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Re: New Site and Video

Postby dyuk » Monday 13 February 2017, 8:24

puhutes wrote:Hey guys! :hello:

Check out our new website and promotional video for the Point.951... Enjoy!
Website: http://www.mountain-slope.com

Video:

Greetings from Switzerland... Team Mountain Slope :bravo:

.951 Shell dimensions are identical to the originals ?
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Re: An introduction to Northwave hardboots

Postby The Blitz » Monday 13 February 2017, 11:02

puhutes wrote:Stiffness 100 is the same as the old Point.950

Jennifer, as you know this is not a racer website, so what do you plan about stiffness of original .900 model ?
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Re: New Site and Video

Postby puhutes » Monday 13 February 2017, 17:30

dyuk wrote:.951 Shell dimensions are identical to the originals ?

Hi Dyuk,

The shell sizes are exactly the same :bravo:

Greetings Jennifer
-= Point.951 =-
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Re: An introduction to Northwave hardboots

Postby dyuk » Monday 13 February 2017, 23:28

Jennifer Thanks very much for info :wink:
Then for me .951 shell D stiffness 100 :bravo:
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Re: An introduction to Northwave hardboots

Postby jax » Tuesday 14 February 2017, 14:20

I'm looking for the two lower buckles of a pair of 950.
I have seen a lot of people replacing them with various stuff.
Which should I get?
Deeluxe?
Long or short ones?
UPZ?
Nordica? :wink:
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Re: New Site and Video

Postby dyuk » Wednesday 22 February 2017, 19:32

puhutes wrote:
dyuk wrote:.951 Shell dimensions are identical to the originals ?

Hi Dyuk,

The shell sizes are exactly the same :bravo:

Greetings Jennifer

Hello Jennifer
I sent you email
you received?
please contact me in MP or my email address
Thanks :bravo:
Greetings Cristiano
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Re: Newsletter: Mountain Slope

Postby fivat » Thursday 23 February 2017, 17:23

Silver wrote:Lots of people interested in this new boots project are nevertheless concerned about the PRICE, one of the key factors to avoid the decline of the alpine market (some manufacturers understood it, other still don't).

All depends on quantities. Not on our wishes or hopes. It's basic law.
Such a project costs half a million!! Only passionate riders are crazy enough for this. Big manufacturers don't care about alpine snowboarding.

jax wrote:Härten / Stiffness: Preis inkl. MwSt / Price includes taxes
- Mountain Slope Point .951 Härte / Stiffness 100 >>> CHF / Euro 890.-
- Mountain Slope Point .951 Härte / Stiffness 120 World-Cup >>> CHF / Euro 990.-

https://www.mountain-slope.com/Point-951/

If there was 100'000 alpine snowboarders in the world, price would be lower of course.

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Re: Newsletter: Mountain Slope

Postby dyuk » Friday 24 February 2017, 17:17

I agree !! :bravo: :clap3:
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Re: Newsletter: Mountain Slope

Postby puhutes » Friday 24 February 2017, 22:51

fivat wrote:
Silver wrote:Lots of people interested in this new boots project are nevertheless concerned about the PRICE, one of the key factors to avoid the decline of the alpine market (some manufacturers understood it, other still don't).

All depends on quantities. Not on our wishes or hopes. It's basic law.
Such a project costs half a million!! Only passionate riders are crazy enough for this. Big manufacturers don't care about alpine snowboarding.

If there was 100'000 alpine snowboarders in the world, price would be lower of course.

Patrice Fivat

Thank you so much for your kind words Patrice!
I guess many people don't know that the Northwave Point.950 (back in the day) cost 800 and more in stores.
Also many don't know the time and effort, work involved, how many companies and factories involved to produce the boots.
The moulds are extremely expensive! The other companies have paid their moulds off years ago!!
And you're right, even though alpine snowboarding has been getting popular again, most companies just don't think it is worth investing in.

