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2008 GS race ski, buy?

tele15

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Taken up master ski racing in my 50s.

Saw a pair of 2008 Rossignol World Cup GS race skis going cheap (

Rossignol Radical RX World Cup IBOX 2008). It has been used only couple times.

Just wonder how it would compare with a brand new master GS ski? Would I be handicapped with a 14 yr old ski design.

Thank you for your opinion.

Tele 15
 

deadheadskier

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I'd think you could find something newer for a reasonable price. I took up racing myself last winter at 46. Bought a set of used 2018 Rossi Hero Masters GS skis plus bindings for $300. I only use them on race nights to preserve their edges and then train on my Head iRally on the Nastar course at Gunstock while my kids are in their seasonal programs. I anticipate the used skis to last me several years before I fully wear out their edges.

As a side note, I'm registered for the Masters GS two day camp at Wachusett in January. If you also are attending, I'd be happy to meet up for some turns.
 

tele15

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Thanks for the reply. I do have a pair of Dynastar Master GS 2018 which is Hero's twin brother.

Rossignol RX for sale has been used couple times only with a price tag of $90! Therefore tempted.

I race tele and live in the UK, so will not be going to Wachusett. 🥲
 
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