Neversummer Big Gun 169 Snowboard Review 2018-2019- Rated Radical!

Description

TESTER: Eric Odlin

BOARD: Neversummer Big Gun 169

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 10:  Radical (10)

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Very nimble freeride board! Made to rip the whole mountain on big days.

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Not much. I would take the waist down a smidge, but its a good deck.

OVERALL COMMENTS: This will be a part of my own quiver someday soon. It is a big board that rips like a smaller board. Keep it on the ground or get freestylie, it loves it.

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  RADICAL

SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  A tapered gun for ripping the deep.

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   6

FLEX COMMENT:  JUST RIGHT

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  NS board have gotten lighter and poppy over the years. And I love damp boards that soak up some energy for me.

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS:   6

STABILITY COMMENT: PRETTY GOOD

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: People ether love or hate the hybrid camber. I love it! Even if you get the occasional random washout, its made up for in FUN!

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  RADICAL

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  Very light for a 169! I all-mtn-freestyled this puppy in the JH backcountry and I was great!

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:    5

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EFFORTLESSLY FLOATY

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: Big nose, healthy taper, wide, set back a few, NS’s sweet camber profile. F.l.o.a.t.y!

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  OK

GRAPHICS COMMENT: OK

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Its awwite. It kind of manly, but I don’t love the swooshy base graphic.

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO SAY: Yep, this board rips and I want one. Sidenote: I’ve ridden this in Coppers superpipe, and it worked!

TEST YEAR:   2018/19 SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

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