Fischer Traverse 78s availability?

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Fischer Traverse 78s availability?

Post by RussW » Sat Nov 20, 2021 8:55 pm

Does anyone know where I can find Fischer Traverse 78s for sale online? I have not been able to find any.
Thanks.

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Re: Fischer Traverse 78s

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Re: Fischer Traverse 78s

Post by Stephen » Sun Nov 21, 2021 1:51 am

Where are you (country)?
What size?



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Re: Fischer Traverse 78s

Post by RussW » Sun Nov 21, 2021 7:16 am

US, 199.



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Re: Fischer Traverse 78s

Post by RussW » Sun Nov 21, 2021 8:18 am

Thanks, fisheater, but the website said they will not ship to the US.



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Re: Fischer Traverse 78s availability?

Post by Stephen » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:52 pm

I would try calling ski shops that don’t sell online (lots of smaller shops).
Start local, of course.
Fischer Dealer Locator:
https://www.fischersports.com/us_en/dea ... or-locally



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Re: Fischer Traverse 78s availability?

Post by RussW » Sun Nov 21, 2021 3:38 pm

Thanks, Stephen. I will give it a shot.

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Re: Fischer Traverse 78s availability?

Post by Stephen » Tue Nov 23, 2021 5:50 am

@@RussW, any luck finding those?



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Re: Fischer Traverse 78s availability?

Post by RussW » Tue Nov 23, 2021 11:48 am

Stephen, Oddly (or at least I thought it was odd), I found a pair of 189s on Amazon last night. Through one of their outside sellers. It was their last pair. I bought them and they should be here in a few days. I hope that the 189s are not too short. I am about 195 lbs. I will do the paper test when I get them. My local shop that carries Fischer did not have them in stock and did not get back to me about possibly ordering them.
Thanks.

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Re: Fischer Traverse 78s availability?

Post by Stephen » Tue Nov 23, 2021 5:08 pm

@RussW, depending on usage, the 196 might have been a better match for you.
I was going to let you know there is/was a pair in my local shop. $300 + shipping.
If yours are cancelable or returnable, you may be interested, if these are still available.
Otherwise, what you ordered should work out fine.

The 189s will be a little slower on the flats and gentle downhills, due to traction drag, but will climb better, be a little more manageable, and turn a bit easier, so might be just what you want?



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