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Old 08-25-2004, 09:39 PM
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Wow Newer Skis make a BIG difference

I met up with njskier today and he let me borrow his HO for a set. WOW what a difference!!!!! I am going to order the new ski tomorrow with the double wraps. If I had known what a difference there was I would have done it months ago!!!
Looks like the old Jobe Honeycomb will be up on ebay soon.
Thanks dave for letting me see the light
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Old 08-25-2004, 10:08 PM
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I've found that the older skis dont keep up with you as well as the new ones. When i'm on a new one the ski stays right under me but, when i'm on the old honeycomb ep's they like to fall behind me a bit. I think the older skis are easier to just ride on but the newones crank like no other.
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Old 08-25-2004, 10:36 PM
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I really like my new HO Charger. Much better than the old HO I had a few years back!
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Old 08-25-2004, 11:15 PM
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I think the HO that I used is a few (5-6) years old now. The Honeycomb I came off was new back in 82-83 I think.
If the new skis are even better than 5-6 years ago I really can't wait
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Old 08-26-2004, 08:54 AM
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It does get better. There are some good threads on the old board about the new skis.
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Old 08-26-2004, 09:01 AM
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Andy-Another important thing to do is to have your ski professionally "tuned" at a ski school. They can dial it in to your style and skiing ability. You are spending a lot of money on a ski...spend the extra $$$ and have a professional set it up for you. Well worth the money.
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Old 08-26-2004, 10:17 AM
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The new skis are night and day. I went from a ski O'Brien stopped making in the mid-late 90s to an 02 HO and the difference is incredible. Lots of leaps in the technology.

Has anyone seen the new HO Manza? Supposed to be incredible.
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Old 08-26-2004, 10:27 PM
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I went from a 70's EP to A Connely F3 And Kidder Redline wow what an amazing change
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Old 08-27-2004, 10:57 AM
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How would you describe the performance of the F3. My brother in law is on the F1, but was looking for a ski for his wife, who is new to slalom and looking to improve. Would the F3 be a good choice. She is on my old O'Brien G2 Weapon at the moment.
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Old 08-27-2004, 06:08 PM
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Doug have you tried that F1 out?? Just curious..

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