Im not against those companies but I noticed my friends t.rice board topsheet is shit. I have a Ride Machete GT w/ membrain top sheet & it holds up 10x better with lift-line damage. His topsheet is tore up after 1 season, mine has maybe a few dings. Never see anything about Ride on this forum, if I do its rare.
My K2 topsheet looks like it's crumbling like a cookie along the edges. Topsheet is fine, but it's getting real ugly along the edges and when I saw used K2 Happy hour's for sale on ebay it was the same thing.
I do like that about Never Summer. They're not indestructible of course, but their regular topsheets were solid and their carbonium ones are excellent in my small experience.
Doesn't affect ride of course, but it's just nice.
perhaps its a regional thang...biggie vs tupac....merv...ns...burton
I do feel like Mervin's all mtn boards ride well in the heavy wet PNW. But they aren't the only ones to do so. I think other companies do better bases, but durability is not a big issue with Mervin IMHO.
Wtf r u talking about? When did i say anything about what you are wearing or riding ? I asked the reason people are bashing mervin boards .....I can give a flying fuck on what you r riding or wearing or anyone else on the mountain for that matter it isn't a fashion show I agree its a waste of time ..idk where I said hey ppl y do you bash other ppl for wearing that or riding that so idk wtf you were or are reading I just want to know the reasons y the bashing when snowboarding is all about personal preferences
[QUOTE=jdang307;1640546]My K2 topsheet looks like it's crumbling like a cookie along the edges. QUOTE]
My K2 Parkstar has 28 days on it and I've had to epoxy top sheet pieces down 6 times. My Lib Tech TRS has quite a bit of minor damage on the nose and tail from hitting things. Strangely, my NS Proto has very little damage nose or tail and has double the days of either board.
I have hit lots of things with all three boards because I'm a clumsy moron who trys pretty much anything my riding buddy says I should try!