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Originally Posted by linvillegorge View Post
With the blunted tips, the contact points are moved further out. The contact points on the Proto are much closer to the tips than on a non-blunted board, so your effective edge length is longer than comparably sized boards.

Compare this:

To my non-blunted Evo:

Not the best pics to demonstrate the difference, but hopefully you can get the point from them. But, I laid my 158 Evo beside snowklingers 153 Proto and they were virtually identical length contact point to contact point.
Ahh I see. The blunt shape pushes the edges out as opposed to the metal edges of a thinner board being in the air.
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