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Forum: Boards   09-12-2013, 03:52 PM
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Posted By stimyg
I ride a mix - smaller place in the NY Catskills...

I ride a mix - smaller place in the NY Catskills like Windham or Belleyare, a couple Vermont trips to Mt Snow or Killington or wherever, and usually at least one week long trip out West every year,...
Forum: Boards   09-11-2013, 06:20 PM
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Views: 690
Posted By stimyg
Never Summer Raptor, coming from Premier?

I've got a NS Proto, which I love. Last year I was looking for something a little more speed/carve/big hill oriented, so I tried the Premier F1. It was as advertised - fast and stable but heavy and...
Forum: Boards   12-18-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By stimyg
I was just measuring front and back, and seeing...

I was just measuring front and back, and seeing what the difference was. So in other words, my .625" setback (which I now have looked up online) I was calling 1.5", i.e. the difference between the...
Forum: Boards   12-18-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,492
Posted By stimyg
Also, while I'm at it - I change my stance...

Also, while I'm at it - I change my stance according to what kind of riding I'm doing. So at times my stance width can change by 1-1.5". And yesterday I was thinking I should widen out the stance...
Forum: Boards   12-18-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,492
Posted By stimyg
Sorry I'm not sure what the default setback is -...

Sorry I'm not sure what the default setback is - don't have the board in front of me - but currently I have it set to the default. So the question is, should I go farther?

Just from riding...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-18-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By stimyg
Help - setback for powder?

I'm an advanced east coast rider, currently in Breckenridge - and there's lots of snow! Amazing!

So I'm not all that used to riding powder. I've got my 157 Never Summer Premiere (I'm 5'7" 155lbs...
Forum: Boards   12-18-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,492
Posted By stimyg
Setback for powder day, NeverSummer Premier?

I'm an advanced east coast rider, currently in Breckenridge - and there's lots of snow! Amazing!

So I'm not all that used to riding powder. I've got my 157 Never Summer Premiere (I'm 5'7" 155lbs...
Forum: Boards   05-02-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,827
Posted By stimyg
Hm. Ok, I'm going to see if I can get the 157...

Hm. Ok, I'm going to see if I can get the 157 directly from NS. That's the only thing I haven't tried yet. Otherwise I might be out of luck, at least as far as the Premier goes.
Forum: Boards   05-01-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,827
Posted By stimyg
I've been advised by a lot of people - including...

I've been advised by a lot of people - including James over at good ride.com - that the Raptor is a much less forgiving board. All around much more difficult to control. And that for what I'm...
Forum: Boards   05-01-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,827
Posted By stimyg
Ok, so I can't find a 2012 157 Premier, and...

Ok, so I can't find a 2012 157 Premier, and apparently Never Summer aren't making a 2013 157. So... anyone think it's an issue moving up to a 159? Seems doable to me. Shame about the wider board...
Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   04-27-2012, 12:54 PM
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Views: 377
Posted By stimyg
WTB Never Summer Premier F1 157

Looking for a 2012 NS Premier 157. Thanks...
Forum: Boards   04-20-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,696
Posted By stimyg
New York

If I recall correctly doesn't the goodride review say Big city and pick your line are very similar, except the pick your line is more specifically made for powder? Do I (or they) have that wrong? ...
Forum: Boards   04-19-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,696
Posted By stimyg
Yes Big City vs NS Premier F1?

Ive narrowed down my search for a freeride board
to Yes Big City or NS F1 Premier. As I said in other threads I'm an advanced-ish rider looking to get more comfortable at high speed and generally...
Forum: Boards   04-18-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,827
Posted By stimyg
Help sizing a NS Premier F1

Hey - I'm close to buying a NS Premier F1 and need some sizing advice. I'm
using this for freeride exclusIvely. I'm an intermediate-advanced maybe advanced rider. I'm 5'7". 155lbs. Boot size 7...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-16-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,548
Posted By stimyg
Let's say if I'm not the kind of guy to take...

Let's say if I'm not the kind of guy to take lessons... cause I'm not. I just don't like them. So, back to my original question...?
Forum: Boards   12-16-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,800
Posted By stimyg
Factory Wax new Proto?

Sorry if this has been covered to death elsewhere, couldn't find the exact answer:

Should I get my new Never Summer Proto CT waxed before I take it out the first day? Or is factory wax fine? ...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-16-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,548
Posted By stimyg
Advancing to truly Advanced

I'm a pretty good free ride snowboarder. I'm usually comfortable on everything up through black diamonds (at least, the black diamonds on the east coast mountains I ride). But I'm still not...
Forum: Bindings   12-09-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,593
Posted By stimyg
2012 Burton Cartels vs Ride Maestro?

2012 Burton Cartels vs Ride Maestro? With bad knees I'm looking for as much cushioning as I can get, for shock absorption on flat landings. I like the idea of canting - I know the Maestro has...
Forum: Bindings   11-27-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,729
Posted By stimyg
Getting used to canted footbed/Ride Maestro...?

Hey - I just got a new pair of Ride Maestro's, that come with a 2.5 and 4.0 wedgie canted footbed. They come with the 4.0 already installed. Just standing in it here, it feels like a pretty big...
Forum: Boots   11-25-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,614
Posted By stimyg
Boots with best cushioning / shock absorption?

I was emailing with the guys at thegoodride, asking after their recs for bindings with best cushioning/shock absorption to help save my old knees, and they brought up something I'd stupidly never...
Forum: Boards   11-23-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By stimyg
Ok, no more bugging you guys, I just ordered a...

Ok, no more bugging you guys, I just ordered a Proto 154. I'm psyched. Thanks for all your help. Bring on the snow.
Forum: Boards   11-23-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By stimyg
I was just looking for an answer to this question...

I was just looking for an answer to this question - anyone care to weigh in on how "playful" the SL is?
Forum: Boards   11-23-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By stimyg
Comparing the Park Pickle to the NS Proto (or Evo)

Im still trying to decide between the Proto and the SL. I already own a Park Pickle on the park end, and an older Burton Custom on the other.

Anyone ridden both the Proto (or evo) and the Park...
Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   11-22-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 354
Posted By stimyg
For Trade: 2010 Gnu Park Pickle 150 for a 153

Crazy post but worth a shot:

I've got a lightly used 2010 Gnu Park Pickle 150, which I rode maybe 10 times last season. After a while I realized it's a tad small for me, I should have gotten the...
Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   11-22-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By stimyg
And how much for just the board?

And how much for just the board?
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