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Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   Yesterday, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 396
Posted By poutanen
I don't ride to "support" companies, and...

I don't ride to "support" companies, and ultimately, unless you're killing kittens and whipping babies to get your boards built, I couldn't care less whether the company is local, hasn't "sold out"...
Forum: Western Canada   02-11-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,144
Posted By poutanen
I was there all last week, and then Sunday....

I was there all last week, and then Sunday. Conditions were pretty damn good in most areas. If the whole mountain went through a freeze thaw it could get rough. We're heading to Fernie next week,...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-11-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,356
Posted By poutanen
You don't want to hear what I really think about...

You don't want to hear what I really think about Santa Claus, I mean Trudeau Jr.... 0:)
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-11-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,320
Posted By poutanen
I strongly suggest a couple lessons each year,...

I strongly suggest a couple lessons each year, for ANY level rider. My wife found that she'd hit a plateau in her riding, and we'd pay for a lesson then she'd jump to the next level.

We just...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-11-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,356
Posted By poutanen
Sounds good, would like to see tonight. Yeah I...

Sounds good, would like to see tonight. Yeah I don't let the channel choose my board for me, I'm not crazy about any particular board in the Burton lineup at the moment, so I have three different...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-10-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,320
Posted By poutanen
Have you taken some lessons yet?

Have you taken some lessons yet?
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-10-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,356
Posted By poutanen
Got any pics? What I like about the channel is:...

Got any pics? What I like about the channel is: if I want a 21.4" stance width, with a 14 degree front, -5 degree rear, I can have it! Discs always put you in 3 degree angle adjustments, and even...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-10-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,699
Posted By poutanen
Or breeches.. I'm fine with those too... :x

Or breeches.. I'm fine with those too... :x
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-09-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,356
Posted By poutanen
Right on! No idea how the licensing works, or how...

Right on! No idea how the licensing works, or how much it costs them, but I really wish all board makers would go that way and get away from the 4x4 mounting system.

The channel is the only way to...
Forum: Resort Trip Reports   02-09-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,301
Posted By poutanen
Yeah, build quality on this thing is fantastic. I...

Yeah, build quality on this thing is fantastic. I bought it during the Thanksgiving weekend sale for $300 off, better than my pro-deal!!! :surprise:
Forum: Boards   02-09-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,424
Posted By poutanen
Yeah I wrote that brief Nitro Slash review a...

Yeah I wrote that brief Nitro Slash review a couple years ago. Since then I've sold the board. It wasn't bad, but nothing to write home about.

I just spend a week on a Prior Khyber XCK (Carbon...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-09-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,356
Posted By poutanen
The Customs used to be made in Canada, the T6/T7...

The Customs used to be made in Canada, the T6/T7 and other premium boards were made in Vermont, I believe 95% of their stuff now is made in China.
Forum: Resort Trip Reports   02-09-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,301
Posted By poutanen
Finally got a chance to give my Khyber 160...

Finally got a chance to give my Khyber 160 Carbon/Kevlar a real test at Kicking Horse last week, to this past Sunday. It is a retardedly good board. So far my favorite traditional shaped board I've...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-09-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,356
Posted By poutanen
Since when did Endeavor start using the Channel?...

Since when did Endeavor start using the Channel? (I know I could google it but...)

Would like to see more board companies going that way.
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-09-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,972
Views: 254,763
Posted By poutanen
Looks like they used a skid steer drive system...

Looks like they used a skid steer drive system with big tires and gave it a truck body. Pretty cool that they can float!

I still would choose a trusty Toyota to get me to the hill... with a little...
Forum: Boards   02-08-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,864
Posted By poutanen
lol, yeah I love that sound when sliding on fresh...

lol, yeah I love that sound when sliding on fresh groomer grooves. The board sings a little bit. >:)
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-31-2016, 01:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 35,688
Posted By poutanen
Weighed everything recently... ...

Weighed everything recently...

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Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-29-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,699
Posted By poutanen
This should be the first term people learn. ...

This should be the first term people learn.

Don't do this, Timmy doesn't do this, Timmy is good. Be like Timmy.
Forum: Boards   01-29-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,697
Posted By poutanen
Why do you want to stick with a twin shape? A...

Why do you want to stick with a twin shape? A little taper is a good thing!

You know I'm going to suggest the Virus (Avalanche FLP AFT for those that haven't heard me rant for the last three years...
Forum: Boards   01-29-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 868
Posted By poutanen
Okay am I the only one that realizes the OP is...

Okay am I the only one that realizes the OP is seriously spamming the board?

I would NOT use a wide angle camera for filming anymore. Used to, no thanks. For me it's a Canon 7D all the way if I...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-28-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,934
Posted By poutanen
Want to trade houses, jobs, etc. for a year or...

Want to trade houses, jobs, etc. for a year or two?!? >:)

As much as I love the Rocky mountains, and our clean fresh water, I really want to live somewhere really warm for a couple years just to...
Forum: Bindings   01-28-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 452
Posted By poutanen
Not quite... If one measurement was 19", and the...

Not quite... If one measurement was 19", and the other 18.25", you would have 0.375" of setback, not 0.75"

If the board is a true twin, you have 0 setback. Lets say the tip and tail are both 20"....
Forum: Music Discussion   01-27-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 23,490
Posted By poutanen
At the risk of being labelled a hipster, you...

At the risk of being labelled a hipster, you should check out CJSW, our local campus radio station. They've got some fantastic shows where I can hear tons of music I'd never hear on a commercial...
Forum: General Reviews   01-09-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By poutanen
Nice! I've had the Khyber out once so far and...

Nice! I've had the Khyber out once so far and quickly got back on the Virus, but it was a hardpack day which I knew the Virus would be better at. Can't wait to get it out into its natural habitat!...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   01-09-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 90,835
Posted By poutanen
Sooooooooooo.... meetup at two resorts? :grin:

Sooooooooooo.... meetup at two resorts? :grin:
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