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Old 11-18-2014, 09:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So... I ended up scoring this board brand new for a really good price.

This is my first Never Summer board and I was actually looking for either a SL, Snowtrooper, or Proto HD.

The "normal" SL was all white (the very last year), and this is obviously different and rather BEAUTIFUL! So much so that I don't even want to take this onto the mountain and scrap it up.

Few questions:

1) Graphics aside, this is still a SL, right?
2) What's the story behind the "Breckenbridge" edition? (I just want a bit of history behind my board)

Thanks!
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Old 11-18-2014, 09:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Never Summer Snowboard Collaboration

Sounds like a standard SL with a different graphic. Ride the shit out of it!
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Interesting...I was able to find this on the Never Summer site: Never Summer x Breckenridge Brewery | Never Summer Industries - Snowboards, Longboards, Clothing and Accessories

The Breckenridge Brewery and Never Summer collaboration has been in the works for the past couple months. In July Breckenridge Brewery asked 10 local artist to come up with a top sheet design. After a round of online voting and a showing, judges decided that John Vogl’s wildlife inspired board would go into production.

On August 29th we began the process of transforming the art into a snowboard. We are doing a limited run of 250 art boards on our SL and Legacy models. In November these boards and our Beer, Imperial Express, will be making their way across the country to celebrate ski/snowboard season opening day.

On November 8th we will be starting off “Opening Day” with a parking lot party at Punch Bowl Social. Throughout the evening there will be activities, giveaways and beer tastings. We will also be premiering our snowboard video “Slap Happy”, it’s going to be a great way to kick off snowboard season. We will see you down there!

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Sounds like a standard SL with a different graphic. Ride the shit out of it!
I will! Considering I got a brand new board for just $300. But then again, it's soooooo pretty, I almost don't want to ride it...

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On August 29th we began the process of transforming the art into a snowboard. We are doing a limited run of 250 art boards on our SL and Legacy models.
So.... I've got 1 of the 250 limited production?!... Makes me NOT want to ride this board even more...

I'll take some pictures of it later tonight.
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So.... I've got 1 of the 250 limited production?!... Makes me NOT want to ride this board even more...
Ride it. Very, very, VERY few snowboards go on to have any type of real collector value.
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beer boards are for sure not worth any more than the original deck they're re-graphic-ing. on the used market they're usually worth less or in general less people will be interested in buying it.

Pyramid, Widmer, i think Deschutes Brewery, probably Full Sail... were all common beer boards back in the day.
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Ride it. Very, very, VERY few snowboards go on to have any type of real collector value.
Yup. Unless you got money to burn that thing will only be valuable to you.

Carpet board the shit out of that thing and then ride it for real.
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beer boards are for sure not worth any more than the original deck they're re-graphic-ing. on the used market they're usually worth less or in general less people will be interested in buying it.

Pyramid, Widmer, i think Deschutes Brewery, probably Full Sail... were all common beer boards back in the day.
I'm go around and tell people my board is already drunk. Haha.

And yes, I will be riding it for sure. I can't wait for the first snow to hit Tahoe!
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