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Does anybody know the positive sides of an "all-mountain" camber like on the k2 raygun? or how that effects the ride?

what would be a good all mountain board for under 500 and an intermediate rider

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Does anybody know the positive sides of an "all-mountain" camber like on the k2 raygun? or how that effects the ride?

what would be a good all mountain board for under 500 and an intermediate rider
Wtf is an all-mountain camber?

Look into Capita's BSOD or TFA. K2 dings really easily and cant get take a beating.

You'll probably get like 10 people in here suggesting Never Summer.
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Wtf is an all-mountain camber?

Look into Capita's BSOD or TFA. K2 dings really easily and cant get take a beating.

You'll probably get like 10 people in here suggesting Never Summer.
hahaha thats what i was thinking due to all the reviews on the k2.

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my k2 flew off a ski rack and got hit by a semi... it was fine. Im pretty impressed. k2's rocker is flat in the middle, with rockered up tip and tail. I find this rocker style very stable, but a little slow to initiate a turn. Raygun seems to get great reviews, other $400 all mountain decks, capita indoor fk (similar rocker to the k2), or gnu carbon credit Btx ( center reverse flat in the tip and tail). I find btx very responsive, some people find it to much with the magnetraction and feel they are "catchy" or "hooky".

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Wtf is an all-mountain camber?

Look into Capita's BSOD or TFA. K2 dings really easily and cant get take a beating.

You'll probably get like 10 people in here suggesting Never Summer.
Talking out of our ass are we?

I have a K2 Turbo Dream I took to Tahoe last year. Rocks, trees, skiers/snowboarders running into it... we're talking about scuffs here.

Yea sure, if you hit a rock hard enough, it's going to ding no matter what.

By the way, that's pretty much the first time I heard someone say Capita boards are more durable than K2.

Furthermore, K2's bambooyah boards are on steroids or something. Get a Fastplant and hammer throw that sucker into a concrete wall and tell me what happens. If it breaks, just get it warrantied since it has a 3 year warranty on it against breakage.


Yes, you will get Never Summer suggestions on here because they make damn good boards.

You did not provide enough info to recommend a board for you. You gave riding type, but didn't say specifically what type of all-mountain riding you do. What's your weight? Boot size? What type of terrain are you on most? Are you looking to get into freestyle?

As for K2's all-terrain rocker, it is awesome in my opinion. All of their boards have flat camber in the middle. The all-terrain rocker is 70% flat in the middle and 30% rocker in the tips. The nose has a medium rise and the tail has a low rise. Very versatile shape for all-mountain/powder riding.


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Fastplant's got a 5 year warranty

My bad. You're right. Their new bambooyah hybrids have 3 years. The full bambooyah cores are 5 years.


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My K2 TurboDream is holding up great , probably the best built boards I've ever owned.
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Yes, you will get Never Summer suggestions on here because they make damn good boards.

You did not provide enough info to recommend a board for you. You gave riding type, but didn't say specifically what type of all-mountain riding you do. What's your weight? Boot size? What type of terrain are you on most? Are you looking to get into freestyle?

As for K2's all-terrain rocker, it is awesome in my opinion. All of their boards have flat camber in the middle. The all-terrain rocker is 70% flat in the middle and 30% rocker in the tips. The nose has a medium rise and the tail has a low rise. Very versatile shape for all-mountain/powder riding.
Wow You provided some deep thought/fact on those k2's!!! makes me want to get one. i like the ideas they have just wasnt sure.

as for my rider stats/styles,
im 5'11 180lbs i love to ride the mountain in all aspects of it. i love doing bombs but carving too. hitting the smaller jumps now but looking ti transition. looking to hit rails and boxes as well.

basicallly im looking for a board that will do it all and grow with me as i advance to the big airs and longer rails

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