Wailer F112

DPS Wailer F112

Brand
DPS
Model
Wailer F112
Category
Freeride
Weight
2110 gr
Waist
112 mm
Tested length
184 cm
Year
2017

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SFI (Ski Flex Index) 

5
4
5
3
3
Fri Flyt overall rating of DPS Wailer F112:

7 / 10

Flotation:
7 / 10
Turning capabilities:
6 / 10
Stability at speed:
6 / 10
Technical info:
DPS Wailer is now being made in three versions. This is the Foundation-version, which is cheaper than what we are used to from the Americans. The sidecut is extreme: The back ski has a 10 metre sidecut radius! This gives a wide tip, even though the ski has a lot of taper. DPS are known for their light skis, but this model is of average weight. Moreover, the front ski is soft.

On snow:
It cruises through the short and medium turns. It is easy to maneuver at the start of the turn - maybe a little too light if you like speed. The ski is soft and it has a lot of sidecut, which makes it less stable than many of the other skis in the test. If you are looking for a powder cruiser, and you have the confidence to handle a challenge, this is the ski for you.


Wailer F112

Technical data:

Measured length
184 cm
Flex (relative stiffness)
SFI 54533
Brand
DPS
Model
Wailer F112
Produced
USA
Available lengths
168,178,190
Contact length
108 cm
Rocker tail
33 cm
Rocker nose
43 cm
Side cut
107 cm
Taper tail
39 cm
Taper tip
38 cm
Setback (true center to narrowest point)
9 cm
Tested mounting point (true center to boot center)
9 cm
Max tail width
133 mm
Min waist width
112 mm
Max nose width
144 mm
Side cut radius
14.30 mR
Width difference nose vs. tail
11 mm
Surface area (one ski)
2220 cm2
Weight
2110 gr
Relative weight
0.95 gr/cm2
Hight tail tip
33 mm
Hight nose tip
80 mm
Angle tail tip
21°
Angle nose tip
31°
Height of camber
4 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.