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    Fox float vs. Revelation on Tallboy ltc

    In the process of looking for a used tallboy ltc. I really was hoping to find ond with a front fox float shock but most of the ones I've been seeing have the Revelation shock. Is there a big difference between the two. Should I hold out for a ltc with a float shock or if I find a good deal one one with a Revalation should I go that route. Thanks for your help.
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    I love my revelation over a Fox 32. Much more plush, uses all of its travel.

    But apparently the Fox 34 is stiffer and better than the 32 for using its travel.

    I would say it depends on how much you care about stiffness. And weight, the Revelation will be lighter.
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    The Revelation is lighter by 48 grams (Fox is 4.49 lbs, RS Rev. is 4.01 lbs), its not that much.

    From what everyone has said about the Fox float in the 34 is that this thing is so outstanding and so buttery smooth with the Kashima coating, eats everything up. I spend time on the LTc with the Fox and it was very smooth. I have owned both RS and Fox and I still think Fox is a step above Rockshox in front forks. Rear shock may be a whole other thing. That is just my opinion. Check Ebay, I have seen some with the Fox shock.
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    The revelation is a really good fork. The new floats are supposedly better than the older ones (not getting full travel, divey, oil migration), so again...either is probably pretty good.

    You see alot of people enjoying both, but damn the revelation is good!

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    [QUOTE=Rev. 14;9918678]The Revelation is lighter by 48 ounces (Fox is 4.49 lbs, RS Rev. is 4.01 lbs), its not that much.

    16 oz = a pound. More like an 8 oz savings according to those numbers.

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    I haven't felt a kashima fork after it's broken in, but new, the revelation was much smoother (less stiction) than the Fox.
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    I spent a month on a Revelation before my Fox 34 arrived. I have spent 3 mos. on the Fox now. Both are nice. I did not notice a huge difference and if I had not already bought and paid for the Fox, I would have kept the RockShox. The bike itself is a dream, don't wait.

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    I'd prefer the rev. REcent fox shocks, especially FIT cartridge models have given me nothing but problems.

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    The 2013 Revelation is a very nice adjustable fork. I didn't feel like spending the extra cash on the 34 when I put together my LTa. No need to hesitate.

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    [QUOTE=Mojo Troll;9919215]
    Quote Originally Posted by Rev. 14 View Post
    The Revelation is lighter by 48 ounces (Fox is 4.49 lbs, RS Rev. is 4.01 lbs), its not that much.

    16 oz = a pound. More like an 8 oz savings according to those numbers.
    I edited my post, I don't know why I said ounces, I meant grams. Lighter by 48 grams, thanks for catching that.

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    LOL Dude you better get some rest. 28 grams/ounce

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