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Yes....that's a brand new Quest....

webbdawg99webbdawg99 Posts: 1,067 Mega Baller
edited July 2014 in Skis Fins Bindings
Any questions?

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  • WishWish Posts: 7,857 ★★★Triple Panda Award Recipient ★★★
    Yes . Why the paint can and painters tape?
    >>> 11.25..a different kettle of fish. <<<
  • mmosley899mmosley899 Posts: 599 Water Ski Industry Professional
    edited March 2014
    ... Now if the rain would quit he can test it out!
    Mike's Overall Binding www.mobsystemrelease.com
    Sweet Home Alabama Skiing
    Senior Judge, Senior Driver, Tech Controller
    webbdawg99MattPchris_logan
  • webbdawg99webbdawg99 Posts: 1,067 Mega Baller
    My 2013 Quest....
  • webbdawg99webbdawg99 Posts: 1,067 Mega Baller
    And after I decided I didn't like the entire ski being flat black....
  • MrBMrB Posts: 146 Baller
    Priceless
  • A_BA_B Posts: 4,146 Mega Baller
    edited March 2014
    Is that something like once you skied Goode you never go back??
  • webbdawg99webbdawg99 Posts: 1,067 Mega Baller
    The original "paint job" was bc I really didnt like having a white ski. I was used to a black ski and the white was almost distracting to me. But then it developed into something else...
  • MattPMattP Posts: 6,005 Mega Baller
    @webbdawg99‌ let me know when you are hitting the water ill come join.
    Waternut
  • webbdawg99webbdawg99 Posts: 1,067 Mega Baller
    @MattP The next warm and sunny day....
  • MattPMattP Posts: 6,005 Mega Baller
  • webbdawg99webbdawg99 Posts: 1,067 Mega Baller
    Final product
  • BraceMakerBraceMaker Posts: 3,801 Mega Baller
    edited March 2014
    @webbdawg99‌ - my guess is spray plasticote to keep some form of binding plate from either maring/slipping on the skis.
  • webbdawg99webbdawg99 Posts: 1,067 Mega Baller
    @BraceMaker You got it. PlastiDip is the name of the product. It creates a latex-like rubber coating after you spray several coats. It is easily removed and peels off in one huge sheet if you'd like. My 2013 Quest doesn't have a single scratch on it from bindings. Its a GREAT way to protect/preserve your ski!
    chris_logan
  • BraceMakerBraceMaker Posts: 3,801 Mega Baller
    Seen people use it on wheels before with the same reasoning.
  • webbdawg99webbdawg99 Posts: 1,067 Mega Baller
    People are doing entire cars with the stuff now. It comes in multiple colors and you can get a gloss clear coat as well. And if you dont like it....peel the whole thing off!
  • countymountiecountymountie Posts: 119 Baller
    edited March 2014
    I like it.

    Does the PlatiDip prevent a slotted plate from moving on a ski? Same setup at the white Quest above.
  • WaternutWaternut Posts: 1,511 Crazy Baller
    I'm still slightly confused why though... I mean, I've purchased 4 used ski's over the years and would have to say that the white water marks or faded graphics look far worse than a few minor scratches from the previous owners bindings...especially after I've put my bindings on.

    Good to have pride in your stuff and it's cool you're willing to take care of them that much but I don't really see the benefit.
  • webbdawg99webbdawg99 Posts: 1,067 Mega Baller
    @countymountie It simply provides a protective layer on the ski. However, because it creates a rubber-like coating.....the surface where its applied will be much less slick than the ski....almost "grippy".

    @Waternut The same argument could be applied to ski socks and fin blocks.....
    Waternut
  • SkiJaySkiJay Posts: 2,314 Mega Baller
    edited March 2014
    . . . no scratches, but the potential for a nasty fade line when the PlastiDip is removed. It's hard to keep a ski out of the sun while skiing on it.
    www.FinWhispering.com ... Your ski should be your dance partner, not a wrestling opponent
  • ralral Posts: 1,710 Mega Baller
    I keep the protective binding sheet in my D3's, so I get zero scratches, and also non slick surface. But even that transparent layer protects enough to generate a clear fading line. And I try to keep my skis out of the sun as much as possible.
    Rodrigo Andai
  • webbdawg99webbdawg99 Posts: 1,067 Mega Baller
    Had this on my Quest last season. No fade line or trace that it was ever there. Ski looks BRAND NEW. Its for sale by the way!
  • WishWish Posts: 7,857 ★★★Triple Panda Award Recipient ★★★
    Ok, That stuff is cool.
    >>> 11.25..a different kettle of fish. <<<
    webbdawg99Waternut
  • Steven_HainesSteven_Haines Posts: 1,033 ★★★Triple Panda Award Recipient ★★★
    personally I like the flat black look! I think it looks cool!
  • webbdawg99webbdawg99 Posts: 1,067 Mega Baller
    I thought these looked pretty mean!

    TylerR
  • webbdawg99webbdawg99 Posts: 1,067 Mega Baller
    Some moderators are abusing their powers. Potentially harming the reputation of this forum.
    E_T
  • A_BA_B Posts: 4,146 Mega Baller
    @webbdawg99‌ that has to add at least an ounce of weight to the ski and potentially effect the torsional flex pattern, do you make any fin adjustments for that? :)
  • GlydonGlydon Posts: 229 Baller
    @AB I was wondering the very same thing , look forward to @webbdawg99 answer. Cheers!
  • Chef23Chef23 Posts: 5,962 Mega Baller
    That stuff looks cool. I might try to do the wheels on my car particularly if it definitely comes off.
    Mark Shaffer
  • webbdawg99webbdawg99 Posts: 1,067 Mega Baller
    @Chef23 It definitely comes off
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