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We do! Want a completely new shape? We can do that. Want a full carbon fiber touring ski but want it to your specs? No problem! Check out our Custom Skis page for more info.
Good question! We craft a limited number of standard models for Fall and Winter sales, once those are sold out we start producing on an build-to-order basis. We incorporate lean manufacturing in our facility and can produce your skis within a few days if the stock is sold out. All Summer orders are produced in the Summer and will be shipped in October, so if you're looking for a good deal and want to make sure you will have your skis for the whole season, order early! Orders placed in the Fall/Winter will be delivered based on the date found on each product page.
Shaggy was Jeff and Jonathon Thompson's great-great uncle that carved solid wood skis by hand for our grandmother (John's mom and Shaggy's niece) in Kearsarge, MI (in Michigan's Copper Country aka the Keweenaw Peninsula). Check out the story at http://vimeo.com/105086004Copper Country? But made below the Mackinac Bridge?
While our heritage and family history is in the Copper Country, today we handcraft our skis in our own job shop style factory in the tip-of-the-mitt (Boyne City, MI), just below the Mighty Mac. The name pays tribute to where we come from. We are however in the Upper Peninsula, specifically the Keweenaw, just about every month and always carry extra demo skis in the winter! Who knows, we might even take the next step and move our factory to the Copper Country in the future!
The Pre-Sale is a great way to get a huge discount on new skis for the coming season! You make a purchase between now and June 30th, sit back and relax for the rest of the Summer knowing your skis are being built specifically for you. Summer Pre-sale skis will ship by October 15th and possibly sooner, so they’ll be ready for the early season!
We do not offer financing during the Pre-Sale. Financing options will be available as soon as the summer Pre-Sale ends.How do I design my custom graphic?
Absolutely! Whether you are looking for 1 unique pair or 20, we can make the skis for you. We also offer discounts for custom skis based on volume. Please keep in mind that we are handcrafting performance skis in the USA with the best materials. We may not be the best choice for orders exceeding 50 pair (we will not compete with cheap "promotional product" pricing). We can however offer you quality service, unique options at low volume, and a great product that will look good and perform even better!
We ship via USPS Priority Mail to most commercial addresses and residential addresses. We also use UPS and Fedex for some deliveries, depending on address type and location. Most in stock skis ship out next business day. Presale and summer orders will ship by October 15th. We will email you a tracking number as soon as your package goes out.
We send out skis requiring an Indirect Signature for delivery. We can change this per your request, however we cannot accept any responsibility for these packages once they have left the carrier.
We will ship anywhere in the world. If you are ordering from outside the USA, please contact us for a shipping quote. You are solely responsible for any duties, taxes, or tariffs.Can I pick up my skis at the factory?
Absolutely! If you're ordering online, just choose the "Local Pickup" option for shipping. Your skis will be available for pickup by the date listed on the product page. If you are making a special trip to pick up your skis, please do call ahead to confirm the factory/showroom hours as they do vary with production timelines, demo schedules, and snow storms!
Learn about Bread at https://www.getbread.com/for-consumers/What is Bread?
Bread® is a new type of financing platform. We help you pay for your purchases over time by making easy-to-understand monthly payments available to you.
Bread terms are clear and straightforward. There are no hidden fees. There is no prepayment fee. If you pay late or bounce a check, a ten dollar fee will apply in each case, in addition to the amount of your missed payment.How do I buy skis with Bread?
It’s easy. When you’re ready to buy, click on the Financing button. Follow the simple application process. If you pre-qualify, you’ll be shown the monthly cost of the item. You can quickly check out or, if you’d like to continue shopping, simply add the item to the checkout page and choose Bread as your method of payment when you check out.How do I make Payments?
You can make your payments through ACH or debit card or by mailing a check to Bread. To make an ACH or debit card payment, please log into your account at members.getbread.com. Bread will guide you on how to set up an ACH payment from your bank account or use your debit card. So that you only need to do this once and never forget to make a payment, we will then ask you if you would like us to automatically debit your account or charge your debit card for all your future Bread payments. To make a payment by check, please mail the check to: c/o Bread Servicing Department P.O. Box 1264 New York, NY 10276Who is eligible to apply for Bread?
U.S. residents over the age of 18 (19 for Alabama or Nebraska residents) are eligible, provided we can verify your identity. Also, please note that if you apply to see if you’re qualified for Bread and if you are denied, you won’t be eligible to apply again for the next 90 days.Does using Bread impact my credit score?
Bread uses a soft inquiry to check your rate, which won’t affect your credit score. If Bread is not able to offer you credit or if you do not accept the terms, there is no impact on your credit score.
If you accept the terms and complete your purchase, once we fulfill (ship) the order Bread will provide a customary notification to the credit bureaus the first time that you use Bread. This will only happen the first time you successfully complete a purchase with Bread. Subsequent purchases using Bread will not require us to post an inquiry to the credit bureau. As with other credit products, the number of inquiries is one of the factors that credit bureaus use to determine your credit score, and so this may affect your score.Is Bread a Bank?
No, Bread is not a bank. Bread provides services for their partner bank. When you use Bread®, you are taking out a loan from their partner bank, Cross River Bank, Member FDIC. When you call Bread, you will always be speaking to a Bread representative.I want to return my purchase, what should I do?
We accept returns for 30 days for stock products in new condition. Please contact us to receive a Return Authorization. Please note that all customized product sales are final and not eligible for returns. If your cancellation or refund amount is processed , your loan size will be reduced by the cancellation or refund amount.
Sizing skis is a little bit of an art and a little bit of a science. There are numerous factors that all effect the optimal ski length for you.
A few of the factors are:
The list could go on and on, but if you need help with the decision, always feel free to call us at 231.459.4323, live chat, or email us!
Here's a basic chart based solely on height, to get you started.
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