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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 02-17-2012, 11:13 PM Thread Starter
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Looking 4 new stick

Well, I'm a newer boarder, currently riding a GNU Carbon Credit. I love this board but I'm looking to get a more flexible park oriented board. The CC seems pretty stiff to me. (162W... I'm 6'2" 220 lbs)

Looking for a very flexible rocker. I've been keeping my eye on the Rome Artifact as I've heard a lot of good things about it. Although, I really love GNU/Mervin as a company and the quality of their board. So I was wondering how the Park Pickle stacks up to the Artifact and other park boards.

Probably going with a 158 but thinking about trying a 156. Just hoping a 156 is not too small. Don't have to worry about float cause I'm in the mid-west so powder will never happen and its usually just ice (one of the reasons I love the mag-trac tech of the Mervin line). So give me your ideas on the most flexible best park board.

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Rome Arsenal's
Salomon Faction's


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Current Gear:
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Salomon Faction's


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The Pickle probably wont really feel any softer than your CC. The Artifact is a good option I'd also look for a Flow Verve, Signal Rocker Light or Park Flat, Nitro Swindle or Haze, or a Bataleon Disaster. Stick with around that 158 size. 156 is a little over doing the downsizing thing.

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Thanks man, I demo'd some off brand board recommended by my local shop today and it was pretty amazing. It was a rocker/camber board that was pretty flexy. I fell in love. Super buttery. Can't wait to pick up a new park board.

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Something "Stuf" or "Stuf" something. LOL I can't remember. Had definitely never heard of it. But I will say it rode really well. But, what about DC's line? Seems like they're priced pretty well just don't know anyone who has one.

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Look for something with a magnetraction type of tech on a board if you want it, otherwise i would suggest a capita horrorscope.
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A buddy of mine rides a Capita Sierrascope and it doesn't seem as noodly as I'm looking for. But it could just be how he rides.

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The horrorscope is alot softer than the sierrascope. I own the horrorscope and it is soft as hell and i demoed a never summer evo and i still preferred my horrorscope in the park. But when hitting jumps 45ft. and up i wouldn't recommend the horrorscope
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That's good to know, I thought they were pretty much the same. How flexible is the horrorscope compared to the Artifact? Its the most flexible board I have felt and really the only one I could use as comparison.

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