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Forum: Boards   11-01-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,590
Posted By RaID
From the NS line up id be looking at the: ...

From the NS line up id be looking at the:
Heritage, Raptor or Premier F1 (if you want something very damp)

It really depends on how much you want this board to be freeride orientated instead of...
Forum: Boards   10-30-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,878
Posted By RaID
I think thats the best explanation of carving...

I think thats the best explanation of carving difference between the SL and Proto, that I felt.

The Proto to starts washing out just a little bit earlier than the SL.

Totally agree its up to...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   10-28-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,682
Posted By RaID
Definitely do it I did a gap year straight...

Definitely do it

I did a gap year straight after finishing Uni (College) when i was 21, spent a season rinding in Canada then worked and travelled for the rest of the year.
Got back to the real...
Forum: Boards   10-26-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,878
Posted By RaID
Another way to look at it is where you would...

Another way to look at it is where you would prefer the advantage and compromise based on the predominant riding you will do. Remember dont try to kid yourself in what type of riding you want to do...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   10-17-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,980
Posted By RaID
depends how the pants line up sometimes tucked in...

depends how the pants line up sometimes tucked in mostly over highback though
Forum: Boards   10-14-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,637
Posted By RaID
Congrats sil_23! Ride it hard! Great pics from...

Congrats sil_23! Ride it hard! Great pics from all people.
Forum: Boards   10-05-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 17,844
Posted By RaID
#23 ................

#23

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Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   10-01-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By RaID
Ive used both an old crap clothes iron and...

Ive used both an old crap clothes iron and dedicating waxing iron. While the waxing iron was nicer, i didnt find any major issues using an old clothes iron, once you get used to its temperature range...
Forum: Boards   09-25-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,923
Posted By RaID
@jaie91 For you girl look for boards such...

@jaie91

For you girl look for boards such as:

Nitro Mystique
GNU Bnice
Ride Compact

My GF ended up going with a Mystique at 146. Great board for her to progress on without outgrowing it in...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   09-25-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,680
Posted By RaID
It is not essential but it is a nice to have...

It is not essential but it is a nice to have especially if you're tall.

Most jackets and pants of the same brand will have some sort of system of to connect them up. Volcom has a zip which is IMO...
Forum: Boards   09-25-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,923
Posted By RaID
If you want something all mountain that still has...

If you want something all mountain that still has some decent powder performance look at the Never Summer Cobra.

Do you want this new board to be powder/Japan specific or do you want it to be a...
Forum: Boards   09-17-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,655
Posted By RaID
I was looking into boards for my GF last season....

I was looking into boards for my GF last season. She was also a beginner and similar size we narrowed it down to the following:

Nitro Mystique
GNU bnice
Ride Compact

We ended up going with...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   09-17-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,564
Posted By RaID
Ive got the burton wheelie board case, very good...

Ive got the burton wheelie board case, very good construction quality, good gear protection, nice boot and clothing removal bags, plenty of room. In the 166 (my board size is 161) I can easily fit 2...
Forum: Boards   09-13-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,637
Posted By RaID
http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e239/forphuxsake...

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e239/forphuxsake/dropin.jpg

Getting ready to drop in in the Hakuba, Japan backcountry

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e239/forphuxsake/footonsen2.jpg
...
Forum: Boards   07-29-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,703
Posted By RaID
Depends on whether you want a damp board or a...

Depends on whether you want a damp board or a more lively one?

Having test ridden both, i would go for the Raptor, stupidly fast and the carbonium topsheet makes it lighter and more lively than...
Forum: Photography, Video, and Other Media   03-31-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By RaID
Great, vid, so much great riding of the North...

Great, vid, so much great riding of the North Face of Happo




It's a Kamoshika

Japanese Serow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_Serow)
Forum: Boards   03-28-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,461
Posted By RaID
I usually setup my SL with a centred stance for...

I usually setup my SL with a centred stance for general riding (when there is no powder). Im not much of a park rider but i play around every now and then. Works quite well.
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   03-23-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,198
Posted By RaID
Realistically either of those bags ie 156 and 166...

Realistically either of those bags ie 156 and 166 should be able to pack all the snow gear and 1 week's worth of clothes.

I have 161 board and use a Burton 166 Wheelie Board Case and can fit 2...
Forum: Neversummer   03-21-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,580
Posted By RaID
Looking good, this board will slay Nozawa trees...

Looking good, this board will slay Nozawa trees very well. Enjoy
Forum: Neversummer   03-16-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 32,497
Posted By RaID
Personally I would pick up the Raptor. The...

Personally I would pick up the Raptor. The Heritage is a different/stiffer board to the SL but it is reasonably similar in shape and powder performance. The Raptor is completely different being a...
Forum: Neversummer   03-14-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 32,497
Posted By RaID
A couple extra for you ...

A couple extra for you

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e239/forphuxsake/P1000779-1.jpg

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e239/forphuxsake/P1000774.jpg
Forum: Neversummer   03-12-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 32,497
Posted By RaID
I think its personal preference re size. The 158...

I think its personal preference re size. The 158 is fine but if you prefer to go fast on groomers and want better edge hold the 161 would be a bit better.

Re Proto vs SL
Again it depends on what...
Forum: Neversummer   03-12-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 32,497
Posted By RaID
Location: Nozawa Onsen, Japan Weather: Blue...

Location: Nozawa Onsen, Japan
Weather: Blue bird
Snow Conditions: chopped powder with minimal 30cm fresh lines, soft groomers, icy groomers
Time: Roughly spent 90 mins with the board


160...
Forum: Neversummer   03-12-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 32,497
Posted By RaID
Review: 2013 NS Cobra, Raptor, Heritage, Premier F1 & Proto

The stars aligned and for some reason to top off a great powder day at Nozawa Onsen, the Japanese Never Summer rep was running a demo day with their whole 2013 arsenal to test. I couldn’t resist that...
Forum: Boards   03-10-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,849
Posted By RaID
I would go the 158, after doing back to back...

I would go the 158, after doing back to back board tests today I was surprised how much 3cm made a difference when I was comparing 158 to 161 boards.
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