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    Sticky: Holy crap - fantastic link! Quoted again so that...

    Holy crap - fantastic link! Quoted again so that people can bookmark the page if they like me had not. Thanks to Knut and you alike :)
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    Sticky: My starting point for the main quiver this year....

    My starting point for the main quiver this year. I have bought too many skis over the past two seasons, but oh well - fun to try. The general idea is to have one low tide ski, one daily driver and...
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    Coler me interested - pending how i get along...

    Coler me interested - pending how i get along with my newly acquired BGs and C&Ds, and beloved wren114.

    So no, def do not need - but when has making sense ever played into these things? :)
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    Hm - nice. Very, very nice! It will be very...

    Hm - nice. Very, very nice! It will be very interesting to hear feedback on cmd124s :)
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    Jeff96s aren't designed to slay blue ice, and...

    Jeff96s aren't designed to slay blue ice, and will prob be no less stellar at it than most freestyle oriented skis of its ilk. Again, something like FR 102s (mounted well forward of the line) or...
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    j96s should be pretty much perfect for what you...

    j96s should be pretty much perfect for what you want. If you want a slightly more directional and chargy version then go Woodsman96, though for playful stick with a fair bit of stoutness and a high...
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    i think Blister mentions that the pair they...

    i think Blister mentions that the pair they tested where pre-production models that were slightly stiffer than stock, and that production versions where softened a bit in the very tips and tails. So...
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    I am sure most of you already saw this review,...

    I am sure most of you already saw this review, but if not Blister published a full review recently. Sounds like a slight change from the regular DPS' program for sure.
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    Sorry for the derail - but that quote is...

    Sorry for the derail - but that quote is attributed to a metric shit ton of different fellows, from ancient Greece to 20th century politicians :)...
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    I have yet to try my pair (already posted but I...

    I have yet to try my pair (already posted but I think one more depiction is in order). If you need convincing i suggest you read Adrgha´s and MHSP1497´s posts earlier in this thread (look up their...
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    since C&Ds apparently are back in stock today re...

    since C&Ds apparently are back in stock today re Insta - in case you wanna buy, here is a pick of the rocker profiles of 184s :)

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    pure gold yes.

    And sorry if the colors ended up weird....
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    Yesterday was a mighty fine day - new quiver #2! ...

    Yesterday was a mighty fine day - new quiver #2!

    The upgrade was done in order to consolidate this quiver into a three ski arsenal, making a few skis (kartel108s, rustler11s, wren96s, possibly...
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    I am guessing most of you have seen this already,...

    I am guessing most of you have seen this already, but if not - the full review on the new Woodsman108 is up. Synopsis: ON3P seem to have developed a killer ski. Surprise surprise.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKVmpJaMffM

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKVmpJaMffM
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    Yeah, apparently the ti version is ridiculously...

    Yeah, apparently the ti version is ridiculously damp. Then again - it is not like the regular version is not. PowTron mentioned that the titanal inlay gives the best edge hold of any ON3P ski ever -...
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    First of all - I would reach out to ON3P through...

    First of all - I would reach out to ON3P through their chat or call them if I were you - they give excellent advice.

    My 2 cents:
    - for max grip, traditional mount and chargyness -> metal wren96...
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    hm, those look mighty fine I must say - a def...

    hm, those look mighty fine I must say - a def upgrade to the original vinyl version imho. One would think that woodland bases with red lettering would be a fitting 'murica combo no?

    It will be...
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    You've prob seen all of these already - bbut...

    You've prob seen all of these already - bbut other than DT's wife's custom BGs depicted above - these are the other custom greens ON3Ps I can remember seeing online: woodsmans protos, standard...
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    Hah - you're not ;) I already bought a pair of...

    Hah - you're not ;) I already bought a pair of (for me) big boii C&Ds - aka 184s. :) Welcome to the club though! Congrats with new skis :) That was a pretty sensational deal imo.

    Also, my ability...
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    Just out of interest re these custom proto wren...

    Just out of interest re these custom proto wren ti's
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    How wide is the titanal strip in the ski? Same width as the carbon or full width underneath the core?

    Kinda surprising that those 176...
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    Yeah, that could be. :) They are just so close to...

    Yeah, that could be. :) They are just so close to perfection imho. The underfoot backbone, more lively sidecut/flex and deeper rocker lines should make for killer skis. I know I love my k108s in...
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    Great - thanks! I've been seeking that kind of...

    Great - thanks! I've been seeking that kind of feedback. I've seen PowTron and Muggy stating that k116s are sweet one back, where I've been thinking either 1.5 or 2 back. The main "issue" this...
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    MHSP - a bummer! New skis are always fun though....

    MHSP - a bummer! New skis are always fun though.

    A couple of changes to the ON3P sections of my two quivers:

    In: stock 184 BGs (I followed Blister's advice to size uo (soory PowTron), with the...
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    Sticky: so which four? And couldn't you just do some...

    so which four?

    And couldn't you just do some remounting within the quiver? There shouldn't be any remounts that are no can do no? Sell the sollys, get some tectons - voila surely?

    and yes -...
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    sounds great! Glad to hear that they were a...

    sounds great! Glad to hear that they were a better match for how you like to ski. :)

    To be honest I must admit to being a bit surprised that there wasn't more intereset for the w114s, but oh well....
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    Iggy - do the in stock custom black/white BGs...

