Slideshow ???? 162 Snowboard Review 2018-2019

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TESTER: Ian Haney

BOARD: Slideshow ???? 162

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  4

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Carving and how well it holds a line across fallline

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Long reverse sidecut in the nose is noticeable when carving, needs to be driven off the back foot

OVERALL COMMENTS: Fun board to carve on when you find the right balance. It’s ability to track smoothly across fall line and set up for turns was great. Awesome heelside edge hold

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  5

SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  Fun pointy nose into a modified diamond type tail.

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   OK

FLEX COMMENT:  WAY TOO STIFF

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  Very stiff, could be a bit more forgiving

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:   OK

STABILITY COMMENT: OK

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: Damping additions would help in rougher conditions

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  3

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  Pops ok, super stiff tail

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:  OK

GRAPHICS COMMENT: OK

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Like seeing a raw core and guts of a board, needs to be done very cleanly though. “Graphics” bled

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO SAY: Fun board for railing on groomers. Just need some finess on your body position to really find the comfort zone

TEST YEAR:   2018/19 SNOWBOARD REVIEWS
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