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these things are disposable
so....in total this week a the us open i have turned 3 pairs of absolutely brand new skis into unskiable pieces of shit.......i hate to be harsh but im just curious if anyone else is having this issue.....is it just the stealths or the choppers too.....honestly i have never ever ever skied on anything that has held up worse....i mounted a brand new pair out of the plastic stealths and skied 3 runs on them through the park and delamed my tip on the 4th run......the other pair i had this week lasted 3 days....while i was having my new stealths mounted i took out my cnotes just to ski around and check em out...i was jus cruisin around on em for an afternoon and the tip on them is already missing the cap edge and might delam soon......when the skis are together they are great....but i dont understand how this product can be sold to the public.....i am seriously curious if this is an issue with all of the skis.....dont get me wrong...i love liberty skis as a company...and i think what we are doing is awsome....but i honestly cant tell a kid to buy them or that they are nice skis when he comes and asks me about them with a good conscience....i realize that alot of this stuff is getting worked out for next year which is great...and i know that the company is probably aware of all this.....i just get kind of curious when it only takes 4 mellow runs to ruin a brand new pair of skis....anywho thats my rant let me know what you guys think
witty cent is now live on stage!
shut up witt, dont scam liberty...skiing 8 tip skis is the new shit, delams are hot these days...plus they help u slow down when you overshoot
witt, my skis have been holding up great. I have skied them for a long time. but the bidings stripped so I have to mount another pair nowe, but nothing wrong with the skis..
We have analyzed the issues with the skis. The carbon wrap is so powerful that it is slamming the tips super hard on landings sending all the vibrations right to the tips. Obviously the tips are much thinner, with less wood and glue. The vibrations are causing the materials to split and hence a delam.
Another issue we seem to be having is bindings ripping out of the skis. Again, the wood is so light that it is having trouble holding the little screws are just not cutting it. I have installed heelie coils in my skis and have relieved the binding issues. A heelie coil adds about 200% more thread to the screws and holds the binding pieces in much better.
We are going to use rivits in the tips and tails to help keep the materials together. K2 had this exact same problem with the Enemy, which was solved with the rivits you now see in the Public Enemy and Seth Pistol.
For the bindings, we are working on installing a laminate material in the ski under the foot to help hold the screws in better. The addition will not affect the flex, in fact it will make the ski flex better and more evenly.
More on this after Vegas!
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i haven't had any problems yet but probably don't ski as hard as most of you guys. also i have the choppers.
watch out I have BADD
mine are holding up great and ia hve skied over many parking lots already on urban
go buy 'to whom it may concern'
So what?..... So lets dance!
yea mine are fine as of now since i put rivets in them they wont delam
Mine are sick and I launched big cliffs and now I skied park for a week since its ready..
But I know that a couple of guys had problems..
I like them short, I like them fat.
I dont care I lay them on their back! ---------Wiener freestylin in the chairlif
ive broken 3 pairs this year, one of them was last years ski though.
Less of what you dont want, more of what you want. P-Crew.$
i have the same problem
this sucks... first off... i landed backwards of of a jump, my binding stripped out of the ski and they delamed... yea i agree... i cant let people buy a ski that will do this... altho, next years ski's are sounding to be dope ishnish... but yea
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