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Old 11-06-2009, 09:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
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so i'm thinking of buying the rossignol angus, and i was wandering if rossignol boards are good in general. i don't ride in a good mountain so i wanna know if the edge is going to tear out on the first rock i hit.
and if you have any exp. with the angus i would love to hear about it

anyway, new here and pretty new to snowboarding,
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in general they're good, but they have crap like everybody else
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agreed....
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Old 11-06-2009, 06:54 PM   #4 (permalink)
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get yourself somthing from their "made for rental" line i think they are basicly made of iron. lol
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The reason you buy your own gear is so you dont need to use rental garbage anymore.
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Old 11-06-2009, 07:44 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I had a Rossignol board as my first board and I thought it was a good beginner board to get me into riding.
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Old 11-06-2009, 07:53 PM   #7 (permalink)
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my first board was a rosi too i think it will do you good... you will love it and from the reviews it will be fine as you progress too
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Old 11-06-2009, 09:31 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Rossi boards have gotten better the past few years. I'll always look at them as a Ski company and judge them for all those fucking rental boards they make
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they make some good stuff, but i have always viewed em as a ski company, same with atomic, but oddly not with k2 lol
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I just participated in a clinic with the local Rossi rep and he went into detail about this board. Now I am going to say straight up that I have not gotten to demo this board personally and can only pass on some specs and report that they people in the shop who have demo`d this board report very highly!!

It is designed to be a superior all mountain does everything really well board. Rossi has intended to take the the best traits of a rocker and a traditional cambered board and meld the two. The result is their AmpTek concept where there is a traditional camber between the bindings for good edge hold in turns on hard pack and a rocker like design from the bindings out toward the tip and tail.

It is supposed to be excellent in powder like a rocker, yet behave far better than a rocker on ice. It is said to be very good for all levels of rider.
okei thx for a good answer, i have done a lot of research and haven't found any1 say anything negative about this board, and i like riding all of the mountain

so ill probably get it
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