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skiP.E.I.I have no info on the Moments but I've seen one person blow up 3 pairs of black Ops this season (Whole top layer of the ski ripped off, down to the wood core along with the bindings on all of them), and I had a pair of Rossis recently which also didn't last long.
Stoned4daysTop layer of the ski meaning he pulled out the mount plate too or just pulled screws out? If he has gone through 3 pairs it sounds like the shop is mounting wrong. The Souls and some other rossis are known to be a bit soft but havent heard this about the BOps
skiP.E.I.Its possible that its bad mounting I guess. screws came out but also like almost the whole topsheet and all the glass down to the core. They did warranty 2 pairs.
nkwillieHeard good things about the pbj in other threads, I ride the Black Ops 118 at bridger and frickin love them. They're the 2016/17 though so I'm not sure how different the 98 is in terms of build, also it's two years later so things could have changed. If they are the same aside from waist, super rad ski that rips everything in my experience with them.
patagonialukeBO 118 hasn't changed since they released it (apart from graphics). IMO, the BO 98 is a pretty different ski. It's a lot lighter and feels stiffer (though they have fairly similar flex patterns). The BO 98 is more of a game-on ski that you have to be on top of. If you are and you push it hard, it's really fun and can be skied harder than a lot of the other ~98mm freestyle skis out there. But if you lay off, it's stiff flex can feel punishing. On the other hand, the BO 118 is just so damp and stable that you can kinda just chill out on it and go stupidly fast with little regard for what's in your way. Both really fun in their own regard, but reward slightly different skiing styles.