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Direct Link To This Post Topic: which is better, forum or burton
    Posted: Aug/18/2010 at 1:29pm
every brand has $500+ boards.

the thing that is different about mervin (lib/gnu) is that they dont have many cheaper ones.  they dont really make cheap boards.  not because they cant, but because thats just not their market.  they make quality hand-built snowboards in washington and thats how its been for 25 or so years.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug/18/2010 at 1:30pm
Originally posted by lifer4snow

Yea, when are you gonna have the 70% sale on here????

I don't think they will have one until the end of season again. A majority of last season are gone and only unwanted sizes are available.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug/18/2010 at 1:41pm
they wont have those sales again, period.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug/19/2010 at 7:24am
^^^ that's not necessarily true.  They can do whatever they want with their colab pricing.  They might put a few older items on crazy sale during cyber monday. But in general, an all out 70% off sale on everything is very unlikely unless they really do go out of business.  
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug/19/2010 at 12:49pm
My forum board (recon) has lasted through many beatings. I'd go with Forum.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug/19/2010 at 12:52pm
Definately BURTON...Clap


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug/19/2010 at 8:09pm
Definately Burton
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Aug/20/2010 at 3:29pm
Burton is the best, they were the first one here when snowboarding started to get big.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Sep/26/2010 at 1:32am
I'm riding a flow, and my first board was a K2! A lot of my friends had burtons and some brands I have never heard of before. It really comes down to just testing the boards out for yourself. I'm sure you could find a place where you could demo boards.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Oct/06/2010 at 1:31pm
I would go for Forum for sure, First of all, I hate realy hate burton, They are SOOO overated... I prefer the look of 2011 Forum boards and i know they won many goodwood awards.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Oct/06/2010 at 1:41pm
That decision is easy, it's definitely ROME SDS!  Also, I noticed a few people have spelled definitely wrong as "definately", even though the forum puts red lines under misspelled words.  Impressive...
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Burton for sure
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Oct/06/2010 at 2:06pm
Burton and Forum are very simmilar but i think burton is better
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov/08/2010 at 8:23am
I'll vote for Forum because that's what I had when I first started riding.  My mom worked for them when they were still a part of Fourstar Distribution.  Let me tell you I was heartbroken to hear that they were selling Forum, Foursquare, and Special Blend. 

Other than the nostalgia factor, I don't think either company has an edge.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov/08/2010 at 8:36am
burton is just more reliable.. you know what youre going to get. forum can sometimes just be hit or miss from year to year.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov/21/2010 at 10:06am
Lib tech! ))

but from these two I would go for BURTON
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Nov/21/2010 at 10:58am
normally I'd say burton but I was lookin at the forum conflict for a new board, anybody know anything about it?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/01/2010 at 5:44am
Forum kind of sucks now.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/01/2010 at 5:50am
cant go worng with burton...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/01/2010 at 5:58am
burton vapor ftw
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/01/2010 at 7:27am
Originally posted by grapeape2669

Forum kind of sucks now.
maybe its not the same as back in the day when they had a team of legends, but the product is still quality.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/01/2010 at 12:15pm
I always ride a burton board, andd i am happy, but i want to prove a forum board
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/01/2010 at 3:46pm
burton obviously because they own forum but turn off the tv and look around for some other brands! check out capita or rome! these companies are about the riders and build solid products
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/01/2010 at 3:47pm
its all personal preference, but i love burton. they started it all and you cant go wrong with them...you just might be paying a little extra
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/01/2010 at 3:52pm
I like Burton more!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/01/2010 at 9:46pm
Originally posted by ko843030

its all personal preference, but i love burton. they started it all
no.  they didnt.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/15/2010 at 7:29pm
I have never had anything from Forum, but all of my Burton products have been great, I guess if I have to pick, It would be Burton.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/15/2010 at 7:32pm
i thought forum is a sub brand of burton, so theoretically they are one in the same in terms of quality... brand wise they are different 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/15/2010 at 8:09pm
whichever one has the graphics you think is sicker.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/17/2010 at 1:11pm
Originally posted by spenser

Originally posted by ko843030

its all personal preference, but i love burton. they started it all
no.  they didnt.
Spenser, you're too good for this thread.  Quoth Paul McCartney: "let it beeeeee!"
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/17/2010 at 1:14pm
Originally posted by spenser

Originally posted by ko843030

its all personal preference, but i love burton. they started it all
no.  they didnt.


Correct me if I'm wrong, Sims started it, but Burton popularized it. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/17/2010 at 1:14pm
Yeah going to have to say burton, they seem to be the innovators of so much of the new technology.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/17/2010 at 1:15pm
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Originally posted by spenser

Originally posted by ko843030

its all personal preference, but i love burton. they started it all
no.  they didnt.
Spenser, you're too good for this thread.  Quoth Paul McCartney: "let it beeeeee!"

Then who exactly "started it all"?
Bring it hard or don't bring it at all.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/17/2010 at 2:21pm
Originally posted by jstgermain

Yeah going to have to say burton, they seem to be the innovators of so much of the new technology.
funny thing is, a lot of the stuff burton comes out with is a year or two or more late compared to when other companies release eerily similar technologies.
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^^Like what? example please? If convincing enough I'll say touche
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/17/2010 at 3:25pm
well how about flying v for example.... neversummers RC and mervins c2 were around first.  the channel is NOT a new idea at all, granted they are the first ones that did it right.. lots of stuff.
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Burtons topsheats tend to scratch more than Forums thats main difference.
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my forum crakes really easily and the edge actually broke and has two peices of it hanging of the side of my board, STILL WORKS :D
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Depends/ personal preference/ opinion.
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I say Burton, my two boards have held up to beatings.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/21/2011 at 8:07am
the thing is that burton is a much bigger company than forum so they have more products.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/21/2011 at 8:08am
I think you should be comparing product to product and not brand to brand. Every brand will have a variety of boards across diff price rannges.   
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Burton is a thousand times better ! 
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I heard forum board's topsheet cracked easily on the '09 boards. I'm sure they solved that problem for the 2010's though.


yea. my 09 scheme has cracked on the tail in two spots. One of them cracked 2 inches deep and the other one about half a inch. Its all cosmetic though, no real damage to the board and it still rides like a charm.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/21/2011 at 12:44pm
this is a highly subjective question...i would really have a tough time saying absolutely that one is better than the other.
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I have Both, and I really couldnt pick one over the other. I have my Pros and Cons about both.
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Definitely Burton, but I may be biased since most of my gear is Burton!
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id say forum if u want to be different. but if ur lookin for a good reliable brand than go with burton
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