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Alexxx
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19/06/2019 9:30 pm  

Is the Slush Puppy the Burton version of the Slush Slasher?

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19/06/2019 10:03 pm  

Speaking of - I still should try one, but the slush slasher is a board where I don't understand how so many people love it. Specs-wise, it should ride like a piece of plywood that doesn't want to turn almost at all.


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20/06/2019 2:06 am  

Nah the SS is a directional twin. 

Speaking of - I still should try one, but the slush slasher is a board where I don't understand how so many people love it. Specs-wise, it should ride like a piece of plywood that doesn't want to turn almost at all.

Placebo is the real deal and most people don't know how to properly snowboard (carve) Novelty factor as well. If you never rode a directional board and that board got you into one than your prob going to stoked on the difference of no tail. IMO too many people are on a board that is trying to do too much when they should be on something more specialized but due to the internet (reviews, company descriptions, etc) people opt for the "normal board" as opposed to something that will work more with their style. 

The argument for online reviews killing the creativity of a board wall at your local shop that can't carry 123431225 boards. Also someone will buy something read about it on "Joe's fuckin' review website" lets say  they say it doesn't hold an edge well when it actually it does fine it was just a shit day in terms of weather or said reviewer was having a bad day. a person in this day and age (blame everything but themselves) will take a bail they will say "Fuck that guy was right on said review website" when it is more them than anything. 

People rather trust an opinion of someone they never met vs. someone that they are talking to in person


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20/06/2019 6:37 am  

Slush slasher is fun. It's cheap, colorful, soft, easy to slide around on, decent edge grip on crust when sideslipping and works in powder and corn. If you know what you are doing, carving it is a different experience from most boards, not great, but a change.

I don't care so much about the fish as a powder board anymore, with stuff like working stiff and moon buggy around. The fish with a stiff cambered tail had a versatility beyond flat powderboards, and while it was a great powderboard for it's time, I liked stuff like the cascade better.

A directional camber with fishstyle taper and an updated nose shape with some rocker would be fun, and the old fish sidecut to go along with the camber, maybe even stretch it out abit. The 3d nose could have some of the effect I'm after.

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20/06/2019 6:44 am  
Posted by: Spenser

Speaking of - I still should try one, but the slush slasher is a board where I don't understand how so many people love it. Specs-wise, it should ride like a piece of plywood that doesn't want to turn almost at all.

I rode one and IMO it rode exactly like you explained it should ride.


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20/06/2019 6:37 pm  
Posted by: Spenser

Speaking of - I still should try one, but the slush slasher is a board where I don't understand how so many people love it. Specs-wise, it should ride like a piece of plywood that doesn't want to turn almost at all.

it doesn't. its small and soft. if you are good enough to just relax while its on edge it rips around. the lack of size and crazy contact points means you can slide it around pretty easy. its genius design actually.  really stable in the crappy beat up slush too.


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20/06/2019 10:06 pm  

Exactly, and of course I know it can’t actually ride that way & remain so popular.

Sooo many people love them, it’s just hard to compute in my head, hence the need to try.

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21/06/2019 12:13 pm  

yeah i was surprised too. overall its too small with a skinny stance for me. if they made a bigger one that would be cool.


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29/06/2019 1:04 am  

Has anyone here compared the Burton One Hitter to the Skeleton Key? They seem fairly similar on paper, I would be interested to hear the ride differences

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30/06/2019 2:07 pm  

one hitter is gonna be more of all-terrain bruiser that can handle itself in pow, SK is more powder/tree oriented.

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30/06/2019 4:37 pm  

The Home town her0 VS one hitter struggle is going to be real in a month or 2....

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01/07/2019 4:56 am  
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The Home town her0 VS one hitter struggle is going to be real in a month or 2....

This is EZloungin. Both is the answer. 😛


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07/07/2019 12:15 pm  

anyone know if B has the Ion step on for wide feet in 20?


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07/07/2019 10:50 pm  
Posted by: anakin83

anyone know if B has the Ion step on for wide feet in 20?

Maybe in Asian-fit?

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08/07/2019 4:20 pm  

the Step-On version is slightly wider than the standard Ion, but probably not quite as wide as, say, the Ruler Wide.

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