I have used my ARV's for the last 2.5 seasons and they have held up very well, minimal base damage (one bad core shot, but it was bound to happen) and the top sheets are holding up nicely, I have never had one complaint about overall quality, because most of the issue's Iíve run into, were caused by me.
By I have heard good things about Volkl, not a lot of complaints surfacing about problems with de-laming or edge tear outs, best way to find out for sure, is look for reviews.
Here is couple on the wall:
Here is one on evogear for the Alpha 1
So yeah, do a little investigating, see the pros and con's and then check back in with your decision.
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