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HG transfers vs. ON3P Magnus
For a late graduation present, it looks like Im getting skis and I was set on the Transfers until a few hours ago. I don't follow skiing in the summer for various reasons, so I never heard much about the Magnus except that they were replacing the FR's and that Magnus loves them.
For anyone who has used them from riders under each company to people getting to handflex them etc. what are some noticeable things that the info page online doesn't explain/justify well?
Im in Burlington for college so I have a bias to HG's on top of owning a previous pair and loving them, but I have always wanted a low 90 waist ski with some decent rocker that trucks and I've never really given ON3P's a fair chance.
70/30 park-all mountain but I will shred mountain on anything
I love buttering and ski 90% rails but I dont like a noodle for a ski
type 3+ all that good shit
price is also a consideration since I blow through multiple pairs of skis a year which is why I am leaning more towards HG's.
Both these skis sound dead on of what you want, I've heard similar reviews of both skis. Both are outstanding companies anD produce great skis. I'd say listen to people on here who have ridden them, you'll find a lot of ON3PS lovers. Go with whatever you're stoked on, both are great skis.
true shit. After 4 years of trying skis out I think I zoned in on what will work best for me.
When I was using the Stingers 2 years ago I was having trouble with the width for tech tricks, so I'm not entirely sure it will be that much of a problem now but it is a consideration for me.
I can't say much about HG but I'm on my second pair of ON3Ps and I don't think I'll ever buy another brand again. I skied on the OG Filthy Riches for about 4 season until they had pretty much nothing left in them. Super durable and fun skis and from what I hear the Magnus is an improvement upon that platform.
Right now I'm on the Kartel 98s and I love them even more than the Filthies mainly thanks to the slight extra width. So pretty much I'm with every other NSer who has skied ON3Ps and swears by them. You won't be disappointed.
The Transfer looks solid though. The extra width might be nice compared to the Magnus even though it isn't much.
now this is the kinda ski decision i want to see. You can't go wrong either way.
You know what you get with HG, plus add in their new ski replacement/warranty deal ($125 for new skis no questions asked). Might be an important factor if you are prone to breaking skis. I had my HGs for over 100 days of rail skiing and they were still skiable.
The magnus ski has the slimmer waist which might make the difference for you if you felt trouble with quicker tricks on the HGs. Also you probably wont have to worry about breaking the on3ps, based on their reputation. I havent ridden myself tho.
Skiers get your money either way. enjoy!
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