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Old 12-15-2012, 03:03 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by TorpedoVegas View Post
I feel like we just went back to 1988 in this thread.. Did the delivery guy drop those off in a nuclear powered Delorean?
Lol man when I hit 88 MPH on that board, watch out!

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Any links to manufacturer, where to buy, price?
Looking for a competition board for my sons BX races.
Crap I just had a group buy last month, was 30% off the going rates. Here's the link to the manufacturer. I think their best BX board is the UFC.

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They're not cheap though. That board is 1200 Euro plus about 150 Euro shipping. TLN was saying you can get the German VAT back in the states and that's 19% so you might be able to get it for about 1000 Euro plus shipping.

Also there's a guy that has a couple for sale used/new not used on another forum, I could send you his contact info. I think he's in the Western states somewhere...

From what I've seen, most intense competitors use Oxess or Kessler BX boards which are even more expensive.

Kessler Ski & Snowboards <-those are $1500 CAD or so in Canada, not sure if they have a US distributor anymore.

Snowboardcross <- those are 1600 EURO plus shipping!

I got my Avalanche FLP AFT for $1085 CAD with shipping, plus tax and duty here in Canada, so it came out to about $1240 or so... I think it would make a decent BX board, but it's made with more carbon fibre and kevlar, where the Kesslers and Oxess boards have a metal layer in them methinks. Some say it's better, but others have had delamination and bending issues with the titanal boards.

Another option might be to buy a used BX board from a competitor? Snowboard Canada sells their used boards in the spring, I wouldn't be surprised if some of the US teams do the same thing.
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