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Wut to get?
Hi everyone, my name is travis ive been sking for 6 years, i want to get a good pair of skis for the park and some good bindings. Im looking to spend 1000$ on skis and bindings, i already have boots there technica x7, im not sure if i should get new boots too so if you guys think i need new boots then please say.
Im not sure if it makes a diffrence but these are the tricks i can currrently do.
360 nose and tail grab
almost can do the half cab mute grab
Any links or wesites would be good.
i need to know your weight. height.. where you ski.. like wat resort or if its just eat coast or west coast.. how much time like a percentage do you spend out of the park... give me that info and ill try to reccomended sumthing.. oh and are you looking to buy next years stuff or try to get a deal and last years stuff.
Invaders with line bindings
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the rival x7's? i googled it. they say that they are good "all around", but i dont know if they are soft enough to be a good freeride boot...basiclly if you love them and they are comfortable, then keep using them. bindings- look p12 or salomon s912. looks are dependable bindings are popular because of it. the 912 is a little...weak and prone to pre releasing IF you dont adjust them properly. i work in a shop, but it is seriously the easiest thing to make sure your dins are set and the wings sit flush to the boot. because once adjusted, they are amazing bindings for all conditons. armada ar5's are a great all around ski that is perfect for park. you didnt specify anything, so naturally i went to the armada ar5 because they are such good skis anywhere. if you want something for like only park with a crazy flex, take a look at the armada t hall, k2 fujative, 4frnt stl, or line invader. if you want something that rips and park and all mountain- see the volkl karma, armada ar5 or arv, or k2 public enemy. if you want something good for powder and more all mountain, that can handel park, see the k2 seth vicious, 4frnt MSP, or armada arv's. i included armada in all catagories because next year, they have once again enhanced their skis and still remain they prestiege ski maker of the freeskiier. they are just dope as hell basiclly.
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^he pretty much covered it. Another one to add to the Eastcoast/all mountain ripper is the Atomic Triplets or the deviants
Ski. Eat. Sex. Sleep. Ski. What else is there?
Dude, joke's totally on them, you should make a t-shirt that says 'all you fools suck' and on the back it can say 'I rule coz T-dawg said so' and yeah, you'll be rockin it shibby, new steeze brah, wikkid! ~PhattTim
~Phunkin Phatt Phreerider~
triplets suck, they have four edges on one ski.
because I like poop.
Go with some Ar5's
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I ski Killington and bellayre and hunter, difrrent mountains all the time but the mountaing has to have a park.
On a full day of sking on 10 hour day i ski aboub 8 hours at the park. I ski mostly at the park but somtimes when i go to killignton for two weeks ill ski about 4 days without park and just regular trails,, i like to hit alot of black diambonds.
I ski at leat every weekend and do occasional two week trips to killignton about twice a year.
wait, you can do double kinked rails, and 360 nose grabs, but barley half cab mutes?? I think you need to get more comfortable going switch man. I can't even do a single kink rail and I can do dirty 360s.
because I like poop.
for some reason it took me a bit to get use to switch.
Chronicles with reactor bindings, any good?
the reactors are rumored to be shitty, but other rumors say theyve been enhanced this year
"horsey what the fuck ya want lil' poney
get at me fag, any type of meat i'll eat it..."
- Mick D
Im assuming they havnt released the new ones. But wut about chronics are they good.
^it means it's an asian 360.
no seriously though, i always thought dirty meant unnatural but the context tanaka's using it in i think he means a switch three maybe?
my level of radness... it just can't... be quantified.
Any thoughts on reactor12 bindings and chronics? How do the chronics handle on speed they fast? I would want somthing a little faster then rossignol scratches.
i would get spogans and reactors or a look binding
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Ive done some searching and the reactors seem to be shit so im not sure if im going wit those, Why skogens over chronics for the park are skogens better for park? I was also looking at 4Frnt Deadbolt 412 Binding are they good? And or 06 reactors going to be better then the older reactor 12 bindings.
the deadbots LOOK sick and apparently are based off of a pretty good existing binding...i wouldnt know, i havent tried them.
look at what i typed before. i covered most of it. i notice you are really keane on getting Line stuff. reactors have alot of problems. i personally have never tried them, but ive fixed a pair of fujatives with them. they are apparently revolutionary with specially developed release points..bla bla bla...it says it all on the line website. use the searchbar though, alot of people complain about the reactors. screw "safe" bindings, get something proven to work like look p12's or s912s (if you promise to keep them adjusted...).
line chronics are dope. the carbon ollieband is actually noticible. its a poppy ski. the fujatives are an alternative to the chronic if you want something a little wider, but just as soft. chronics would be probablly the perfect Line ski for your needs. but you are willing to spend alot, so why not look at the more expensive product (well...retail value) out there. expensive doesnt always mean bgood, but armada skis are just great. they are a pretty new company, but they are amazing in park. armada has been doing their research, and the years ar5 has alot of great features. i would reccomend ar5's for you. just because i know the ski and know its strengths and weakness more than i do the chronic. ar5s are stiffer than the chronic, but still really rip in park. if i was going to drop as much as you are on skis, i'd say p12s on ar5's. but if you want to save some money...chronics. if you have other skis and want to switch between them, but dont want to buy bindings for it, like a powder ski and your park ski, then the reactors can quickly be exchanged between skis...i say dont bother with it all and just get on proctorjones or ebay and get some ar5's. great in park, but can still rip everywhere.
but if you're stoked on the chronics or their graphics or something, just get them. either way, you wont regret.
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I know im getting the "look p12's" after hearing all the good stuff about them. MY choice are the chronics and ar5's not positive wut im going to get just going to do some searching first.
Thanks for all your help!!
^They're both great choices, get whichever you find cheaper.
-Learn DFD rail
-Learn Switch 360's
-Learn Switch 540's
-Unnaty 3's and 5's
Wut does better on rails, lines or chronics? And wuts going to last longer? Are both of theses skis better then rossignol scratches in EVERY ASPECT?
line makes chronic. did you not read what i typed?
scratches i didnt mention. for a reason. i dont like them. so enough said. screw spending like 400 on FS's, spend the same on some quality ar5's or chronics.
they all hold up fine on rails. there are complaints about armadas on rails, but the 05-06 apparently have the beffiest edges out there? so dont worry, they are all park skis and the companies (that arent dynastar) make sure the edges will hold up. chronics construction is slightly shabbier than the ar5's but they have the carbon ollieband so its a little bit of a trade off. the sidewalls on the armadas give it some more strength than the standard line cap contruction.
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p12's by look and next years 06 armada ar5's
alright so u ski at those mountains... get either line chronics or line invaders, sence i asume u will be sking park for good, get them center mounted but if u get the invaders u will need them center mounted anyway, with the invaders it will improve ur switch skiing like u wouldn belive, chronics are just real nice park skis and all mountain, but if ur lookin just park go with invaders
Im still going wit the armada's ar5 06's becasue from wut i hear and have searched they do just as good in the park as chronics but are better all mt ski and the new ones are even sicker with more durable top sheet and thicker edges, but thanks for the advice anyways.
line is basicly the only company that is doing a fatty base and edge, and they are wicked durable, i ahve a friend who owns some of the first lines and they are still holding up perfectly, and no offense to armada they do make a good ski, but it is expensive for my taste, lines price for chronic isn't that bad iff u can get it on sale
well im not sking for another 4 months anyways so i have alot of time to search and decide.
yea thats true, good luck with the search tho man...
THanks i aprecciate everyones help
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