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Old 01-07-2010, 09:25 PM   #11 (permalink)
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...swallowtails are so rare now and the only company i know that makes them is winterstick.
There's one in a shop in WV that's still in the plastic wrap. At least it was there last season and was pretty much permanently stored in a small space above the bathroom. Still had the price tag on it, although it was long faded. We had many relics on the walls for decor, some using that large 5 hole disc, some older, but this one was actually inventory.
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Old 01-07-2010, 10:24 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I've got an '09 ride agenda 159 with RX bindings on it that would be a good cheap way for you to get back in the groove...
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Old 01-07-2010, 11:55 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Grasschopper View Post
No I haven't had that for years. Went to the 1989 Burton Cruise then '92 PJ, '93 Brushie, '93 Air and '93 Twin. It looks like the last year Burton used the old bolt pattern was '93. The Lib Tech is about that vintage as well because I graduated HS in '92 so the LibTech is a '93 or '94
good luck with your search man - K2 pretty much set the industry standard with the 4x pattern back in I think the mid-1990s, so shortly after you retired.

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Originally Posted by david_z View Post
good luck with your search man - K2 pretty much set the industry standard with the 4x pattern back in I think the mid-1990s, so shortly after you retired.
Yea in looking on the Burton history site it looks like they went to it in '94. I think I got the LibTech the spring of '93 so maybe it was a closeout from '92/'93...I dunno, I got it as a warranty replacement for an Avalanche I broke because the dealer was out of the Avalanche boards for the season.

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Old 01-08-2010, 08:28 AM   #15 (permalink)
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davis, its sad too. that makboard thread is swallowish because of the hole to reduce drag. kinda cool.
one thing i dont understand is that my 2010 rome catalog lists the board styles they make and and they have swallowtail listed, but i cant find it.
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