|Riding Level||Advanced - Expert|
|Fits Boot size (US)||8-10, 10-12|
|Camber Profile||Directional Camber|
|Stance||Setback over 20mm|
|Approx. Weight||Feels Normal|
|On Snow Feel|
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Burton Straight Chuter 2021 Review by The Good Ride
Burton Straight Chuter Snowboard Video Review Fast Forward Markers.
0:00 – Intro
0:8 – Summary
1:04 – Sizing
1:23 – Camber/On Snow Feel
2:24 – Flex/Pop/Butterability
2:57 – Speed
3:36 – Uneven Terrain
4:36 – Edge Hold
5:36 – Powder
5:32 – Conclusion
6:09 – Outakes
6:17 – About Our Reviews
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The Burton Straight Chuter doesn’t have super grippy edge hold but in powder to good groomers it will float, bomb and carve like a champ.
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Burton Straight Chuter Snowboard Review- How it rides and who it is for
How This Review Happened: We had a few laps at a demo.
Conditions: Pretty rough hard snow
Riders: James (Size 9, 5’10” 185-190lbs), Peter (Size 8, 5’11” 185lbs), Jimbo (Size 11, 5’11” 160lbs)
Boots: Adidas Tactical ADV
Insoles: Sandsole Custom Insoles, F.I.T. Gameghangers Low Profile , F.I.T. Gamechangers
Bindings: Burton Genesis X, Burton Cartel, Burton Mission, Burton Malavita,
Similar Boards (but not the same): Not any we can think of in this time.
Set-Up: 21”, 21.5”, 22” Wide. 21 front -6 back. Close to Reference and Set all the way back. 22” Wide. 15 front -15 back.
Stay close to Burtons weight recommendations. Here is our opinion of ideal US boot sizes for these boards. Stay close to Burton’s weight recommendations.
Shape/Camber/On Snow Feel/Ability Level
The Burton Straight Chuter is like most directional camber Burton rides but does not feel as turney. It is pretty locked in and catchy but also doesn’t have a lets make slow speed turns personality either. It tracks very well.
The Burton Straight Chuter we rode did not feel “Happy Medium” like they said on the site. It felt medium/stiff bordering more on the stiff side from tip to tail. Not easy to butter and it takes a little giddy up to get it to Ollie as well. Maybe the demo model we tried came out stiffer than production…
You have a fast base with a stiff pretty damp ride so the Burton Straight Chuter can point it. That bigger nose can cause a little jitter but it quiets down pretty quick.
We did not have good snow and it didn’t seem to bother the Burton Straight Chuter much. Powering over is what this is all about and you can hammer over a rough patch pretty easy on the way to a good groomer or pow stash.
The Burton Straight Chuter is like most Burton boards. It just does not grip like most disrupted sidecuts when the snow gest hard to icy. You can give it a tune to give it more grip but it makes it more catchy and the overall ride isn’t as fun. If you do not like disrupted sidecuts then you will like Burton’s sidecut.
Not quick and borders on medium/slow. It is not the board we would want in the trees but we would love to point it down an open bowl or wide open groomer. It needs more speed to make the Burton Straight Chuter turn making it wide radius friendly and that is about it.
If you like high speed narrow to across the groomer at best S-Carves this is where the Burton Straight Chuter shines. If you want a circle carver then look elsewhere. There is lots of good camber underfoot to make it spring out of the turns it likes.
The Burton Straigh Chuter has the kind of nose that takes it up a notch float wise from the Flight Attendant and Hometown Hero. We didn’t get any powder but this big ass nose will for sure improve the float.
Last year we rode a board similar to this called the Burton Leaderboard and it was a stiff, full camber super gnarly straight liner. This year the Burton Straight Chuter took that spot and it is much more of an everyman’s easy floating straight liner. It is still a very aggressive straight liner but is just a little more forgiving for this type of board.
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Burton Straight Chuter User Reviews
I rode this board with Burton Cartel X bindings.
Rode this at Heavenly and Kirkwood. The second day there was 6 inches of fresh.
This board definitely is a big mountain winner for me. I haven’t been on a board in a long time that refused to get bucked off its line. This thing holds an edge through all conditions. A true point it and go - thus the “chute” in the name.
I wanted to see if I could get more from it besides bombing steeps and hiking. Took it through some tight trees in soft snow, and it was shockingly nimble. There are better boards for trees, but you won’t feel like trading out half way through the day, as this board can handle it. Some of these were in more mellow terrain, and it was surfy and fairly agile.
This board has the family tree magic like all others. The unique glass layup allows the board to flex in the right places. This isn’t a medium stiff board as described In the main review. It’s stiff. It’s work. But can feel medium stiff due to the way the glass allows you to torsionally maneuver the board. I feel the “medium stiff” is mislabeled, as you can take this board on anything on the mountain.
This is an advanced board. There are better boards for those looking for a resort deck that can be ridden for an intermediate rider - ie Burton Hometown Hero. This deck is meant to be pushed, and will wear you out from the stiffness if you are truly are carving and maneuvering this board.
For me it’s a quiver deck. If I’m hiking to chutes, dropping in bowls, bombing morning groomers, etc, I’d grab this. Once those conditions are gone, ideally I’d grab another deck for the rest of the day. It does fit a strong enough spot in a quiver that it will replace my older Jones Flagship