SessionIf the Bent Chetler was chargy, then the Automatic would not exist.
The old Bent Chetler is "chargier" than the old Automatic. I owned both, and two friends who moved from Automatic to Bent Chetler say the same. The new Automatic is meant to be stiffer in the tail but it really doesn't feel it in-hand and the tail wasn't really really the problem anyway.
Candide 3 looks good on paper but a they're too light to ski hard (according to a friend who I skied the full day with when he tried them, over head-height), which is my experience with light skis too.
Unless you'll always ski good snow then forget about the weight and focus on how it skis. Look at Devastators if you want it kind of jibby or old Katanas otherwise. Cochise over head-height maybe.