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|05-08-2014 12:22 PM|
|linvillegorge||I'm not sure what you're asking to be honest. You already have a Skunk Ape, are you looking for something to compliment it or something to replace it? In terms of replacing it, NS doesn't really have anything all that similar in their lineup. My recommendation would probably be the Heritage X.|
|05-08-2014 12:12 PM|
|jdang307||Pick out a few boards, and then ask how they compare to the Skunk Ape. Hopefully someone will have experience on both.|
|05-08-2014 02:03 AM|
Originally Posted by BurtonAvenger View Post
You've ridden a different board everyday this season, yes? Have you ridden any of the NS mountain boards? How would YOU describe their torsional stiffness?
|05-07-2014 03:39 PM|
Originally Posted by The Deacon View Post
Originally Posted by ekb18c View Post
Having said that though, It looks like backcountry offers $6.99 return shipping even on boards, If I order 3 (Cobra X, Heritage X, Raptor X) I'd only be out $14. I think I might actually do that if I can't make it out to the basin to take up The Chairman's offer!
*Please be aware that none of the three boards listed above are available here in the Twin Cities right now except for one Cobra and it is a 158 non "X"...
|05-07-2014 02:11 PM|
|05-07-2014 01:19 PM|
Originally Posted by booron View Post
We had a couple people here at our company that also wanted something a little more stout underfoot than some of the boards that were currently in our line. Our International Sales Manager Tony Sasgen is a beefy, 225lb guy who is a powerful rider was one of these guys. One of the reason we developed the Ripsaw is to have a stiffer board offered. All of our boards have multi-glass construction with a sheet of biaxial, uni and pretensioned fiberglass. The Ripsaw has all this plus 2-sheets of a burly +/-45 degree fiberglass laminate. I think the Ripsaw has the flex you're looking for but find out for yourself. I would be willing to meet you at the Basin and let you use one of my personal boards. The mashed taters are so tasty on Pali right now. You would be doing yourself an injustice by not getting up there another time this season. Send me a PM and let me know if you want to meet up.
Another stiffer board in our line is the Chairman. I think a lot of guys coming off Skunk Apes are going to like this board as well, especially the 173! The Chairman features a carbon X that runs from outside insert to outside insert to outside insert stiffen the mid-flex of the board in a long turn and extended carbon V's on the bottom of the core.
|05-07-2014 12:33 PM|
|Mizu Kuma||I promise I'll clean it up!!!!!|
|05-07-2014 12:21 PM|
I saw what ya did there.
|05-07-2014 10:18 AM|
|Mizu Kuma||Just get 10, then return whatever ones dont fit?????|
|05-07-2014 09:57 AM|
|BurtonAvenger||Flex ratings are completely made up and fictitious.|
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