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-   -   07 Shane vs. 06 Marius. (http://www.wakeworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=424343)

jaubrey 03-14-2007 7:41 PM

What are the key differences? I really hope to demo but I work alot and I mean over 60 hours a week. I like a board that is fast but is also skatey. And will the Marius land that much better? <BR> <BR>Also, is it worth it to step up to the 07 Marius platinum? <BR> <BR>Thanks guys in advance.

closedtoe 03-14-2007 9:13 PM

Differences- <BR>Marius is much wider. <BR>Shane is 3 stage and marius is a continuous rocker. <BR>I have heard that the marius isn't as fast as most continuous boards. Shane is fast for a 3 stage. <BR>Similarities- <BR>Both land soft. Marius is really popular because of it's soft landings and they maybe a lil softer than the shane. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR>I think the Shane is the better choice for you because it rides pretty loose but it holds well on edge and carries speed into the wake.

jaubrey 03-15-2007 2:56 PM

Thanks, I am really considering the Shane. I really hope to demo, but like I said, I work too much!!!! <BR> <BR>I know they changed the core of the Marius Platinum but how much change is there between this years model and last years?

dekay 03-15-2007 5:34 PM

You can compare the 06's to the 07's and the same years, they're just different graphics.

dakid 03-15-2007 5:53 PM

i'm curious about this comparison as well, but i've heard that the shane is more grippy than the marius.

attila916 03-15-2007 10:28 PM

I am with Joe, the Maruis is quite loose without the giant center fin. A blast to ride I might add.

rake 03-16-2007 7:49 AM

You can always swap out the stock cupped fins on the shane for the smaller (0.7") ones like these: <BR> <BR><a href="http://www.buywake.com/catalog/detail/na_PmuqG" target="_blank">http://www.buywake.com/catalog/detail/na_PmuqG</a> <BR> <BR>It loosens up the ride considerably but the board still hooks up on edge. <BR> <BR>(Message edited by rake on March 16, 2007)

jaubrey 03-19-2007 6:57 AM

Also, what about the difference in riding in chop? I recently moved to Dallas and unfortunately will be on Lewisville alot. Man Im going to miss Tablerock!


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