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  Quote kirch79 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: I need a Board!!
    Posted: Dec/29/2012 at 11:36pm
Hey guys my Name is Alex and I have been boarding for a while. I am 6'4" 260 lbs. I have struggled in the past to find a board that is large enough for me. I have ridden boards at lengths of 163 and 165 and have found that they are both unstable at high speeds and are very squirly while making hard cuts on hard packed powder on most of the southern California parks such as Bear Mountain and Summit. I need a board that is long enough and will be stable for a guy my size. So basically I am looking for an all mountain board in a camber style that will support my big frame. Not sure what to do? Comments with specifcs will be helpful.
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  Quote JBburton 18 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/30/2012 at 12:49am
try looking into a lib tech skunk ape maybe.  not traditional camber, but its got mtx and the camber sections on c2 already feel pretty damn stable in my opinion.  they also got the birdman if you wanna try a reverse camber profile.  check em out.

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  Quote Lux Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/30/2012 at 5:18am
Arbor makes two boards for the biggest of riders:

The Roundhouse CX is a wide board for big-foot, heavyweight riders that do it all-mountain. It is a traditional camber profile and slightly directional. Essentially, it's the Element (which is what I ride) but beefed up to support larger riders. The 167 cm model is rated for 69-105+ kg. http://www.arborcollective.com/snow/boards/view/40/roundhouse-cx

The A-Frame is the board for big mountain freeriders; very stiff and extremely fast. Bear in mind though that it is a normal waist width board, not a wide; so check to see if the waist is wide enough for your feet. The 170 cm model supports 65-103+ kg. http://www.arborcollective.com/snow/boards/view/35/a-frame
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  Quote shwazy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/30/2012 at 5:52am
look at glissadesnowboards.com

they make a line of really big boards
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  Quote Timmay_650 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/30/2012 at 9:16am
What boards have you tried? that makes a difference to what boards i will recommend. If you were riding a Burton Process or a softer board or If you were on a Burton Custom X. I will recommend a lot different board.   
Bc you might be able to solve your problem with a stiffer board and not longer. 
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  Quote kirch79 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/30/2012 at 6:40pm
I have been riding an old 163 Option Supercharger mostly, so if you could help me out from there that would be great.
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  Quote Timmay_650 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/31/2012 at 12:02pm
The two boards that come to my mind is a burton custom they make a 169W, i think this year is only flying V but older models you could find a cambered probably. 
Then there is a Jones flagship 168w. I think both boards would work for you.
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  Quote vicente Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Dec/31/2012 at 9:34pm
I have a 167 trs from 08/09 that's cambered i'm looking for 125 plus shipping if you're interested.
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  Quote fj5 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/01/2013 at 8:01am
What's your boot size?  I have a feeling you'd definitely want a wide model being 6'4".  Also, do you mostly ride resort groomers or more so POW?  If the latter, you'd probably want to go even longer than recommended and shape might make a difference as well, ie. rocker would provide you with better float.  Best of luck with the hunt, I'll keep my eye out for deals.

^vicente's might just be what you need.
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  Quote AJD13 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/01/2013 at 9:23am
okay im disapointed that i am no longer the trusnow Sasquatch... we have found someone who is bigger than me. but non the less I ride a 166 alibi sicter (its an off brand from Zumiez.) i think it does pretty well, im on the ice coast and it holds nice. Its got that camber profile your looking for, and its stiff as a rail, although i must say i am 225 and i can flex it out pretty easy in the right situations. I think it might work for you on the flex scale id give it a 7.
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  Quote kirch79 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/02/2013 at 12:15am
What condition is the board in, and what size and model is it?
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  Quote fj5 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/02/2013 at 12:43am
Originally posted by kirch79

What condition is the board in, and what size and model is it?

You received a lot of great replies from various members.  Perhaps you should address who you're asking?  I assume it's vicente since he is the only one with an offer right now but from what I can read, he already listed the size and model.

Originally posted by vicente

I have a 167 trs from 08/09 that's cambered i'm looking for 125 plus shipping if you're interested.

ie. 2009 Lib Tech TRS (167)

Maybe PM him so he can send you pictures?
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  Quote 2zz Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/08/2013 at 8:51am
That lib tech trs will be great. Is going to be an upgrade compare to your option say the least.Get it before is gone.
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