What to buy: 2012 T. Rice Limited Edition, 2013 NS Proto CT or Cobra? - Page 3 - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #21 of 37 (permalink) Old 07-19-2012, 01:58 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Fruman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 50
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Well... it turns out that Val Surf had their inventory wrong (not sure how they have that wrong for like 8 months) and they don't actually have the Proto CT I ordered. Back to the search again. I think it's time to go visit the NS factory here in Denver.
Fruman is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #22 of 37 (permalink) Old 07-19-2012, 06:55 AM
Veteran Member
 
dreampow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Kyoto Japan
Posts: 1,231
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
So get the 2013, not a big deal about the graphics.
dreampow is offline  
post #23 of 37 (permalink) Old 07-20-2012, 12:20 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Fruman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 50
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I know, I'll be buying the 2013 shortly. I'm going to visit the NS factory since I live so close, maybe they'll give me the price at wholesale if I take a tour...
Fruman is offline  
post #24 of 37 (permalink) Old 07-20-2012, 12:35 AM
Banned!
 
snowklinger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: L-Town
Posts: 6,853
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 249 Post(s)
GL they are famous for not letting boards go out the factory on visits(there is not a shop there, no point of sale), however, I have heard that if you try to order one directly through their webby they will help you get ur shit.

Support Local Business
"Shop Smart. Shop S-Mart!" - Ash
snowklinger is offline  
post #25 of 37 (permalink) Old 07-20-2012, 04:16 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Fruman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 50
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Might as well try when I go there.

Would a CTX be too wide for my size 8.5 boot? It's only 1.4cm wider than the CT.
Fruman is offline  
post #26 of 37 (permalink) Old 07-20-2012, 05:31 AM
Banned
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 1,966
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fruman View Post
Might as well try when I go there.

Would a CTX be too wide for my size 8.5 boot? It's only 1.4cm wider than the CT.
1.4cm is quite a considerable difference at that length and the Proto is almost a mid-wide already anyway. Certainly would not suggest going with a 25.8cm WW (152 Proto CTX) and size 8.5 boots.
hktrdr is offline  
post #27 of 37 (permalink) Old 07-20-2012, 05:42 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Fruman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 50
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks for your input Snowolf, I was hoping you'd get in on the advice.

I really want to try a NS board, being from Colorado and hearing how awesome they are. I'm still learning towards the Proto CT, mostly because it has the most pop out of all the other boards, more jib friendly, and I want a smaller board. If I buy a 2013 I might as well go with the Proto over the SL. I'll be spending more and more time at the park to more I go this year. I used to skateboard so I've always enjoyed rails and boxes. I do like the sound of the Heritage as well, I'd definitely go with the 155 if I get it. I certainly enjoying bombing down the hill and hitting pow on the runs and trees with my buddies.

EDIT: What's the pop like on the Heritage?

Last edited by Fruman; 07-20-2012 at 06:06 PM.
Fruman is offline  
post #28 of 37 (permalink) Old 07-20-2012, 08:20 PM
Banned!
 
snowklinger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: L-Town
Posts: 6,853
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 249 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fruman View Post
Thanks for your input Snowolf, I was hoping you'd get in on the advice.

I really want to try a NS board, being from Colorado and hearing how awesome they are. I'm still learning towards the Proto CT, mostly because it has the most pop out of all the other boards, more jib friendly, and I want a smaller board. If I buy a 2013 I might as well go with the Proto over the SL. I'll be spending more and more time at the park to more I go this year. I used to skateboard so I've always enjoyed rails and boxes. I do like the sound of the Heritage as well, I'd definitely go with the 155 if I get it. I certainly enjoying bombing down the hill and hitting pow on the runs and trees with my buddies.

EDIT: What's the pop like on the Heritage?
Maybe you should consider the EVO. Dont remember your stats, but for a park board its no noodle. Unless you are sending 60 footers, plus the Evo is more jib friendly than the proto, has plenty of pop, is cheaper, and much easier to find. Though I love my proto its more board then I need except when I go jump off cliffs and shit. Strongly considering picking one up myself for this year, Ill save the proto for big mountain lol.

Support Local Business
"Shop Smart. Shop S-Mart!" - Ash
snowklinger is offline  
post #29 of 37 (permalink) Old 07-25-2012, 01:56 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Fruman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 50
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Ever since you mentioned the Evo I've been looking into it and I'm actually thinking about getting that over the Proto CT. I've been reading that the Evo is much better in the tight trees than the Proto, and I spend a considerable amount of time in the trees. And I'm getting more into park hitting the rails and boxes, which the Evo is also better for. How is it when bombing down a hill though?
Fruman is offline  
post #30 of 37 (permalink) Old 07-25-2012, 02:26 AM
Banned!
 
snowklinger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: L-Town
Posts: 6,853
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 249 Post(s)
Well bombing steeps and sending 60 footers are about the only place where the Proto is going to significantly shine over the Evo.

Support Local Business
"Shop Smart. Shop S-Mart!" - Ash
snowklinger is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome