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Help, need advice on new skis!
Hate to have this be my first post, but I'm in desperate need of advice and someone told me this is a good place to find it.
So I'm looking at getting my first pair of twin-tips since I want to
start doing park a bit more. I'm looking at a couple used setups right
now, figuring I should start with something cheaper...I'm 6'5", so I'm
looking for something 175-185cm I figured...
So here are my two options so far...tell me what you think (pros/cons) and which would be my better buy.
OPTION 1: Scott P3 (178cm) w/ Salomon SFB 16 bindings. Also, tell me
what I should pay for these...I figured anywhere under $250(USD) was a
OPTION 2: Fischer Addict (181cm) w/ Salomon X14 bindings. Not sure what a good deal on these would be either.
OPTION 3: 2008 K2 Fujative (179cm) w/ Marker 11.0 bindings for $330.00.
OPTION 4: 2008 K2 Public Enemy (174cm) w/ Tyrolia SP120 bindings for $310.00.
OPTION 5: 2008 Rossignol Scratch Ghetto FS (174cm) w/ Rossignol Axium 120 bindings for $300.00.
OPTION 6: 2008 Elan Zenmaster (175cm) w/ Elan ESP 13 Full Diagonal bindings for $310.00.
I have no idea what to get really, except that I'm leaning towards the
K2's b/c I ride K2's now. If none of these, please suggest another pair
I should look at. THANKS!
Those are some different skis for sure, the Fischer addict are symmetrical skis, which means they will ski the same forward or switch i don't know much else about it, the K2 Fujative is one of the softer park skis i own a pair and they are fun to play around in, although they do feel a little unstable at high speeds, and the K2 Public enemy is the most versatile ski that K2 makes, it is stiff enough to go anywhere on the mountain and it's not super stiff though, it has a urethane strip on the sidewalls underfoot which help absorb impact onto thing such as rails or landings. Personally, i would go with the Public enemy, as far as the other skis, i have no clue
dont get the P3s. i had some from a few years ago and they were absolutly the worst skis i had ever had. heavy and they were beat to shit after a couple weeks. go with the k2 skis
the k2s are lifeless, especially at your size. the fischers would be a good choice because theyre super stiff, but not as fun. i like the scratch fs the best out of that list, by far. if u can get them in a 181, perfect.
you have to remember that twins always ski short because of the tail and forward mounting point. im 6'5 as well, and ur gonna want to ski the longest length they make in any ski. ull want the stability.
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