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    Manitou Splice Comp

    Ok, so I know they are no Reba's or R7's but is the splice comp a relatively reliable fork. It comes with my Haro Shift R5 and I want to know what to expect.
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    i have asking myslef that question for months..... most people will say it's not reliable because last years model had bad seals... and most of them had to get recalled.....

    i have had this convo with my LBS mechanic and in his own opinion and from the small test's i've had... it's a hard working fork.... i was suprised to see how plush it was actualy lol....... the only down size is that theres a lack in adjustability..... only compression..... the rebound can only be adjusted internaly......

    i was considering swaping it with a RS tora 318 u-turn for 70$ canadian, but after taking it for a test i didnt mind the fork at all

    so now i have a delimma... i dont know if i should swap it..... only thing more i'll get is adjustability... and lets face it... usualy u only set it and go.....

    so if on the fly adjustability is important to you then you probobly wont like the fork...... i say go for it... i probobly will myself

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    you should go talk to it with your LBS mechanic..... they should be able to tell u everything since they fix the,...... they obviously have more experience with forks than any rider......... but it is truly a hard working fork

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    hopefully i was able to help you out bro..... anybody else have somehting to ad???

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    I had a 2005 super spice on my jekyll it was durable fork and still is. It had been replaced by a All moutain 1 though which is a lot better. But for a budget fork it is pretty decent.

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    its a pretty plush fork...rides like a pogo stick due to its lack of adjustability. cromo steerer...my cut splice comp weighed in at 4.6lbs.

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    yeah, it's a budget fork, but there are worse. Just ride it until it breaks, then replace with something higher end. Should get at least a couple years out of it.

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    Mine is marginal clean and lubed. Not very plush for my weight (155lbs). It's absolutely terrible in the cold and once it gets dirty at all. But so far I haven't killed it so the reba will have to wait a little longer. Came stock on my Fuel 80 so I can't complain too much
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    how much can this fork take ..... i'm comin off a '00 manitou sxr..... gettin a devinci chiliepper which comes with the splice comp.... wont be doing anything more than the trails can throw at me around here .... which is usualy maxed a 3 footers.... small downhills........considering i'm coming off 80mm.... this should do fine eh?

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