Bdog

Armada Bdog

Brand
Armada
Model
Bdog
Category
Park
Weight
2040 gr
Waist
93.9 mm
Tested length
176 cm
Year
2015

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SFI (Ski Flex Index) 

4
6
6
4
4
Fri Flyt overall rating of Armada Bdog:

7 / 10

Jumps:
7 / 10
Rails:
6 / 10
Playfulness:
7 / 10
Switch:
7 / 10
Technical info:
Armada has experimented a lot with park skis, and Bdog has long rocker and taper in both front and back. Phil Casabons´ model is the second widest in the test. A lot of sidecut, combined with a short setback, gives a fairly big difference in width between the front and back. It is stiff from the binding and a little backwards, while tip and tail are soft. Bdog has a massive construction and it is by far the heaviest ski in the test.

On snow:
Yes, the test team likes the Bdog. It is stable and the tips are suited for all kinds of jib skiing. But it is not as playful as last year's winner Al Dente, also from Armada. The weight is a minus, while it scores points for versatility. You don’t have to perform the wildest tricks in order to enjoy the Bdog. If you are looking for fun in the park or want to jib around on the mountain, this is the ski for you.


Bdog

Technical data:

Measured length
178 cm
Flex (relative stiffness)
SFI 46644
Brand
Armada
Model
Bdog
Produced
Austria
Available lengths
164, 170, 182
Contact length
123 cm
Rocker tail
25 cm
Rocker nose
30 cm
Side cut
111 cm
Taper tail
33 cm
Taper tip
34 cm
Setback (true center to narrowest point)
3 cm
Tested mounting point (true center to boot center)
3 cm
Max tail width
110.5 mm
Min waist width
93.9 mm
Max nose width
120.7 mm
Side cut radius
15.7 mR
Width difference nose vs. tail
10.2 mm
Surface area (one ski)
1802 cm2
Weight
2040 gr
Relative weight
1.13 gr/cm2
Hight tail tip
47 mm
Hight nose tip
52 mm
Angle tail tip
31°
Angle nose tip
29°
Height of camber
6 mm

This sequence of numbers indicates stiffness. Each number corresponds to a part of the ski, from tail to tip. 5 equals the average
for this part and length of the ski. Lower values indicate softer skis, higher values stiffer.