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mulchbrainHow tall are you ? I’m 6,2 and I ski around the 185 mark . I think the height and longer ski rule is a bit of a miss once you start getting quite tall especially is your on the skinny side
benjulesArmada makes a 188
benjulesArmada makes a 188
JoeF2661Armada goes to 192. The arv series in the 116 width is sold at a 192 length. But I guess that is not quite like the poacher.
xddIt's close enough to the poacher honestly, just not affordable for me.
JoeF2661Dude I bought the arv at the end of this season and unfortunately could only get a few days in them but they're dope. Pricing I dont think is too bad right now with a lot shops and online retailers trying to get rid of their stuff.
xddyeah but you probably live somewhere where skis are easier to get, here in norway if you want a pair of on3p skis the cheapest ones are
$773 and range to $1000, when you can get a pair of new mordecais for example for $400
JoeF2661Holy shit dude. You need to call the Norwegian prime minister and set up some trade deals with the u.s.a. Nah. I didn't realize the price difference was that great. Do a lot of people ride lines out in Norway cuz they're cheap?
xddBut I'm really just complaining about trivial things here, considering our lift-prices are super cheap compared to most places, and Norwegians generally have a very large income and free education.
**This post was edited on Jun 15th 2018 at 7:33:39pm
Ryanvdonkfind a pair of 198 katanas. GO FAST!
i assume you're looking for twin tips. faction makes a number of skis over 190. rossi will be making the black ops 98 in a 192. atomic bentchetler 100 in a 188. blizzard rustler series comes in 188 and also 192 in the 11. there's a bunch of others from smaller companies too. what type of ski are you looking for?
JoeF2661Armada goes to 192. The arv series in the 116 width is sold at a 192 length. But I guess that is not quite like the poacher. I also feel people enormously undervalue your weight when choosing a ski. If your tall but real skinny you can easily size down. Too many people looking like freeride world tour athletes in the lift line than you see them on the slope doing the pizza the whole way down.
**This post was edited on Jun 15th 2018 at 6:48:27pm
DesertStixSpot on. OP isn’t taking his weight into consideration. The wise man at my shop always cuts people off the second they start telling him height and says “the skis don’t care how tall you are, they can only feel your weight on them.” That always stood out to me. I’m 6’1 and was getting put in the low 170’s cause I’m not the heaviest person...
xddalso, imagine trying to butter on a 170 ski when you're 186cm tall. You're just going to tip over every time you butter or land slightly backseated
xddThanks for the response, bunch of great advice here. Basically I'm looking for a rocker-camber-rockered ski, semi-stiff so I can charge. I basically ride 85% offpiste and 15% park, so I want something I can take into the park for the occational parkday, which means nothing above 108mm at waist, I also want a ski that's between 187 and 193 if it's possible. Weight isn't too important, but anything below 1800g will be way too light.