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164 vs 176? Demo bindings?
How big of a difference would there be if I switched from a 164 ski to 176? The 164s are up to my lower forehead. Also? What do you think about demo bindings? Would around $300 be a good deal for this years Atomic Punx with Atomic demos? They're in great condition and that includes shipping.
Chances are if they are on punx then it's an ffg demo binding. Those are convertible into standard z series bindings if you want. So really it more do you want a better binding then a z12.
Length wise that's a big jump. If your skis are on your forehead then these are going to be pretty massive for you. How tall are you, how much do you weigh, how old are you and what type of riding do you do? Answer these and we can advise if the size jump may work for you.
What's an FFG binding and how does the conversion work? I'm 5'8", weigh 150, and am 16. I spend a lot of time in the park but still like to ride the mountain. How are the Punx for both these purposes? Thanks for your help
I would think at your size you would be fine just to leave them as demo bindings. The actuall binding functions exactly the same it's just the heel track and toe mount which differ from a standard ffg binding.
Ski wise I would say the 174 would actually be ok for you. It will be great all mnt as te extra length will give more stability. It may take a little time to get used to the extra length on rails but you will adjust. Jumps should be much more stable too.
So yeah that cost if they are not beat up I say go for them.
Alright i think I'm getting them thanks
Demo bindings are heavier and have you a little higher off the ski, but they are also easier to adjust if you want a different mount position and/or a friend wants to try your skis. At your size 176 would be fine for an all mountain ski but might be a bit big for a park ski, but it really comes down to personal preference.
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