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Forum: Resort Trip Reports   01-08-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By phile00
Hey I'm headed to Vegas right now, is that resort...

Hey I'm headed to Vegas right now, is that resort by the strip still getting dumped on? Is Utah getting snow yet? Anywhere else I should go?
Forum: Boards   01-06-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,817
Posted By phile00
I'd really like to demo a park pickle one day....

I'd really like to demo a park pickle one day. What didn't you like about the asym sidecut?

On a side note, I'm a regular footed rider and I always hear how heelside is harder for regular footed...
Forum: Boards   01-06-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,162
Posted By phile00
I had an EVO two seasons ago, and it was awesome.

I had an EVO two seasons ago, and it was awesome.
Forum: Boards   01-06-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,162
Posted By phile00
That's what i was thinking.

That's what i was thinking.
Forum: Boards   01-05-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,162
Posted By phile00
riight, the camber profile. I completely...

riight, the camber profile. I completely overlooked that. Good call.



Yeah, this rings true as well, I was just simplifying the situation because I was going to get a twin rocker board, and...
Forum: Boards   01-05-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,162
Posted By phile00
Yeah I'm def aware, I was just comparing the two...

Yeah I'm def aware, I was just comparing the two polar opposites (because I'm going to be picking up a rockered twin).
Forum: Boards   01-05-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,162
Posted By phile00
Yeah, but directional/pow boards win usually...

Yeah, but directional/pow boards win usually because of the asymmetrical nose vs tale and sidecut.
Forum: Boards   01-05-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,162
Posted By phile00
Technical question about sidecut...

So here I'm comparing directional boards and twin boards.

Directional boards can have different nose vs tail width/shape, and I've always assumed the sidecut was pushed back as well... (?)

And...
Forum: Boards   01-05-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By phile00
I went last year and was planning on going in Feb...

I went last year and was planning on going in Feb as well. You riding with friends? I went with Nev from Snowboard addiction last year.
Forum: Boots   01-05-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,488
Posted By phile00
Yup, definitely atypical. It sucks ass. I'm...

Yup, definitely atypical. It sucks ass. I'm nearly identical to you except my toe-box. I have narrow feet the whole way, size 9 in snowboard boots.

Given all of the boots you've tried, I'm...
Forum: Boots   01-04-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,488
Posted By phile00
Yeah, I always try on my boots. But I think there...

Yeah, I always try on my boots. But I think there are plenty of people who can answer my question. There are boots that are more or less supportive, more or less cusion-y, etc. That's kind of the...
Forum: Boots   01-04-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,488
Posted By phile00
Sensitive feet? Need new boots...

So currently I have a pair of packed out Thirty-two ultralight boots. Great boots.

With any boot I've ever owned, I have to heat mold them of course, and last season I added Aline insoles. Problem...
Forum: Arbor   12-31-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,220
Posted By phile00
Yeah, this is obvious. It's 90% board and 10%...

Yeah, this is obvious. It's 90% board and 10% rider. That said, the guy in the video prolly has detuned the tip and tail of his snowboard for it to butter that freely.

Btw, that video is...
Forum: Arbor   12-30-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,220
Posted By phile00
If I were you I would have got the 150. I weigh...

If I were you I would have got the 150. I weigh the same as you, and have a 151 Burton Custom (and a 149 Bataleon Evil Twin). With lightweights like us, length is good a tradeoff though... we can get...
Forum: Boards   12-25-2011, 01:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,575
Posted By phile00
I rode my ET all last year. I have a review of it...

I rode my ET all last year. I have a review of it here somewhere. It's an awesome park board. Sucks in pow, and it's okay for rails I guess but not ideal.
Forum: Resort Trip Reports   12-20-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,779
Posted By phile00
I thought mammoth got a ton of snow last year?

I thought mammoth got a ton of snow last year?
Forum: Resort Trip Reports   12-20-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,779
Posted By phile00
Haha, my bad. I think I skimmed the thread...

Haha, my bad. I think I skimmed the thread originally, then when I picked it back up I started reading after my reply.

My buddy and I will probably stay in Vegas if that's the case. We just want...
Forum: Arbor   12-20-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,220
Posted By phile00
I've heard they're kinda weak in terms of...

I've heard they're kinda weak in terms of durability. Bummer. I wonder why? I'll take my chances though. I was already sold on the board, but you sealed the deal. I have Malavita Restricted ESTs on...
Forum: Resort Trip Reports   12-17-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,779
Posted By phile00
Damn 3 feet? Sweet, I'll definitely keep that in...

Damn 3 feet? Sweet, I'll definitely keep that in mind, thanks!
Forum: Arbor   12-17-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,220
Posted By phile00
Excellent review. It read very well, but didn't...

Excellent review. It read very well, but didn't sound forced. Maybe you should be a board reviewer. :)

I'm in the market for a Westmark as well, it seems to fit the profile for the kind of board...
Forum: Resort Trip Reports   12-17-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,779
Posted By phile00
Thanks for the help guys! I actually...

Thanks for the help guys!



I actually like riding everything. But my favorite is freeride/glade/pow :) I'm a newb in glade though. I can manage a black diamond glade area, but not great yet.
...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-15-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,052
Posted By phile00
Deeper The Storming Fuck It That's It,...

Deeper
The Storming
Fuck It
That's It, That's All
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-15-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,421
Posted By phile00
Cool man, glad you're okay! :thumbsup: The...

Cool man, glad you're okay! :thumbsup:

The KP story is really great, I'm glad to see him back on a board. It would be cool to see him doing video parts and stuff like that... but it would be tense...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-15-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,694
Posted By phile00
AS others suggested, get your boots fitted again....

AS others suggested, get your boots fitted again. Remember, your toe should be touching the end of the boot (but not scrunched). Your heel should not lift from the back while in your boot.

You...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   12-15-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,082
Posted By phile00
Quality Jackets, similar to Thirty Two..?

I have the Thirty Two Alpha 3L jacket from 3 seasons ago. 30K waterproofing, 15K breathability. It's a super high quality coat, but I'm looking for something new this year.

Any recommendations? I...
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