quicker to see if...
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    Probably a case of poorly dressed stone or not...

    Probably a case of poorly dressed stone or not enough passes Iím sure. Is the second place who actually has a true bar doing more passes on them now?

    Iíve had my latest set of skis that were...
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    Iím replacing the factory liners on Atomic Hawx...

    Iím replacing the factory liners on Atomic Hawx Ultra 130 with 100 days on them and also was looking at Intuition liners. Pro Tongue will be stiffer than the stock liner and they recommend boot...
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    Yes, the mount is exactly an inch/2.5cm back from...

    Yes, the mount is exactly an inch/2.5cm back from an Enforcer 100 mount as the MB 90Ti is a pretty traditional 11cm back from center. I skied the 99Ti on itís 11cm back recommenced and up a bit on...
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    Stone grind, edges and wax usually run around...

    Stone grind, edges and wax usually run around $50-70 Canadian at most shops around here. I just get the $20 stone grind only and do the rest myself as Iíve got all the gear and enjoy doing it.
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    Yes, those are edge high and would ski exactly...

    Yes, those are edge high and would ski exactly how you’re describing them! Simple stone grind to flatten and touch up the edges and you’re golden. Mention to the shop that they seem to be base high...
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    Iíve yet to have a pair of skis that didnít need...

    Iíve yet to have a pair of skis that didnít need at least a few passes on the stone grinder and a touch up of the edges before they were close to their potential. Some were skiable, some were down...
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    277021277022 Use a true bar, plastic wax...

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    Use a true bar, plastic wax scrapper or metal scrapper on its edge and have light on the other side and check for light coming through. The pic is showing edge high or light coming...
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    You tested with a true bar with light behind tip...

    You tested with a true bar with light behind tip to tail and then tried running a flat file across the bases to check edges? Then check that the base bevel at 1 degree and see if areas were higher...
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    Still think the ski is edge high as my last pair...

    Still think the ski is edge high as my last pair of Enforcer 93 were the same as you described. Measured edge high but decided to try and ski them anyway after retuning the edges and skied harder...
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    Always at least check the edges with a mill...

    Always at least check the edges with a mill basterd file lying flat on a 45 degree angle to prevent it from bending and pull it from tip to tail to see if any edge areas catch the file. Work that...
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    Sounds like the ski is edge high especially in...

    Sounds like the ski is edge high especially in the tip and tail area. Check base flatness with a true bar and if itís off, it might need a stone grind and reset of the edges.

    Iíve yet to have a...
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    Iíve got Attack 13 on all my skis as they are...

    Iíve got Attack 13 on all my skis as they are light, have a low stand height and you can always find them on a deal so they are a great value. Iím just a little lighter than you and have never had a...
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    First time Iíve seen someone not impressed with...

    First time Iíve seen someone not impressed with the Mindbender 90Ti. Found it a lighter, more playful Enforcer 93 and a lighter, quicker edge to edge 99Ti. The 99Ti definitely better better in crud...
  24. Was just going to post a PSA about their sale...

    Was just going to post a PSA about their sale starting today. Iím only a few hours from them and have bought about 20 pairs of skis/bindings from them. Got a pair of Enforcer 93/Attack2 13 from them...
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    Detune with a file and gummy from the tip and...

    Detune with a file and gummy from the tip and tail right up to the first contact points. With the bindings brake secured, lay the skis on a flat surface to see where the the ski contact points start...
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    Iíd keep the Wildcat 108 on order and actually...

    Iíd keep the Wildcat 108 on order and actually try it out before making any decisions. All accounts point to the Wildcat 108 being similar to the Bibbyís stability yet quicker edge to edge of course...
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    Came across this Moment video of the new Wildcat...

    Came across this Moment video of the new Wildcat 108. Wow!

    https://youtu.be/bhvZOTWbXgQ
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    Tip on adjusting toe height of any binding that...

    Tip on adjusting toe height of any binding that can adjust is to place the boot in the binding and then pull back on the back of the boot to try and ďwheelieĒ the boot toe. THEN place the business...
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    Corbetts usually has their Spring sale starting...

    Corbetts usually has their Spring sale starting soon and usually skis are 40% off(currently 20% off) so that ski should be another $100 US or so cheaper if itís the same this year.

    2020 skis like...
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    Thatís been the rumour but I had SkiEssentials...

    Thatís been the rumour but I had SkiEssentials weigh and 2019 and 2020 Rustler 10(in 172cm) and they were within a few grams. I tried the 2020 at a demo booth in Ontario Canada and the reps knew...
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    Rustler 10 is a fun, playful ski but not great in...

