Forums Splitboards Weston Snowboards – Beetle Kill Viewing 7 posts - 1 through 7 (of 7 total) Author Posts December 3, 2012 at 7:30 pm #577734 HikeforTurns 1113 Posts Just spreading the word on another Colorado startup. These guys are using a combo beetle kill pine/poplar core. :thumpsup: http://www.westonsnowboards.com/board_beetle.html http://www.vaildaily.com/article/20121202/NEWS/121209954/1078&ParentProfile=1062 Sounds like they will have splits soon – “- We have an incredible splitty. Rocker under front foot, camber under back. Beetle kill pine and poplar core, maple top sheet. You’re gonna love it!” Hopefully they will make some longer sticks too. Currently topping out at 161. :scratch: December 3, 2012 at 7:45 pm #662458 websherpa 34 Posts Curious if they have a process for killing larvae. A friend got his “home” remodeled with beetle kill and he said he could hear the beetles eating when things were especially quiet. December 3, 2012 at 8:29 pm #662459 HikeforTurns 1113 Posts I think your buddy needs to cut back on bong usage! December 4, 2012 at 12:42 am #662460 Taft 287 Posts @hikeforturns wrote: I think your buddy needs to cut back on bong usage! gold jerry, gold. 😆 December 4, 2012 at 12:56 am #662461 websherpa 34 Posts @hikeforturns wrote: I think your buddy needs to cut back on bong usage! Yeah could be that too. He said it kept him up at night. Bed posts were made out of the beetle kill. December 4, 2012 at 2:09 am #662462 Taft 287 Posts it is wikipedia so take for what its worth. but there is a lot of info here if your interested. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_pine_beetle December 4, 2012 at 2:59 am #662463 fustercluck 668 Posts I used to work for a log furniture company in CO, and beetle kill pine made for some beautiful furniture. Not sure if I’d want pine as part of my core, but maybe they found a way to make it work. Viewing 7 posts - 1 through 7 (of 7 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.