I bought some AMC 76's length 176 last week on pro form. The service was great. I ordered the skis on Monday, received them on Friday. I bought the skis because I was dissatisfied with the performance of my RX8's in softer snow, even though I love them in hard snow conditions. I had demoed the AMC 79, and the Nordica Top Fuel. I like those skis but wanted a little more turn. I skied the AMC 76's in hard and soft conditions this past weekend, and was delighted with their performance. The grip on hard snow was very good, and the performance in fresh snow, and then the cut up snow that followed as the snow was heavily tracked, was excellent. There were no real bumps, so I don't have an indication yet on that score. The AMC 76 is not very demanding, and is very easy to ski. The turn radius is tight enough to permit some very tight carved turns. FWIW I am 6'2", 280 pounds, and a good, but not very aggressive skier, meaning I finish most of my turns most of the time, skiing dynamic parallel in about 90% of my turns on single black diamonds, with some deterioration as it gets steeper.
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2/13/06 at 5:31am