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Spenser
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US has made very few boards with a radius over 8, the Orbit being the only one I can think of, and not by much. Even the biggest Cadet is only 7.8

And I don’t think that’s a partial offering, pretty sure we figured out this is all they are currently doing, but working on coming back later with more.


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Posted by: @spenser

pretty sure we figured out this is all they are currently doing,

Some times less is more. I'd rather have a company like US only roll with 3 models and stay in business than make more and have poor sell through and have it be a burden to their business. 


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100%

This is why we love brands like Korua, Fullbag, Stranda, Cardiff, etc...

even as a “poor” person by government numbers, I’m willing to pay some dollars for those brands. Just paid for my Stranda cheater, admit I got a deal, and it was still the most I’ve ever paid for a board.


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Posted by: @spenser

100%

This is why we love brands like Korua, Fullbag, Stranda, Cardiff, etc...

even as a “poor” person by government numbers, I’m willing to pay some dollars for those brands. Just paid for my Stranda cheater, admit I got a deal, and it was still the most I’ve ever paid for a board.

Supporting the swedes! 🙂

Think Fullbag is no more?


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Doubt it, but not sure what the future holds, haven’t talked to Mig in a while..


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Damn. They only had 3 boards in a 2022 Japanese catalog, but I assumed it was either a partial release or small distribution in Japan. Looks like they had to dial things back significantly.

I have a feeling they had some issues adjusting to post-COVID world. MSRP on their boards went up 20-30% from 2020 to 2021 model years.

Glad they're still around, although none of their shapes now interest me.

I was considering selling my Orbit-- DOPE ass board, but it's a Porsche and I probably need a Lexus at this point in my life --but maybe I'll hold onto it for a bit.


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cool, shop in town will be carrying their boards

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