I will vouch for the warranty as well. Vince and the rest of the crew at NS are sick! I sent my revolver in for a warranty repair on an edge peel and they called me back a few days later ASKING to fix the rest of my board. That included 8 core shots (on the biggest the replaced part of the core and a 2"x12" base replacement), 3 edge cracks, and a big dent on my edge that rippled the base. They did all for pennies compared to what i would've paid at a shop. Best customer service I've ever encountered, and not just snowboarding, ANY customer service.
get the NS (if you gonna hit the park, check out the revolver, it does everything i ask it to.)
Vince, you the man, keep it up