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By Daniel Vance (mrdenial) on Wednesday, May 09, 2007 - 5:30 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
I really want to foil this year and have a chance to purchase a new Sky Ski foil for 1k. It's a great deal, but my wife thinks it's just another toy that can wait a few years. I'm trying to bring it up every few days...but...

And no, buying it and dealing with the consequences later on this one is not an option.

 
By Roddyrod (wakeslife) on Wednesday, May 09, 2007 - 5:41 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
I'm a little on your wife's side
If you're sick of wakeboarding try to master the wakeskate. That should keep you busy for a while

 
By Dennis (sixeye) on Wednesday, May 09, 2007 - 5:56 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Is that a deal at a shop or a one time deal? I know someone that wants one.
 
By IndyBu (todd_everton) on Wednesday, May 09, 2007 - 6:02 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Daniel,I'm in the same boat.Wakeboarding is starting to be hard on my old knees.A friend of mine has a foil & is willing to help me get started...but I get the same answer from the war dept. ....."you don't need to spend another $1k on another boat toy!"If you figure out a way,let me know.
She is usually really cool about me buying new toys,but for some reason,she's not with this.I think it's because my friend has been k.o.'d twice on his foil.

 
By Jeff (fuller313) on Wednesday, May 09, 2007 - 6:45 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
My mom can ride the sky ski and she is almost 50. Maybe if they (the wives) try it and like it then it could seem more feasible to them to spend the cash.
 
By shane k (blind) on Wednesday, May 09, 2007 - 6:54 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
trade the wife in for one that likes water sports as much as you do!
 
By matt Winans (liquidmx) on Wednesday, May 09, 2007 - 7:50 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Tell her either 1k for the sky ski or 2k+ minimum for knee surgery.
 
By Joe Umali (dakid) on Wednesday, May 09, 2007 - 7:59 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
maybe she doesn't want you to get one 'cause she doesn't want you to be "old."



 
By Daniel Vance (mrdenial) on Wednesday, May 09, 2007 - 8:18 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
There are many reasons. I've tried the knee surgery thing..."Then sell your wakeboard" "Your friend has a Sky Ski, you can borrow his."

I'm not sick of wakeboarding, just trying to make sure I can do something else besides wakeboarding. If I wreck my knee, I won't make any money.

It's a friend of mine that has the foil.

 
By Daniel Vance (mrdenial) on Wednesday, May 09, 2007 - 8:19 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Oh, and my wife won't get into the water unless it's to swim...No watersports for her. And trading in is out of the question =)
 
By bftskir (bftskir) on Monday, May 14, 2007 - 11:33 am:    Edit Post Delete Post
ebay
 
By 2manytoys (2manytoys) on Sunday, December 02, 2007 - 6:35 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
yeah,, put her on ebay... just take over payments.. thats what i am going to do with mine...(wife) lol
 
By Nancy Reeves (nancy) on Wednesday, January 09, 2008 - 3:47 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Buy her something in return.
 

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