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Forum: Boards   11-26-2012, 01:10 AM
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Posted By BigO5659
Edit to last post- Just saw that Flow has added a...

Edit to last post- Just saw that Flow has added a hybrid strap system with a toe cap...and the indecisiveness begins...thinking about the five se now instead of the TT30's
Forum: Boards   11-26-2012, 12:11 AM
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Posted By BigO5659
Hey WiredSport, I'm going to be picking up a 159...

Hey WiredSport, I'm going to be picking up a 159 Whatever from you guys with some TT30's. (stats are 5'7 205 lbs size 10 boot Intermediate rider, groomers and park only for now), really stoked that...
Forum: Bindings   04-07-2011, 11:55 AM
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Posted By BigO5659
I actually think I'm going to use a somewhat wide...

I actually think I'm going to use a somewhat wide base (longer than shoulder width at least). Basing this on the fact that i squat with a wide base. A more narrow base might help control the board...
Forum: Bindings   04-06-2011, 09:06 PM
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Posted By BigO5659
The '12 lineup looks that sexy let's be honest.

The '12 lineup looks that sexy let's be honest.
Forum: Bindings   04-06-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By BigO5659
Well right now I am looking for a binding that...

Well right now I am looking for a binding that will be a good binding to learn the park on but still keeping it easy to carve while bombing down. I've gotten to the point where I want to start...
Forum: Bindings   04-06-2011, 03:50 PM
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Posted By BigO5659
Well said Leo. Thank you for including your...

Well said Leo. Thank you for including your experiences as well for reasoning. The fact that you don't support union yet still demo their bindings objectively is a testament to your opinion as...
Forum: Bindings   04-06-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 85
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Posted By BigO5659
add flows to the list as well. just peeped what...

add flows to the list as well. just peeped what they got coming this next season and it all looks good. just like the TBT that intrigued me about Bataleon, the easy access and consistency def have...
Forum: Bindings   04-05-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By BigO5659
I have my list pretty much narrowed down to 390's...

I have my list pretty much narrowed down to 390's and some flux models. jus waiting to hear some prices. If I find a good deal on some some of this years Boss or TT30's ima prolly jump on em though
Forum: Bindings   04-05-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,921
Posted By BigO5659
I've read his posts in the boards section so I am...

I've read his posts in the boards section so I am familiar with his experience. Just so we're clear, it's not that I do not trust him, just like to hear the reasoning, which I am sure there is...
Forum: Bindings   04-05-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By BigO5659
I do wonder why the toe cap or webbing isnt...

I do wonder why the toe cap or webbing isnt standard on bindings. Ive heard Rome's conformist is pretty good but it still doesn't look like a great toe binding. I have no personal experience just...
Forum: Bindings   04-05-2011, 09:42 PM
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Posted By BigO5659
What's your reasoning? I'm strictly un-bias and...

What's your reasoning? I'm strictly un-bias and have seen other boards like this one and other reviews that say otherwise.
Forum: Bindings   04-05-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 85
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Posted By BigO5659
Raiden Zero's? I haven't heard anything about...

Raiden Zero's? I haven't heard anything about this binding
Forum: Bindings   04-05-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,921
Posted By BigO5659
How so? From their tech videos (yes I realize it...

How so? From their tech videos (yes I realize it is company produced propaganda) they claim to have some high quality materials and craftsmanship in their bindings.
Forum: Bindings   04-05-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 85
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Posted By BigO5659
In your opinion would a softer or stiffer binding...

In your opinion would a softer or stiffer binding be better for an intermediate-expert groomer rider looking to get into park? The TT30 seems more stiff than the DS30 according to tech specs. ...
Forum: Bindings   04-04-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By BigO5659
I just don't like my gut feeling about Union's. ...

I just don't like my gut feeling about Union's. They seem to be very well made as far as quality goes but between the sizing problems that I may encounter with my boot size depending on the brand I...
Forum: Bindings   04-04-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By BigO5659
how bout Flux? I like the Rk30 and TT30.

how bout Flux? I like the Rk30 and TT30.
Forum: Bindings   04-04-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,921
Posted By BigO5659
Union 2012 vs. Rome 2012

Anyone get to demo these two brands yet for 2012? Anyone know the MSRP's of the models? Looking into Targas, 390's (boss or not idk if I really need the canting), Union Atlas '12 and Contact Pro...
Forum: Boards   04-04-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 169,154
Posted By BigO5659
Appreciate it! Gonna go to Tahoe next trip so I...

Appreciate it! Gonna go to Tahoe next trip so I will call around the shops to see if any of em will have 'em. If not, who cares lol still gonna get one.
Forum: Boards   04-04-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 169,154
Posted By BigO5659
Is there a demo schedule yet? I haven't demo'd a...

Is there a demo schedule yet? I haven't demo'd a board before so I don't know how it works but will Bataleon's current retailers have boards to demo next season? Would love to get on one before I...
Forum: Boards   04-04-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 169,154
Posted By BigO5659
Set on getting a '12 ET. Any idea what the MSRP...

Set on getting a '12 ET. Any idea what the MSRP might be? also 5'7 195 lb rider with size 10 boot here. I've got the blue groomers down pretty much and wanna start learning in the park. Still...
Forum: Boards   04-03-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,543
Posted By BigO5659
I think I am set on the Bataleon ET. The 2012...

I think I am set on the Bataleon ET. The 2012 looks to be promising with the new shape and the TBT is an intriguing tech that I would like to get on while I am learning the park. Seems to be...
Forum: Boards   04-03-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,543
Posted By BigO5659
How much do you weigh? I dont want a board...

How much do you weigh? I dont want a board that's gonna sink in pow. The most annoying thing for me is when you have to take a flat green to get to the run you want and your board cant get through...
Forum: Boards   04-02-2011, 02:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,543
Posted By BigO5659
This is pretty much my skill level as well so i...

This is pretty much my skill level as well so i appreciate it. The ET was my original choice until ppl got me looking at the other two as well.
Forum: Boards   04-01-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,543
Posted By BigO5659
bump for some more opinions and input! any...

bump for some more opinions and input! any experience with these boards is appreciated
Forum: Boards   04-01-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,543
Posted By BigO5659
Gonna have to wait til next season sadly :( ...

Gonna have to wait til next season sadly :(



2012 ET - 157
2011 or 2012 Lib Tech TRS- 159
2011 or 2012 NS SL- 158

I really am not leaning any which way right now. I would have to spend...
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