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Old 08-18-2010, 01:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, i currently ride a Burton Operator 164w and i have been noticing its getting a little old and such and its getting a bit short
I'm borderline 6'7" and weigh 220 pounds, my shoe size is fourteen, and i was wondering if there are any boards out there that i can get super long and super wide so i dont have and toe drag which has been a serious problem in the past on steep groomed runs, but can still be ridden well on groomed.
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Old 08-18-2010, 02:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 08-18-2010, 07:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The Nitro Magnum is a beast as well, comes in bigger sizes and waist sizes up to 27.8. The Skunk Ape is also a solid recommendation (26.8 Waist on all models I do believe) . The Magnum is a camber board, while the Skunk Ape, is going to use the C2BTX banana rocker.

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Old 08-19-2010, 12:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I reccomend the Nitro Magnum as well, great board.
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Old 08-19-2010, 11:13 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Prior MFR and AMF. http://www.priorsnowboards.com/
The MFR 168 extra wide has a waist of 27cm.
I ride an MFR 162 with traditional camber and it's a pretty fast stick.
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Old 08-20-2010, 09:09 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Skunk ape. try it you'll love it haha
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Old 08-21-2010, 10:22 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Id suggest checking out the K2 Slayblade. I got it in a 166 last year and I love it
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Old 08-24-2010, 03:39 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Im 6'6 220 size 16 and i ride a never summer legacy - r, i only get a little bit of toe drag from it but with 14's you should be fine
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I have a couple friends around that size that ride Ride Fleetwoods. It's a great board for how inexpensive it is, and pretty damn wide.
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Old 08-24-2010, 12:11 PM   #10 (permalink)
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The Nitro Magnum and Elan El-Grande if they still make it are probably the widest you can get. Neversummer Makes the Legacy in 170 and 174cm I believe with 27.0 waists 166 is 26.8
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