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03-18-2014 07:06 AM
Dago91 Ended up going 15+/-6 back. He really had no prob with it and is a natural IMO .. Was linking turns in the first hour. He use to skate professionally and he surfs so the balance piece was no issue.

Thanks for everyone's input.
03-17-2014 01:55 PM
speedjason I would say 12/12 duck and go from there.
03-17-2014 01:34 PM
hightyme To each, their own....
...I started at 9 / 9, may kick out my lead foot to 12 or 15
03-17-2014 12:14 PM
Originally Posted by 24WERD View Post
go 15/ 0 or -3 or -6 on the back leg
Something like this.
03-17-2014 10:45 AM
francium Everyone I know has started using duck if you have lessons at any of the slopes using rentals they set the board up this way because most learners won't know if they are regular or goofy.
03-15-2014 05:13 PM
Originally Posted by Dago91 View Post
You recommend duck? Gotta say that's the first I have heard that.
Almost exclusively recommend duck. Unless you are purely carving or racing (in which case you would want both positive angles, still not 0) you will almost always want to go duck.

I've ridden for many years and was a certified instructor for a number of years as well. Start at 15's and adjust from there. A lot of people here recommend smaller angles due to knees feeling uncomfortable. Canted bindings help with this but the only way to really decide is to play around with them until you find your sweet spot.
03-15-2014 01:17 PM
flysolo. When I first snowboarded I started at +15/-9 a good snowboarder told me it's a good starting point with versatility but everybody has their own preferences
03-14-2014 09:05 PM
ItchEtrigR Maybe whatever your friend feels comfortable with...
03-14-2014 08:54 PM
Originally Posted by lab49232 View Post
Most beginners start at +15/-15 and that's what I always recommend.
I would disagree on that too, +15/-3, +15/-6, +12/-3, +12/-6 were the various angles recommended to me when starting out.

I've stuck with +15/-6 and +12/-6 ever since depending on board type...
03-14-2014 08:47 PM
24WERD go 15/ 0 or -3 or -6 on the back leg
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