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GNU Metal Gnuru EC2 BTX Snowboard 2016

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Product Info

Get with the metal heads, the honchos of hesh, and rip with the best on the GNU Metal Gnuru EC2 BTX Snowboard. The Metal Gnuru is loaded with freestyle performance but won't slack in the powder or freeriding late spring groomers. With Magne-Traction™ on your toe and heel side edges you can rest-assured euro-carves are still in play when the snow turns from hardpack to ice. A Guru of snowboarding like yourself respects the mountains you ride on, so you'll feel good about the ECO-Unreal Construction -- manufacturing snowboards in a high-quality, eco-conscious and sustainable way.

Product Details

Rocker Type

EC2 BTXMade for easy riding, EC2 BTX places rocker between your feet combined with mellow elliptical cambers out to the contact points. This is the perfect rocker profile if you want to slay everything!

Flex

Flex Rating: 5 - 6 (1 Soft - 10 Stiff)A medium to medium-stiff flex ideal for a wide variety of conditions, from groomed runs to powder.

Shape

True TwinA true twin snowboard shape is ideal for riders who want to ride switch or play in the park. The nose and tail are identical and the flex is evenly distributed throughout the entirety of the board. True twins are perfectly symmetrical.

Core

Miraculous AspenThe strong, powerful center beam of all Gnu cores.

Powerful Golden POP-larThis light, lively wood reduces the snowboards weight while adding a crisp pop.

FSC Certified Wood CoresFSC certification ensures that products come from responsibly managed forests that provide environmental, social and economic benefits.

Laminates

Bi ax / Tri axThis is a glass and fiber reinforcement combination to give the snowboard a long life and plenty of pop.

Sidewalls

UHMW Sintered SidewallsUltra High Molecular Weight exterior sidewalls made from soy-based elastomer are laminated to five internal wood layers for totally bombproof sidewalls.

Birch Internal Sidewalls

UHMW Tip and Tail Impact Protection

Base

Eco-Sublimation Co-Extruded BaseEasy to maintain, durable, and fast base material.

Die-cut BaseBase color displayed may not be available. Base colors may vary.

Edges

Magne-Traction™Strategically located serrations on your edges that create confidence building, fatigue-reducing, edge hold all over the mountain especially on hardpack and ice.

Topsheet

Eco-Sublimation PBT TopsheetThis is a unique water-based graphic process that uses no toxic solvents or curtain coats in the manufacturing process. In exchange, you have a durable, classy looking top sheet that was made environmentally-friendly.

Graphics

Art by Adam Freidman

Additional Features

Eco-Unreal ConstructionGnu environmentally minded construction, principles and applied science has been combined together to deliver hand-built USA made snowboards in a sustainable and less environmentally harmful way than other snowboards on the market.

Binding Compatibility

2 x 4 Insert Pattern

Specs

  • Terrain: All-Mountain, Freeride, Freestyle More 
  • Ability Level: Intermediate-Advanced More 
  • Rocker Type: Camber/Rocker/Camber More 
  • Shape: Asymmetrical, True Twin
  • Flex Rating: Medium More 
  • Core/Laminates: Wood
  • Edge Tech: Magne-Traction
  • Warranty: 1 Year
  • Made in the USA: Yes
Size (cm) 152 155 155MW 158 158MW 162
Effective Edge (mm) 1130 1160 1160 1190 1190 1220
Tip Width (mm) 292 295 302 298 303 300
Waist Width (mm) 251 253 260 255 260 258
Tail Width (mm) 292 295 302 298 303 300
Sidecut Radius (m) 8.2 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.4 8.5
Stance Setback (in) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stance Range (in) 20 - 25 20 - 25 20 - 25 20 - 25 20 - 25 20 - 25
Rider Weight (lbs) 130-210 135-220 135-220 140-230 140-230 145-240
Width Regular Regular Regular Regular Mid-Wide Regular

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