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post #22 of (permalink) Old 03-07-2013, 07:52 PM
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Chatter is the nose and/or tail of a board rhythmically slapping (that's what she said...) the snow as you ride, generally happens at speed while riding flat based.

The phenomenon is usually a resonance in the board due to the combination of stiffness and dampening, mostly a soft board with little or no dampening.

Take a spork, hold the bid end, and flip the small end with your other hand. It will vibrate. Same thing.

Drive a car with worn out shocks and hit a speed bump, same thing.
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