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Line Honey badger vs. Vishnu Wet
This seems to be an unpopular opinion, but I think the honey badgers are sick. They have definitely been one of my favorite skis and are a ton of fun. People seem to love the Vishnu’s, but from what people write they seem to be a very similar ski to the honey badger. I get the durability aspect, but other than that, what are the main differences that make the wet a better ski in the opinion of most people?
**This thread was edited on Jul 29th 2019 at 3:43:41am
Honey badger is a price point ski and will accordingly have the characteristics of a price point ski. Namely yes it can ski well, but the durability likely isn't there for anyone who aren't only getting their feet wet with freestyle skiing
Durability is the #2 factor in ski-buying (#1 is how fun it is). Vishnu’s seem to be slightly stiffer (but still pretty damn soft), but they are far more poppier than badgers. You can Ollie crazily high on Vishnu’s
Honey badgers are fine but the issue is that they changed the bamboo core for a maple core. A lot of my friends had both pairs with different cores and they all agree on the fact that they killed the ski. It is way less playfull than it used to be and the durability is an issue too. Since you don’t pay a lot for the ski, don’t expect the best durability you’ve seen out of any pairs you rode. Since vishnus aren’t that popular where I ride (avila, quebec) I don’t really have an opinion on these but it seems to me that they are super soft and playfull. I wouldn’t compare these two pairs since they aren’t really similar skis but I guess vishnus are more durable than the honey badgers.
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