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  Quote nifeblade Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Need a light park board that doesn't catch edges
    Posted: Jan/10/2013 at 1:11am
i am 6'1 178 lbs. Any suggestions on a park board that wont break my bank? (older models are fine too).Also what size would u guys recommend? thanks
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  Quote Muse25 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/10/2013 at 4:48am
Have you checked out the burton hero? They have a past model here for a really good price.
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  Quote goalieman24 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/10/2013 at 5:56am
You catch edges, it's not the boards fault...
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  Quote Oinker Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/10/2013 at 6:02am
Originally posted by goalieman24

You catch edges, it's not the boards fault...
LOL! That's a fact jack!!! Unless you ride a super crazy rockered up deck. Other wise as you said, it's in the riding not the board that is an edge catcher.
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  Quote Piranha Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/10/2013 at 6:43am
some more info, like where you ride, might help.  Like, if it's ice coast, you might wanna go the lib/gnu magnatraction route.  Some of the tech that doesn't catch edges can also wash out more on ice

I'm exactly your height and weight.  was riding a 154 for the first time a couple days ago and it seemed too small.  I don't think I'll be wanting to go under a 157 from now on.


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  Quote bdanross Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/10/2013 at 7:03am
i would also recommend the hero. its fairly cheap and i had the 2010 model. i heard the newer ones have more pop but that was a really good board until i broke it being stupid. 
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  Quote CassinoNorth Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/10/2013 at 4:29pm
Get a Signal Park rocker or Stepchild Jibstick and detune the crap out of it...if you catch edges on those things I'll be impressed.
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  Quote sixpoint Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/11/2013 at 2:58am
detune basically any board nife   80 % rider  20% board
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  Quote keljai Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/11/2013 at 3:35am

like others are saying, its you, not th board. Detuning the edges meaning removing the contact points from a sharp edge basically fyi

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  Quote 2zz Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/12/2013 at 9:06am
You know they make catch free rockers now...just teasing.
You need practice.
If you want catch free, you want the extremes, Signal Park Rocker or Bataleons.
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  Quote Soft Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/13/2013 at 2:48am
It is the rider, not the board. But some tech, might be able to make is easier to stabilize the board, if you catch a edge. I read about it a couple of days ago, but can't seem to find it now.
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