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Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-05-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,582
Posted By zakk
good to know. i was getting quotes on 1/2" UHMW...

good to know. i was getting quotes on 1/2" UHMW so we'll see about the 1/4" stuff. transport to tahoe (3 hour drive) to my buddies place where we are building it might be an issue as well, but...
Forum: General Travel Forum   12-04-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By zakk
I've been out to UT a few times, and its really...

I've been out to UT a few times, and its really hard to not rent a car as well when you're out there. I went to PowMow and all the SLC resorts up Cottonwood Canyon.

Snowbird has a bus that is $5...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-04-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,582
Posted By zakk
sorry to bump this, but there is a lot of great...

sorry to bump this, but there is a lot of great info. I'm trying to build a 8-10 ft box for a backyard and was wondering on the thickness. read people used everything from 1/4" to 1/2" and was...
Forum: Boards   06-06-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,027
Posted By zakk
I'm a big monster and I ride a 252 waist board...

I'm a big monster and I ride a 252 waist board with an 11 boot. I don't think you'll like the response with a 9.5 if we are talking all mountain/groomer riding.

In pow, I like more length than...
Forum: Boards   01-21-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,208
Posted By zakk
first thing I did to my EVO when I got it was...

first thing I did to my EVO when I got it was take a file to the edges, never had it on snow until that.
Forum: Bindings   12-29-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,646
Posted By zakk
In my experience, until you get to the metal...

In my experience, until you get to the metal chasis and parts, Flows aren't that great. any of the NXT line are top notch, below that, it's so so.
Forum: Back Country Travel   12-28-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By zakk
thanks for all the info! Are the weight ranges on...

thanks for all the info! Are the weight ranges on snowshoes like snowboards where its more like suggestions?
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-27-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,780
Posted By zakk
I got the videos and I really liked them. much...

I got the videos and I really liked them. much cheaper than lessons and seeing the moves done, the small steps on flat land to get the feel going, it has really helped me!
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-27-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,030
Posted By zakk
best advice is to get really good at manuals. ...

best advice is to get really good at manuals. then work on an ollie, nollie into it. I found that a 90 ollie in will get my body going and when I land the butter starts. snowboard addiction has a...
Forum: Boards   12-27-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By zakk
I have a NS Evo and it is so much fun. stable at...

I have a NS Evo and it is so much fun. stable at speed, very jibbable and butters nicely. the NS tech helps on small and med. kickers too. if it had magnetraction, that might be the one improvment....
Forum: Back Country Travel   12-27-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By zakk
yeah, this weekend will be me first weekend in...

yeah, this weekend will be me first weekend in San Jose. I've been looking for work around there, but nothing yet.

Looking at a few sites, it looks like you can get special snowshoes that will...
Forum: Bindings   12-27-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,865
Posted By zakk
I really hate Cartels. I have both the Targas...

I really hate Cartels. I have both the Targas and the 390 Boss and I think the Targas will go nice on the SL
Forum: Back Country Travel   12-27-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By zakk
I found some so-so Back Country 101 posts, but...

I found some so-so Back Country 101 posts, but most are mum on the snowshoe thing. Sleds are an idea, I'd like to do more of it myself. Obviously starting small and finding easy spots to work out...
Forum: Back Country Travel   12-27-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By zakk
How does one get into back country travel?

I'm getting tired of the resorts. I want to get out. The only issue is money :)

My wife and I and a few friends have done Cat trips and the only issue is selecting gear, there seems to be so...
Forum: Boards   12-27-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,542
Posted By zakk
my wife is on the Sierra V-Spot and it's a really...

my wife is on the Sierra V-Spot and it's a really playful, forgiving board to learn park and switch on. She loves it.
Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   12-27-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 416
Posted By zakk
FS: Rome Anthem 163w and Forum Raider 163w

Selling both my 163 wides. Needing something a little different for what I'm out there doing right now. I live in San Jose, CA but anywhere along 50 or 80 all the way to Reno will be called local...
Forum: General Travel Forum   10-28-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,005
Posted By zakk
The greatest line of my life happened off the top...

The greatest line of my life happened off the top of Lightning Ridge at Pow Mow. One of my top 3 mountains EVER
Forum: Bindings   09-06-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,581
Posted By zakk
Flow uses standard 4-hole patterns, so anyone...

Flow uses standard 4-hole patterns, so anyone will fit. Flow boards are great for the money, IMO. My cousin rocks the Merc with Burton bindings.
Forum: Boards   04-05-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By zakk
my wife got the infinity and she love's it. ...

my wife got the infinity and she love's it. really forgiving, great pow float, solid on the groomers and she can still manual on it.
Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   04-01-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By zakk
It might be a bit late in the season for 50% of...

It might be a bit late in the season for 50% of face value. I'm snatching up passes to places for $15-$20 with frightening regularity.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-30-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By zakk
thanks for the tip. I'll give that a go.

thanks for the tip. I'll give that a go.
Forum: Music Discussion   03-29-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,834
Posted By zakk
Idle Hands - Murder City Devils

Idle Hands - Murder City Devils
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-29-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By zakk
Need help with C-boxes...come inside.

thanks for coming. have a seat. Would you like some cofee or soda? great...here you go.

So on the topic of C-boxes, I am following my usual M.O. of only falling on my back. This hurts. I'm...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-26-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,942
Posted By zakk
:confused: mine?

:confused: mine?
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-22-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,835
Posted By zakk
Best thing I ever did was get the wife private...

Best thing I ever did was get the wife private lessons with a chick instructor.

After that, we've been killing it. It's great to have something to do together and both really enjoy. She'll...
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