Igneous Swallowtail 147 Snowboard Review 2019-2020

Description

TESTER: Max Raymer

BOARD: Igneous Swallowtail 147

TEST YEAR:   2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  7

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: the shape

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: needs more sidecut

OVERALL COMMENTS: even though it’s short it needs more sidecut to rip tight turns. the board and tail are so short the tail is already super nimble.

BOARD STYLE: POWDER BOARD      

CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK  ICE  POWDER

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  7

SHAPE COMMENT: AT THING OF BEAUTY

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS: 

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   7

FLEX COMMENT:  JUST RIGHT

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  a little softer but it ripped. small boards are way more fun in what we were ripping, chunder and pow. its easy to maneuver and still floats mellow in pow. you just need the right flex that is playful enough.

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

STABILITY COMMENT: PRETTY GOOD

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: short but camber makes the stable world spin

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  6

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: PRETTY DARN FUN

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: 

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:  7

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EASY TO STAY UP

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: 

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

GRAPHICS COMMENT: AESTHETIC AND INSPIRING

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: the simple wood top sheet is gold

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