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J Skis The Masterblaster (2019)

2019 Men's Indie Ski

Brand: J Skis

Model: The Masterblaster

Overall Score: 3.61 / 5



Specs

Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)

125-96-114

Lengths (cm)

168, 175, 181, 187

Radius (m)

18

Gender

Male

Quickness / Maneuverability

3.55 / 5

Playfulness

3.6 / 5

Forgiveness

3.1 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

3.75 / 5

Crud Performance

3.5 / 5

Balance of Skills

3.35 / 5

Flotation

3.3 / 5


None

If “fun” was a test category, The Masterblaster would top the chart. The dual metal laminate and maple wood core construction acted like a trampoline, and testers were popping all over the mountain with smiles on their faces. Those who kept it on snow noticed that it struggled to make shorter radius turns but shined brightly going fast and carving big swoops on edge. All this, plus a devilishly nice price, got testers stoked. 

Strengths: Stability at Speed, Playfulness 

Weakness: Forgiveness 

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