2022-2023 Faction Dancer 3

Ski: 2022-2023 Faction Dancer 3, 183 cm

Available Lengths: 172, 178, 183, 188 cm

Blister’s Measured Tip-to-Tail Length (straight-tape pull): 181.6 cm

Stated Weight Per Ski: 2100 grams

Blister’s Measured Weight per Ski: 2118 & 2035 grams

Stated Dimensions: 134-106-124 mm

Blister’s Measured Dimensions: 133.4-105.5-123.3 mm

Stated Sidecut Radius  (183 cm): 21 meters

Measured Tip & Tail Splay (ski decambered): 67.5 mm / 25.5 mm

Measured Traditional Camber Underfoot: 5.5 mm

Core Materials: poplar + titanal (2 layers) + fiberglass laminate

Base: sintered

Factory Recommended Mount Point:

  • “Newschool”: -9.6 cm from center; 81.2 cm from tail
  • “Progressive”: -11.1 cm from center; 79.7 cm from tail
  • “Classic”: -12.6 cm from center; 78.2 cm from tail
Luke Koppa reviews the Faction Dancer 3 for Blister.
Faction Dancer 3 - 22/23 Top Sheet
Review Navigation:  Specs //  First Look //  Rocker Pics

[Editor’s Note: In the interest of getting you information sooner on some of the products we’re reviewing, we’re posting here some of our measured specs and manufacturer details, and will update in the future. Take a look, and let us know in the Comments Section below what questions you’d like us to answer.]

What Faction says about the Dancer 3

“All-mountain freeride funk.

The Dancer 3 is the quiver-killer for the freerider who frequently chases bigger lines, yet needs a ski that excels in all conditions and all terrain. With tip and tail rocker and a versatile 106 mm waist, the Dancer 3 floats very well in powder and ‘busts a move’ through crud with full confidence all while maintaining the ability to carve like a knife on the hardpack. Two razor-thin sheets of metal provide smooth stability without weighing you down. Backed by the finest, most durable Austrian construction, powered 100% by renewable energy.”

Flex Pattern

Here’s how we’d characterize the flex pattern of the Dancer 3:

Tips: 6.5-7
Shovels:  7.5-8
In Front of Toe Piece: 8-10
Underfoot: 10
Behind the Heel Piece: 10-9
Tails: 9-8.5

Flash Review

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2022-2023 Faction Dancer 3, BLISTER
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