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Hi guys, I only have a size 9 boot so do not need a wide board. Are there any drawbacks of riding a mid/wide when it will be a pow specific board. Will it popup out of the snow more due to the width? its 8mm wider 299 vs 291 (non midwide) tip and tail and 9 mm wider at the waist. How about drawbacks, will it feel like a plank?
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Width doesnt make the board pop up, a very smooth nose profile is what does that. Once the nose is up extra width will help you to float on top due to the extra surface area.
The trade of is edge to edge speed but I dont see that as much of a problem for those conditions.
 

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Most powder specific boards tend to run wider than normal. Wider = more surface area = more float. It'll be slower edge to edge on groomers, but you're not buying a pow stick for it's groomer cruising abilities anyway.

*Fuck, should've actually read the above post before replying. Yeah, basically what he said.
 
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