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Center Mounted Hellbents, Surface Live Life, Line EP Pro?
Hey so above question trying to decide between these three skis. I weigh 150 lbs and 5 foot 8 inches tall and want a powder/wide ski to play around basically all over. I want to have them mounted core center and just want some input in the matter. I have reviewed these three and just had the chance to demo the Line Eric Pollard Pro today. The snow was not the best, being more rain than anything and just sticking but the powder I hit was amazing just floating and everything. But just need some input won't be able to test the other two so yeah...
As of now I think I am favoring the Hellbents simply because I know K2 but just need to know more.
Its basically like this
Stiffest - live life
medium stiff - hellbents
soft - ep pros.
Oh and get the live life 2s unless you like the idea of not having any tips.
i own EPs, and my friend has bents, and i have tried LL2s for a few runs, all in pow. EPs are the best pow ski i have ever used. better in pow imo due to the softness, early taper, and amount of rocker. bents were great in pow but not as good as EPs, LL2s were good in pow but gets 3rd in my book. for park, EPs are just to damn soft for jumps. i have a hard time hitting anything over 30ft, but boxes/rails are sooo fun! butters are so damn easy. bents are super sick in park, butters are super easy, the added stiffness makes them better on jumps, and they dont chatter as much at speed. did not try LL2s in park. on groomers, i like my EPs more, yes they chatter like a bitch, but once you get them on edge they are super fun, same with bents. one again, did not try LL2s on groomers. so IMO get EPs you wont be sorry
thanks, as of now I ordered the hellbents and got them for 500 including shipping. Now it's the dreaded waiting period. But now for bindings I'm thinking griffons but they don't make a wide enough brake. Unless it's the jesters? But the cost?
do not, i repeat, do not get griffons spend the extra chash and get jesters, sth 16s, or fks 155s. you can get some fks 155s off here for around 170
I am selling last years surface LiveLife2 179 with ross axial2 120 bindings for $450 mounted -1 for a 28.5 SPK Pro.
Great ski, I just want Prophet 90s.
Thanks, I found Marker Jesters on evogear.com for 229.90 but then I still have to buy the kit with the 132mm brakes for another 50 add it all up and its 280.
There is not point in you spending the extra cash to get sth 16s or jesters. I doubt you will ever use anywhere close to 16 din. Get the sth 14s and save the cash for something else.
a friend of mine has the live life 2s and he says they are the most versitle ski in the fat twin category, and i can say that i love my bents, they are good on pretty much anything groomers rails steeps with choppy snow, and even jumps...... 2 nights ago i hit an oldschool long jump on them i got 70 feet and they were fine. but i managed to steer myself into the bnets and break my nose and get a 3day charely horse on my right arm
anyway i would either get the ll2s or bents
Get the griffons. the jesters r 4 fatasses. my buddy has the griffons on his JJs. just get the wide brake. its $25 bucks at REI
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