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Thanks a lot. Have u heard anything about the Burton Nug?
What about Bataleon, Capita, GNU or Apo?
The Nug is actually on the stiffer side. Bataleon has some softer ones as does Lobster. I think Capita's horrorscope is their softest, but I don't ride much Capita so I can't say for sure. Gnu's Street Series, maybe. I've heard of APO but they're just making inroads to the US market I think, originally a France-based company, right?
 

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I've already tied searching and couldn't find exactly what I was looking for
Well looks like you are absolutely right. As much as we cover the topic, you'd think you'd be able to find some direct information.

It all comes down to personal preference. I hated the Horrorscope, a have a friend who loves it. He's also about 20lbs lighter than I am, but again, it's all personal preference.
 

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My brother has a Rome Artifact Rocker and I've used it before. Let me tell you, if you want a board softer than that, you should go to Target and buy one of those plastic boards that can basically fold in half without breaking. Seriously, the Artifact Rocker is ridiculously soft. You do NOT need anything softer.
 

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Thanks a lot guys. But what are the advantages and disadvantages of a soft board?
And yeah David, Apo is a French company. So many people over here have one
 

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Maybe ask BurtonAvenger about APO I think he might have ridden (or will be riding) a few of their boards. He is the one who mentioned them to me actually, but I don't have any avenues to demo them yet.

But what are the advantages and disadvantages of a soft board?
Soft boards generally considered better for jibbing & rails, but they sacrifice stability and edge hold/control at higher speeds, and are a lot more work in heavier/wet snow conditions.
 

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Soft boards will make it much harder to land medium to big kickers as they will loop out on u and buck u back or forward unless u land perfectly centered. I ride a Rome artifact rocker and it is amazing for jibbing but makes u work on landings. I would go with something just below the middle of the road but above a noodle
 
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