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for wide open bowls, as the OP stated, the burton juice wagon would be better than the con artist (more for trees)
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Eh, just depends on what ya like. Camber vs. Rocker.

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Hey Nivek, sorry to theard jack OP BUT, at my size (big) would you recommend a 171 nitro slash or a 172 ride higlife for my pow board? or maybe rossignol experience. Just been thinking which one to splurge on when i go to japan in Feb.

my names's Petey and i have gigantic balls
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oops I thought the powder no fish was a regular board.

normally I ride a salomon 156pulse. but I am getting a new board for riding wide off-piste slopes like in Chamonix or Verbier and all of them are above the tree line. So instead of maneuverability I should consider more on speed and stability? Thus getting a longer board at 159/160cm?

Would the 164Rome Notch Swallow Tailed one be good for my weight/height and the type of terrain i'm riding?
I wont be riding switch nor going to the parks with this board, and 10% of the time will be on groomers to access the off-piste area.

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You will love the notch swallowtail.
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ETM I've seriously considered buying a big ass board like the highlife and making it unit a DIY swallow tail, I'm assuming it makes a massive difference compared to a non swallow tail? And at my size (6'11. 125kg) would I even need that? Ideas?

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Hey Nivek, sorry to theard jack OP BUT, at my size (big) would you recommend a 171 nitro slash or a 172 ride higlife for my pow board? or maybe rossignol experience. Just been thinking which one to splurge on when i go to japan in Feb.
I need more info than "big".

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oops I thought the powder no fish was a regular board.

normally I ride a salomon 156pulse. but I am getting a new board for riding wide off-piste slopes like in Chamonix or Verbier and all of them are above the tree line. So instead of maneuverability I should consider more on speed and stability? Thus getting a longer board at 159/160cm?

Would the 164Rome Notch Swallow Tailed one be good for my weight/height and the type of terrain i'm riding?
I wont be riding switch nor going to the parks with this board, and 10% of the time will be on groomers to access the off-piste area.
I hope you're going to take precautions if you're doing off-piste in those areas.
If I were you I would get a Rossignol Experience. Other choices would be the jones flagship or hovercraft, or the ride berzerker. Stiff boards with nose rocker to help with pow. Riding above the tree line won't be all wide open bowls where a long swallowtail would rule. You're going to find boilerplate icy wind scoured ridges where edgehold could be the difference between life and death.
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I need more info than "big".
6'11 265lbs athletic

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