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ericformanWhat’s your height weight and what length ski did you get? If you really want to land switch a lot I would do -2.5 and use them as a daily driver…..and then buy another wider ski to use for pow. If you don’t want to buy another ski mount em back and accept the compromise. But weight and ski length are pretty important….
Hotsauce69I am 5 8 and 140ibs. The skis are 172cm!
ericformanIf you are deadset on using these as your deep snow ski I would mount them back at -5cm given they are not on the long side, but honestly its going to be a blast either way. My prediction is 1-2 years from now you also own longer, wider skis :). I moved from the east coast to west too and it took a long time to figure out what works best for particular types of skiing. Don't stress on it too much. It helps to ski at a bunch of different mount points anyway to help you dial in what you like.
In this review, he has them mounted at -1.5cm. He talks about the mounting point a bit, might be worth taking a gander!
Not sure if it's helpful but... I was also wondering the same thing earlier in the season....
My K2 Remedy 102's were mounted further back at the recommended point. I realized that I prefer to have them closer to center. I like having more of an equal swing weight. I noticed it most when skiing in the trees, or being in terrain that required me to make super tight/controlled turns. I'm not a great skier but it also took some getting used to skiing switch on them.
I guess I'm just used to riding center mounted skis. I bought the Armada JJ 116's recently, and mounted them at -2.5cm. I'm not worried about losing float, because 116 is plenty to keep me afloat in the pow. And I'm a pretty small rider
I think you'll be fine at setting the 106's slightly forward if you want.
Idk sorry for the long rant I hope that was a little helpful :-)
**This post was edited on Jul 1st 2021 at 6:25:11pm