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JaybrtnI mounted mine at -1 from center.
Skibumsam521With any sketchy tip bite/dive anything? What do you ski like? @Jaybrtn
JaybrtnNope, not really. You might have to lean back a little more in deeper stuff but that's about it. I use them in deep pow, tree runs, all mountain, even groomers. I'd mount them back a bit if I were using them for a more directional purpose, but its a fairly symmetrical ski so i mounted them as such. I use it as a fun, playful ski, not as a hard charging gnarly chutes ski. I have others for that.
Skibumsam521I'll give that a thought. Maybe push it up to +5 like k2 says seth does. -1 from center seems a little aggressive for my race background and what I want to ski like but with a good tip/tail detune +5 (-2.5) shouldn't feel too bad
JaybrtnYou may want to push it further back if that's what you're comfortable with. I mounted that far forward because I wanted something I could play around on more.
Skibumsam521I'm done racing now and my other ski is a traditional mounted rmu crm so don't want them to be too similar. I wanted a ski that I could start to play around on more and work to landing more of my airs backward and butters. I just didn't want to mount too far forward so it was crazy uncomfortable to get used to. Adapt pretty easy to skis though and want to start skiing more like a freerider but always kinda keep those charge roots
JaybrtnIf you want to learn switch and to butter better, why not mount them a little forward, and use a different set of skis for your hard charging lines. It could be a fun change of pace. if its really that bad, you can always remount.
Skibumsam521That's what I was thinking, but am I wrong in saying -2.5 or -3 is pretty far forward? With the rocker up front I'm thinking I should be able to get on the tips for butters and tail should be enough for switch skiing and landing. Just my thoughts but let me know if you feel different. -1 would balance the ski out for spins but in terms of switch and butters wouldn't I be good at -3?
JaybrtnI think you'll be fine at -3, although I've never skied the pettitors that far back, so maybe someone else chime in? I mean it's pretty far forward in comparison to a race ski, but tons of people center mount their fat skis. But I've honestly never skied anything other than center or close to center mounted, so I might not be the best person to ask.