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Dennis_Knochyeah i ski the east coast so you never know what the next day will bring ahah but I'm taking a couple trips out west. so with that I'm thinking the candide 2.0 may be what i end up with i just don't want it to be to wide underfoot and in the tip and tails and make it hard to throw quick 3's and stuff around the mountain to make it creative
McLSI've never been on on3p, so probably know as much as you do (am actually considering buying kartels for an only park ski)
I haven't been on the new faction 1.0 and 2.0 but have skied with friends who ride them, 2.0 seem very good, although not as durable on rails.
I have been 2 seasons on faction's prodigy (136-98-126), so I can give you a review of those, as they're by far the best skis I've had: I got those for all mountain, but soon used them 60% of the time in the park and 20/20 on piste and in pow. They just kill it everywhere. I never felt that good landing anything with em, the wideness just made every stomp so enjoyable. Riding rails with them was great, and they were light enough to be very manoeuvrable and easy to spin switch ups or on and outs. The flex pattern is awesome, the big early rise (that got very big as I pressed them in over time) makes it really easy to butter and nollie, but they remain sturdy and will hold you if you land backseat and forgive if you land wrong a little. They are BY FAR, and that point is the one I was most impressed with, the best freestyle carving skis. I could carve almost as well as with gs skis when I was on hardpack, I dunno how it works, but they just carve the fuck up. Speed isn't a problem either, they only start to jitter when you go really fast (I recall speed testing on my phone and reached 90kmh with a great hold). They're awesome in the pow, that early rise just makes them sit on top all day. Last but not least, I was super impressed with durability. I was planning to get another pair just after a season, and here we are another season later, quite a few urban sesh, and a few very rocky days, and I could probably ride them for one more season. I have one edge crack, where the edge goes back in the base for 2cm or so (from hitting a rock when I stopped) and even though I rode with it for around 20 more days since then, no signs of delam or change with the crack. The base held up super well, and most impressive is the top layer, pretty much intact a part from chips on the sides from banging the skis together. So there it is, the only reason I'm buying another pair is because I want a wide park ski that I will only use for park, so that I can use the prodigy for a few more seasons (hopefully) just jibbing around out of the park and on pow days. If you're looking for a jibby do it all ski that rips everywhere and still holds up for a while, get it. The only downside I could find is if you want a slightly thinner ski (personally I'm actually considering getting the fatter kartel version because I love wide skis in the park so much now (I do have a 88 stiff park ski too, so I know I prefer FAT)
Good luck on your search op, and on3p or faction, i'm sure it'll be great