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Old    Marc (wake_pirate)      Join Date: Mar 2007       11-28-2007, 11:21 PM Reply   
Is this really gonna happen? If so, does anyone know if these CT boots are any lighter than the LF Shanes?
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Old    Andy Nintzel (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       11-29-2007, 6:34 AM Reply   
That is really going to happen, The boots are super light, however being that I have never touched a pair of shanes I have no Idea which is lights.
Old    looser (charman)      Join Date: Aug 2006       11-29-2007, 8:39 AM Reply   
if nothing else, that looks so tight.
Old    J Jakober (jjakober)      Join Date: Apr 2002       11-29-2007, 8:51 AM Reply   
Yes it is going to happen. The board is done and the boots are coming along. They are still tweaking them to make sure they are the best closed toe boot out there. The boots will be light, but not at the expense of durability.
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       11-29-2007, 8:57 AM Reply   
are those dimples in the liner?
Old    Shawn Hammond (eargasm)      Join Date: May 2007       11-29-2007, 9:05 AM Reply   
Hey Marc, if u have time go to OFF-AXIS on Auburn-Folsom rd. talk to Shon. He has a 2008 Obrien catalog u can drool over.Watch out pages might be sticky still from me.
Old    J Jakober (jjakober)      Join Date: Apr 2002       11-29-2007, 9:19 AM Reply   
Nacho,

The dimples are actually holes that go all the way through the liner. It helps them dry out much quicker then the competitions boots. No stinky boots!!
Old    Ian Udell (iudell)      Join Date: Jan 2005       11-30-2007, 9:15 AM Reply   
I put my foot in a pair of the prototypes at Expo and all I can say is that they were definitely the most comfortable close-toes I have ever felt...And that was the pre-production pair! I can't wait until they come in.
Old    J Jakober (jjakober)      Join Date: Apr 2002       11-30-2007, 9:27 AM Reply   
Hay Ian,

What's up man? I'm just getting geared up for the snow season up here. How are things in Texas?

Yes the Natural boots rock!!

Later,
jjakober
Old    Robert A. Rodriguez (robertr720)      Join Date: Aug 2007       11-30-2007, 10:06 AM Reply   
what up Ian. How is the ankle doing? Hope you are gonna be good to ride by next season man. We should get together and have a few beers next time you aren't buried in a textbook. Glad the semester is almost over eh!
Old     (digger_004)      Join Date: Sep 2006       11-30-2007, 7:08 PM Reply   
Nice plug Shawn, your doing a good job, lol
Old    Cliff Griffin (seattle)      Join Date: Mar 2002       12-01-2007, 10:07 AM Reply   
Can't wait to get a set on the new Vahalla this year.
Old     (digger_004)      Join Date: Sep 2006       12-01-2007, 10:59 AM Reply   
It's all about the Natural. Best board ever & with the new bindings, it's even better.
Old    Marc (wake_pirate)      Join Date: Mar 2007       12-01-2007, 12:05 PM Reply   
Yeah, looking to sell my o7 Shanes & get something else thats lighter. Maybe a new Natural or another Player too.
Old    Gene Williams (gene3x)      Join Date: Apr 2005       12-01-2007, 1:29 PM Reply   
I actually like the Cartel much much better than the Natural but Obrien definately has stepped it up in the boot arena.
Old    J Jakober (jjakober)      Join Date: Apr 2002       12-02-2007, 3:27 PM Reply   
Coda/Cartel or Natural, either way, both great boards, just depends on what you are looking for.

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