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Old 02-10-2013, 11:12 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Default Should I regret buying this Banana Magic?

So I went out again on this thing and have been ripping all day. Took no time at all to warm up and get in the groove. Rode everything on the mountain today. Gave a first real try at the park and it was good. Hit some rollers and launched the biggest airs I've ever done by far, along with a couple of boxes. Liking the board a lot now but it indeed isn't as forgiving and easy to ride as the Carbon Credit. It feels like my weight is pushed further forward, but it probably forces me to be a better rider and use a more proper technique with more turn initiation from the front foot.

Only problem is this happened...



Arg! Must'a hit some small little saplings or partially buried branches or something! Either that or something in the tracks coming off the chair. Most shredders would just say "Just wax and ride it brahh!!" but what should I do to repair it? It's not too deep but I've never got anything but surface scratches in my other boards. The first scratch on anything shiny is always the hardest to let go...
2007 GNU 11up 162w / 2012 GNU Carbon Credit 162w / 2013 Lib Tech Banana Magic 158w / 2013 GNU Eco Genetics 162 / 2013 Lib Tech Birdman 180 / 2013 Lib Tech T. Rice Banana Hammock 164
2007 Burton Custom Brew / 2013 Burton Malavita / 2013 Malavita Restricted / 2014 Now Drive
2013 Burton Ambush / 2014 DC Travis Rice
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