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New Idea For Skis
I came up with this idea for a new pair of skis that are functional and would look good. I have a pair of Surface Watch Life skis this year and they have the squared off top edges. After skiing on these for half the year so far I have noticed that the inside top edged caught each other a lot when they were still squared off. After using them they have now been chipped and rounded off and dont catch as much any more. The outside edges of the skis are still squared off and look good. So the idea for the new ski would be to round off the inside edge of the ski, and to maybe somehow put a laminate over the top, so that they dont chip or catch while riding, and then to leave the outside edge squared off, to keep the looks from the outside looking good. The end result would be the inside edges are rounded off and the outside edges are squared off.
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This make no sense. (Correct me if I'm wrong but) On hardpack you would completely loose edge hold, you would gain nothing in powder (edges don't matter), and you could still catch an outside edge on rails. It might make some sense for landing jumps (cant catch inside edge = safer knees) but I don't know. It's cool that you're thinking about how to improve ski design, continue that.
are you talking about edges or topsheets?
either way it seems pointless because who really pays attention to what ski goes on what foot?
I am talking about just the topsheets of the skis, not the edges, because yes if they were rounded off you would have no grip.
lots of people just file the edges of the top sheet.
That sounds absolutely terrifying
Speed has never killed anyone, suddenly becoming stationary… that’s what gets you.
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