2012 Santa Cruz Butcher All-Mountain? Enduro? Trail? 28lbs. 3

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Vital MTB member silvbullit
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Parts Brand Model Additional info
Frame Santa Cruz Butcher Custom color option translucent Rootbeer
Rear Shock Fox Racing Shox Float CTD Kashima
Fork Fox 2013 Talas 34 CTD Pretty damn buttery, no compaints. Far better than the Sektor with Revelation damper that it replaced.
Headset FSA Gravity DX Pro Replaced Delrin "seal" with appropriately sized Viton o-ring...now it is actually sealed.
Handlebar Easton Haven Am Handlebar
Stem Kore Repute 50mm
Grips Lizard Skins Peaty non-lockon safety wire just like Dungey
Brakes Shimano 2014 SLX
Brake Levers Shimano 2014 SLX
Shifters Shimano 2016 Saint I-Spec
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT Shadow Plus
Cranks Shimano SLX
Chainrings / Sprocket Other Praxis 32T
Bottom Bracket Shimano XT
Chain KMC X10SL Gold
Cassette / Rear Cog Other Sunrace 11-34 E13 42T Expander
Pedals Crank Brothers Candy 3
Front Rim Velocity Blunt SL
Rear Rim Velocity Blunt SL
Hubs Hope Hope Pro 2 Evo 10x135 Thru rear 15mm front
Spokes Wheelsmith DB14 Butted Red Wheelsmith Alloy Nips
Front Tire Geax Sturdy 2.3
Rear Tire Geax Sturdy 2.3
Saddle Other Carbon
Seatpost Gravity Dropper Turbo
Seatpost Clamp Other Santa Cruz
General Info
Model Year 2012
Riding Type Trail / All-Mountain
Weight 28 lb 4 oz (12814 g)
Additional Info This honey still shreds. I have so many 26" rims and tires this thing will never die. Funny thing is, so many of the local trails are tight and twisty I still end up taking the old girl instead of the new shiny stuff. There is still something about this single pivot with the APP linkage that pedals well and gobbles up chop. It feels like way less than 150mm sometimes and more other times.
3 comments
  • Demostat

    11/24/2014 5:25 PM

    I effin love it. Im rebuilding an old sc up right now. I jus finished stripping off paint down to raw alu. I will notify u when I bike check it.

  • silvbullit

    7/22/2013 9:35 PM

    Thanks, maybe around $700 since I had so many parts laying around and SC sold me the frame very cheap.

  • Tsetse

    7/22/2013 4:55 AM

    Awesome build! Love all the custom touches. How much did it cost overall?