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N41v131355I'm in love with them. Super funny poppy flexy ski with 105 waist. Their rocker profile looks weird and totally reminds of Moment Ghost chant. First time I saw them I was expecting to feel myself like on snowblades but it never appeared to be so. While riding them I feel like they have so much energy and pop that I want to jump every bump I see. They are super fast edge-to-edge. They are pretty soft. Flexing them againts kartel 108 I'd say that flycatcher is a bit softer. While riding them I felt like it's easiest ollies, nollies and butters I ever done (I'm 5'10 and 150) but at the same time they have that good supportive feeling that tips and tails are not washing out (thing I hated about K2 Domain - they are waaaay too noodly). Also they are fairly light, I think something around 3.8kg for 185cm.
On the other hand - flycatcher is definitely not a hard charging ski. Tip rocker gets wobbly and they behave pretty nerveous. This feeling is really close to what I had on Armada JJ. Build quality is somewhere like Line or K2 but as far as I know Movement is not made in China.
IMO, it's a really good freestyle allmountain ski which handles spring slush and couple inches of powder perfectly while spinning, buttering and landing switch. I'd say go for it only if you have a good deal (usually you can find them in europe for 300-400$ on sale) because quality looks good but not that good like you wanna pay the full price.
**This post was edited on Jul 12th 2017 at 4:10:11pm
rws12What size where you skiing? im 6ft and 190 and would be coming of faction wednesdays in 178. Whilst the wednesday is a full camber park ski, it's full camber and got a relatively solid flex, got to put a lot of weight through to flex the nose or tails.
From what i've heard of the JJ if you start getting into any kind of chop the noses fold up pretty easy. Is the flycatcher similar in that it's only stays composed in basically fresh or slush?
N41v131355I'm skiing 185 size. I've measured it and it's just little bit off true, being ~184
I'd say this ski is almost like JJ but skinnier. They are not noodles but they are soft. Flycatchers are extremely playful but yeah - not the best option for hard chop, groomers and mogul. Not their playground at all.
Found rocker pic, it wasn't easy
**This post was edited on Jul 13th 2017 at 9:38:27am