You obviously know as little about the skis as the people at the shop. The 1080 is a ski that was made for everyone, it wasn't made to excel in an area like LINE skis are, they're meant to ride everywhere equally as well, which means they're not going to perform as well in the park as say the Line 1260, but they'll probably perform better on the groomers. That's why LINE has the carving models, park models, and pow models, it's because most people out there are passionate about one area and don't worry that much about how a ski 'performs' in another area.
blackcat, the Pivogy binding would be incredible if it didn't have it's flaws. I mean, you could buy 5 pairs of LINE skis and only need one pair of bindings, why? Quickmount man, that would save people so much money. Also, the ways you can eject from the binding in harsh falls can save you your ACLs, something you might want to keep if you want to continue skiing.
My 2 cents, LINE is a kickass company, I'd buy their skis if they made the Eric Pollard Pro in a 175-178cm version, but for this year I'd ride my 175 ARVs because they're fat, light, and the perfect size for me. I'll keep supporting LINE in the ways I can though, my backpack, clothing, videos, whatever, I want to see LINE succeed as they have what is needed to do so.
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