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2014 Nordica Fire Arrow 84 EDT EVO Reviews

MTpowFiend

Fast, fun, and aggressive. Get your head over the downhill edge and let them rip.

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Pros: No speed limit, impressive edge hold, incredible crud performance, disco sticks, delicious torsional stiffness

Cons: Cheapo Marker system binding, haven't tried them in the bumps, pretty heavy, un-intuitive turn initiation, turn radius is a bit long, expensive

Ski in question: FireArrow 84 EDT (2013 model, but rumor has it they only changed the graphics since last year) Binding: This is a system ski. Cheapo Marker binding system. Size: 184 cm Tune Details: Hand tuned 2/1 degree edges, Swix CH8 Hydrocarbon hot and cold scrape Days Skied: 1 at Killington on early season ice, 6 at Sugarloaf in highly variable conditions   Summary: This is a very beefy ski, and not for the faint of heart. If you try to ski them from the backseat your day will be unpleasant, and it takes a bit of practice to get the hang of turn initiation here (perhaps owing to the blunt tip). On my first day of firm ice at Killington, I didn't really...
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