I had an '09 161.5 MTX at the beg of the season. I thought the graphics were cool. Graphics on the Skunk Ape are a little too much for me. So yeah, go with the Travis Rice.
Here's a pic of it when brand new:
18 Snoplanks Asym Fish . 18 Arbor Terrapin . 17 NS Maverix . 17 NS Twenty Five . 16 NS Swift - 14 TJ Brand Retro Fish
18 Rome Katana . 17 Burton Malavita Wing . 16 Burton Genesis X
16 Flow Talon