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12-15-2012 04:46 AM
timmytard
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Originally Posted by lonerider View Post
I think the Palmer Platinum was a $1900 board built by Kessler for Palmer (the Kessler Ride is the spiritual successor to that board). TT how much did you just pay for those 10 boards total?

(yes I understand that you will probably sell a bunch of them for a profit, that's what I used to do... until I realized I made a lot more per hour spent on my regular job. I even went through a phase where I owned 7 snowboards... but I grew out of and have paired it down to 2 boards now).
I have no idea how much i payed for all of them, I got the blue one for free & the hummingbird one for $30 @ Value Village.

Ya, I make good money too. Worked 6 months on this bridge then went to Mexico for 6 weeks. I'm just not working right now cause my mom passed away last year & I need to do some reno's on her house so I can sell it.

I've just been snowboarding for so long, I'm sick of spending huge dollars on all my gear every year. Cause I used too, I bought $300 dollar boots 3 years in a row about 15 years ago. 1 pair turned out just fuckin' horrible, 1 pair, the tongue came right out & they couldn't find the same boot so I ended up getting a shitty boot & a $150 credit. Broke my ankle the first time I used the shitty boots & my seasons pass pretty much went to waste.

I've spent large on decks too, but when something happens to them it's heartbreaking.
My buddy just a new Pickle, fuck you should have heard him whining all day cause it got a scatch that could barely be seen or felt.

I'd still be cryin' if I had paid full price for the Slackcountry I just snapped last week.
I bought the Slack with EX bindings + a brand new pair of El Hefe's for $250 total.
Sold the Hefe's for $300 & snapped the Slack, I still got the EX's & I'm up $50 bucks, so snappin' the Slack doesn't hurt near as bad.

This way I get to try a shit load of boards & bindings & constantly upgrade my gear.
Some deals are just too damn good to pass up

I usually keep my play money separate from my real money.

TT
12-05-2012 06:21 PM
poutanen PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

The i.get.it guys got back to me and it turns out they did get a deal going with Kessler. They have a very limited stock, and the deal will be going live on their site this Friday. But they said we can have first crack if anybody is interested...

$995 CDN (99% sure that includes shipping as all their deals do) for a 158, 163, or 168 Kessler Ride.

Let me know if you're interested and I'll pass along their contact info so you can get in before the deal goes live on the website.
11-13-2012 10:31 AM
poutanen
Closed

Okay all this group buy is now closed. The order is in and payments are being sent. Stay tuned for pictures/reviews of the new boards when they come in!
11-10-2012 07:02 PM
poutanen
*** last call ***

Okay last call on the group buy, I'm going to put the order in Monday. Any takers PM me desired board, size, preferred flex, etc. and I'll need a PNG file of any custom graphics/base you want...

Stoked!
11-07-2012 08:41 PM
lonerider
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Originally Posted by timmytard View Post
I haven't read the post yet, yeesh, I don't know if I want to.
This ones not a Platinum, it's Titanium. They have on the space shuttle don't they?

For sure head out this way, I'd love to see if the fancypants is all it's cracked up to be.

You can try the Titanium, or any other board in the quiver.
Fuck, by the time you make it out here, I'm sure the quiver will be 2wice as big.

Since summer I've gone from 1 board to something like 8 or 10, I don't even know?

TT
I think the Palmer Platinum was a $1900 board built by Kessler for Palmer (the Kessler Ride is the spiritual successor to that board). TT how much did you just pay for those 10 boards total?

(yes I understand that you will probably sell a bunch of them for a profit, that's what I used to do... until I realized I made a lot more per hour spent on my regular job. I even went through a phase where I owned 7 snowboards... but I grew out of and have paired it down to 2 boards now).
11-07-2012 08:38 PM
timmytard
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Originally Posted by poutanen View Post
If you believe this post http://www.snowboardingforum.com/boa...tml#post535257 then those 10 year old boards are junk now...

I disagree with that post however and think you'll probably really enjoy the Palmers. I was searching for a Palmer Platinum a couple years ago but had no luck.

Found some Burton T6's (brand new) at the snow show in Calgary last weekend but they wanted $550 each. I asked what they were willing to do for a realiztic price and they said that's already on sale! I told them they were so far out to lunch it wasn't funny.

Nevertheless, if I make my way to Whistler this year we'll have to meet up and you can try the fancypants space aged board.
I haven't read the post yet, yeesh, I don't know if I want to.
This ones not a Platinum, it's Titanium. They have on the space shuttle don't they?

For sure head out this way, I'd love to see if the fancypants is all it's cracked up to be.

You can try the Titanium, or any other board in the quiver.
Fuck, by the time you make it out here, I'm sure the quiver will be 2wice as big.

Since summer I've gone from 1 board to something like 8 or 10, I don't even know?

TT
11-07-2012 04:45 PM
poutanen If you believe this post http://www.snowboardingforum.com/boa...tml#post535257 then those 10 year old boards are junk now...

I disagree with that post however and think you'll probably really enjoy the Palmers. I was searching for a Palmer Platinum a couple years ago but had no luck.

Found some Burton T6's (brand new) at the snow show in Calgary last weekend but they wanted $550 each. I asked what they were willing to do for a realiztic price and they said that's already on sale! I told them they were so far out to lunch it wasn't funny.

Nevertheless, if I make my way to Whistler this year we'll have to meet up and you can try the fancypants space aged board.
11-07-2012 03:32 PM
timmytard Well I got myself 2 of the semi fancypants boards. I think 2 semi fancypants = 1 super fancypants

Found three Palmer Titanium boards @ the ski-swap last weekend.

Pertty good deal, considering that they have a sticker price of $750 & that was ten years ago.

If I was a millionaire I would pick the super fancypants too, unfortunately I'm poor. So I have to use other methods to acquire my goodies.

Bought 3 Palmer's with bindings, for the sweet price of...dun da da dahhh... $250 cash no tax...
I had one sold for $300 three days before I even bought them.
So I made $50, just to keep these 2 brand new $800 dollar semi fancypantsters.

So my options are...
1. Make $50 & get 2 brand new boards.
2. Pay large out your ass for one.

Sorry poutanen, I'm gonna have to go with the 1st option.

TT
10-30-2012 12:21 PM
poutanen
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Originally Posted by timmytard View Post
You know for the days when you're not trying to make it to the moon

I'm just the sluttiest gear whore in the land.
I like to ride them all. Big, tall, short, fat, doesn't matter to me.
As long as you wear your helmet

I think I got a virus, prior to a donek dropping a coiler on me.
I drink to Oxess too... lol

Yeah I'm a big fan of a single board quiver though, I'll be selling my T7 with C60s if/when I get the Virus up and running the way I like. No room in my stable for two boards, even if it's a smokin deal!

I had three pairs of boots last year just trying to nail down exactly what I wanted. Once I figured it out I sold the other two...

For me I don't see how I can't afford a fancy pants board. I already spend $1300 a year on a season pass, at least that on lodging, food, etc. I think last time I added it up I spend around $5k yr on snowboarding not including my gear. Once I buy something good I like to hang onto it, so a $1000 board lasting me 5 years+ is actually cheap when you think about it.

Come on, you know you want to buy one!!! I'll hand deliver it to Van myself. I've got a buddy there that keeps inviting me to Whistler...
10-30-2012 07:04 AM
timmytard I think I got a virus, prior to a donek dropping a coiler on me.

TT
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