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Forum: Video and Photography 12-01-2015, 9:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By ak4life
Yes, depending on light it can get grainy, like...

Yes, depending on light it can get grainy, like when the subject is back lit. When light is good, quality is great.
Forum: Video and Photography 11-30-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By ak4life
Well, I'm not an expert, but I do have a mouth,...

Well, I'm not an expert, but I do have a mouth, so here it goes..

The GoPro is pretty good at wide angle stuff. The Panasonic is pretty good at shooting from a distance within its focal range. I...
Forum: Video and Photography 11-24-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By ak4life
I use a GoPro Hero4 Black in Narrow FOV mode on...

I use a GoPro Hero4 Black in Narrow FOV mode on other people's boats, and a Panasonic HC-V750 with a Wakeye WTC tower mount on mine.

Both cameras cost about the same.

The quality of the...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-23-2015, 9:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,744
Posted By ak4life
Brian, what is the PWT config? Is it this: ...

Brian, what is the PWT config? Is it this:

http://www.wakemakers.com/fly-high-mastercraft-x-star-wakeboard-ballast-system.html
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-16-2015, 8:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,473
Posted By ak4life
I'd say the Code is faster, easier to hold a...

I'd say the Code is faster, easier to hold a strong edge into the wake because of sharper edges, and more explosive off the wake. But also less forgiving on bad landings because of those sharp edges....
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-16-2015, 7:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,576
Posted By ak4life
Matt is a cardio machine. Teaches body pump...

Matt is a cardio machine. Teaches body pump kickboxing and extreme body cardio marathon combat starting at dawn on weekends, then wakeboards all day. Must be all that pent up agression from being...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-12-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,576
Posted By ak4life
Usually one set for me. Between 30 and 90 min,...

Usually one set for me. Between 30 and 90 min, depending on time constraints. size of crew, etc. Used to do 2+ sets, but in the past couple of years found 2nd sets to be a disappointment. Now I just...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-12-2015, 9:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,473
Posted By ak4life
JC, if you want the Lyman, I'll sell that too....

JC, if you want the Lyman, I'll sell that too. I'm on the Remedy now.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-12-2015, 9:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,473
Posted By ak4life
Got a 2015 Code 22 as a warranty replacement for...

Got a 2015 Code 22 as a warranty replacement for the 2014. If anyone wants to buy it, let me know. Never ridden, still in the box.

It came with 1" fins. I can also include .6 and .8 fins. No...
Forum: Video and Photography 10-20-2015, 6:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,562
Posted By ak4life
More drones that can follow and film

https://www.airdog.com/meet-airdog/
https://hexoplus.com/
http://www.ascentaerosystems.com/sprite
https://www.lily.camera/

Super excited to see multiple options developing in this space.
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Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-11-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,001
Posted By ak4life
I'll be curious to hear about your warranty...

I'll be curious to hear about your warranty experience.

I just went through three broken Ronix boards this summer with warranty experience ranging from awesome for two of them, to still TBD on...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-09-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,001
Posted By ak4life
I would put the board on, then rock back and...

I would put the board on, then rock back and forth, tail to nose, on grass, trying to pause and balance on tail and nose.

If the side with the crack flexes more than the other side, then yeah its...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-01-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,837
Posted By ak4life
As far as technique. Looks like you're going...

As far as technique. Looks like you're going revert (180). To prevent that, focus on keeping the handle glued to your lead hip all the way through the trick. Could also try to let go with the back...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-30-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,837
Posted By ak4life
A larger board might help. Or it might not. ...

A larger board might help. Or it might not.

The Witness is a great board. The Nomad is a fun board but I personally prefer a stiffer board for wakeboarding.

It actually looks like you're doing...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-03-2015, 1:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,647
Posted By ak4life
Yeah, great video. Definitely got me jazzed to...

Yeah, great video. Definitely got me jazzed to ride and try take things big.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-02-2015, 4:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,473
Posted By ak4life
Hey JC, I'm thinking I'm gonna hold on to the...

Hey JC, I'm thinking I'm gonna hold on to the Lyman seeing how the Codes keep breaking under me. Sorry about that.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-02-2015, 4:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,473
Posted By ak4life
I've broken two 2014 Code 22 boards after about 2...

I've broken two 2014 Code 22 boards after about 2 months of riding them. First one cracked under the left foot (switch landing for me). I thought maybe I just had a defective board, but the second...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-13-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,885
Posted By ak4life
I don't, but they mentioned it in the...

I don't, but they mentioned it in the kiteboarding forum thread. How did/does the Shadowbox work?
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-12-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,052
Posted By ak4life
Nice edit and great riding! Love all the grabs!

Nice edit and great riding! Love all the grabs!
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-12-2015, 3:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,885
Posted By ak4life
WOO: device for measuring jump height

http://woosports.com/

It's made for kiteboarding specifically but they say they're working on that:



Thoughts?

Personally, aside from device sensitivity concerns, I'm wondering if the...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-31-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,335
Posted By ak4life
Question for Railroad regulars. How do you...

Question for Railroad regulars.

How do you guys deal with the 5 mph sign on the Old River side Railroad bridge?

Do you stop? Do you drop the rider every time you come full circle?
Forum: Find A Third/Be A Third 07-31-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 782
Posted By ak4life
Sick. That dude is one my favorite OG riders!

Sick. That dude is one my favorite OG riders!
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-28-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,421
Posted By ak4life
$900?? What kinda boat was that? I do agree...

$900?? What kinda boat was that?

I do agree with you in concept as my tecnhical ability will likely never outgrow my 20K boat, but I would like a bit more room.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-27-2015, 7:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,421
Posted By ak4life
I hate choosing as all those riders are amazing,...

I hate choosing as all those riders are amazing, worked very hard to perfect their skills, and the videos took a lot of work to produce.

That said, boat stuff is usually what I like to see,...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-17-2015, 1:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,922
Posted By ak4life
BTW, a v-drive is motor in the back. As opposed...

BTW, a v-drive is motor in the back. As opposed to direct drive, with motor in the middle, which tend to be better for skiing.
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