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01-12-2012 02:56 PM
Gustov you can definitely fit on a mid wide board. 26 cm ish waist width. i weigh 230 and ride a never summer legacy 163. size 12 boots fit on it easily. lower 160s would be a good length for you. just look around for an all mountain board. manufacturers websites usually give pretty good descriptions of intended terrain for their boards.
01-12-2012 02:34 PM
comclovin I have to agree, you're not really as limited as you might think. There are numerous wide and mid-wide boards available on the market from just about every manufacturer. K2, Ride, Lib, NS, Flow, Burton, Signal, Yes, Rome, and others all have wide/mid-wides through-out their lineup.
01-12-2012 02:01 PM
the REASON
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and if you order $100 more from there outlet section, such as last years flow "the five" bindings, use the coupon code "whiteout" and they'll take $100 off your order, grabbing you a sweet setup for under $300

that code is only active for another 12 hours i believe, so you should hurry up, and you're welcome.
01-12-2012 01:55 PM
GorgeDad
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You are not really limited at all, the advancement in tech for boards has gotten so amazing that even as a bigger guy you can ride smaller boards with no problem.
I wouldn't say there's no limit at all, but agree the tech makes the range a little bigger. If you're too far outside the recommended weight range for a board, you'll be pushing the envelope on how the board is intended to flex. If the board has OEM specs that include a weight range, try to stay in that somewhere.
01-12-2012 01:54 PM
the REASON K2 Darkstar Wide Snowboard 2011 | evo outlet

cant beat that for $250
01-12-2012 01:39 PM
SnowHitman
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thanks for the input. that's helped a lot i was leaning more towards the Merc and Antic cause they are more stiff.. can any of you point me in the direction of other boards? i feel like i'm limited due to being a bigger dude lol..
You are not really limited at all, the advancement in tech for boards has gotten so amazing that even as a bigger guy you can ride smaller boards with no problem.

You can ride 158-168 WIDE boards no problem at all.

Just start looking for boards with the width bigger then 260 and you will be fine, You seem to be only looking at brand name boards. Try looking at off brands, they will be a lot cheaper and pretty much the same lol
01-12-2012 01:38 PM
CT_22 thanks for the input. that's helped a lot i was leaning more towards the Merc and Antic cause they are more stiff.. can any of you point me in the direction of other boards? i feel like i'm limited due to being a bigger dude lol..
01-12-2012 01:34 PM
SnowHitman im 6'6 and 230lbs

XL Flow 2 Bindings
Burton boots 15

i ride a SIMS Protocol 163W with a size 15 boot and then board handles like butter both all mountain and on the terrain line. Sure there is a little toe drag but really you get used to it and can make up for it
01-12-2012 12:55 PM
volboy23 I think you can stick closer to 160. I weighed a lot more and rode a 164 bullet until just recently. I would suggest looking at the flex on the board compared to what you are looking to do down the road. The bullet was a great board to learn on, but I have quickly grown out of it as it is a 2 out of 10 on flex and I can't deal with it being that loose anymore. Just keep that in mind. There are several good boards you have on the list.
01-12-2012 12:19 PM
Flat4Wagon
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Good point, especially with low pro boots, or similar designs. What angles are you riding at on the 25.5?
Hmm I think it's +15/-7 does that make sense? I have a slight duck stance.
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