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    Why not just go UL+veneer?

    Why not just go UL+veneer?
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    I mean I'm really just talking about anything...

    I mean I'm really just talking about anything with a heavy dose of rocker/reverse camber. I don't think it needs to me made plank stiff but making it stiff enough to not flex so much under the rider...
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    truth.

    truth.
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    it's fairly self evident if you just fondle a...

    it's fairly self evident if you just fondle a pair even. It's why i find soft heavily rockered skis so perplexing. the notion of soft powder skis predates rocker. the idea was that flex made the ski...
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    I'm on a flex 4.5 and would not consider...

    I'm on a flex 4.5 and would not consider softening at 220lb nekkid. When a shape is as dialled as this, why would i want it to flex deeply when pushed or at speed? I want it to retain its shape and...
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    Toured a bunch on my protests over the last week....

    Toured a bunch on my protests over the last week. 3 day hut trip with windfuck and melt freeze crusts with the odd well preserved pocket. They really make minced meat of crusts. Yesterday was 40-50cm...
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    If all a fat ski does is allow float then ok i...

    If all a fat ski does is allow float then ok i guess. I like ones that allow or encourage different styles and turn shapes. I also like when they can make crusts and variable pow more fun.

    I feel...
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    edge to edge is absolutely worth it. from there...

    edge to edge is absolutely worth it. from there the trade off of nylon grip vs mohair glide largely depends on your usage. if only steep skintracks or slack country then by all means go for grip but...
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    that sounds like you need more practice over more...

    that sounds like you need more practice over more grip. no offense intended.
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    It's really pretty shocking how well these things...

    It's really pretty shocking how well these things ski all kinds of snow. chop, Windfuck, breakable crust, bottomless pow and so on.

    I still really like my resort pow charger but i did not think...
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    I don't own a gopro anymore but I ski trees much...

    I don't own a gopro anymore but I ski trees much tighter than those open fields with a few trees in them. They are nimble for sure. I find they shine pretty hard when there's a zipper or wind crust...
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    Back to send my 0.02 into the morasse. Mounted my...

    Back to send my 0.02 into the morasse. Mounted my protests on the dimple. one day in ultra deep and heavy where tips would not come up. Being that this was my first day on the protests i was...
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    I have yet to ski the protest but have skied a...

    I have yet to ski the protest but have skied a few similar-ish shapes. Based on your previous comment about the speed you ski and your desire for tight turns, could it be that you're trying to ski it...
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    Anyone have a weight for an UL veneer 192...

    Anyone have a weight for an UL veneer 192 protest? enquiring minds want to know!
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