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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 08-06-2010, 08:00 PM
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ok so im new to the forum and i know this question probly gets asked waaaaayyyy to much but i seriously need help finding a good board. this will be my 4th season and ive had one board for my first 3 seasons and its getting chipped up, scratched etc.etc..

kind of riding: park/carving/mabey some powder.
height with boots: 5 11
weight: 170
boot size:13

so i was thinking about a 159cm Burton Hero. tell me what you think sorry for asking such a frequiently asked question its frobly really really annoying

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When you say park, do you mean rails and boxes or jumps and pipe or everything?

Oh, and the hero may be too soft a board for what you're looking for.
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i meant like boxes and and rails mostly but yeah a feew jumps but not like half pips or anything. is there anything you recomend?
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Maybe like a Ride DH or like K2 Believer...depending on how much pow you are thinking...like a trip or two or season pass?
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not much pow i live in seattle so i dont get much powder or good snow and i would like the board to last 3 or 4 years
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i think i might be a good comparison for you. for this season i am getting a neversummer revolver-r (a wide board). make sure you go wide, and not too stiff. it sounds like you are right between 156 and 159, so you can go either way. you should go to the shop and check out both sizes before you buy.

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not much pow i live in seattle so i dont get much powder or good snow and i would like the board to last 3 or 4 years
You must spend all your time at Snoqualmie. There is definitely pow and good snow to be found if you know where to go. Get out of the park and onto the mountain, you may be pleasantly surprised. And as suggested above, look into a wide or at least a mid-wide.

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not much pow i live in seattle so i dont get much powder or good snow and i would like the board to last 3 or 4 years
Did I really just read this or are you just oblivious to the amount of nukeage the PNW gets?


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ok i dont really get to any where besides snoqualmie, its the closest and id rather go on bad snow than not go at all. i go to crystal a few times but stevens is to far away and im gunna try to ride baker alot this year, so calm down. do any of you have actually suggestions, thanks for those who gave me suggestions but if your gunna comment just to be an ass then dont.

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it takes just about the same amount of time to get to stevens as it does crystal and baker is way further than both
also, they are predicting a good season this year, so there should be plenty of pow
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