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  Thread Started By:   johinne   On:   Thursday 21/02/2013 @ 20:27 Show Newest First    
johinne
Posts: 8
Republic of Ireland
  #1  Board Suggestions  Posted 21/02/2013 @ 20:27
Hey all,

Looking for some help.

My girlfriend is in the market for a board at the moment. Pulling hair out though at the choice.

Budget is about £200 (Are we wasting our time?)

Boot size is a 6.5UK
Weight is 59 Kg

Big question would be, once the weight rating and boot size fit the bill is there a minimum height she shouldn't go below in relation to her height.?

Some that have caught her eye. If anyone had thoughts / advice / opinions on them it would be hugely appreciated.

http://www.absolute-snow.co.uk/V/Volkl_IMPRESS_SQD_Womens_Reverse_Camber_Snowboard_148cm_2011-(39172)



http://www.absolute-snow.co.uk/V/Forum_CRAFT_Womens_Snowboard_2nd_152cm_2010-(26837)

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Minion1980
Posts: 35
East Sussex
  #2  Re: Board Suggestions  Posted 21/02/2013 @ 20:45
Revision #1 (Last edited: 21/02/2013 @ 20:46)
In reply to post #1...
Hi,

I am 5'2" and about the same weight with a boot size of 7 and I bought this from AS for £199:

http://www.absolute-snow.co.uk/V/Forum_SUPERSTAR_Womens_Snowboard_148cm_WhiteYellow_2009-%2826904%29

Its a really good value snowboard with a sintered base and a nice flex though not too floppy to make it unstable when charging down pistes. I would recommend it. The ones you posted look pretty good too though and you're certainly not wasting your time. You didn't actually mention your girlfriends height?
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Niki O
Posts: 114
  #3  Re: Board Suggestions  Posted 21/02/2013 @ 21:01
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http://www.ss20.com/snowboarding-c2#c6:t64:page2

SS20 has just dropped 25% off most snowboard hardgoods
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bong69uk
Posts: 353
Midlothian
  #4  Re: Board Suggestions  Posted 21/02/2013 @ 23:07
In reply to post #3...
Blue tomato is also worth a look , I picked up at dc board from there last sesson for 180.
quick, go for it now...before your brain catches up with your balls!!
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tinfed85
Posts: 2
Hampshire
  #5  Re: Board Suggestions  Posted 23/02/2013 @ 21:09
In reply to post #1...
hi im simon and very green to all this so a few q's for u if u don't mind. im 5ft 8 and a half (68 1/2 inches). what size board would i need? and i would like to know my own board with learning so looking to buy straight away and wondering what an airtracks savage x is like? and would a budget board like this make any difference if i know no others?

would appreciate the input thanks very much, si.
bitchin'
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tinfed85
Posts: 2
Hampshire
  #6  Re: Board Suggestions  Posted 23/02/2013 @ 21:17
In reply to post #5...
also, im a size 10 shoe but my skates are a size 9 and a half what would the recommendations be for boot sizes? i don't have any shops local to try b4 i buy and would like opinions on these as well please, thanks. Si.
bitchin'
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