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AlexFI presume you mean cap vs sidewall construction? If so, then yes; cap construction is more resistant to top sheet damage from edges cutting into them. The reasons behind this are armor design 101; surfaces that are sloped to things that will hit them are more resistant than if the surface being hit is perpendicular. The principles apply irrespective of whether the situation involves a HEAT round hitting a main battle tank or edges from one skis hitting your other ski.
BTW There are many other performances and cost trade offs between side wall and cap constructions.
skiermanWhy do you care? Topsheet chips don't affect the ski and makes it less desirable for thieves.
Zennanhahah very true, but mostly curiosity, and it also is nice to have a ski that looks clean. Wouldn't be my first reason to buying a ski, but if they are exact same price and I like em the exact same, might as well get my topsheet preserved better, especially if the graphics are sick lol.
skiermanDon't worry, once you hit puberty you'll realize no one cares if your skis look new and they eventually get marked up if you use them for more than once a year.
ZennanAaaand don't really give a crap what my skis look like to other people bro