Wishing you a nice weekend.... Jennifer
-= Point.951 =-
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Re: Newsletter: Mountain Slope

Postby jax » Saturday 25 February 2017, 10:32

Are the boots shipped frow Swiss or EU?
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Re: An introduction to Northwave hardboots

Postby The Blitz » Saturday 25 February 2017, 10:34

The Blitz wrote:
puhutes wrote:Stiffness 100 is the same as the old Point.950

Jennifer, as you know this is not a racer website, so what do you plan about stiffness of original .900 model ?

Jennifer, could you answer me please :?:
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Re: Newsletter: Mountain Slope

Postby dyuk » Saturday 25 February 2017, 11:38

puhutes wrote:
fivat wrote:
Silver wrote:Lots of people interested in this new boots project are nevertheless concerned about the PRICE, one of the key factors to avoid the decline of the alpine market (some manufacturers understood it, other still don't).

All depends on quantities. Not on our wishes or hopes. It's basic law.
Such a project costs half a million!! Only passionate riders are crazy enough for this. Big manufacturers don't care about alpine snowboarding.

If there was 100'000 alpine snowboarders in the world, price would be lower of course.

Patrice Fivat

Thank you so much for your kind words Patrice!
I guess many people don't know that the Northwave Point.950 (back in the day) cost 800 and more in stores.
Also many don't know the time and effort, work involved, how many companies and factories involved to produce the boots.
The moulds are extremely expensive! The other companies have paid their moulds off years ago!!
And you're right, even though alpine snowboarding has been getting popular again, most companies just don't think it is worth investing in.

Wishing you a nice weekend.... Jennifer

.951 Price is very good!
UPZ rc10 € 600 This is very expensive !!compared to its more 'simple production ....
then northwave is much better
All athletes prefer to seek northwave and also to EC :bravo:
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Re: An introduction to Northwave hardboots

Postby puhutes » Monday 27 February 2017, 22:42

The Blitz wrote:
The Blitz wrote:
puhutes wrote:Stiffness 100 is the same as the old Point.950

Jennifer, as you know this is not a racer website, so what do you plan about stiffness of original .900 model ?

Jennifer, could you answer me please :?:

Hello The Blitz! :hello:
This is not a racer website? Isn't this a site about Alpine Snowboarding?
The boot is designed and developed for Alpine Snowboarding. The stiffness has a lot to do with the weight of the rider.
We have a new spring setup so you can set the springs soft until it is too soft.
Have you ever tried a Point.950 boot? Have you ever set the spring system to a softer setting?
An important question is also: which binding were you riding?
Many ride the step-in system from F2 which is very direct and stiff.

Greetings Jennifer and HR
-= Point.951 =-
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Re: Newsletter: Mountain Slope

Postby Matti » Tuesday 28 February 2017, 11:00

puhutes wrote:
Hello The Blitz! :hello:
This is not a racer website? Isn't this a site about Alpine Snowboarding?
The boot is designed and developed for Alpine Snowboarding. The stiffness has a lot to do with the weight of the rider.
We have a new spring setup so you can set the springs soft until it is too soft.
Have you ever tried a Point.950 boot? Have you ever set the spring system to a softer setting?
An important question is also: which binding were you riding?
Many ride the step-in system from F2 which is very direct and stiff.

Greetings Jennifer and HR

I´ve used .950 with the original spring system five years and that set up is the best I´ve ever ride.
Only problem for me is that I´ve shell C and I should have shell B.
I´m sure that new .951 will solve my problem :bravo: .

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Re: Newsletter: Mountain Slope

Postby joel » Tuesday 28 February 2017, 13:30

puhutes wrote:I guess many people don't know that the Northwave Point.950 (back in the day) cost 800 and more in stores.

When it was still produced, POINT 950 costed 700.... DM (the standard version, not the superstiff one for racers...)
And to remember, 1 euro = 1,95583 DM

so we're talking about 360 EUR

and for info, POINT 900 costed 500 DM (255 EUR)
and POINT 350 costed 400 DM (205 EUR)

yeah, it was really cheap...

I really understand the current situation and prices, but don't say it's nearly the same as it was before as it's NOT.
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