Lib Tech Company Info

2020

A proven slopestyle and pipe favorite the Hot Knife’s serrated Magne-Traction® provides confidence building contest winning edge hold on the iciest of days. The precise “snowboard optimized” C3 camber contour with its central positive curve improves carving and float in pow making this a precise poppy all mountain destroyer.

Art by Nick Russian

  • THE PERFECT TWIN CAMBERED SNOWBOARD
  • SLOPESTYLE AND PIPE DESTROYER
  • RUGGED SINTERED KNIFECUT BASE

TECHNOLOGY

Hot Knife Rider Scale
Hot Knife Construction
Lib Tech C3 Contour
Lib Tech Magne-Traction

2015 Hot Knife

AGGRESSIVE ALL TERRAIN TWIN FREESTYLE / FREERIDE.
$519.95 USD

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SHAPE True Twin
CONTOUR C3 BTX
SIZES 150, 153, 156, 156, 159, 159, 162
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Camber Dominance. The C3 Hot Knife is the best of both worlds for the aggressive rider. Featuring improved carving and edge hold, easy float in pow and catch-free freestyle freedom of Banana combined with the precise control, power pop, and stability of traditional 90’s camber. The Hot Knife’s all terrain freestyle / freeride shape, geometries, and smooth carving sidecut will kill it all over the mountain from the park, and pipe to the gnarliest backcountry lines. THE WORLD’S BEST CAMBER SNOWBOARD IS A BANANA!

Art by Nick Russian

AWARDS
2014 Snowboard Magazine – Platinum Pick

TECHNOLOGY

C3 BTX: CAMBER DOMINANT BANANA
Camber made better with the addition of mild Banana Tech rocker between your feet. Mild pressure between your feet for carving, edge grip, float in powder and our maximum tip and tail pressure for precise control, power stability and pop. The world’s best camber is a banana!

MTX .5: MAGNE-TRACTION .5
Seven points of focused edge control. Magne-Traction’s strategic serrations provide unreal edge hold and control in all conditions. Winner of over 30 Good Wood awards. Ridden to Olympic gold medals, Air and Style championships, King of Hill, X Games Street gold, Supernatural victory and Ted Borland’s backwoods jibs.
INGREDIENTS
COLUMBIAN GOLD / POWER A CORE
New! Fast growing farmed wood from south of the border. Ultra light, strong, long lively fibers.

TRI-AX / BI-AX FIBERGLASS COMBO
Perfect blend of Tri-Ax: 45° 45° 90° Fiber foundation torsion enhancing pop amplifier and Bi-Ax: 0° 90° Fiber foundation flexible pop magnifier.

CO-EX PBT TOP
Tough, Eco-sublimated compatible.

DOUBLE SINTERED UHMW SIDEWALLS
A Lib Tech innovation. Twice as sintered as any other sidewall. Tough, fast, hard, waterproof, handsome and light. NO TOXIC ABS!
POWER TRANSFER INTERNAL SIDEWALLS
The same futuristic power 90º pop technology from our world record setting skateboards and power transfer spines only this time we have placed it along the sidewall of your board to add board control to our sandwich construction. Stronger, more pop, and more control brought to you by our Woodshop!

CO-SINTERED BASE MATERIAL
Eco Sublimation compatible, fast, rugged, maximum wax retention.

ECO SUBLIMATION
Mervin’s unique water based graphic process. No toxic solvents or curtain coats used in manufacturing process. If a snowboard has a thick clear glossy on top it was really toxic to make. Lib Tech gives you an environmentally friendly alternative. NO TOXIC SOLVENT BASED INKS OR CLEAR COATS.

HANDCRAFTED IN THE USA NEAR CANADA!
BITCHIN’ BOARD BUILDERS We build snowboards. We build snowboards. No really… that is what we do. We don’t order them from China or anywhere else and send someone to go check and see how they turned out. We physically hand build them right here at home in the USA.

