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Old 02-17-2014, 01:28 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by linvillegorge View Post
It's not that simple. There's other factors at play. The primary one being dampness. A damper board will feel more stable. Stiffness doesn't necessarily equal dampness. Dampness really just comes down to personal preference. Some people like a really damp board while other people think that really damp boards just feel dead and lifeless.

I thought dampness is more of how a board feels more so than how a board is actually riding. Even though a board may be getting bump around by imperfect snow, you "feel" more stable on a damp board since you don't feel the bumps.

At least that's how I understood the "dampness" characteristics of a board.
If not, which board will feel more "damp" and stable from my original question. One with longer effective edge, or stiffer board.

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