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MC skiis

bhsbhs Posts: 254 Baller
edited July 2012 in Mostly Slalom
Saw Chet was on one. Anyone know anything about them? Anybody else skiing one? When are we going to see an MC Skiis unboxing?
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  • MSMS Posts: 4,829 Mega Baller
    Chet just ran 2.25 at 41 to set the M5 nat record.
    Shut up and ski
  • MattPMattP Posts: 5,973 Mega Baller
    Boris Laval a French OM skier is the one designing them. Last time I talked to him he was finishing up the design. I think next season for sure he will have some production going
  • swc5150swc5150 Posts: 1,969 ★★★Triple Panda Award Recipient ★★★
    MC, as in MasterCraft? I still have my LaPoint Radius sitting in the boathouse. Loved that ski back in the day.
    Scott Calderwood
  • TriplettTriplett Posts: 206 Open or 55K Rated Skier
    MC as in Monte Carlo. When I talked to Boris about 2 months ago he was going to France this summer to get production going. I know he has started advertising a little bit. I saw a nice advertisement with Manon Costard (sorry is I slaughtered that, feel free to edit @mattp). The ski looks sweet, and Boris is skiing well on it.
    Brent Triplett - Michigan
  • bhsbhs Posts: 254 Baller
    Sounds like Chet is as well! I like the fact that there are new skis to choose from on the market. Choice is a good thing!
  • MSMS Posts: 4,829 Mega Baller
    Chet just ran [email protected] and set new M5 record. Where do I buy one?
    Shut up and ski
  • skibugskibug Posts: 1,972
    I heard through the grapevine that they started with the Goode 9500 mold and have been tweaking on the design from there...any truth to that?
    Bob Grizzi
  • MattPMattP Posts: 5,973 Mega Baller
    edited July 2012
    People said that the Fisher was a Goode copy, some have even said that about the S2. Honestly no truth in any of those claims in my opinion.
  • BoneHeadBoneHead Posts: 5,867
    The one I saw last year was pretty rough. You could tell it was a test ski. Just didn't have a polished look. I'm sure the production ones will be better.

    S2 a Goode copy? hahahahahaha. Geez, you can see that's not the case if you had both of them next to each other.
    Shane "Crash" Hill

  • skibugskibug Posts: 1,972
    I wouldn't buy the S2...but didn't Boris work at/for Goode?
    Bob Grizzi
  • MattPMattP Posts: 5,973 Mega Baller
    @SkiBug whats wrong with the S2? And no idea about Boris working for Goode.
  • skibugskibug Posts: 1,972
    edited July 2012
    @Mattp, I wouldn't buy the S2 started with a Goode mold, just based on all the skiers and engineers on the HO team...that's all I meant. Actually, I would love to try an S2.
    Bob Grizzi
  • WishWish Posts: 7,253 ★★★Triple Panda Award Recipient ★★★
    Now I know why my buddy keeps his 9500. He's tested many others. I've read more claims on this site saying others have copied it or Jeff R is on it. Must be one hell of a ski.
    >>> 11.25..a different kettle of fish. <<<
  • MattPMattP Posts: 5,973 Mega Baller
    edited July 2012
    I thought the 9100 was the ski that was supposed to be amazing
    I am looking forward to trying a MC when I can get my hands on one.
  • RogerRoger Posts: 1,483 Crazy Baller
    MattP
    July 8Flag

    People said that the Fisher was a Goode copy, some have even said that about the S2. Honestly no truth in any of those claims in my opinion.
    Well, you would be wrong about the Fischer at least. The ski used for the mold was a 9200 Goode (I ski with the owner of the ski).
    Roger B. Clark - Okeeheelee skier. Senior driver, Senior Judge
  • scotchipmanscotchipman Posts: 3,966 ★★★Triple Panda Award Recipient ★★★
    @MattP, Knowone I aware of has ever said the S2 came from a Goode.
    - President of the Utah Water Ski Club
    - Owner at Still Water Lake Estates
  • Ed_JohnsonEd_Johnson Posts: 1,837
    S2 is just an advanced version of the CoX from the year before. Never saw a Goode with a stepped bottom.
    Loving the Reflex Supershell with R Style Rear !!!
  • MattPMattP Posts: 5,973 Mega Baller
    I'm just waiting for him to comment here.
  • HortonHorton Posts: 25,295 Administrator
    All skis start as something else. I am pretty sure the S2 started as a COX but that is besides the point. Every ski starts as something. Pretty much no one starts from a blank sheet. I have heard some factories claim they start with a blank sheet but I can not see how that could be.

    Maybe something wild like Goode Wide or O'Brien Quattro but I bet first test skis were chopped up pieces of other skis glued together.

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  • HortonHorton Posts: 25,295 Administrator
    edited July 2012
    @scotchipman

    MattP and I know someone who thinks the S2 came from a Goode shape ( I am sure he is wrong but Who cares?) I have also heard (rumor) that the new Goode started as a HO A2. Considering what else I have seen and heard about the new Goode I do not see how this could be true and if the ski did start that way the finished product is clearly unique. Considering the design of Goodes for the last 10+ years I do not see them copying from other brands.

    Also who cares where a design process originates. The finish product will reflect the designer of the new ski.

    No one will admit this is true but a lot of us think the Monza started as a SixAm. The shape of the skis is pretty much identical but the two skis did not ski the same. (flex,rocker and the little things that are hard to see.

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  • jipster43jipster43 Posts: 1,393 Crazy Baller
    We're all standing on someone else's shoulders.
  • RogerRoger Posts: 1,483 Crazy Baller
    I'm pretty sure the Goode 9100 shape came from the Stiletto, which may have come from the Kidder Redline, which may have come from the ...
    Roger B. Clark - Okeeheelee skier. Senior driver, Senior Judge
  • eleeskieleeski Posts: 3,506 MM Trick Skier / Eccentric Person
    Leeski!
  • scotchipmanscotchipman Posts: 3,966 ★★★Triple Panda Award Recipient ★★★
    I think other brands are making there skis a little wider these days like Goode has done, when I measured the S2 compared to my 65" Goode Mid-Ride is was close to the same width.
    - President of the Utah Water Ski Club
    - Owner at Still Water Lake Estates
  • HortonHorton Posts: 25,295 Administrator
    There are trends but look at tall width. S2 is wide ish. Look at other hot skis.... Not really a tend.

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  • lakeolakeo Posts: 71 Baller
    Did anyone get video of all the great skiing at cedar ridge?
  • MSMS Posts: 4,829 Mega Baller
    Chet with the MC after setting Record. Thanking the man for his talent.
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    Shut up and ski
  • WishWish Posts: 7,253 ★★★Triple Panda Award Recipient ★★★
    Is the man a tower judge?? I'm going to hell for that....
    >>> 11.25..a different kettle of fish. <<<
  • lakeolakeo Posts: 71 Baller
    Hey MS how is Chets fin looking these days?
  • ski6jonesski6jones Posts: 786 Crazy Baller
    Chet is an awesome skier and coach. He's also a very humble guy. His priorities are straight.
    Carl Addington, Lakes of Katy, Texas
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