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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 01-30-2011, 04:52 PM Thread Starter
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NS Revolver -should I buy?

I ride a Bataleon Fun Kink 153 with GNU Street Fastecs (love that binding!). Size 10 boots

I have a chance to grab a new NS Revolver 156 for $350 - very tempting! However I don't ride park just freeride and my Bataleon is doing OK.

So is the Revolver a nice to have or not needed?

Thanks in advance

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Ive got the Evo (narrow version of revolver, same board) and i love it. The only issue i have with it is how soft of a flex it is, may be too soft for freeride, as it gets mpretty shakey up at speed. Great for pow and cruising though.
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Thanks for letting me know Daniel!

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I have the same board and as stated it will not do great for freeride. Keep in mind that this is a park board and a very soft one at that. I recommend getting it though, and trying it for a day or two. With that much off the price you can probably sell it on the forum for about what you payed.

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Good deal isn't that good if you don't need the board, and doesn't sound like it'll do you any good.

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At 40% off, I'd do what Spaz recommended.
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Thanks Guys! I'll mull it over

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So you have a board that works fine that you like... you don't ride park... mostly freeride... are you just looking to spend money? If so you can just send me a check for the cash you'd spend on the board. PM me if you are interested.
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So you have a board that works fine that you like... you don't ride park... mostly freeride... are you just looking to spend money? If so you can just send me a check for the cash you'd spend on the board. PM me if you are interested.
I don't know if he is like me but there are some of us out there that have the money to spend and just like to try different things. I did this with golf clubs, at one point I had 10 sets of irons in my basement I hadn't even played yet. For people like me it's about finding deals like this and trying different equipment.

For instance I just sold a perfectly good (great?) Lib Tech T.Rice and bought a NS Heritage (didn't get a deal though...)...I needed a slightly longer board and could have gotten a longer T.Rice but everyone here talks about NS so I had to try one. Honestly I haven't even ridden it yet (haven't seen it in fact even though it was delivered to my office yesterday) and I am just about certain I am going to buy a 11/12 T.Rice next season (longer than the one I just sold). On the other hand those Bataleons look cool and I wouldn't mind a parkish board...so maybe an Evil Twin......
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So you have a board that works fine that you like... you don't ride park... mostly freeride... are you just looking to spend money? If so you can just send me a check for the cash you'd spend on the board. PM me if you are interested.

Sure!!!!!!!!

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