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||7'2, 222 lbs
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|9/20/2010 4:18:53 PM
||http://www.amboardshop.com/smsu.html Bought it a while back. Need a jacket, pants, and bindings to match. Help? lol. I would also prefer buying from sierra if possible... =/
|9/20/2010 9:03:19 AM
||May be a dumb question, but I've been wondering - if I buy used union bindings, is the base plate still under lifetime warranty?
|9/18/2010 8:59:29 AM
||I'm thinking of waxing my own board with condition specific waxes for next season. Do you guys know what waxes are the best/fastest? And where to get them? Also which irons tend to be pretty good? Thanks!
|9/16/2010 9:36:29 AM
||I just found a cheap Smokin' Superpark, and even though I told myself I wouldn't go magnetraction this year, I guess I gave in... For those who don't know, I guess it's basically like a park pickle. Does anyone know of any good bindings that could go with them? I'm looking for something lightweight for park stuff, but without sacrificing the normality of turns... (eg. no contacts, please). I'm looking into the Forces, but it's confusing - what's the diff. between the normal ones, the MC, and the SL?
|9/13/2010 2:10:55 PM
||I've been using my park star for only a season now, but I work in Boston, and live in Cali, and I feel like the strain on my board is not so good, putting it in checked baggage/shipping it all the time, so I'm thinking of getting a new board specific to east coast conditions... Does anyone have any recommendations? (Bindings too...) I'm mainly gonna be a park rider over here, as the mountains I can visit closely aren't that big. But I don't want something that's gonna wash out over icy patches. I was thinking of getting a Ride Machete, since it's the snowboarder mag choice for best board, but I demo'd it a few times last year, and something about the slimewalls + rocker confused and killed me on icy patches... Anyone hear anything about the fastplant? Or how do sierra boards fare on the east coast?
|5/25/2010 8:43:49 AM
||My friend has told me there's snow in SF and the Sierras right now... I didn't really believe him, but then I read this http://mxp.blogs.cnn.com/2010/05/25/good-chance-of-storms-slight-chance-of-dancing/ =O
|5/11/2010 5:01:50 PM
||REPAINTED MY BINDINGS. Thank you to everyone for all the help. We'll see how well they hold up @ Mammoth in June, but for now they seem pretty sturdy - the paint doesn't chip off, even with light scratching. Steps I took: 1. Took apart bindings completely. 2. Spray painted each part individually, and let dry for 15 minutes. 3. Flipped and painted each part again. 4. Lightly rubbed the paint so excess flakes would come off (sanding was suggested, but I thought it would be too abrasive). 5. Repeated steps 2-4 two more times - just to make the coat even. 6. Applied clear gloss spray paint - polyurethane layer, I believe, to waterproof, and protect the paint from chipping off while riding. Paints Used: White: Krylon Fusion for Plastics (White Gloss color) Gold: Krylon Premium 18kt Gold Plate Metallic Paint Post-paint layer: Krylon Acrylic Crystal Clear Gloss Observations: The gold krylon premium paint worked REALLY well on leather - even if I bend it, it doesn't seem to crack. Though some parts chipped off, I think it's just because my binding is old, and the leather itself is breaking. But we'll see! ORIGINAL: FINAL: Looks pretty legit, yeah?
|5/8/2010 9:35:53 PM
||Does anyone know if there's anywhere on the east where I could snowboard ... now? Sorta really itching... Heading to mammoth back home in a few weeks, but I don't know if I can wait that long. =/
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