    Iggy - do the in stock custom black/white BGs w/eagle/wolves top sheets have glossy or matte/textured top sheets?
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    Some interesting bits on woodsman108s from...

    Some interesting bits on woodsman108s from Jonathan Ellsworth of Blister: "Strong like a wren, yet more centered and playful like a kartel. Could be a great comp ski." Color me intrigued.
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    Sticky: man, there has been a few killer quivers as of...

    man, there has been a few killer quivers as of late! What are those green ones detrusor?

    And agreed - that ATK/Tyrolia combo is killer! Color me impressed :)
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    Just imagine how mindnumbingly fast a custom...

    Just imagine how mindnumbingly fast a custom Wren96/108ti with a red top sheet will be. I do not know if I would have the balls to even try something like that.

    nice new blue/turqoise/yellow...
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    Great review VON. :) I do mirror the sentiment...

    Great review VON. :) I do mirror the sentiment that some skis can be too floaty in the rear, even that had nothing to do with why I did not click with my late BGs. :) I did me fall out of love with...
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    hm - so that is a bit strange. 4 posts up...

    hm - so that is a bit strange.

    4 posts up somebody says they are throwing away their 2019 skis due to them falling apart, and 4FRNT chimes in to build hype wrt 2020 products?

    All I can say is...
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    I say go for it - I think wren108s are absolutely...

    I say go for it - I think wren108s are absolutely awesome. I have just about 0% hesitation to recommend them to directional skiers who want an easy to ski charger with better fresh snow capability...
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    67.322%? In all honesty though, I do not...

    67.322%?

    In all honesty though, I do not know.

    My (very limited) experience with wren114s suggests that they will thrive in a narrower set of conditions than wren108s. Wren108s can easily be...
  34. will report back after some use - I hope to get...

    will report back after some use - I hope to get some use in over the next couple of weeks :) The plan is to replace my EXPs with the BMTs, and add the Mantras to the touring quiver - for a full four...
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    #wopsy 281440 Well, at least I have done my...

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    Well, at least I have done my part to thank Iggy for bringing the w114s into life. I decided on a whim that both my quivers needed to contain a pair :)

    I might still move on from...
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    :nonono2: Just read the thread, going backwards...

    :nonono2: Just read the thread, going backwards or think who of the posters in this thread that is the most likely to have provided the information you are seeking and look in their profiles...
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    Sticky: Agreed - killer quiver!

    Agreed - killer quiver!
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    they are a bit wider than your 110mm...

    they are a bit wider than your 110mm preference/requirement, but Blizzard Rustler 11s in 188 might be a good option as well. I have been really pleasantly surprised by my 180s - they really do a lot...
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    You sound like a prime candidate for...

    You sound like a prime candidate for Wrenegade114s too me. Nice price ones available here:

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/327598-ON3P-Spring-Cleaning-Skis-Bindings-Demos-etc
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    Woodsmans are live. SIZE SPECS ...

    Woodsmans are live.




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    Yeah, I really like their width, stiffness and...

    Yeah, I really like their width, stiffness and rocker profile, and I expect they do very, very well on icy groomers. I would def not mind owning a pair, especially for what I nearly got to buy them...
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    Holy crap. 279416 279418 279417 again -...

    Holy crap.
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    again - sorry for stealing your thunder from NS Iggy, but holy crap those look good. I have a feeling that filling up the custom slots over summer won't be much...
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    Yeah - that is in fact an issue when you have 10...

    Yeah - that is in fact an issue when you have 10 years filled to the brim with killer graphics. :) I know I would be very hard pressed to decide on which top to go with if a custom pair was planned....
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    Not that it detracts from your point, but the set...

    Not that it detracts from your point, but the set back on Wrens are size specific. 10.25 for the 189s, 9.25 for the 184s, prob 8.25 on 179s (have never measured, and Blister provided the two other) :)
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    sounds good - please keep us posted! The...

    sounds good - please keep us posted!

    The Ranger 102fr pretty much sounds like my ideal resort slayer mounted at +2 or +3 from the research I did earlier today. I first saw an amazing deal on them...
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    lots of solid advice in the thread! The insight...

    lots of solid advice in the thread! The insight on BGs suitability for the snow in your stomping ground seem like solid advice :)

    Agreed on Shifts/Tectons on the Rens - if possible mount wise -...
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    I really like it when the details and references...

    I really like it when the details and references in the graphics become apparent. If you check ON3P's insta one can see that the pattern on the new Jeffreys are stylized B-52s or some such, a pretty...
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    I think the three ski quiver you outline sounds...

    I think the three ski quiver you outline sounds very thought out, where each ski fulfills a very specific role and covers most conditions very, very well.

    Personally I feel that the BG vs Wren108...
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    oh my - so fresh and so clean! The Woodsman has...

    oh my - so fresh and so clean! The Woodsman has arrived in style!

    Can't wait for the specs. The coloring had me confused there for a micro second too ;)

    Gaijin - yes, ti as in titanal. The...
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    As TahoeJ say, they hold up pretty well for a lot...

    As TahoeJ say, they hold up pretty well for a lot of folks :)

    That being said - with Kartel108 in 191 being what the OP sport (assumtion bigger, heavier guy), a Cast setup would perhaps be the...
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