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Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   10-30-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By vrecksler
Bent Metal Restraint M/L bindings in good/really...

Bent Metal Restraint M/L bindings in good/really good condition. ~2008 model year.
Straps are all good and bindings have no issues.
Note: 4x4 discs were drilled to try to make them 3D compatible...
Forum: Boards   10-30-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By vrecksler
Lots of things influence speed: Edges;...

Lots of things influence speed:


Edges; if you've got burrs or wavy (magne, vario, etc.) edges these will add a little bit of drag that you can actually feel riding flat land
Base; materials...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   10-30-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,690
Posted By vrecksler
^^^ Please don't listen to the above. ...

^^^

Please don't listen to the above.

An impact is handled by both the helmet's shell and liner. The shell typically disperses the initial impulse force and the liner attempts to absorb the...
Forum: Bindings   10-16-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 21,467
Posted By vrecksler
Thanks for the update, and I think that was a...

Thanks for the update, and I think that was a very smart move for Flow. When instructing I'd switch between Burton's old step-in system and the Flows, and even though I was using a soft boot with the...
Forum: Binding Reviews   10-15-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 193,671
Posted By vrecksler
How's the heelcup part of the highback? I...

How's the heelcup part of the highback?

I know my Team's are a biatch to close when I'm wearing 32 boots; the heelcup area of the Team highback is fairly narrow and my 32's are fairly wide.

Of...
Forum: Bindings   10-15-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 21,467
Posted By vrecksler
I'd advise anyone riding a strap binding that's...

I'd advise anyone riding a strap binding that's thinking of going to a Flow binding to TRY BEFORE YOU BUY. Not just strapping in at the store either, demo them for several runs.

I liked the Flow...
Forum: Snowboard Reviews   10-15-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,111
Posted By vrecksler
For an alternate opinion, I bought the Drift X170...

For an alternate opinion, I bought the Drift X170 (predates the HD version) and was initially happy. Coming from a DIY helmet cam setup and then a GoPro, I really like the ease of use, remote, and...
Forum: Boards   10-15-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,571
Posted By vrecksler
I tried Never Summer last year for the first...

I tried Never Summer last year for the first time. I had heard a lot of good feedback on their quality, mainly from the guys I splitboard with but everyone raved about their solids as well.

Having...
Forum: Boards   01-24-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,739
Posted By vrecksler
Wow, that Heritage split looks awesome! This is...

Wow, that Heritage split looks awesome! This is my first year with a NS solid, and I've been blown away, so to see a split version of it is pretty exciting. I was thinking of upgrading my Mojo to a...
Forum: Boards   01-18-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,994
Posted By vrecksler
Personally, I get a new board whenever I feel I...

Personally, I get a new board whenever I feel I need a new one for any number of reasons:


Upgrading to newer technology
Adding another board for a specific purpose
Bored of the old board
...
Forum: Back Country Travel   01-15-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,150
Posted By vrecksler
+1. This was my primary motivation; skinning...

+1.

This was my primary motivation; skinning up takes WAY less physical effort than shoes, so you can cover a lot more terrain in the same amount of time and be fresher when it's time for the...
Forum: Boards   01-15-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,927
Posted By vrecksler
I'd say between a 155 and 158 would work great...

I'd say between a 155 and 158 would work great and if she's naturally aggressive tend towards the larger sizes, but it will largely depend on what you think your g/f will become. Is she going to hit...
Forum: Snowboard Reviews   01-13-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,331
Posted By vrecksler
Agreed. Even if you have your goggle strap super...

Agreed. Even if you have your goggle strap super tight, any drop or landing causes the camera to jiggle a bit and the video looks shaky. As a compromise, I use some velcro on the side of the helmet...
Forum: Boards   01-13-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,375
Posted By vrecksler
I'm similar (6' and 175lbs) and ride the Heritage...

I'm similar (6' and 175lbs) and ride the Heritage 160 with absolutely no problems, it's my all mountain resort ripper as it handles the freestyle/terrain park as well as the powder, trees, and...
Forum: Boards   01-10-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,863
Posted By vrecksler
From what I understand, you don't need a lot of...

From what I understand, you don't need a lot of wax for your board. Since you're basically just filling the pores of the base material with wax, and scrapping the excess off, there's no point in...
Forum: Boards   01-10-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,494
Posted By vrecksler
This is good advice. I have the Heritage 160...

This is good advice.

I have the Heritage 160 and for resort riding, this is the one board to have. I've owned mainly Burton and Lib Tech boards in the past, and this year I went in a different...
Forum: Boards   12-04-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,802
Posted By vrecksler
I have the precursor to the Vapor, the Burton FL...

I have the precursor to the Vapor, the Burton FL and while it's not a park board, it is a terrific all mountain board. Stiff enough to go fast and hold a turn without too much chatter or washout, and...
Forum: Boards   12-04-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,065
Posted By vrecksler
Well, I finally received my Heritage and rode it...

Well, I finally received my Heritage and rode it today and so far, I have to say that while they are similar, I have noticed some differences:

1. The Dark Series feels heavy yet the Heritage,...
Forum: Bindings   11-28-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,144
Posted By vrecksler
lol, I agree 100% regarding the low backs or no...

lol, I agree 100% regarding the low backs or no backs...I admit I dabbled in this too but just briefly to experiment as I've always liked a nice stiff upper boot and a good highback. I don't agree...
Forum: Boards   11-28-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,065
Posted By vrecksler
Dang, I sure hope you're wrong because I already...

Dang, I sure hope you're wrong because I already ordered the Heritage. :o

Ah well, if I don't like it, I will try something else next season like one of the Gnu boards. And while the weight was a...
Forum: Boards   11-28-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,432
Posted By vrecksler
Thanks to everyone who posted in this thread. As...

Thanks to everyone who posted in this thread. As another West Coast rider (Mt Baker and local North Vancouver hills) I've been trying to find a great 'new' technology board to replace my aging Burton...
Forum: Boards   11-28-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,065
Posted By vrecksler
Billy, Do you mind posting an update on what...

Billy,

Do you mind posting an update on what you selected and how it turned out?

I went with the Lib Tech Dark Series C2BTX last year, and am now strongly considering switching to the Never...
Forum: Bindings   11-18-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,144
Posted By vrecksler
I have, but I'm not really a fan as it really...

I have, but I'm not really a fan as it really isn't the same thing in terms of feel.

I'm not saying an EST setup is or isn't good as I haven't ridden one and most of my feelings on this...
Forum: Bindings   11-17-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,144
Posted By vrecksler
Anyone have baseless bindings?

OK, I am probably in the large minority of older riders who actually loved the baseless bindings that were all the rage in the early to mid 90's. Sure, the adjustability wasn't great as you were...
Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   11-13-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By vrecksler
Do you have an asking price?

Do you have an asking price?
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