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Thredbo Demo Days 23/24th June Questions

Discussion in 'Thredbo' started by Caboose, Jun 18, 2007.

  1. Caboose

    Caboose First Runs

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    Does anyone one know what brands and models of Boards that will be there for testing???
     
  2. John Deere

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  3. Caboose

    Caboose First Runs

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    yeah thanks numbnuts
     
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    Fresh Tracks First Runs

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    Sorry mate can't help ya. [​IMG]
     
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  5. Caboose

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    thanks....... [​IMG]
     
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  6. AJC13B

    AJC13B First Runs

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    Just about everything! Im a snowboarder so only paid attention to snowboards, but last year there was:
    Burton
    Rome
    Forum
    Libtech
    Gnu
    Salomon
    Ride

    and there was a tonne of skis as well. You certainly wont be able to test out all the brands in the 2 days [​IMG]
     
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  7. Caboose

    Caboose First Runs

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    yeah i wanted to get an idea of what would be there and do some research and test 1 or 2
     
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    agentBM Part of the Furniture

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  9. jebskulker

    jebskulker Hard Yards

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    So I'm gonna be in Thredbo on the demo days. Is this what I think it is, being able to hire and test out new gear for the day?
    This can't be right because then every smart person will be going in there to hire new gear for the day rather than the crud you find at Thredbo's normal ski hire area.

    Is this actually worth visiting if I have no real knowledge of which brands are good and which are not?
     
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    AJC13B First Runs

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    You give $10 and yeah, go for your life [​IMG]
     
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  11. jebskulker

    jebskulker Hard Yards

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    So is this a serious alternative to hiring skis with Thredbo? $10 is a huge jump down from about $50 a day.
    I don't wanna be cheap about it but I am on a budget. I can try to act like I'd genuinely want to buy the skis.
     
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    Well they usually get you to bring the skis or board back after a few runs or an hour, you can't have them for the whole day and if the conditions aren't great, like last year, they'll pack them up and won't finish the day out.
     
  13. Annie Ski Bunny

    Annie Ski Bunny First Runs

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    Its a very good deal for $10, you can try lots of gear for a couple of runs.
     
  14. jebskulker

    jebskulker Hard Yards

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    dang, I knew there was a catch. Still, it could be fun to ditch the Thredbo hired gear and try some brand new skis for practically nothing.
     
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    I wasnt told to make sure I had them back within a couple of runs last year and I was one of the last people to bring gear back to them at about 330pm on the Saturday

    Theres no real need to hire one set for the day, there is so much gear to chose from [​IMG]
     
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  16. foxpuppet

    foxpuppet One of Us

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    where can you ride the gear?
     
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    skier_crazy First Runs

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    to foxpuppeteer,
    When u go u leave some insurance (just so u dnt nick anythin) and $10 - worth the money for the free promotion bag u get at the end anyway, but to make it sweet - u go around to the different manufacturers tents and they hook u up with ur skis or board - so u can take it anywhere on the mountain, but they might want u bak by a certain time if the gear is under a high demand,
    are u goin up??

    -oli-
     
  18. foxpuppet

    foxpuppet One of Us

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    want to but cant convince any of the crew to go down...spoilt after canada trip thewent on this year