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Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-16-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,345
Posted By Mel M
Complicated question and there's no one answer. ...

Complicated question and there's no one answer. I actually have two different boards and I like my stands wider on one then another.

I'll just link you to this Ryan Knapton vid, I think it's spot...
Forum: Neversummer   03-07-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,604
Posted By Mel M
Never realized they made a cambered board......

Never realized they made a cambered board... blows my mind!

Thanks for the insight trpa
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-05-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,369
Posted By Mel M
Unfortunately, you're still responsible for...

Unfortunately, you're still responsible for people downhill, but I get you're point. I know all about skiers and riders making hard braking turns to get in your way. Thankfully you were good enough...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-05-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,369
Posted By Mel M
Yes, I agree it's not black and white, but this...

Yes, I agree it's not black and white, but this is where you get into layers of intent. There's direct or oblique intent. What you're describing as malicious is direct intent. Yes, he wasn't on a...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-05-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,369
Posted By Mel M
Seriously??? Kid sits quite a distance away...

Seriously??? Kid sits quite a distance away BEHIND a slow sign on the side of a trail while some douchebag decides to ollie said sign and nearly impales him.

Sounds pretty fucking reckless to me. ...
Forum: Neversummer   03-04-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,649
Posted By Mel M
She rides it when she knows she's chasing the...

She rides it when she knows she's chasing the guys down diamond runs in the east coast and her edge hold is fine. It has better edge hold than the Infinity just due to the stiffness and I believe the...
Forum: Neversummer   02-28-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,649
Posted By Mel M
I bought my wife this board when it came out...

I bought my wife this board when it came out (last year maybe, don't remember)? Anyway, it's taken her at least a dozen times out to get used the stiffness. She also rides a Salomon Lotus which is...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-08-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By Mel M
I'm sure you're right and these boards "fell off...

I'm sure you're right and these boards "fell off the truck", but this little sting operation's just gonna make this guy $100 richer and some schmuck with a snowboard he/she doesn't really want. The...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-08-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,037
Posted By Mel M
Your intentions are good, but I wouldn't get...

Your intentions are good, but I wouldn't get directly involved. You're basing a lot of your actions on assumptions.

Tip off the local authorities to these Craigslist listings and let them handle...
Forum: Boards   02-05-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By Mel M
Thanks for the feedback and suggestions. I'll...

Thanks for the feedback and suggestions. I'll definitely look into thoe other boards.
Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   01-27-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Mel M
"X" means wide

"X" means wide
Forum: Boots   01-27-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,693
Posted By Mel M
First season, I wore half a size too big, because...

First season, I wore half a size too big, because I didn't know that super comfy in a store can spell trouble on the mountain.

What I did for those boots was take a scotch brite sponge and put it...
Forum: Boards   01-25-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By Mel M
Thanks for the feedback. Been riding switch more...

Thanks for the feedback. Been riding switch more and more b/c I've been going up with more newbs lately and it lengthens the ride down these east coast hill quite a bit.

Do you have any issues...
Forum: Boards   01-24-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By Mel M
No park, Japan powder, 163. You won't feel the...

No park, Japan powder, 163. You won't feel the extra length in that stuff. You'll definitely feel a shorter length if the nose sinks on the snow.
Forum: Boards   01-24-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By Mel M
Asym Boards Worth It?

Was looking to get a true twin 'cuz for some crazy reason, I feel the need to out-butter the pre-pubescent future Gigi Ruffs out there. Actually, it's the super long lift lines and super short verts...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-24-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,772
Posted By Mel M
There's lots of little things going on as...

There's lots of little things going on as mentioned (backseat riding, body misalignment, etc.). You can find a lot of instructional vids or get a lesson.

The one thing I wanted to add is slow...
Forum: Photography, Video, and Other Media   01-24-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,109
Posted By Mel M
1080p 60fps Go Pro Color Protune On ...

1080p
60fps
Go Pro Color
Protune On
Superview

It's snowboarding. Don't do 4k. It's laggy during playback and even laggier editing it. In short, it's a PITA. Maybe in 2 years. Not now.
...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-23-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,369
Posted By Mel M
Haha, good one

Haha, good one
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-23-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,369
Posted By Mel M
No, I'm not a lawyer, but yes, I do have a base...

No, I'm not a lawyer, but yes, I do have a base understanding of the differences between civil and criminal cases.

And yes, you can in fact be charged with both reckless endangerment and assault...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-22-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,369
Posted By Mel M
I didn't mean for this to become an east coast,...

I didn't mean for this to become an east coast, west coast battle for all time shittiest lift lines and/or mountain crowds, so I apologize for getting that started.

And for all the people saying...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-21-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,369
Posted By Mel M
Shit happens, I know, but I hear a lot of knee...

Shit happens, I know, but I hear a lot of knee jerk BS on this thread.

Half the people that are posting here make it seem like the kid parked a chaise lounge in the middle of the slope while...
Forum: General Travel Forum   01-21-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,530
Posted By Mel M
Yeah, and they just got dumped this past weekend!...

Yeah, and they just got dumped this past weekend! I hope we have the same luck.

I'll be in the bright blue jacket with green and/or yellow pants. Don't ask. I wear it so the wife can see me so she...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   01-21-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By Mel M
1.) Catboarding in BC while visiting Whistler ...

1.) Catboarding in BC while visiting Whistler

2.) Heli in AK

3.) International resorts in Europe and Japan and NZ

4.) National resorts: went to UT and CO, going to WY this year. Next up is...
Forum: Northeast US   01-21-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By Mel M
Haven't gone President's Day, but have been there...

Haven't gone President's Day, but have been there weekends in the peak season. From your sig, you're from North NJ. Let's put it this way... they're NOTHING like the lines you'll encounter from a...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-21-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,686
Posted By Mel M
I have a swix iron and I put it on the lower...

I have a swix iron and I put it on the lower temps. Not near it right now so I can't look, but all you have to do is melt it to a clear liquid and that indicates a high enough temp. If it doesn't...
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