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  Quote Ruberduky9 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Step 1: The Basics
    Posted: Oct/24/2010 at 6:11pm
You don't even really need a mid-wide with size 12 boots, a regular boot will do just fine for beginner to intermediate riders who aren't making carved or high board angle turns. You can also get riser pads made by either Burton or Palmer used to make them but I have not seen those in stores for sometime if you want to use a regular board and you have huge feet.
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  Quote casanovaa0 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Oct/24/2010 at 6:40pm
i actually got lucky looking on craigslist the first time and bought a board and bindings that were less than 4 years old for $80. mind you i had never boarded before that so i just asked people what size was good for me. turns out it was perfect. i've learned since that you won't know until you're on the mountain which is best.

for first timers, my suggestion is go cheap till you feel out some boards.
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  Quote bellamiche Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov/10/2010 at 12:54pm
i am looking to buy a whole set up this yr... any suggestions?
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  Quote ma3lstrom13 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov/22/2010 at 2:36pm
its a shame i didnt read this before i got my board. i ended up learning on a jib board but oh wellz.
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  Quote drx2daz Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/22/2011 at 4:14pm
I looked at the Beginner selection of boards and was kinda disappointed. There really isn't much of a selection. Are there other boards not classified as beginner boards but can be used by beginners like me? Thanks...
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  Quote jnguyen75 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/03/2011 at 9:40am
Another good point for beginners could be to just start renting and feeling out boards, style, sizes, preferences, etc. Miles from the resort, you can get good rentals for ~$20.
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  Quote julasinio Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/14/2011 at 4:44am
hey everyone i don't yet know where to ask these things on this site im a new member but here's the thing i'm advanced/easy expert rider i easly do well in the terrain park and on groomed i also love powder riding i'm not VERY good in any but im confident in my ride. so basicly i'm all mountain freestyler and the question is: is a 2010 burton custom v rocker would be a good choice if so then awesome if not what would be?
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  Quote xwreckin Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/17/2011 at 6:02pm
helpful guide thanks.
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I'm looking at the ride kink 2011 or the ride manic 2011.. because they're on sale for an amazing 220 dollars right now... Obviously i need a wide board size 14 boot.. My weight is like 130 and my height is like 5"ll or 5"10.. But i want it to last me a few seasons.. I like to hit the jumps all the time every time i go down the mountain i'm hitting jumps.. i do hit rails or pipes a little but not as much as jumps.... i'm wondering what board you guys would think is best for me and what size? but keep in mind i need a wide.. so it's gotta be made in a wide.. thanks for the advice.. or if you have a different board around the same price what one do you suggest?
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  Quote Steve_Pirate Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov/10/2011 at 3:43pm
Wow this really helps. Thanks a lot seriously.
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thanks it really helpt me!
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  Quote jrvaughn13 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov/23/2011 at 9:27am
great info, very helpful. I always wondered exactly where I would be classified in terms of experience. Now i know!
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  Quote Taurusdemon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov/25/2011 at 3:30pm
so in your opinion what are some good boards ?
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  Quote ben277 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov/20/2012 at 1:51pm
great advice! thanks!
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  Quote jambbleit14 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/12/2012 at 8:49pm
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  Quote GoldDragon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/30/2012 at 9:44am
Great information. It was very helpful and very true. Thanks!
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  Quote GOBANANAS Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/30/2012 at 9:51am
Great guide, it really helps when picking out a new board
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  Quote Mandiiella Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov/30/2013 at 5:12pm
Great tips
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