Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums - View Single Post - Ride DH2 or Never Summer Proto Ct
View Single Post
post #22 of (permalink) Old 01-02-2013, 11:37 PM
Veteran Member
scotty100's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: San Francisco
Posts: 832
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 97 Post(s)
Originally Posted by Nivek View Post
Its not a materials or general build difference, its build process. The way its done overseas is really just better than most if not all the factories here. NeverSummer might stay rideable for a very long time, but something like Ride, K2, or Echelon is going to feel like day 10 longer than a NeverSummer. And you absolutely pay to get that eagle logo on your board.
You think the Asian manufacturing process, which has a higher degree of automation, leads to a better quality product than the handmade processes employed by never summer? Not wanting to get into another US vs China debate because personally I don't buy the whole "it's made in America therefore it is superior to china" etc argument, however I am led to believe NS boards are examples of high quality craftsmanship and hence the high prices are somewhat justified or at least understandable?
scotty100 is offline  
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome