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02-09-2015 05:26 PM
flips712 So, what board and size did you end up buying? I'm the same size as you and looking to upgrade my board.

Thanks,
Pauline
09-05-2014 09:19 PM
radiomuse210 Thanks for your thoughts...I think the Raven is too long and stiff for what I'm trying to do. Looking for the chatter is a good tip.
09-05-2014 08:58 PM
czoid74 this going to be there first year on the ns boards, last year my wife was on a capita space metal fantasy which is flat/rocker and a capita saturnia regular camber, they were both soft boards a 4 in flex , my daughter was on a ride board it was a flat base, they were all over the mountain , not bombing of cliffs or nothing ,but we were going down double blacks and dabling in the park a bit my 8 year old daughter like going thru the park, we started out on stiff camber boards, but we like soft playfull boards, they way i figure is when ever we start to here the board chatter thats when we will move up to a stiffer board...i was on a capita horrorscope flat/rocker and a ns evo 154 last year, this year i moved up to a 157 ns evo,,,you can get the ns raven thats the stiffest in the ladys ns line... but it just depends on what kind of riding you do...
09-05-2014 08:56 PM
radiomuse210 When I compare the two boards on my feet on carpet (since there is no snow yet!) I find the Onyx easier to move onto an edge and easier to move between the two edges. I don't have to apply as much pressure. The Burton actually made my legs ache a little as I held the edge on the carpet but the Onyx was nice. I really like that. My only concern is the speed factor and washing out in a carve if I get to a nice cruising speed. But I guess the only way to get concrete answers is to ride it. :P I've heard that it has a nice all-mountain feel to it and can keep up at mountain/cruising speeds, but not fast/bomber speeds (which I don't do anyway). If anyone has any input or experience, please throw it in.
09-05-2014 07:59 PM
radiomuse210 How does your wife like the Onyx? Is she able to cruise around the mountain at a decent speed? And is the Pandora a decent board as well? Really I'm curious about the flex more than the size. I'm comfortable at the size I'm at but I just want to make sure that the Onyx isn't going to be too flexy to do some cruisin' around the mountain.
09-05-2014 04:08 PM
czoid74 my daugter is 4'5" 65 pounds , she is on a 130 pandora mini
09-05-2014 12:12 PM
radiomuse210
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Women's Never Summer Snowboard Size Chart | evo

Ns size charts

Top left corner u can switch from kids to womens sizes
Oh awesome thanks! I couldn't find a size chart anywhere.
09-05-2014 12:10 PM
radiomuse210 Is she able to cruise the mountain smoothly as well as hit the park? That's probably my main question...thanks for the input!
09-05-2014 11:28 AM
czoid74 Women's Never Summer Snowboard Size Chart | evo

Ns size charts

Top left corner u can switch from kids to womens sizes
09-05-2014 11:22 AM
czoid74 , the difference between 136 and 140 is only about 1 inch..
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