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Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   Today, 01:45 AM
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Posted By SGboarder
Who made this place your house???

Who made this place your house???
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   Yesterday, 03:47 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By SGboarder
He was/is an instructor and guide in Niseko so I...

He was/is an instructor and guide in Niseko so I think he knows how to ride and should not be overwhelmed by the conditions and terrain (which is very mellow BTW).
That's why I am bit mystified by...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   07-22-2016, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By SGboarder
Missing my point: I was critical of the riding...

Missing my point: I was critical of the riding not of the conditions/the run.
The conditions in the video are epic/fantastic/amazing - great even by Japan pow standards.
But he does nothing with...
Forum: Boards   07-22-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 410
Posted By SGboarder
Standard wiredsport instructions for photos will...

Standard wiredsport instructions for photos will follow shortly: barefoot against the wall with measuring tape and barefoot on current boot insert.
Better get that pedicure!

And like many people...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   07-22-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 357
Posted By SGboarder
Meh. Epic Japow conditions but he makes a...

Meh. Epic Japow conditions but he makes a complete hash of the line: A couple of half-hearted/sloppy slashes and for the rest of it he just rides it straight down. No turns, no pow butters, no...
Forum: Boards   07-22-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 410
Posted By SGboarder
Yes, saw that. But the increase in Mondopoint...

Yes, saw that. But the increase in Mondopoint spacing starts one step further.
And the 'skip' at 27.3 is the issue: It makes everything above that point wrong even though the 'linearity' is...
Forum: Boards   07-22-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 410
Posted By SGboarder
As others have said, different brands/sources...

As others have said, different brands/sources seem to use slightly different conversions.
But that particular chart is just plain wrong above 26.7 Mondo - note how almost all sizes jump by 1.5 steps...
Forum: Boards   07-20-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,945
Posted By SGboarder
You didn't really like math in school, did you?

You didn't really like math in school, did you?
Forum: Boards   07-16-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 815
Posted By SGboarder
Given your description that sounds about right...

Given your description that sounds about right for choices.
Feelgood camber would probably the best choice. The Flying V boards (Feelgood or Déjà vu) could also work, but may be consider the Day...
Forum: Boards   07-15-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,446
Posted By SGboarder
Swift was a huge improvement in pow performance...

Swift was a huge improvement in pow performance over anything that NS had put out before, arguably the first real powder boards that NS has made.
It is really good, but not great. Just wait till you...
Forum: Boards   07-14-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 815
Posted By SGboarder
Erm, no. There are the High Spirits, Day Trader,...

Erm, no. There are the High Spirits, Day Trader, Anti-Social in Family Tree line. Among the 'regular' boards in addition to the Deja Vu there are also the Lipstick, Talent Scout (yes, flattop - but...
Forum: Boots   07-14-2016, 04:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By SGboarder
Are you serious? Google provides plenty of links...

Are you serious? Google provides plenty of links to pages/pictures of these boots - mostly auctions because these are so old that no store still carries them:
Pro Shop RBS | Rakuten Global Market:...
Forum: Boards   07-13-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,432
Posted By SGboarder
There were a few prototypes floating around...

There were a few prototypes floating around Hokkaido last year. Team riders/Dave brought a couple and hktrdr had 1 or 2.
Not sure what happened to those decks.
Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   07-13-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 700
Posted By SGboarder
So is why the thing has a damn leash...

So is why the thing has a damn leash...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-08-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 5,981
Posted By SGboarder
Depends on the engine. Anything near stock...

Depends on the engine. Anything near stock doesn't benefit from it. If you're running super high compression, super high RPMs, etc. you may benefit. May.

A lot of "gear heads" are idiots.[/QUOTE]...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-08-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 5,981
Posted By SGboarder
As I said, mostly a reputational issue from a few...

As I said, mostly a reputational issue from a few specific bad models rather than a real general issue.
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-08-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 5,981
Posted By SGboarder
Clearly you have not driven both. Totally...

Clearly you have not driven both. Totally different experience.
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-07-2016, 11:57 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 5,981
Posted By SGboarder
Anecdotes are nice. But they are not data. Aside...

Anecdotes are nice. But they are not data. Aside from the occasional problematic model/lemon unit, most modern cars have similar service/repair requirements. Of course, there is a price premium for...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   07-06-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 10,810
Posted By SGboarder
LargeHuman's thread was the exception to the...

LargeHuman's thread was the exception to the general tone of the EL discussions, as in that it actually focused on some of the technical specs and how those influence the ride (although it mostly...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   07-06-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 10,810
Posted By SGboarder
Where did it say that? Not gonna argue on...

Where did it say that?


Not gonna argue on that lol 0:)
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   07-06-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 10,810
Posted By SGboarder
Not describing EL as a whole. Specifically...

Not describing EL as a whole. Specifically talking about the gear whoring aspect - people were more concerned about the design of the next Union/Onion release or whether their Lib/Burton board had 3...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   07-06-2016, 03:19 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 10,810
Posted By SGboarder
Slightly missing the point. Let me explain:...

Slightly missing the point.

Let me explain: The typical EL gear whoring is more about 'fashion', the latest trends, color schemes etc rather than gear tech. As optionrider mentioned, the...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   07-06-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 10,810
Posted By SGboarder
It would go right over the head of most people...

It would go right over the head of most people here...
Forum: Boots   07-05-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By SGboarder
Where is wiredsport when you need him...

Where is wiredsport when you need him...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   07-05-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 10,810
Posted By SGboarder
You ain't seen nothing yet. Completely different...

You ain't seen nothing yet. Completely different league.
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