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Board specs I want...

Postby Eurus » Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:47 am

Looking for a new board so I'm reaching out to the forum members to let me know your suggestions based on what I am looking for.

Here are my specs:

- Size range is 134-136
- Medium flex
- Moderate rocker (less than my Cabrinha Custom which has a lot of rocker)
- Lightweight

I want to use this board for more powered sessions so please offer your feedback on the boards you have ridden and if they fall into my above specs. The Nobile Fifty50 seems pretty close to what I am describing based on some of the reviews I have read but it's impossible for me to get one to demo.

Anyone have suggestions?

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Re: Board specs I want...

Postby Motion » Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:00 pm

A lot of boards fit your requirements, blade deuce is one among them. Nice board, a bit to light for my taste.

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Re: Board specs I want...

Postby whabbits » Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:40 pm

If you have the opportunity to demo a Shinn Monk or SuperShinn, I would suggest either of those as being worth a try.

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Re: Board specs I want...

Postby vrossi46 » Tue Jun 04, 2013 2:03 am

two words : Aboards X-series

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Re: Board specs I want...

Postby pj sofine » Tue Jun 04, 2013 3:30 am

I'm riding a crazy fly raptor ltd-136x41.Solid all around board,good low-end,endless topend,carves like its on rails,loads up and jumps great,and for me one of the great features is how it handles mach 5 ,directly down wind, kite loop landings with excellent control.I'm 225 lbs.

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Re: Board specs I want...

Postby experienced1 » Tue Jun 04, 2013 3:54 am

Check out the new Cabrinha Tronic wide...136. Flex is softer than the Custom and the XCaliber.
Justs BIG nd is smooth in the chop
I switched from the 136 Cusstom to the 136 Tronic :)
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Re: Board specs I want...

Postby Eurus » Tue Jun 04, 2013 6:36 am

experienced1 wrote:Check out the new Cabrinha Tronic wide...136. Flex is softer than the Custom and the XCaliber.
Justs BIG nd is smooth in the chop
I switched from the 136 Cusstom to the 136 Tronic :)
steve


How much less rocker does the Tronic have versus the Custom? If I could find a board about 10% less rocker than the Custom I feel I would have found exactly what I am looking for.

I will definitely check it out. I have a buddy who has one on order so I will get to ride it soon. Thanks for the heads up.

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Re: Board specs I want...

Postby Eurus » Tue Jun 04, 2013 6:37 am

pj sofine wrote:I'm riding a crazy fly raptor ltd-136x41.Solid all around board,good low-end,endless topend,carves like its on rails,loads up and jumps great,and for me one of the great features is how it handles mach 5 ,directly down wind, kite loop landings with excellent control.I'm 225 lbs.


Very nice board but the Raptor LTD is a stiff flex board and I am definitely wanting a board with medium flex. Great board none the less.


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