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    I haven't bought a ski for a while...There is a company here called marine products. I am not sure if they are national..or just local. Anyway...they would let you demo different skies. And they would apply all of your demo money tword your purchase. I must have tried 8 or 9 before I bought my conolly.
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    are you in havasu?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hallett21 View Post
    are you in havasu?
    Nope....slc utah.
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    all the skiing I do is in havasu and I dont know if they have a demo area out there. Can anyone confirm that?

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    Are you buoy skiing in competition or a cut and jump type? Do you cruise at speeds in rough water or get after it with strong cuts and hard work?

    We have a number of skis that I really like. I have a Kidder Red Line Graphite and a Connelly Short line that are both awesome for getting after the cuts but, we put the boats away in rough water.

    My son skis with a couple very hard liners that get out a couple times a week and occasionally tournament buoy ski and they ski on JD CR the other prefers the Connelly F1 while my son skis the Connelly F1X. These skis are a couple years old and the technology is always moving so this may be old info at a ski store today.

    Some ski shops will let you check a ski out (rental if you will) to see which ski suits your style, level, size, etc.
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    Right now Im skiing 75 off behind a hallett vector. I like turning hard and cutting, but no I am not doing any buoys. The skis I am using now are the silver bullett (thats what we call it idk if thats its name, its silver on top and yellow on the bottom and its from the early 90's i believe.) The other is a basic obrien slalom ski. both do not have a back boot. I want to get into a ski with a back boot

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    I've skied for 50 years but never liked a back boot. I find myself sliding my heel side to side to assist my work in the water.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Doctor View Post
    I've skied for 50 years but never liked a back boot. I find myself sliding my heel side to side to assist my work in the water.
    wow i find that comment interesting, never heard that before. i like both boots front/back.
    i always found myself trying to push my back foot forward all the time with no back boot.. and not concentrating on my skiing/bouy's. i have been doing it since1975, not as long as you though...

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    When I dont have a back boot i feel like its alway sliding out on me hence the reason for wanting one lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hallett21 View Post
    When I dont have a back boot i feel like its alway sliding out on me hence the reason for wanting one lol
    i agree 100%, you should be comfy in your ski so you can focus on skiing and your foot not falling out, on the other hand doc would probably go bat shit crazy with a rear boot, so it is a choice on what works... how long have you been skiing and where did you learn or who taught you???
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    Default Tournament HO is the Ski.

    The high end HO ski From Monza to the new La Point with radar bindings are the best of the best...

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    Quote Originally Posted by milkmoney View Post
    i agree 100%, you should be comfy in your ski so you can focus on skiing and your foot not falling out, on the other hand doc would probably go bat shit crazy with a rear boot, so it is a choice on what works... how long have you been skiing and where did you learn or who taught you???
    I have been sking since I was 15 so about five years. I learned just from mom and dad in the boat at havasu while im in the water.

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    Quote Originally Posted by racesdr View Post
    The high end HO ski From Monza to the new La Point with radar bindings are the best of the best...
    are any of the ones I posted on the first post worth looking at?

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