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Old 01-26-2013, 11:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I am new to boarding and am looking to buy my first board. I found a deal on a burton vapor for 400$ and a deal on a sims for 200$. I really wish i could find some more insight on either brand cuz i dont know either very well. seems like everybody has a complete opposite opinion of both. I will be doing just mountain boarding and nothing fancy. Wich would yall recommend?? thanks
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Old 01-26-2013, 12:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I don't think I'd suggest either for a first board. Burton makes some great starter boards, I don't think the Vapor is one of them. If you're looking for used you should be able to find something good for around $200 or so. Board and bindings.

Where are you looking?
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ah im just lookin around on ebay mainly. any other better places to look?
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Old 01-26-2013, 02:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
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On paper that's one of, if not, THE best boards Burton makes.
To some people, it's worth mucho dinero.
If it's in mint condition, $400 is 1/3 of the reg price.

You could probably buy it ride it for a bit (it would be harder to learn on than an average board, but not by that much) then after realizing a different board would probably be easier.
Sell it for more than you paid & buy a whole new set of gear.

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