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    Posted: Jan/12/2013 at 6:25pm
Looking at getting an all mountain freestyle setup to ride at the various resorts around Banff, but also in the icy conditions back home in Australia. I'm 193cm(6'3"), 91kg(200lbs), have a size 12(US) Burton Rampant boot and run +15, -9 angles. I'd say that I'm an advanced intermediate and like to hit every natural feature along a run and butter in the flat sections. I don't go into the park very often and when I do it's mainly to hit jumps. Originally I wanted to get a 2013 Lib Tech TRS(159cm) with Union Atlas bindings, but I'm concerned about drag considering the waist width is only 25.3cm. Would I be better off with a NS Proto CTX (155cm) as it has a waist width of 26.1cm? Suggestions and advice very welcome!!
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  Quote 2zz Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/12/2013 at 9:57pm
I can't tell you from experience but here's my 2 cents:
Suggested waist width with your size should be around 258mm.
My buddy is close to your size with size 13 k2 boots on Union Contact Pros with Signal Park Rocker 154. The waist width on it is 246mm...from buttering to small features, groomers to pow, it's no problem for him. He's set at 12/-12.
So if you really like the Lib Tech, I'll say go for it. He rode my Sierrascope 152 and he loved it so much I sold it to him. Da ww on it is 252mm
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  Quote rook Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/14/2013 at 2:19pm
I would not go with anything narrower than 258mm.  I also have size 12 feet and I personally find 258 a bit on the narrow side.  I am much more comfortable at 260+mm, but then again thats just me.  (+15,-12 - 22ish inch stance). 
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  Quote 2zz Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jan/15/2013 at 1:56pm
I should also mention that my boy rides the out most set of holes on the Sierrascope and second to last on the Signal.
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