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Have I cursed winter???

Thinned the quiver of redundancies and obsolescence.
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Too early to call.

I was lusting after these today. Need a US shipping address:

https://www.skishaggys.com/collections/the-factory-collection/products/blackout-ahmeek
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Telemark Dave wrote
Have I cursed winter???
It depends, what is the waist mm?

N+1 ... that's heady territory!
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Harvey wrote
Telemark Dave wrote
Have I cursed winter???
It depends, what is the waist mm? N+1 ... that's heady territory!
Well that's the cool thing about N+1.  Now that I have N+1, it's actually now just a subset of 'N' .Therefore I still need N+1 !!!Oh and 118 is the number. 😈
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Good review of the QST's. http://www.skiessentials.com/Chairlift-Chat/2018-Salomon-QST-118-Ski-Review.
Also there's one on Blister Gear.  
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Ok now I have to decide on the Boot center line..  It's interesting seeing them next to 2012 Élan Boomerangs and 2014 Voile Chargers.    
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I totally got it wrong on my new Whiterooms, way too far forward.  Going forward I'm going to put new skis next to an existing pair that works for me, account a bit for differences in rocker and wing it. Being all precise didn't work for me.
"If it's my mountain, I'm installing a fixed grip and telling the lifties to stuff the beginners into chairs as aggressively as they have to, to keep it going full speed." —Brownski
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I'm pretty sure I'm just going to mount them on the line.  I've got few qualms about moving bindings over the life of a ski.  
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Is that straightedge on the boot center line for all three skis?  They look pretty similar in length?

I think mounting points have been moving forward over the years, especially on twin tips. It has been years since I thought a suggested boot center mounting point was just right. On my current skis, the top sheet has a range of mounting points and I am 1cm back from the furthest suggested mount point and I wish I had gone further back. But a remount would be put a bit too far back of the just right area so I am kinda stuck with what I got.

But... I'll have a good reference point for future skis (in proper consideration of things that are not equal).
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riverc0il wrote
Is that straightedge on the boot center line for all three skis?  They look pretty similar in length?

I think mounting points have been moving forward over the years, especially on twin tips. It has been years since I thought a suggested boot center mounting point was just right. On my current skis, the top sheet has a range of mounting points and I am 1cm back from the furthest suggested mount point and I wish I had gone further back. But a remount would be put a bit too far back of the just right area so I am kinda stuck with what I got.

But... I'll have a good reference point for future skis (in proper consideration of things that are not equal).
Yup. The Voile's are 191, the Boomerangs 190 and the Sollies are 185.   I agree about  twin tip/freeride skis tending to be more centered.. Mostly because their rocker and tip/tail flex tends to be more symmetrical.. (Not always..but usually).  The Voile Chargers are a very "directional" ski.  Lots of rocker and a medium flex up front and a stiff tail with little to no rocker .  They ski like a slalom ski, ie, they like staying in the fall line.  No slarvyness, more of a old school carve in the powder, but with float.
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