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03-13-2014 12:10 AM
F1EA
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Originally Posted by ridinbend View Post
I want one.
Me too!
For next yr i'll either get Assassin, Rossi Templar or Endeavor Select with Contact Pros or Genesis.

I already have the Endeavor Live 2014 which is similar, but stiffer (closer to Man's board or Travis Rice) and with more camber; i'll keep it for pow days. It's an aggressive beast! but prefers better conditions than what we had this crappy season.

So yeah OP... get Assassin + Genesis or Contact Pros... and live happily ever after.
03-12-2014 11:33 PM
ridinbend
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Originally Posted by F1EA View Post
Assassin.
I want one.
03-12-2014 11:31 PM
F1EA Assassin.
That would sacrifice a bit of pure jib/flatland for all-aroundness (jumps, rails, speed, pow)
03-12-2014 10:38 PM
LightninSVT Someone already mentioned it but look at the Jones Twin or maybe a Ride Machete?
03-11-2014 11:10 PM
ridinbend If you want free ride and villain get the assassin.
03-11-2014 10:59 PM
Wozkhalifa Also now that I have more insight into what I'm realistically going to be doing, anyone know some solid bindings I could attached to a board like this that can allow me to enjoy the mix?
03-11-2014 10:57 PM
Wozkhalifa I was talking to some friends of mine and they had me realize, due to our location and my limited time in the rockies, a more park oriented board may be a better choice for me just so I don't get board (lol) of the handful of places I go. Sorry for the confusion earlier considering comparing those two boards I realize now is like comparing apples to oranges. So I guess what I'm asking now is the villains ability to handle pow and the more free ride options in more variable conditions like out west.
03-11-2014 07:01 PM
LightninSVT I picked up a Slayblade this year (13-14 model) with the new "lifted flatline" profile and I love it. I've only put 4-5 days on it but it is a super stable deck for bombing groomers and a little bit of the soft stuff. I stay out of the park other then hitting a few smaller jumps and it's fine for that. I don't really attempt rails or anything like that so I can't comment on it's versatility in the park. It's super stiff and feels like a traditional cambered board...

Jon
03-11-2014 02:56 PM
Wozkhalifa Thank you for clarifying. That helps a lot!
03-10-2014 09:42 PM
Nivek
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Originally Posted by Wozkhalifa View Post
They're both supposed to be all mountain with a slight preference to either park or free ride. At least that's what I understood from looking them up. If I'm incorrect please let me know.
The Villain is all terrain jib. The Slayblade is backcountry freestyle or freeride.
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