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Armada Edollo vs B dog vs ON3p filthy rich vs On3P Kartel 98 vs Kartel 106
Looking for some skis that will be for about 70% used in park and 30% used in all mountain/powder. Narrowed it down to Edollo Bdog Filthy rich Kartel 98 an Kartel 106
Help me choose
All of those sound like fine options. Plenty of people slay park on wider skis, so imo you can't really go wrong whatever you pick.
I like the kartels but I'm a bit biased. I doubt if you went with them that you would have any regrets. As for width, unless you go out west a lot I would recommend going with the 98s. 106s are a bit over kill for the Midwest.
Need to know more about what you've ridden in past and what you are looking for in a ski - your height/weight, flex you prefer, etc.
Any of them would work great. But the Dollos are complete noodles.
I can only speak for the Filthy riches and kartels since I don't know much about the other skis. So the first thing is where you live and ski. If your on the east coast the Filthy rich and kartel 98 would probably be better for you but if your on the west coast the kartel 98's and 106 would probably be better and the filthy rich might be to skinny. If your going to be skiing more park then the filthy rich and kartel 98 will probably be better. With the kartel 98 u will have more ski underfoot for rails being stable on bigger jumps or just dipping into the trees and is more of an all mountain/park ski while the filthy rich is more nimble and quick since it's skinnier and more of a park based ski.
I have the kartel 98s right now and I've had the filthy riches and bdogs and they're all great skis the filthy riches are a little bit softer then the kartels but all of the are pretty soft I guess, the filthies imo being the most playful but I had them for a couple seasons so there flex got pretty soft. I feel like my kartels will get a lot softer next season when I break them in. I'd have to say if you want that little bit of camber get the bdogs but if you want a really sweet ski you can't go wrong with either of the on3ps I think you'll enjoy any of the 3. The bdogs ski pretty sweet I kind of like the camber I wish I still had them to mess around on but for a daily is take the kartels or the filthies
All those seem like good choices, but I would say go with the Kartel 98, and then the Filthy Rich behind that. The Kartel 106 wouldn't be a ton different than the 98 either. I think the Kartel would more than make up for anything you might think they lack in the park everywhere else in comparison to the Filthy Rich. That being said, the FR shreds and is really fun, but I would think they would do noticeably worse in deep snow, especially if they were center mounted. The Edollos look like sweet skis too though and I would love to try a pair. I think they would definitely be the softest between them and the ON3P's, with FR in the middle and the Kartel being stiffest. Also, I have always wanted a pair of Amplid Rockwells for pretty much the same kinda use, you might look into them as well, backcountry.com had them on sale for $348 I wanna say recently, I almost bought a pair.
Wait for the new ON3P magnus, awesome park performance, better out of the park performance.
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