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Forum: Neversummer   04-10-2013, 02:24 PM
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Posted By scottyroo
I think the profile is about the same. I had 2008...

I think the profile is about the same. I had 2008 Burton Mission bindings and upgraded to 2013 Burton Cartels this year and the disc width is pretty much the same.

Regarding the 164 vs 161X......
Forum: Neversummer   04-06-2013, 11:06 PM
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Posted By scottyroo
Haha alright man. Anyway, markiel - that link he...

Haha alright man. Anyway, markiel - that link he provided is the one i have used before with others and is spot on. Good luck!
Forum: Neversummer   04-06-2013, 10:53 PM
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Posted By scottyroo
I didn't start anything, man. When someone new to...

I didn't start anything, man. When someone new to the forum asks a simple question telling him to "read the fucking forum" come across really rude. That isn't what this forum is all about and sends...
Forum: Neversummer   04-06-2013, 10:47 PM
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Posted By scottyroo
STFU? Really, man? You have a point, but no need...

STFU? Really, man? You have a point, but no need to be belligerent. No one appreciates that.
Forum: Neversummer   04-06-2013, 10:30 PM
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Posted By scottyroo
Whoa. Chill, bro.

Whoa. Chill, bro.
Forum: Neversummer   04-03-2013, 11:33 PM
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Posted By scottyroo
The final word after an awesome night of riding...

The final word after an awesome night of riding is that this board just kicks some serious ass. I actually found myself searching for the shady icy spots because the board was more as home on that...
Forum: Neversummer   04-03-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 210
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Posted By scottyroo
Here is one for $412 at Backcountry.com. They are...

Here is one for $412 at Backcountry.com. They are the best. Lifetime unconditional returns and free shipping! Can't beat that
Never Summer Raptor X Snowboard - Wide | Backcountry.com...
Forum: Neversummer   04-03-2013, 05:38 PM
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Posted By scottyroo
With that said, Markiel - Your aggressive stance...

With that said, Markiel - Your aggressive stance definitely helps your case staying on a regular. Boot heel/toe overhang is important but even more important is how your bare feet match up to the...
Forum: Neversummer   04-03-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 210
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Posted By scottyroo
I was torn between a 164 and 165X and I have a...

I was torn between a 164 and 165X and I have a 10.5 boot with a small-ish footprint. I'm 6'3" 195 so the 164/65 length is perfect for me. I've stuck with the 164 and it has been great.

I think...
Forum: Neversummer   04-03-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 210
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Posted By scottyroo
Sick bike! March and April are an amazing...

Sick bike!

March and April are an amazing time of the year. Biking, golf, riding fresh pow... gotta love the change of seasons.
Forum: Neversummer   04-02-2013, 06:32 PM
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Posted By scottyroo
Going to get some good spring riding in tomorrow...

Going to get some good spring riding in tomorrow night on some Utah fresh... can't wait.
Forum: Neversummer   03-19-2013, 02:50 PM
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Posted By scottyroo
The Proto and the SL cater to basically the same...

The Proto and the SL cater to basically the same type of rider... you just get more features and tech in the Proto. If I were you I would opt for a Raptor for a board at the other end of the spectrum...
Forum: Neversummer   03-19-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 210
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Posted By scottyroo
If you want a true twin, spend time in the park...

If you want a true twin, spend time in the park jibbing and the like, or riding switch a lot the Raptor isn't for you. However I think the Raptor could be a great fit for you on the East Coast ice....
Forum: Neversummer   03-15-2013, 09:34 PM
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Posted By scottyroo
My thoughts EXACTLY. At full price the board is...

My thoughts EXACTLY. At full price the board is worth every penny... getting a steep discount is icing on the cake, especially since I just randomly checked the new price on my 29th day after buying...
Forum: Neversummer   03-15-2013, 05:54 PM
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Posted By scottyroo
My point exactly :D I think the original Raptor...

My point exactly :D I think the original Raptor was pretty good... this year's isn't BAD. I just think they could have built on this year's aggressive red styling. I think they nailed the top sheet...
Forum: Neversummer   03-15-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 210
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Posted By scottyroo
Day one of SnoWolf's Review of the 2014 Raptor is...

Day one of SnoWolf's Review of the 2014 Raptor is up (http://wolfsnowboarding.com/?page_id=698)! Sounds like the dampening in the binding areas does improve the stability. Not to get nit-picky, but I...
Forum: Neversummer   02-28-2013, 11:58 AM
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Posted By scottyroo
Went riding again last night on my Raptor 164...

Went riding again last night on my Raptor 164 with a fresh wax. I'm still in love with the board and the feel it gives me on the mountain. Again, I was blown away by the incredible edge hold on the...
Forum: Neversummer   02-25-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 210
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Posted By scottyroo
I get frustrated with slow people on those narrow...

I get frustrated with slow people on those narrow and notoriously slow cat tracks. I should just chill but when my fresh wax job is going to waste having to speed check for people and having to...
Forum: Neversummer   02-25-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 49,326
Posted By scottyroo
On another note - some great points were made...

On another note - some great points were made about the dampness. I felt the same way. I loved the stability and comfort the dampness provided. With SnoWolf saying the dampness and stiffness is going...
Forum: Neversummer   02-25-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 49,326
Posted By scottyroo
Thanks for the review! I think you are right on...

Thanks for the review! I think you are right on the cusp of the ability level to truly appreciate this board for what it is. I'm glad you were able to spend your first year on an SL to learn on and...
Forum: Neversummer   02-24-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 49,326
Posted By scottyroo
That's good to know. I wear 2009 Burton Rulers in...

That's good to know. I wear 2009 Burton Rulers in 10.5 so I'm thinking I'm in pretty good shape.
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Forum: Neversummer   02-22-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 210
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Posted By scottyroo
Spot on! Thanks for your help

Spot on! Thanks for your help
Forum: Neversummer   02-22-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 49,326
Posted By scottyroo
Agreed! I've not been giddy about a board in a...

Agreed! I've not been giddy about a board in a loooonnng time. I literally found myself just laughing while riding down the mountain... the difference was that huge compared to my previous Burton. As...
Forum: Neversummer   02-22-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 49,326
Posted By scottyroo
I blame myself for hijacking this thread with...

I blame myself for hijacking this thread with talk about snowboard sizing and width. :D Sorry. Back to the 2014 Raptor! SnoWolf - when do you think you'll have the review ready?
Forum: Neversummer   02-22-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 49,326
Posted By scottyroo
If you are still growing get the 159 for sure

If you are still growing get the 159 for sure
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