MtnLocal 158? 158 Snowboard Review 2018-2019
TESTER: Rob Kingwill
BOARD: MtnLocal 158? 158
OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM 1 TO 7: 6
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: How damp and solid it rides
WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: It is a bit heavy, but built for speed!
OVERALL COMMENTS: I was blown away how well this board handled. I was skeptical because of the laminated construction and no profiling of the core, but I found it to be a sweet carver on hardpack and super damp. The tail seemed a bit stiff/ planky. Overall a sweet ride.
RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7: RADICAL
SHAPE COMMENT: AT THING OF BEAUTY
ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:
RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7: 5
FLEX COMMENT: TOO STIFF
ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT: A little stiff in the tail.
RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7: RADICAL
STABILITY COMMENT: ROCK SOLID- AS GOOD AS IT GETS
ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: So damp and smooth.
RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7: OK
COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:
ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: Hard to flex the tail for a proper ollie.
RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7: 5
COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: OK
ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: A little softer and I would have been able to get the nose up a bit more.
RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7: RADICAL
GRAPHICS COMMENT: AESTHETIC AND INSPIRING
ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Absolutely beautiful hand done finish!
ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO SAY: This board is unique and super sweet for railing carves, which is what it was designed for.