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    opas block offs pro vs regular plate block offs

    Whats the advantage to the pro that extend the hull, vs just the plates? Obviously the make it handle better, but is it a huge difference? What kind of difference is it, meaning sticks harder, or makes the craft easier to spin around and more playful?

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    I have been asking myself this question too, hopefully a pro can answer it.

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    The hull will plane faster out of the hole.

    It handles better.

    Better hookup thru chop as it helps keep the nose down.

    Less porpoising at top speed.

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    is it really *worth* the 200$ more? is it really that noticeable?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mickey78
    is it really *worth* the 200$ more? is it really that noticeable?
    This is a question only you can answer. What conditions do you normally ride in? How important is good handling/turning to you? If you are modding a bunch and reaching high speeds, do you want an uneasy feeling or a steady straight tracking feeling.

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    im not very picky on those things, but i will be glad to throw 200$ more if there is a noticeable difference. my ski is stock and this would be my first mod.

    handling is important to me, but then again, im kinda pleased right now with the ski... im just looking for a little bit more.

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    Well, removing OPAS is a good first mod. If handling is not that important, get the cheap block offs. They are fine for most people who don't race.

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    The difference is very noticeable.

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    I dont want it to nosedown anymore then it does, If I want that I'll trim the vts down more. I want a more playfull lighter feeling hull. I like the plaining faster idea, but sounds as if the standard block offs will work for me. The stock opas doesn't seem to do anything to me, I only have 1 hr on my new rxp

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    Quote Originally Posted by Green Hulk
    The difference is very noticeable.
    Jerry, how much difference is there between the Riva and RR kits?

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