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