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Old 07-10-2013, 06:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi Snowboarding Forumers,

Amplid::: next level riding here. We've been keeping an eye on this forum for a few years to keep a check on what dedicated snowboarders want from their boards and get some inspiration for future products. We thought it would be cool to join the conversation and get some two way feedback going.

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Old 07-10-2013, 10:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I want a marketing contact with your brand.
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Old 07-10-2013, 10:56 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Good to see you guys are putting R/D in flat kick decks.
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Old 07-10-2013, 10:56 AM   #4 (permalink)
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We'd be stoked to get you on some product next winter for sure Angry. Hit up team(at)amplid.com and we'll sort it out. Here's our 13/14 dealerbook so you can have a think about what you want to get your feet on.
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Do you have a kids range of boards...???
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Old 07-10-2013, 11:02 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Yeah Krato, we're digging flat kicks for park and pipe because it really helps maximise effective edge on short board lengths but it's all about drawn-out eliptical tips for pow and all-mountain... get the board planing not ploughing. Horses for courses, but we're a small and flexible brand and Amplid's owner Peter is obsessed with shape experimentation so we're constantly tinkering with new tip shapes.
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Do you have a kids range of boards...???
Nope we don't do Kids boards at the moment. We can't compete with the likes of Burton and K2 who do a great job and who bring the price in on the money. I guess our niche is product finish and our tech/r&d story and kids/parents aren't so bothered about that. It would be really great to see kids on our decks... maybe in the future.
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Nope we don't do Kids boards at the moment. We can't compete with the likes of Burton and K2 who do a great job and who bring the price in on the money. I guess our niche is product finish and our tech/r&d story and kids/parents aren't so bothered about that. It would be really great to see kids on our decks... maybe in the future.
Cool, thanks for letting me know, if you want to do some R&D in that department i have a wonderful 7 year old who would be willing to be a guinea pig for you over here in Norway...
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7 Years old from Norway... your kid's probably got all four double cork 10s and at least one triple on lock by now!
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Yeah figuring out a good eliptical for that transition is golden. Though I've noticed after hopping on a sleepy stevens mid season that having those diagonal carbon load bars bring a ton of perks.

If I could design a deck though, it would be flat slightly past the inserts with a lesser angular reverse camber that becomes flat as well, while the elliptical for that flat-flat transition be weighted more in slope towards the reverse. All while having diagonal pop rods in conjunction with a base pattern conentrating on strength and responsiveness on the edges of the eliptical for the flat(base) half of the elipical.

You guys have a dream job, getting to play around with this stuff.
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