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post #61 of 121 (permalink) Old 09-15-2012, 12:24 AM
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Just bought my first NS. I got the Military Edition Cobra and will be mounting my white Forum Republics on her. Can't wait.
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That's a bannination right there.
I think it is a ok - it is a Banana Magic after all (the only Lib board that I am really jonesing for - unlike NS where I have ~3 on my 'must try' list but sadly will probably not get the chance to ride).
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Hey Vman just 2cents on the topic from me: 32s fit me well cuz I got a wider flat foot and just seems to go in there nice. Nike on the other hand has always run narrow and just don't work for my feet. You may have a more normal foot than me which can fit both brands, just putting it out there sir.
Thanks for the info. I've been so happy with 32, probably have to be pried off my feet to switch.
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2009/2010 NS Evo

I joined this forum originally looking for advise on a new board, being totally out of the loop on technology and brands. I rode an Atomic Hatchet for years, but was interested in what the world of non-traditional camber had to offer.

Of course, my fellow forum members pointed me towards Never Summer. After some stressful deliberation I went with the Evo. Since then my Hatchet has occupied the dark recesses of my closet, because the Evo is just so much fun to ride.

For me personally, my riding improved immediately after getting on the thing because I wasn't constantly leery of catching an edge and face slamming. Despite it being labelled as a "park" board, the thing handles the mountain like a dream and makes freeriding more creative and exciting. Couldn't be happier with my Never Summer.

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My Never Summer SL 158

My Never Summer SL 158 (that i was lucky enough to buy off a friend at the beginning of last season) ..
I Love the patented Rocker/Camber design... It just feel really good under your feet when you are riding .. catch free... No Feer.. Nice Carves and power out of turns.. just alot of fun..



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post #66 of 121 (permalink) Old 09-20-2012, 04:21 AM
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What a nice shot and that is some dream pow, dreampow! The trees and featherlight snow in Japan always look so amazing. Lucky....

Great descriptions. Love it when those camber zones kick in. Can't wait to lay down some carves. You carve, you carve, no slide.

I'm sure if you win we could arrange something. Sounds like a Summit or Raptor might compliment the freampow quiver.

Glad you like the black version.

Thanks for the support and good look with the contest.

Ohhhh,

Thats the answer I was hoping for.

Now I will be having dreams about the 161 summit until the winner is announced.

The proto does remarkably well in say 40 to 50cm of pow, but some days its more like twice or even 3 times that here in Japan.

A summit should keep me floating above and allow me to get deeper into the BC which is one of my goals for this next season.

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I Was searching for a new board to take to bigger resorts. A more jack of all trades board. Been interested in the RC profile for along time but could never afford it. Got a good deal on a 2012 158 SL and am stoked to try it out this year! Never stop hearing good things about what Never Summer is doing.


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I love the Proto CT with the RC technology. I feel it offers a great blend of rocker playability and camber stability. Plain and simple, the combination makes it fun to ride!
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Because You can't be more Neversummer than hiking your ultra fun Evo to slay St mary's glacier in August.
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I love my Never Summer Evo's RC. Perfect amount of play and stability. First thing I'd grab off my wall when the zombie apocalypse hits! BRAAAINNNNSSSS.
except you've never ridden it...

http://www.snowboardingforum.com/buy...ummer-evo.html
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