 

2014 Hot Knife

Lib Tech 2014 Hot Knife C3BTX Snowboard

Camber Dominant Aggressive All Terrain Freestyle
The Camber dominant C3 Hot Knife is the best of both worlds for the aggressive rider featuring the improved carving and edge hold, easy float in pow and catchfree freestyle freedom of Banana combined with the precise control, power pop, and stability of traditional 90’s camber. The Hot Knife’s all terrain freestyle / freeride shape, geometries, and smooth carving sidecut will kill it all over the mountain from the park, and pipe to the gnarliest backcountry lines. THE WORLD’S BEST CAMBER SNOWBOARD IS A BANANA!
Camber Type

C3 BTX: Camber Dominant Banana – Camber made better with the addition of mild Banana Tech rocker between your feet. Mild pressure between your feet for carving, edge grip, float in powder and our maximum tip and tail pressure for precise control, power stability and pop. The world’s best camber is a banana!
Feel

Feel Rating (1 Soft – 10 Stiff) – 6, All Mountain
Core

Columbian Gold Core – Fast growing farmed wood from south of the border. Ultra light, strong, long lively fibers.
Mervin cores milled right at our factory are made from select species of fast growing long fibered farmed eco timbers. Wood is nature’s fiberglass!

H-Pop Camel Core – Wood Alloy Core. Experimental new dead tree with the highest compression response ever used in a snowboard. It has half the glue weight and absorbs less resin weight. Another industry first for Lib Tech.
Sidewalls

Double Sintered UHMW Sidewalls – A Lib Tech innovation. Twice as sintered as any other sidewall. Tough, fast, hard, waterproof, handsome and light. NO TOXIC ABS!

Power Transfer Internal Sidewalls – The same futuristic power 90 degree pop technology from our world record setting skateboards and power transfer spines only this time we have placed it along the sidewall of your board to add board control to our sandwich construction. Stronger, more pop, and more control brought to you by our Woodshop!
Base

Sintered UHMW Base Material – Super tough base material that holds wax well due to its compression formed amorphous polymer structure. Super fast when waxed with Oneballjay.
Edges

MTX .5: Magne-Traction .5 – Seven points of focused edge control. Magne-Traction’s strategic serrations provide unreal edge hold and control in all conditions. Winner of over 30 Good Wood awards. Ridden to Olympic gold medals, Air and Style championships, King of Hill, X Games Street gold, Supernatural victory and Ted Borland’s backwoods jibs.
Top Sheet

Co-Ex PBT Top – Tough, Eco-sublimated compatible.
Additional Features / Laminates

Eco Sublimation – Mervin’s unique water based graphic process. No toxic solvents or curtain coats used in manufacturing process. If a snowboard has a thick clear glossy on top it was really toxic to make. Lib Tech gives you an environmentally friendly alternative. NO TOXIC SOLVENT BASED INKS OR CLEAR COATS.

Handcrafted in the USA near Canada! – BITCHIN’ BOARD BUILDERS We build snowboards. We build snowboards. No really… that is what we do. We don’t order them from China or anywhere else and send someone to go check and see how they turned out. We physically hand build them right here at home in the USA.

 

2013 Lib Tech Hot Knife

HOT KNIFE

C3 CAMBER DOMINANT BANANA

$519.95 USD

  • SHAPE: True Twin
  • CONTOUR: C3 BTX
  • SIZES: 153, 156, 159

Introducing the Limited Release: Hot Knife
THE WORLD’S BEST CAMBER SNOWBOARD IS A BANANA!

The Lib Tech experiMENTAL Division has applied modern (Banana Tech) snow- board theories to traditional camber designs advancing cambered snowboard design to new heights of performance. Macho snowboarding made easy… the Camber Dominant C3 Hot Knife is the best of both worlds for the aggressive rider, featuring the improved carving and edge hold on ice and hardpack, easy float in pow and catch-free freestyle freedom of Banana Tech combined with the end- to-end stability, pop, power and precise control of traditional ski camber designs from the 80’s and 90’s. The Hot Knife’s C3 combination of rocker and camber is built into a twin all terrain freestlye/freeride shape with a smooth carving sidecut that will kill it all over the mountain from the park, pipe to the backcountry lines.
Camber has gone Bananas!
BASES COME IN RANDOM ASSORTED COLORWAYS!