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Old 11-25-2013, 07:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im looking for a new board to pair up with my TRice. Was thing about a skate banana just to keep with mervin. I'm looking for something for jibs and just playing around on the mountain.

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Old 11-25-2013, 08:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You want a perfect answer: Burtner Box Scratcher by lib. Magnatraction and very playful. You can't go wrong IMHO since your a lib fan.

I have one and love it. Bought it for my wife and it could end up my go to board. I ride a Gnu Billy Goat with MTX for cruising.
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Old 11-26-2013, 09:49 AM   #3 (permalink)
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What about a gnu riders choice? Or maybe a burton nug?
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Old 11-26-2013, 10:21 AM   #4 (permalink)
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What about a gnu riders choice? Or maybe a burton nug?
I wouldn't use the Riders Choice as a jib board.
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Old 11-26-2013, 10:39 AM   #5 (permalink)
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if you want to stay with mervin the box scratcher is the way to go, if not then there are lots of great boards. I went with a salomon villain to pair with my banana magic, great board so far.
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Old 11-26-2013, 10:56 AM   #6 (permalink)
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You want a perfect answer: Burtner Box Scratcher by lib. Magnatraction and very playful. You can't go wrong IMHO since your a lib fan.

I have one and love it. Bought it for my wife and it could end up my go to board. I ride a Gnu Billy Goat with MTX for cruising.
Where's the review on your billy goat?! You said you were gonna review it on here...have you had an opportunity to ride it yet?
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Old 11-26-2013, 11:39 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Where's the review on your billy goat?! You said you were gonna review it on here...have you had an opportunity to ride it yet?
I had a billygoat from 2011 and can give you the down and dirty. I bought the board for a freeride monster at Kirkwood for the "day after the pow days" when things get a little firmer. It's probably the only board i've ridden that rides more damp than my heritage in chunky snow conditions. When riding it I can see why they call it the billy goat because I'll go from one massive snowmound doing mach 10 to another snowmound expecting to go over the handle bars from the impact but when the board lands it absorbs everything and keeps charging forward. The board is stiff so slow speed riding you'll need to be on your toe's but once you give it some speed it goes into it's happy zone and is easy to handle. The reason I sold it is because it literally has ZERO pop, when I say zero I mean you hit a hip and it does not want to leave the snow at all and damn near feels stuck. If you have zero freestyle orientation to your riding and want a beast of a freeride deck then this is it. It floated in powder well from what I remember.
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Old 11-26-2013, 11:57 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I had a billygoat from 2011 and can give you the down and dirty. I bought the board for a freeride monster at Kirkwood for the "day after the pow days" when things get a little firmer. It's probably the only board i've ridden that rides more damp than my heritage in chunky snow conditions. When riding it I can see why they call it the billy goat because I'll go from one massive snowmound doing mach 10 to another snowmound expecting to go over the handle bars from the impact but when the board lands it absorbs everything and keeps charging forward. The board is stiff so slow speed riding you'll need to be on your toe's but once you give it some speed it goes into it's happy zone and is easy to handle. The reason I sold it is because it literally has ZERO pop, when I say zero I mean you hit a hip and it does not want to leave the snow at all and damn near feels stuck. If you have zero freestyle orientation to your riding and want a beast of a freeride deck then this is it. It floated in powder well from what I remember.
Ahh not the same though. He just bought the C3 -different board!

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Old 11-26-2013, 02:55 PM   #9 (permalink)
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So many better softer park boards out there than Mervin.

Burton Parkitect, Flow Verve, Rossi Rock'n'Rolla, Nitro Pyro, Echelon Killbox, Bataleon GW, Slash Paxson or Happy Place, Yes Trouble, or a Ride Kink.
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Old 11-26-2013, 11:37 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I'm thinking abut going with a 154 never summer proto, anyone think this is a bad idea?
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