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Discussion in 'General' started by certifiedflyboi23, Nov 14, 2013.

  1. certifiedflyboi23

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  2. elijahdukes

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    how experienced are you?
     
  3. certifiedflyboi23

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    Beginner. Only went snowboarding a handful of times.

    I know how to heel slide but working on toe slide.
     
  4. elijahdukes

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    get a shorter board to start out with. easier to carve with.
     
  5. certifiedflyboi23

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    what size do you recommend?

    is a 158 too big?
     
  6. elijahdukes

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    I havent looked at the size of my board in ages but i'm actually about the same height and weight as you. lemme get back to you on that
     
  7. sreggie101

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    im 6'2 215.lbs. i ride a 160 wide. im size 12 shoe. 158 wont hurt at all imo. no need to get a full park board if ur a beginner. blunt is a good choice, but keep in mind you may need bindings to match burton's binding system. if you need wide tho get it.
     
  8. fraij da 5 11

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    158 should be okay for your height.

    I'd cop the Burton Package if you're gonna go that route but honestly (I Haven't really been checking prices in a while...) go a little cheaper on the board and upgrade the boots/bindings.

    Having your feet locked in for hours on end you may find that better fitting boots/bindings are worth it.
     
  9. certifiedflyboi23

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    Can't wait for big bear :pimp:
     
  11. certifiedflyboi23

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  12. sreggie101

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    at 11.5 foot size you may need a wide board and i feel like certain bindings are bigger than others and hold bigger boots better (my burton boots are OD fat and im only a size 12 :smh: ). you are the right track tho, everything you got is entry level price point. solid choices.
     
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  13. tn123

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    Yo, you'll thank me forever.

    Buy only from dogfunk.com

    Full life time warranty, legit. Return whenever you want. Also great prices and deals
     
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  14. fraij da 5 11

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    [​IMG] Thinking about copping this jacket off there...
     
  15. tn123

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    Also as far as the items you are thinking of getting.

    I don't think you should get a capita board.

    Get UNION FORCE bindings. You will not regret it. These bindings are amazing. Best overall bindings I've ridden. Burton cartels are good too just make sure if you don't get a burton board that you get the bindings not made for burton boards.

    Boots I suggest you find a store or somewhere because that'll be the most essential thing for you to get. If your boots aren't comfortable and fit you well, you can have a 20k board set up and you'll still hate the mountains and leave in an hour to sit inside and drink hot chocolate.
     
  16. certifiedflyboi23

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    What board would you recommend?
     
  17. fraij da 5 11

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    CFB where you located?
     
  18. lucho

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    If i were you, i would rent different sizes (say 156-160) a few times before buying to see what feels best when riding. And i agree, the bindings and boots are more important than the board itself. 
     
  19. certifiedflyboi23

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    Glendale, AZ
     
  20. fraij da 5 11

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    Gonna hit up Flagstaff this winter then huh?