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Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   11-01-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By Carl Hungus
Is 200 too cheap for a 09 Horroscope and Forces?

Hello

I have an offer on the table for 200 bucks for a '08/09 Horrorscope with '08/09 Union Forces that together have been used about 12-15 times, no marks on the topsheet, mild lines on the...
Forum: Neversummer   09-29-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 232,343
Posted By Carl Hungus
Obviously I can't answer your other questions but...

Obviously I can't answer your other questions but I have owned Union Forces and I wouldn't recommend them, except for their flex level. I had a crap time with their ratchets and the toe straps...
Forum: Bindings   09-29-2011, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By Carl Hungus
Thanks for letting me know, I suspected that, but...

Thanks for letting me know, I suspected that, but then those Cartel comments threw me off. Wish the Boss had that Targa cap though, but I'd rather have better flex.

Have you tried Fluxes as well?
Forum: Bindings   09-28-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By Carl Hungus
Thanks. Seems you're saying that the Targas are...

Thanks. Seems you're saying that the Targas are basically the same type of binding as the CO2? Even with the ankle insert taken out?

The reason I ask is I have seen the Targas compared to Cartels,...
Forum: Neversummer   09-28-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 232,343
Posted By Carl Hungus
Can people chime in about bindings, because I...

Can people chime in about bindings, because I just ordered the 157 and I can't decide on bindings. I figured it keep it on this thread and not start yet another Proto thread.

Basically, are Targas...
Forum: Bindings   09-28-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By Carl Hungus
Are Burton CO2s +/- stiff than Rome Targas?

Hello

I have a pair of CO2s, but am looking for an all mountain freestyle binding to put on my Proto. Can someone who has tried both let me know where the Targas stand in relation to the CO2s, and...
Forum: General Travel Forum   09-21-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,125
Posted By Carl Hungus
Thanks for the additional info, David and...

Thanks for the additional info, David and Snowvols. I'm pretty amped about what I'm hearing about Brighton/Solitude.

BA, holy crap that's some good pricing (unless you're selling). My friend just...
Forum: Neversummer   09-21-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 924
Views: 232,343
Posted By Carl Hungus
Just pulled the trigger on a black based 157. ...

Just pulled the trigger on a black based 157.

Hoping my 10.5-11 boots don't hang over too much, but should be ok.

Can't wait to ride this in a few months.

Just need to decide on Targas vs...
Forum: Bindings   09-21-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By Carl Hungus
Help clarify an already much posted topic...

I know there's quite a few threads but as is usually the way, I'm more confused now than I was before and I seem to be finding some contradictory views (surprise).

So are Burton Cartels stiffer or...
Forum: General Travel Forum   09-21-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,125
Posted By Carl Hungus
Thanks again, all. Always good to hear from...

Thanks again, all. Always good to hear from locals and people that have been there.

Ha ha, yeah I heard that the Kansas lift lines are pretty short, I think the great plains resorts win my dollar...
Forum: General Travel Forum   09-19-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,125
Posted By Carl Hungus
Thanks very much to all who replied, its very...

Thanks very much to all who replied, its very helpful.



@Tarzan, I'm guessing people would be topping at around 800-1000 per night. So not slumming it, but not going all the way spa style....
Forum: General Travel Forum   09-16-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,125
Posted By Carl Hungus
SLC vs Summit, e.g. Breckenridge vs Park City

Hello


Planning an annual trip that was originally intended to hit Breck, but now some people are talking about Utah, most likely Park City or the Canyons in general.
This would be early March....
Forum: Bindings   09-15-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 30,230
Posted By Carl Hungus
A seemingly complete lack of originality, but...

A seemingly complete lack of originality, but what he said.

A Proto because I'm buying one anyway, and red TT30s because red is my favorite color and it pops nicely on the topsheet. Although in...
Forum: Boards   09-14-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By Carl Hungus
I think he's asking if he'd be better off getting...

I think he's asking if he'd be better off getting something stiffer than the Proto in addition to his Evo. EG, the Heritage...?



The last bit is confusing but keep in mind he IS English. As an...
Forum: Boards   09-14-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,079
Posted By Carl Hungus
Hi Vince I'm about to pull a trigger on a...

Hi Vince

I'm about to pull a trigger on a Proto, thanks for making it harder to commit, ha. This Heritage is lovely, and I for one prefer the red.
Makes me want to sell some other decks and buy...
Forum: Boards   08-21-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,884
Posted By Carl Hungus
I guess it depends on whether you mean just...

I guess it depends on whether you mean just getting down the mountain or enjoying the process. It will definitely get you through some groomers to where you're going but its not a ride I've gotten...
Forum: Music Discussion   08-20-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,249
Posted By Carl Hungus
"Swords" by Leftfield Surfing by the Cliffs...

"Swords" by Leftfield

Surfing by the Cliffs of Moher - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FeSQ_hXOsg&feature=fvsr)
Forum: The Political Wilderness   08-20-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,321
Posted By Carl Hungus
I'm an atheist, zealously so, and I don't believe...

I'm an atheist, zealously so, and I don't believe in ghosts. I do however recommend downloading the particular podcast of Infinite Monkey Cage that deals with the supernatural if you want to hear...
Forum: Back Country Travel   08-19-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,358
Posted By Carl Hungus
Gotcha. In short, learn how not to die in an...

Gotcha. In short, learn how not to die in an avalanche and then flounder around and learn as you go. Thanks again, especially for the snowshoe lesson, ha.
Forum: Back Country Travel   08-19-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,358
Posted By Carl Hungus
Thanks very much for that. Do the avalanche...

Thanks very much for that. Do the avalanche courses teach you any riding specific skill sets, or is it just snow safety and recovery? Meaning, I'd also like get an overview of actually riding out...
Forum: Back Country Travel   08-19-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,358
Posted By Carl Hungus
Backcountry and Avalanche Course in Colorado?

Hello

I'm interested in eventually moving to more backcountry oriented trips out west, like CAT riding for example. Would like to do this properly instead of just being a douche that falls down a...
Forum: Boards   08-17-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,884
Posted By Carl Hungus
I have a Horrorscope and used to live out east....

I have a Horrorscope and used to live out east. It very fun for pressing and messing around in the park, but I wouldn't recommend for hitting the whole mountain. Too soft and the edges felt a bit...
Forum: Boards   08-14-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,305
Posted By Carl Hungus
Its the 09 model.

Its the 09 model.
Forum: Bindings   08-14-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,158
Posted By Carl Hungus
I'm no expert reviewer/rider but I have to chime...

I'm no expert reviewer/rider but I have to chime in wholeheartedly second this opinion. I have a pair of Forces that I bought due to internet hype. I should have dug a bit deeper, as they are...
Forum: Boards   08-13-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,305
Posted By Carl Hungus
Thanks for the advice guys. Nice to hear I made a...

Thanks for the advice guys. Nice to hear I made a good choice back then. Forgotten I had sized it up to a 168, as well, thing should be damn near unsinkable. I take its not too squirrely on the...
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