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Forum: Slam Section   03-02-2016, 01:10 AM
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Posted By SGoldwin
Passing 6 weeks and the collar bone feels solid....

Passing 6 weeks and the collar bone feels solid. Doing rehab exercise in order to get full flexibility and strength in left arm and shoulder.
A couple of soft runs in the local hill and it felt...
Forum: Boards   02-18-2016, 05:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,125
Posted By SGoldwin
Nothing? No one has any information about trapper...

Nothing? No one has any information about trapper snowboards?
Forum: Boards   02-17-2016, 03:54 AM
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Posted By SGoldwin
Anybody heard of Trapper Howler splitboard? ...

Anybody heard of Trapper Howler splitboard?

Howler splitboard ? Trapper Snowboards (http://trappersnowboards.com/collections/splitboards/products/howler-splitboard)

I found a 159cm on sale.
...
Forum: Boards   02-12-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 91
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Posted By SGoldwin
Well, most of the winter season I happy if I can...

Well, most of the winter season I happy if I can see snow at all from my house. This winter it stayed for about 14 days. On the other hand the are a couple of nice resorts 3-4 hours of car ride away....
Forum: Boards   02-12-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 91
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Posted By SGoldwin
Since I am rather new to back country riding and...

Since I am rather new to back country riding and I don't have a dedicated powder board - or some versatile board that performs excellent in powder I am looking for something new to my quiver.

But...
Forum: Boards   02-12-2016, 01:45 AM
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Posted By SGoldwin
My current board is a Lib tech TRS HP (154). I...

My current board is a Lib tech TRS HP (154). I really like this board but only a couple of times in powder. Moving the bindings back and it worked great in knee deep powder.

The TRS also has a...
Forum: Boards   02-12-2016, 01:37 AM
Replies: 91
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Posted By SGoldwin
You will have to throw a long virtual punch:) ...

You will have to throw a long virtual punch:)

Unfortunately I was to slow. When I have decided the board was gone. I keep on looking, but also more open to other solutions.
Forum: Boards   02-10-2016, 03:11 AM
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Posted By SGoldwin
Reading about the Cloudsplitter makes me a bit...

Reading about the Cloudsplitter makes me a bit confused.
It is full camber. It has a small waist (250mm). Only 25mm setback. How does it float?

Does the swallow tail do all work or where is the...
Forum: Boards   02-09-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 91
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Posted By SGoldwin
I found Burton Cloudsplitter on sale for $230....

I found Burton Cloudsplitter on sale for $230. Planning for next years trip to Japan. Never been there and never had a powder specific board before. First time for everything:)
I curios about the...
Forum: Boards   02-09-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By SGoldwin
With all talking about splitboards I got an...

With all talking about splitboards I got an interesting offer (non splitboard):
- Burton Cloudsplitter, 158. On sale for 2000 SEK = $230. This is a new board still in plastic. I have bindings for...
Forum: Boards   02-09-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By SGoldwin
Correct. Since this will be my first "powder"...

Correct. Since this will be my first "powder" board my only reference is what I have used backcountry before:
- Burton Custom X, 160. To stiff and I was not that experienced at the time riding this....
Forum: Boards   02-09-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,125
Posted By SGoldwin
tbx. Your are so right - didn't know that the...

tbx. Your are so right - didn't know that the Canadian dollar has dropped so. My plan from the beginning was to find something at the end of season sale.
What about shipping? Couldn't find any info...
Forum: Boards   02-08-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,125
Posted By SGoldwin
Sounds like a NUG board. Rides 7-10cm shorter.

Sounds like a NUG board. Rides 7-10cm shorter.
Forum: Boards   02-08-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By SGoldwin
Never heard of Prior before but I like their...

Never heard of Prior before but I like their concept. Similar to Donek snowboards.

From the spec I would go for:
Prior Brandywine Splitboad 154.
adding XTC Carbon for lighter board.
adding...
Forum: Boards   02-08-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,125
Posted By SGoldwin
Found two more boards that could work: -...

Found two more boards that could work:

- Völkl Untrac, 155
- - Völkl International | Snowboards | *Untrac (http://www.voelkl-snowboards.com/en/products/boards/splitboard/untrac.html)

- Arbor...
Forum: Boards   02-08-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By SGoldwin
I found info about Salomon Split (a split version...

I found info about Salomon Split (a split version of their Sick stick).
At 156 lengt, medium flex and light it sound lika a good combo.

Any experience / reference ?

SPLIT - Snowboards -...
Forum: Boards   02-08-2016, 04:38 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By SGoldwin
The problem with Hovercraft and Ultracraft is...

The problem with Hovercraft and Ultracraft is that I find them superstiff. I want it a bit more playful.

The Burton Spliff sounds interesting. I found this review from 2013:
» Topic: Product...
Forum: Boards   02-08-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,125
Posted By SGoldwin
My 154 board is Lib tech TRS HP. Really nice...

My 154 board is Lib tech TRS HP. Really nice board. Works in powder too. Perhaps I should chop it in 2 :).

No Lib tech splitboards below 161cm at their site.
Gnu beast splitboard is 158cm. Too...
Forum: Boards   02-08-2016, 03:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,125
Posted By SGoldwin
Didn't think of that, but still I am not that...

Didn't think of that, but still I am not that found of riding boards bigger than 156cm.

A question about the Hovercraft. It's tail is only 10cm long compared to the Solutions 19cm. Is such a...
Forum: Boards   02-08-2016, 03:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,125
Posted By SGoldwin
Hmm. So the 148cm women Solution in Pink doesn't...

Hmm. So the 148cm women Solution in Pink doesn't have a girly appearance? Not quite my color of choice:). But the green 152cm looks ok.

But I found that the men Solution exists in size 154cm....
Forum: Boards   02-08-2016, 02:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,125
Posted By SGoldwin
Splitboard for "small" person

I love back country riding. A friend of mine suggested we should get splitboards and go more "where the lifts don't go" next season. Finding as much untouched powder as we can:).

So far looking...
Forum: Slam Section   01-13-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,424
Posted By SGoldwin
Sleep and NetFlix has been my occupation the...

Sleep and NetFlix has been my occupation the latest days. And occasional stop at the mac.
Forum: Boards   01-13-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By SGoldwin
I had a 2-hour run with custom/cartel combo but...

I had a 2-hour run with custom/cartel combo but the conditions was not optimal: foggy and plenty of piles and icy spots. The board felt ok, quick edge to edge but I couldn't put it to the test during...
Forum: Slam Section   01-13-2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,424
Posted By SGoldwin
Thanks for your input - it really helps. ...

Thanks for your input - it really helps.
Yesterday I felt better during the day but this morning really scared me. I took one painkiller when I woke and waited for an hour before I got out of bed....
Forum: Slam Section   01-12-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,424
Posted By SGoldwin
Thanks Argo. No surgery or plates on an old man...

Thanks Argo. No surgery or plates on an old man like me. I'll have to wait it out,
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