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12-24-2012 10:45 AM
Easto I just picked up a K2 - Lunatique 146 cm for my wife off rei. Had to ship it to the US and will have to pick it up, but $140 was hard to turn down.

Now I am in the market for some boots and bindings.

I was thinking Burton Lexa perhaps for the bindings.

The rental boots she wore on the slopes were Burton size 6. When she had her foot measured for boots, one foot measured 6.5 and the other 7. She tried on size 7 and thought that once they pack out they will be too big. She is leaning towards size 6 since the boots she wore were a 6 and all broken in.

She tried the Burton Mint boots on. She liked the speed lacing. Would this be a good boot for her?
12-21-2012 12:10 PM
Easto I am in Canada if that matters
12-21-2012 11:38 AM
onel0wcubn Walk into any local board shop... or dick sporting goods.. they usually have really good deals on past season models.
12-21-2012 11:34 AM
Treegreen You may want to look at the REI outlet. They have a number of nice women's boards on fairly steep discount since they are a couple years old model wise.

12-21-2012 11:18 AM
Easto not necessarily, but the price is good and I have heard this is a good beginner board
12-21-2012 11:12 AM
onel0wcubn You set on Nitro boards?
12-21-2012 11:04 AM
Easto better option?

2012 Nitro Lectra Colorband 146cm Snowboard
12-21-2012 10:51 AM
Originally Posted by Easto View Post
She is 5'2" , 140 lbs. size 6.5 boot

I was looking at picking her up a Nitro Lectra 149 cm
149 might be a little big for her first board. It will be a lot more stable but I would shoot for a 147..

I started my wife on a shorter board (146) then put her on a 149 that shes on now and that seemed to help alot. Shes 5'6" 150

The board i have is a O-matic Disco.. 150
12-21-2012 10:48 AM
Originally Posted by Easto View Post
I can't teach her, I am still learning. She is going to take some more lessons.
in that case have fun while you can with her in the lessons!

I have a board for you too depending on your size..

both of the ones i have are brand new in plastic
12-21-2012 10:48 AM
Originally Posted by onel0wcubn View Post
Welcome to the dark side

How tall is she? I have a board that we bought for my wife last year that we never used that I want to sell...

Currently have it on ebay..
She is 5'2" , 140 lbs. size 6.5 boot

I was looking at picking her up a Nitro Lectra 149 cm
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