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post #2 of (permalink) Old 02-14-2010, 10:51 AM
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from what I've read, baseless bindings turned out to be not such a great idea because there's no dampening for landings and chop riding in general...actually pretty much everything about bindings has changed drastically since 95. You're gonna want to get new bindings, for sure.

I would imagine your 1995 board might be heavier/chunkier, especially in the nose and tail (they're thinned out for spin weight on modern boards). Does your board have cap construction instead of sidewall construction (dampening)? Most decent boards today have sidewall construction. Were they using carbon stringers back then? Carbon helps with "pop" (bounce back) for ollies and stuff.

Yes, I'd say tech has changed significantly since 95. If yours was a mid-high end board from the early 2000s, that'd be a different scenario.

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