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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 09-10-2016, 12:29 PM Thread Starter
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I'm looking at 2016 models, I'm 6'7" and 190 lbs. I currently have a 2009 Legacy 163cm that I love, especially out west. But most of winter I'm in Michigan and a little local hill with lots of terrain and park stuff so looking at something that would be good for that. Also I'm kinda old (45) so not looking at getting super crazy on the park stuff or jumps.

Or maybe an all mountain that could be fairly forgiving in the park and ice of Michigan but also be good for glades and some powder runs while out west. Ideas on what size would be good too. I've been riding since early 1990's took a break and now been riding tons again last 10 years so I would say I'm advanced, but probably intermediate for park.
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Proto Type 2 in either 158X or 161X as I assume you have big feet due to how tall you are.
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Pretty big size 12. Thanks for the advice!
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I'd second the type two for what you're looking for, but would go bigger, 161x or 164x, but that just boils down to personal preference
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Your lucky, size 12 is small for your height.

Id go in the low 160x range too.
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Like others said Proto Type Two is for you.

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Are you keeping the Legacy for trips out west? If yes, I'd say Type Two 158X. If you're replacing it, I'd go with the 160X West.
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190lbs and everyone saying 160+ for a Michigan, park capable, all mountain board that is also good in the west. Really?

Disclaimer, I'm not recommending any NS boards below. You've been warned.



I'm gonna be an ass now: You wanna grip ice and ride a little park? Get some camber dood.

Lago Double Barrel 159 (25.8 Waist), Arbor Westmark Camber 157mw, Yes Basic 59w, Rossi Jibsaw 58w, Capita Outsiders 158 (25.8 waist), or a Capita Mercury 159 (25.9 waist).

I know you didn't ask for other options, but if you want to grip ice and ride a little bit of park, nothing beats a camber dominant deck, and NS don't do that no mo.

If you're replacing your current stick and not building a quiver I would narrow my own list to the Lago, Jibsaw, and Mercury.

Shit if you just have to have it built by Mexicans in Denver, look at the Sims Juice 157x as a quiver deck and the 160x as a replacement deck.
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For mostly park type stuff, I'd probably go with the Funslinger, especially if you plan on hanging onto the Legacy.
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