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Old 01-26-2011, 05:44 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Are there any boards you'd recommend for doing jumps, jibs, and cruising down the mountain? Maybe the goliath? NS SL? I just don't have the money for more than one, nor do I get the chance to snowboard enough to own more than one.

And thanks for your help, it is very appreciated.
Yeah I mean, if you want an all mountain board get either the Jam or the Goliath. ET is a more park specific true twin. The Jam is stiffer so for jibs I'd go with the Goliath.
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Yeah I mean, if you want an all mountain board get either the Jam or the Goliath. ET is a more park specific true twin. The Jam is stiffer so for jibs I'd go with the Goliath.
I emailed bataleon, saying I wanted to start heading to the park more but will still be spending most of my time all over the mountain, they said the ET would be perfect
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Old 01-26-2011, 07:10 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I emailed bataleon, saying I wanted to start heading to the park more but will still be spending most of my time all over the mountain, they said the ET would be perfect
Thats awesome man, thanks so much for the help guys!
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40% off snowboard gear at Action Village. My friend was able to snatch an ET before they sold out.

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Old 01-26-2011, 10:29 PM   #15 (permalink)
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40% off snowboard gear at Action Village. My friend was able to snatch an ET before they sold out.

Have you ever dealt with Action Village? It seems like some of their deals are almost too good to be true.
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Have you ever dealt with Action Village? It seems like some of their deals are almost too good to be true.
They are reputable.

Capita snowboards are no longer 40% off. It looks like only selected brands and items have the discount.
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Old 01-29-2011, 07:52 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Jumps: Same (Both catch free)
Stability: ET (Slight adv.)
Buttering: EVO (It's got rocker, duh)
Jibbing: Same (Neither are noodley)
Carving: ET (It's basically traditional camber)
Switch: Same (twin ftw!)
Pow: EVO (Once again, rocker!)

That's my take.
We got a draw heret! Lol! But if the ET is just slighty better in stability, the Evo get a better overall result, as in Pow and Butter it's way better.

I thought the ET would be way more catch free, as there's no big tech for this purpose in the Evo (I guess..)
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We got a draw heret! Lol! But if the ET is just slighty better in stability, the Evo get a better overall result, as in Pow and Butter it's way better.

I thought the ET would be way more catch free, as there's no big tech for this purpose in the Evo (I guess..)
They both reduce catchiness, just different technologies used to achieve it.

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Old 01-29-2011, 08:06 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Pretty sure, you can't go wrong with either board...Love my evo and I want to try an ET too!
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Old 01-29-2011, 09:23 PM   #20 (permalink)
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You might want to consider the Riot. It's like the ET but stiffer and with a sinistered base so it can handle speed better. The speed and stiffness will make it better for jumps and pipe, but buttering around, while still possible, will be more difficult.
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