New Board: Never Summer Premier or Flow Solitude
Looking to upgrade to a bigger freeride board. I'm 6'3" 230 so I'm thinking in the 165+ range. I'm a no-frills rider. Upper-mountain big lines, always searching for powder. After looking at the Ride Slackcountry, Burton Barracuda, Never Summer Premier, and the Flow Solitude, I think I've got it narrowed down to the latter two.
Any insight on these NS and Flow boards? I've heard nothing but good things about NS, plus they're American-made - which is a plus for me. Support the locals. If they're equals, the 2011-12 Solitude can be found online at a much cheaper price. It's my understanding that the NS boards are rarely, if ever, on sale.