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for riding switch easier idk ^^^^ makes sence
maybe if you had a quiver of half a dozen park skis and get bored...
I've heard its the new rec mounting line on Andy Mahre's sig pair of hellbents, designed to progress the abilities of switch pow skiing and with a reverse directional shovel tail for 100% reverse carving.
... but it's the shops liability. Thats the way they think when they require that they turn down your your DIN settings to 5 when they make the smallest binding adjustment. Just the way it is, but really makes me embrace the "anti-resort" skier attitude. And then what are waivers for then?
And to the person above me, joke please? Sure, go ahead with many park skis, but think twice before you put your non-sym pow skisat dead center. Just because its the popular thing...
i met a guy who did that who rode for some ski brand i think it was rossi but he had two differant skis one center mounted for park and i saw one forward mounted. i asked whats it for like you asked he said on the jump line he was riding mostly switch so he mounted it forward for a easier switch feel. i wouldnt suggest it core center is good enough
^ make turns, not war. There's no reason to fight a tech guy over something so trivial. What will do them and the shop a harder blow is if you take your businesses to another shop.
and to jollygreen..., I agree that it seems ridiculous, but suppose you got it mounted forward and were an exceptionally ignorant asshole. You go out, and are carving just fine and fall, snap your spine. Your brother, who saw it all, can testify that the problem was with a bad ski, and you 2 sue the mountain for millions $. Sounds far fetched, but I've heard stories, so shops play it on the safe side.
Don't complain, invest in your own mounting jig if you care.