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  Quote xxblondiee Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: DC FOCUS PM 2013- Anyone got an idea-
    Posted: Jun/14/2013 at 12:51pm
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/181141114443?var=480237568446

Looking to buy the boyfriend a new board for his birthday.. His favourite colours orange and he's been banging on about getting a DC board for too long now aha.

(I did see the screaming squirrel orange board.. but not a fan myself...)

Can anyone tell me is this board would be any good for him? He's 5ft 11 and around 9 1/2 stone (yes, he's a skinny boy)

He's not interested in throwing out spins and flips.. He'll go over a few jumps but nothing fancy.. he just likes going down the mountain as fast as he can really.

Any help would be appreciated,
Thanks :)
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  Quote rye Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jun/14/2013 at 1:00pm
But if he likes it, wouldn't you get it anyway? 
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  Quote xxblondiee Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jun/14/2013 at 1:08pm
not if it wasn't the right thing for him nope... wouldn't buy a short surfboard for a beginner.
Just checking his height and weight matches the board and if the actual quality of a DC board is up to scratch.
One of my friends who used to work in two seasons said DC aren't the best.. but that may just be his opinion...
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  Quote Alkasquawlik Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jun/14/2013 at 1:20pm
What does "9 1/2 stone" equate to in pounds?

I googled searched it, and from what I understand, it's roughly 14 pounds = 1 stone?
So that would mean he weighs roughly 135-140ish pounds?

If so, that 153 would be a decent board for him. Not too big where it's pushing him around, but it'll still be long enough for him to hit higher speeds without having that chatter.
I wouldn't worry too much about DC boards. I've heard some negative things as well from them (just like any manufacturer), but I have some friends that really enjoy theirs. I'm sure he'll be happy on it, especially if the graphics are up his alley and the fact that you bought it for him.

If I was going to be super picky, I'd ideally put him on a 155 due to his height, but the difference will be negligible and the board will be fine for him, especially since he doesn't weigh that much. I doubt he'd be able to tell the difference between a 153 and 155 anyway.
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  Quote xxblondiee Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jun/14/2013 at 1:29pm
Originally posted by Alkasquawlik



What does "9 1/2 stone" equate to in pounds?
I googled searched it, and from what I understand, it's roughly 14 pounds = 1 stone?
So that would mean he weighs roughly 135-140ish pounds?
If so, that 153 would be a decent board for him. Not too big where it's pushing him around, but it'll still be long enough for him to hit higher speeds without having that chatter.
I wouldn't worry too much about DC boards. I've heard some negative things as well from them (just like any manufacturer), but I have some friends that really enjoy theirs. I'm sure he'll be happy on it, especially if the graphics are up his alley and the fact that you bought it for him.
If I was going to be super picky, I'd ideally put him on a 155 due to his height, but the difference will be negligible and the board will be fine for him, especially since he doesn't weigh that much. I doubt he'd be able to tell the difference between a 153 and 155 anyway.



Thanks for the help :)
I'm pretty sure you got the 9 1/2 right too :)
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  Quote sideways99 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jun/14/2013 at 1:41pm
^ Sounds like your boyfriend needs to eat a few cheezburgers.  Wink
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  Quote xxblondiee Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jun/14/2013 at 1:46pm
Originally posted by sideways99

^ Sounds like your boyfriend needs to eat a few cheezburgers.  Wink


This is why I wrote '(yes, he's a skinny boy)' because I knew someone would comment on it.
Fast metabalisum.. sadly, all his domino's pizzas will catch him up later in life.

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About the snowboard...
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  Quote julius77 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jun/17/2013 at 8:14am
^What the crap is that? If your Boyfriend is 5'11 and likes to charge, a longer board may better suit him, even if he's skinny. He doesn't seem like he's into park and spins, so something in the 157-159 range may be better suited to his riding style.
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  Quote xxblondiee Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jun/19/2013 at 1:26am
Originally posted by julius77

^What the crap is that? If your Boyfriend is 5'11 and likes to charge, a longer board may better suit him, even if he's skinny. He doesn't seem like he's into park and spins, so something in the 157-159 range may be better suited to his riding style.


I don't know how to report spam haha.

So a longer board is better for him?
Thanks, I'll keep an eye out :)
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  Quote Von44 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jun/19/2013 at 2:06am
Originally posted by xxblondiee

Originally posted by julius77

^What the crap is that? If your Boyfriend is 5'11 and likes to charge, a longer board may better suit him, even if he's skinny. He doesn't seem like he's into park and spins, so something in the 157-159 range may be better suited to his riding style.


I don't know how to report spam haha.

So a longer board is better for him?
Thanks, I'll keep an eye out :)
I agree. If he likes to charge the mountain then a longer board would be better.
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  Quote 2zz Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/24/2013 at 6:57pm
Stick to around 153. My buddy is about 145lbs on a 154 and wishes to downsize to a 152. His riding style is the same as your bf. Too big of a board will feel like just going along for a ride, not actually riding.

Don't worry about the bad reviews on DC. Doesn't sound like your bf's riding style will do enough to damage it in anyway.
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