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Old    Boarder85 (fouroheight68)      Join Date: May 2006       10-13-2006, 8:49 PM Reply   
Since my 06 Absolute Platnium broke, I had to borrow a 138 substance from a friend, and I must say I really liked it! Granted, its not as light at my platnium and I definately felt the difference, but I had more pop and more speed than any previous board ive had (06 pure, 06 Parks and 06 'Solute Platty). I was very suprised with the speed and the kind of pop I was getting! anyone else ride this board? I have an 07 absolute platnium on its way, but now Im considering picking up the substance... too bad its so heavy!
Old    Steve Winn (scheersound)      Join Date: Feb 2003       10-13-2006, 9:14 PM Reply   
I have a 06 substance. It is heavy but has a soft landing for a 138. Ride it a couple more times and see what you really do/don't like.
Old    Josh B (joshugan)      Join Date: Apr 2005       10-13-2006, 11:14 PM Reply   
Uh oh, you better be careful fouroh, the CWB Is Everything police are going to get you for speaking such heresy.

The Substance is such an awesome board though.
Old    Boarder85 (fouroheight68)      Join Date: May 2006       10-13-2006, 11:50 PM Reply   
Dont get me wrong, I love my cwb, its really nimble, light, and great for just about any trick you want to throw at it. I was just suprised by the substance, thats all!
Old    Boarder85 (fouroheight68)      Join Date: May 2006       10-14-2006, 12:07 PM Reply   
Have you picked up an absolute platnium? Ride that for a season then pick up a substance, and youll say the same thing.
Old    Boarder85 (fouroheight68)      Join Date: May 2006       10-14-2006, 12:47 PM Reply   
exactly. Heavy, but I liked the feel.
Old    Jeff Baker (innov8)      Join Date: May 2005       10-14-2006, 12:51 PM Reply   
Ya its a nice shape,rides nice.
Old    Mike O'Callaghan (greenpinky)      Join Date: Apr 2004       10-14-2006, 3:24 PM Reply   
Got one. I love it - I don't think I'd ride another board, but I'd have to disagree with it landing soft. I think it lands real hard, compared to many other boards that I've ridden.

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