    Rustler 10 is a fun, playful ski but not great in crud, super stable or very damp. Would be great if it was a bit stiffer and a heavier to cure that and thatís exactly what the Enforcer 104 Free is....
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    Have about 250k vertical on them and love them....

    Have about 250k vertical on them and love them. Just what you want-a more fun and playful Enforcer 100 with a slightly more forgiving flex. Tail even easier to pivot/smear in tight places and unreal...
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    Exact same weights on the Sheeva 10 and Rustler...

    Exact same weights on the Sheeva 10 and Rustler 10 in the 164cm so I think they are the same.
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    2250 grams in the 190cm yes. Should rip as itís...

    2250 grams in the 190cm yes. Should rip as itís the same weight as the old Bibby but should have lower tip/tail swing weight with the semi cap construction now on the Wildcats.

    Very similar to my...
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    The non tour Wildcat 108 is going to have the...

    The non tour Wildcat 108 is going to have the same dimensions as the 108 tour but is going to be a heavier lay up than even the regular 116/118 Wildcat(2000 grams in the 184cm) so it will actually be...
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    Current 180cm Brahma Mount is 11.1cm back from...

    Current 180cm Brahma Mount is 11.1cm back from center/77.7cm from the tail and the Rustler 9 180cm mount is 7.7cm back from center/81.4cm from the tail.
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    The rec mount on the Rustler 9 is more forward of...

    The rec mount on the Rustler 9 is more forward of the lines on the Brahma and I assume Bushwacker so Iíd stay at the line for the best compromise of stable/playful. Works well there.

    Iíd only go...
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    Find the Rustler series are not super fussy with...

    Find the Rustler series are not super fussy with mounts and you can move them forward or back a cm or two without upsetting the balance too much. More forward of the line like the FWT pros do will...
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    Iím the same height as you but you have 10lbs on...

    Iím the same height as you but you have 10lbs on me and I ski the 180cm Rustler 9. Great ski for trees and bumps! Will be more solid underfoot than the Bushwacker and hard snow grip is quite good on...
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    When I say ďeveryone complains about stability at...

    When I say ďeveryone complains about stability at speedĒ on the Rustler 10 Iím talking about every review that has been written about that ski who mentions how itís fun and playful it is but not so...
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    Flexed the 180cm, skied it too and didnít seem...

    Flexed the 180cm, skied it too and didnít seem any different. Skied like ďI wish they did add 150grams so it was closer to 2000 grams and wouldnít get bucked around in crud so muchĒ. Lol

    Rep also...
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    Thought that too and told the reps that Iíve...

    Thought that too and told the reps that Iíve heard this from a few people. 3 reps said it was unchanged and even had Ski Essentials weigh a 2020 vs 2019 single 172cm ski(only ones they had around)...
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    I buy A LOT of skis from Corbetts.com as they are...

    I buy A LOT of skis from Corbetts.com as they are close to me and asked if they were getting any in before next season. They just got in 6 pairs in last week and grabbed a pair for myself based on...
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    Tried out a few 2020 skis for a few runs...

    Tried out a few 2020 skis for a few runs yesterday. Iím 6í2Ē/175.

    K2 Mindbender 90Ti and 99Ti in 184cm-Very easy to ski but solid and damp feeling. Traditional mount but had them moved a few cm...
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    As others have said, Moment skis are 1/1 from the...

    As others have said, Moment skis are 1/1 from the factory and are detuned to the contact point. I will gummy stone if I hit anything and then only sharpen the side edge in the contact area and never...
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    Exactly! Find the PB&J is nice and surfy on soft...

    Exactly! Find the PB&J is nice and surfy on soft snow and very good through crud but because of the long rocker and how I find you usually have to detune up to the contact point, you donít have a ton...
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    The Rustler 10 is softer and lighter than either...

    The Rustler 10 is softer and lighter than either one and the binding mount a bit further back too. Rustler 10 getting a thicker core next year to beef it up though.
    The Rustler 9 though would...
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    Guess I got the wrong info and only the Rustler...

    Guess I got the wrong info and only the Rustler 10 gets the thicker core to add more weight next year. The Rustler 9 just gets to be the color green. Lol

    I doubt the Rustler 9 you tested would...
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    Have the Rustler 9s myself and there has been...

    Have the Rustler 9s myself and there has been quite a few skis including mine that had some tune issues(base high usually) from the factory and once I got a base grind, their stability hugely...
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    Same price $699.99 in Canadian dollars at Monod...

    Same price $699.99 in Canadian dollars at Monod Sports and $649.99 for the 90ti. Skiing in Banff right now and they had them on the floor and have sold some already. ďEveryone eager for the 108ti...
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