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X-Shooter board construction issue ?

Postby arsene2000 » Sun Jul 30, 2006 4:28 am

Today i noticed a bad crack on my beloved X-Shooter XXX board.
Since i really don't abuse the board (no hard landing, not even big jumps...), i was wondering if anybody had the same bad experience. I thought those board were built super strong.
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Postby Toby » Sun Jul 30, 2006 9:25 am

how old is the board?

I ride the XXX since 2 years, no problems, and I have hard landings too.

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only 2 years old

Postby arsene2000 » Sun Jul 30, 2006 4:21 pm

the board is only 2 years old too, and i really love it (very expensive board, but so cool!!!)
i'm happy to hear that you had no problem with your board. it must be mine that had a weakness in the construction
who should i contact for warranty ?

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Postby noel » Sun Jul 30, 2006 4:46 pm

I'm pretty sure they will not warrantee a 2 yr. old board. No one will. Boards do break and/or crack from time to time with nothing to do with construction flaws. Shit does happen!! Your best bet is to get it repaired before it gets worse.

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warranty ?

Postby arsene2000 » Sun Jul 30, 2006 5:08 pm

no one will warranty a 2 year old board ? well, i asked around and both F-one and North did !
Now, when you're paying 800USD for a board that is supposed to be the strongest around, i would expect it to last and not crack!

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Postby MistralWind » Sun Jul 30, 2006 5:14 pm

hey do they have a webpage I can check out their products?

I cant seem to find it on google

thanks

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oops

Postby blowhard » Sun Jul 30, 2006 5:18 pm

any lay-up that involves different contours is prone to hinge in that area
That's why most boards have a single contour

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x-shooter board - design flaw

Postby arsene2000 » Sun Jul 30, 2006 5:42 pm

do you mean it is a design flaw ?

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it may have

Postby blowhard » Sun Jul 30, 2006 6:16 pm

outlived its intended life,
yes those are weak points sudden changes will always be weak but are the benefits worth it?

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Postby hein » Sun Jul 30, 2006 7:15 pm

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