Igneous Swallowtail- Silkwood 157 Snowboard Review 2018-2019

Description

TESTER: Max Holzman

BOARD: Igneous Swallowtail- Silkwood 157

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  4

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: good looking simple wood topsheet, really nice deep aggressive swallowtail

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: the tip just seemed to bounce around the rest of the board was decent but the tip seemed a little soft

OVERALL COMMENTS: ok, but not my favorite, I was riding it on hardpack so it was not the most ideal condition for this board. I’m sure it would be pretty sick in deep snow.

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  OK

SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  nice shape, just not a great all conditions ride

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   OK

FLEX COMMENT:  TOO SOFT

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  tip was to floppy for me

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:   OK

STABILITY COMMENT: OK

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: stable but is more suited for deep snow, not hardpack.

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  OK

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  indifferent, neither good or bad

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:   

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW:

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW:

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  5

GRAPHICS COMMENT: I’M FEELING IT

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: super plain, and the logo was taped on so, who know what they are thinking with graphics, probbaly shopuld see a better logo application

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO SAY: most likely good in pow, not so hot on groomers

TEST YEAR:   2018/19 SNOWBOARD REVIEWS
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