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Burton Con Artist 2018 Snowboard Review

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Riding Style Alternative Freeride
Riding Level Advanced - Expert
Fits Boot size (US) 8-10, 10-12
Manufactured in Vermont at Burton
Shape Tapered Directional
Camber Profile Directional Camber
Stance Setback over 20mm
Approx. Weight Feels Normal
Split No
Powder Good
Base Glide
Carving Great
Speed Good
Uneven Terrain Excellent
Switch Good
Jumps Good
Jibbing Poor
Pipe Good
On Snow Feel


Turn Initiation


Skidded Turns






Edge Hold

Medium Snow

Burton Con Artist 2018 Review by The Good Ride

The Burton Con Artist is a board that keeps coming back but rumor is that this is the last season it will be made for a while or forever.  Burton’s Family Tree line has been a lot of fun to ride over the years and this is no exception.  It feels like a new take on the Branch Manager but with a lot of it’s own unique super turny personality.  It’s all about quick surfy turns and good pop.  It’s even not bad switch for how directional and tapered it is.

Ethics Statement: We don’t get paid by the manufacturer to write these reviews.  We do make money from the “Where To Buy” links, but this is our best attempt at an honest and objective review from an average riders’ perspective.

Size: 152
Days:  4
Conditions: Some good groomers, a lot of messy stormy snow and a little powder.
Riders: James (Size 9, 5’10” 190bs)
Boots: Adidas Tactical ADV, Adidas Acerra,
Insoles: Footprint Insole Technology Gameghangers Low Profile
Bindings: Union AtlasBurton Genesis X,
Set Up
: 22″-22.5” wide. Close to reference stance and set all the way back. 18 front -6 back

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