or Connect
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Mountain Board for 80 bucks

post #1 of 16
Thread Starter 

Turfboard All-Terrain Mountain Board - Vendor Liquidation!

 

41a%2BxYt8gAL._SL500_AA300_.jpg

Was $650?

Now $49.99

 

Shipping is $34.00

 

I ordered one for kicks.  At that price how bad can I regret it?

 

Fair warning, the review says it doesn't work well with standard bindings.  I was actually planning on not using bindings and riding it more like a skateboard, maybe even bolting a wider deck on top of it.  Feet bolted to a board while careening down steep rocky terrain sounds a bit sketchy to me.  I don't mind an occasional scorpion plant on snow, but think I'll pass on risking one on gravel..


Edited by crgildart - 7/25/11 at 10:21am
post #2 of 16

Well .... if it kills you, you won't be around to have any regrets and your estate will be $600 richer than if you had bought this at full price.

post #3 of 16
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheRusty View Post

Well .... if it kills you, you won't be around to have any regrets and your estate will be $600 richer than if you had bought this at full price.


Odds of that aren't too bad looking at it.  The better mountain boards I've seen have much wider trucks/wheelbase.  It looks like a design disaster, but for 80 bucks after shipping I'll play around with it some for kicks.  One of these days we'll need to hook up for some turns THERusty.  I get south of you (Wintergreen) and north of you (Blue Knob) every year. Rumor is that the BK crowd will try to meet at Timberline this February if we can find a suitable cabin to rent up on the mountain there.

 

Cheers!

 

post #4 of 16

I'm kind of stuck at The Tail in the winter. With the day job keeping me busy during the week and teaching all weekend, I don't get to the other local resorts. I can fix you up with free skiing at Whitetail though.

post #5 of 16
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheRusty View Post

I'm kind of stuck at The Tail in the winter. With the day job keeping me busy during the week and teaching all weekend, I don't get to the other local resorts. I can fix you up with free skiing at Whitetail though.



I'd like that someday.. just can't be sure when. I usually don't do over 4 hours away without some plan to stay before or after.  Eventually we'll connect though I suspect.  I might get up that way on business or family stuff and I'll look you up if that happens.

post #6 of 16
Thread Starter 

It's here.  It is HUGE!!!  58" and probably 40 pounds.  What a freakin' tank

post #7 of 16

VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!! VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!!VIDEO review!! 

post #8 of 16
Thread Starter 

Waiting on grip tape.  Still leaning towards no bindings, but I would like to have sky hooks.  Nobody has any right now so I might make something instead.  Skater'sCafe peeps also want to see some video so I'll likely bring the flip when I find a suitable grassy knoll to execute my demise. The cemetery up the street looks appropriaterolleyes.gif.   I'll also include photos of any stitches and hospital bills. 

post #9 of 16

I know I ought to say : break a leg, but I think that's a given. I'll say good luck and read the fine print in your insurance instead.

post #10 of 16

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkKcur3TTVI&feature=related

 

Great concrete versus mountainboard sketchness --  just sayin'.  If you can ride that well without bindings it would be pretty cool though.  Hard wheels on smooth concrete feel a lot like powder, maybe the mountainboard on long grass can do the same???

post #11 of 16

Ride lifts at Bryce Mt.

post #12 of 16
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by telerod15 View Post

Ride lifts at Bryce Mt.



So I take a Tuesday or Thursday off work during the busiest time of company year while they are also laying 10,000 people off to drive four hours, maim myself in front of dozens of camera wielding youtube posting teenagers, then limp back to the car and drive four hours home .... probably find to out that I've also been laid off since I wasn't around when the boss called.  Great planrolleyes.gif

 

Actually, it would be fun to try it out on a nice long green or easy blue run.  But, not worth the drive... yet.  I honestly haven't spied a nice wide open grade with a safe run out around here yet.  Most hills around here are either paved, full of trees and brush, or end in creek beds, ponds, or busy roads.

 

My church owns some property where we're planning to build new facilities.  I believe there may be some suitable terrain up there and I won't be trespassing.  I'll try to get over there and take a closer look this weekend.

post #13 of 16
Thread Starter 

Lift rides would have been nice today.  Went out after work just to christen this thing.  Christened it in sweat dripping from my chest, 98 in the shade and high humiditydrool.gifspit.gif

 

No bindings at all yet.  Plastic hooks or web straps might be added sometime in the future.

 

 

No geezers were harmed in the making of this film..cool.gif

 

One more time!  Needs music, imagine "Whacky Sax" playing along in the background OK?

 


Edited by crgildart - 8/8/11 at 3:13pm
post #14 of 16

Machine against Grumpy Teen!

 

 

If impatient jump to 2:10
post #15 of 16

Is there a hand brake???

post #16 of 16

I saw a used one for sale in my town it looked like lots of fun, it was sold for $ 50.00

New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav: