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  • #787017
    Bennett
    6 Posts

    has anyone noticed that the edges on the XV are really soft? i have used it 3 days so far and have done more damage to the edges than any of my +100 day burton or bataleon resort boards. my “ROCK” board is in better shape. 🙁

    Rossignol XV Magtek Split 163
    Whitegold DIY Split-Shaka 154
    Capita DIY Split-Charlie Slasher 162
    Spark R&D Magnetos
    Burton Tourists
    Verts
    MTN Approach w/ Spark Bindings Mod

    #786614
    Bennett
    6 Posts

    Just bought the 163 XV and am in love with it. it sets an edge like its on train tracks and charges over crud and chop with almost too much confidence. rode it at a resort for it’s fist day on snow and you need some serious legs to not let it take you for a ride. my comparable resort board is my custom x and it is a wet noodle compared to the XV. i wouldnt call the tail soft at all. the tail is stiff and the nose is stiffer. the reverse camber makes the tail feel a little more soft than it actually is on landings but any hard mogul sections require careful line selection.

    I’ll have some backcountry time on it this weekend and can get you some more useful insight

    Rossignol XV Magtek Split 163
    Whitegold DIY Split-Shaka 154
    Capita DIY Split-Charlie Slasher 162
    Spark R&D Magnetos
    Burton Tourists
    Verts
    MTN Approach w/ Spark Bindings Mod

    #786613
    Bennett
    6 Posts

    Well, I ended up getting a pair of Burton Tourists because my resort boots were shot and they will work in the mean time. I think the AT set-up may have to wait until next season. ended up booking a pricey catered, guided hut trip in January with some friends that I couldn’t pass up.

    If work is good to me this winter, I may still end up on an AT set-up this season. I wonder though, what the phantom crew is cooking up for the redesigned phantoms next year?

    It’s nice seeing some more feedback about the similarities to other boots and their drawbacks. I can see how the cuff lock on the heelside edge would be pretty stiff and a bumper would be very necessary.

    Rossignol XV Magtek Split 163
    Whitegold DIY Split-Shaka 154
    Capita DIY Split-Charlie Slasher 162
    Spark R&D Magnetos
    Burton Tourists
    Verts
    MTN Approach w/ Spark Bindings Mod

    #784227
    Bennett
    6 Posts

    I split my 2014 slasher too right out of the plastic. Not a fan of the flat profile on hard up tracks but what a fantastic ride in the deep stuff!

    Rossignol XV Magtek Split 163
    Whitegold DIY Split-Shaka 154
    Capita DIY Split-Charlie Slasher 162
    Spark R&D Magnetos
    Burton Tourists
    Verts
    MTN Approach w/ Spark Bindings Mod

    #784225
    Bennett
    6 Posts

    I use a whitegold Shaka for a splitboard. It is a “split ready” 3BT solid board that I cut in half before it even touched snow. As for touring it works well. Sometimes a little slippery on hard sidehill skin tracks but the camber makes for good snow contact when breaking trail.

    Rossignol XV Magtek Split 163
    Whitegold DIY Split-Shaka 154
    Capita DIY Split-Charlie Slasher 162
    Spark R&D Magnetos
    Burton Tourists
    Verts
    MTN Approach w/ Spark Bindings Mod

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