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K2 Playback Snowboard

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Description: K2 Playback Snowboard

The K2 Playback Snowboard shows exactly why K2 is becoming one of the most popular snowboard brands on the market. From details like the ultra-lightweight Hybritaper construction to the amazing additions like the catch free rocker, this board holds nothing back. The Twin Hyper Progressive shape makes it great for both all-mountain and freestyle riding, especially with the W1 core and Biax fiberglass that make for an extremely smooth and fast ride. All together, these features make the Playback an amazing board for any entry level or intermediate rider.

Key Features of K2 Playback Snowboard:
  • BASELINE: Catch Free Rocker
  • DAMPING: Standard
  • CONSTRUCTION: Hybritaper
  • SHAPE: Twin Hyper Progressive
  • STANCE: Centered
  • CORE: W1
  • GLASS: Biax / Biax
  • ADDITIVES: Standard
  • BASE: 2000 Extruded
  • BASE BEVEL: 3degree
Length (cm) 145 148 152 155 158
Effective Edge (cm) 115.22 117.76 122.84 125.38 127.92
Tip Width (cm) 28.24 28.62 29.23 29.56 29.84
Tail Width (cm) 28.24 28.62 29.23 29.56 29.84
Waist Width (cm) 24.3 24.6 24.9 25.2 25.5
Sidecut (m) 8.0 8.2 8.4 8.6 8.8


Past Season Product

4.5 / 5.0
2 Reviews
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Perfect for a beginner
Great price and board for a beginner who isn't afraid to take some risks. We were very pleased.
November 2, 2014
over 3 years ago
Great Board
This was the first board Ive ever owned and its wonderful. No problems with it other than a large chip but the structural integrity is great.
November 4, 2014
over 3 years ago

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Why did you choose this? Store
cause other friends have it
Tyffany A on Aug 12, 2014
My brother recommended this
Debra S on Dec 25, 2013
cause other friends have it
Tyffany A on Aug 12, 2014
it was cheap and stylish
Carla H on Jan 5, 2014
My brother recommended this
Debra S on Dec 25, 2013
He liked the colors
Ursa S on Dec 18, 2013
i'm a beginner/intermediate and this was afffordable
shawn s on Dec 17, 2013
Best beginner level board within price range. Rocker profile which is easier than a flat board in my opinion.
Jim Tom on Dec 15, 2013
Great value, great board.
Eric B on Dec 15, 2013
a friend recommended this board..keeping my fingers crossed my son likes it
dawn s on Dec 11, 2013
good value. sweet board.
Karen H on Dec 2, 2013
i never purchased a snowboard from the house at all
David G on Nov 12, 2013
Great board used it for one season so far and really enjoy riding it!
Bart P on Oct 1, 2013
it was cheap and stylish
Carla H on Jan 5, 2014
He liked the colors
Ursa S on Dec 18, 2013
Is this board out of the box ready?
Braxton B on Jan 4, 2014

I ordered this for my brother and never used myself. Sorry, i don't have any helpful answer...

I am 150 lbs and 5'11 what size should I get?
A shopper on Dec 6, 2013
BEST ANSWER: The K2 Playback is a great board. If you are going to be riding park with it i would get a 152cm, if you are just going to be cursing around i would go with a 158cm
Is this board rail ready?
A shopper on Nov 25, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Yes, all I did was wax it and used it the next week. I recommend the wax but you don't need it. All around great board!
what would be the flex rating of this board?
A shopper on Jan 29, 2014
BEST ANSWER: I honestly couldn't tell you the flex rating of this board. My 14 year old loves it however and uses it pretty aggressively (freestyle). Sorry I can't be more help.
I am 5'3 and 130 lbs. what size should i get? thanks in advance
alvin G on Mar 11, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Really depends - check out the sizing chart here:

It'll give you a good idea of what you should be looking at based on weight/height.
Does a 148 fit someone who is 5'6" and 135lbs?
A shopper on Mar 3, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Check frostyrider for their size guide. It has a great calculator to find the right size. As an owner of this board, I will tell you it rocks and is a fantastic starter board.
does this board have the under glow effect?
Mitchell D on Jan 27, 2014
BEST ANSWER: yes it does!!! its a bright lime green effect
im 5'5 and 140 pounds, what size should i get?
A shopper on Dec 5, 2013
BEST ANSWER: For the k2 play back if you are riding park go with a 150. If you are just carving downhill freeride the go around a 155.
it wont hurt the board if your over its weight rating will it?
A shopper on Aug 21, 2014
BEST ANSWER: It may. Boards are designed with specific weight guidelines for that purpose.
Will 2014 burton custom bindings fit on this?
KLUTCH P on May 15, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes the Burton Custom bindings will fit the K2 Playback snowboard
I'm 5,3 and 100 pounds what would be a good size?
A shopper on Feb 24, 2014
BEST ANSWER: It depends what type of snowboarding you like, but I would suggest for your size about a 53-55inch
I am 5'11" around 218, my cousin says get the 158cm, is that correct?
A shopper on Jan 21, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The k2 Play back in a 158 is the correct size you need for your weight.
Would the 148cm be too small for me? 5'7 145lbs
Braxton B on Jan 3, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Hello Braxon,

I do have to say you're really good at asking questions, I believe that this may be your 3,208 question. Keep them coming, I'm glad to help, hopefully you'll be able to figure out what board you want before the season is over.

You fit with the weight range of the 148cm K2 Playback Snowboard (110-150 lbs.)
why does the freebie gift say its free but when i check out it adds the full price last minute???
joe scanzillo on Dec 30, 2013
BEST ANSWER: That's a good question for our Customer Service department. Contact them at 1 (800) 409-7669.
Is this easy to butter?
A shopper on Dec 9, 2013
BEST ANSWER: The K2 Playback Snowboard is a pretty soft deck, if you already know how to butter, it'll be pretty darn easy.