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Direct Link To This Post Topic: a quick question about camber-
    Posted: Jul/04/2010 at 2:17pm
hey all i have a custom x and its got a directional shape- so my question is could riding with a centered stance mess up the camber of the board or anything like that?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/04/2010 at 2:18pm
how would it mess it up?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/04/2010 at 2:27pm
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/04/2010 at 3:07pm
maybe you would like to further explain how you think it can affect the camber.... since what your asking really sounds redonkulous
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/04/2010 at 3:10pm
you are way over thinking it buddy
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/04/2010 at 4:08pm
I think you mean centered stance.
and no it wouldn't mess it up, no matter what you set your stance at.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/04/2010 at 5:28pm
ya thanks everybody whose answered i definately did mean a centered stance my bad on that one but yea this seemed ridiculous to me a friend mentioned it and i just wanted to check thanks all
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/04/2010 at 8:16pm
in a word...no
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/05/2010 at 8:43am
also could setting my stance forward so i am more in the center of the board be helpful in trying to ride switch?   i dont know if any of this makes sense sorry for not being all knowing
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/05/2010 at 9:00am

The reference stance on a directional board is almost setback a few inches.  Moving forward to the center might not be optimal by some engineering standards but you gotta do what feels best.  Being more centered will definitely make it easier to ride switch.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/05/2010 at 9:10am
i r confused...

i think the most important aspect of your stance is the mental part of it... if you feel it works better for you than keep that stance...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/05/2010 at 10:15am
A directional board may be designed to ride "best" in one direction but is definitely capable of riding both directions.  The flex pattern of a directional board will mean the tail is probably stiffer than the nose so it may feel a bit different ollie-ing one direction vs another.  But no damage will be done to the board.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/05/2010 at 11:56am
thanks for all the input guys I think I will definitely test it out. switch riding is one of my goals for next season so we'll see how it goes
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/06/2010 at 4:50am
yeh it doesnt really matter. i rode my old nitro t1 which was a directional twin with a centered stance.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/06/2010 at 11:08am
Even on flexy boards, the riders weight will have virtually no effect on the curvature of the board. On a stiff board, like your custom X, your weight/stance will have no impact.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/07/2010 at 12:35pm
If your gonna be learning switch then you should center your stance as much as possible and if you want, you could also run more of an angle on the back binding.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/07/2010 at 12:43pm
Originally posted by csv4

also could setting my stance forward so i am more in the center of the board be helpful in trying to ride switch?   i dont know if any of this makes sense sorry for not being all knowing


This is a support community so there are no nonsense questions!  Tell your friend to be careful with his stance setting because then your board might go reverse camber on him!  LOLLOLj/k

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If your gonna be learning switch then you should center your stance as much as possible and if you want, you could also run more of an angle on the back binding.


Also, you can set your bindings opposite of what you normally do.  Goofy -> regular or regular -> Goofy
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/08/2010 at 9:24am
   Ride Timeless i will be sure to pass that info along to him as well as tell him to be careful bout the transforming board! thanks for that suggestion too somehow i overlooked an easy fix like that. must be withdrawal from boarding and all this heat
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