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Old 03-04-2009, 01:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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does anyone know what the flex on this board would be like? i cant seem to find a good answer

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stiff as stiff can be
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Old 03-04-2009, 01:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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ah damn...board looks sick and sounds awesome from what ive read...just not what im looking for

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Old 03-04-2009, 03:03 PM   #4 (permalink)
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what kind of board are you looking for. I recently picked up the capita Mid life lost (wider version of the Indoor survival) and I like it quite a bit so far. Very fast, soft enough for rails but still retains quite a bit of pop for jumps and such. Rides well all over the mountain. Havent got to try it on powder yet as I live in the east. I brought this board up cuz u can get it for about %50 off right now and there seems to be quite a few of them left.
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Old 03-04-2009, 05:28 PM   #5 (permalink)
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stiff as stiff can be
actually.. thats not totly tru anymore.. the captia black death has been lowerd in price coase theve taken a heap of carbon out of it, which gave it more flex.

dont know how much do, but iv heard its alot more flexable then previous models. i deff gonna give it a try before season ends. i love the graphics too, there sick
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what kind of board are you looking for. I recently picked up the capita Mid life lost (wider version of the Indoor survival) and I like it quite a bit so far. Very fast, soft enough for rails but still retains quite a bit of pop for jumps and such. Rides well all over the mountain. Havent got to try it on powder yet as I live in the east. I brought this board up cuz u can get it for about %50 off right now and there seems to be quite a few of them left.

well im looking for an all around fun board, i need a wide for starters, something poppy, good flex but not so much the its gonna chatter like crazy but enough for a decent press, would like it to be able to handle powder on the rare occasion that we have some. i hit medium sized jumps and boxes, and i want a board that will progress as i do....to much to ask for? lol


oh and something around 160-164
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The B D I sound like a good fit for what you are looking for. Is a little on the soft side for the all mountain boards but still can run it everywhere. Only time I had issues with on mine was on cord ice. But was not really noticeable unless you where looking for it. The edge bevel on it is about a 2 degree bevel so you loose a little there but is not to bad.

Not 100 percent sure on the edge bevel will be sharpening my edges this week end. But they are not one degree bevels.
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actually.. thats not totly tru anymore.. the captia black death has been lowerd in price coase theve taken a heap of carbon out of it, which gave it more flex.

dont know how much do, but iv heard its alot more flexable then previous models. i deff gonna give it a try before season ends. i love the graphics too, there sick
It is a lot more flexible then previous years. The previous years had almost no flex to it.
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I rode the 159 wide in East coast powder and all over Jackson Hole. This board is the shit!

I'm 6'1" and 208lbs. size 9 boot. I normally do not ride wide boards but this was awesome. So NOT slow edge to edge, but hella buoyant in zee pow.

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well these last few post have been a little more reassuring, im sure ill be happy with what ever board i get because right now im riding a heavy used p.o.s. with hardly any flex whatsoever
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