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Forum: Archive through August 20, 2009 08-17-2009, 9:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 923
Posted By ty540
Does anyone care? <BR> <BR>Do people actually...

Does anyone care? <BR> <BR>Do people actually select their boards based on tournament standings?
Forum: Archive through August 20, 2009 08-13-2009, 9:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,047
Posted By ty540
Chris, <BR> <BR>You are the man. <BR> <BR><img...

Chris, <BR> <BR>You are the man. <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/happy.gif" border=0> <BR> <BR>I love my decade. (And I loved my Natural, and my Coda, and my Valhalla,...
Forum: Archive through August 20, 2009 08-12-2009, 8:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,047
Posted By ty540
Wait... Decade 141? If they discontinue the...

Wait... Decade 141? If they discontinue the Decade 144 I will cry.
Forum: Archive through September 04, 2009 08-05-2009, 7:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By ty540
Carbon handles suck. Just get something that...

Carbon handles suck. Just get something that won't roll like a Straightline A.R.I.
Forum: Archive through August 20, 2009 08-05-2009, 7:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By ty540
The key is in the handle position. Your elbow...

The key is in the handle position. Your elbow should be at a 90 degree angle behind your back, with the handle as close to your lead hip as possible. Concentrate on pressing the entire length of your...
Forum: Archive through August 20, 2009 07-27-2009, 7:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By ty540
I'm 6'2", 170, and I ride a 144. I would...

I'm 6'2", 170, and I ride a 144. I would recommend trying a larger version of the shapes you're interested in. You might be surprised.
Forum: Archive through August 20, 2009 07-22-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,560
Posted By ty540
"Personal experience doesen't lie." <BR>...

"Personal experience doesen't lie." <BR> <BR>Apparently some people are unfamiliar with the problem of induction.
Forum: Archive through July 24, 2009 07-05-2009, 3:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 724
Posted By ty540
I think I remember seeing a video of Parks doing...

I think I remember seeing a video of Parks doing a quintuple s-bend on the indian line, but I can't remember where.
Forum: Archive through July 24, 2009 06-30-2009, 1:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 675
Posted By ty540
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<img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65919/711779.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR> <BR>Like Andy said, handle position is really important. It's hard to rotate your hips around if the handle...
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2009 06-22-2009, 5:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By ty540
Sick board. I just got mine 10 days ago. The ride...

Sick board. I just got mine 10 days ago. The ride is smooth, it pops really well, and it is surprisingly fast. It tracks well on edge, but is easy to break loose otherwise (easier than the Natural)....
Forum: Archive through June 28, 2009 06-22-2009, 4:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 653
Posted By ty540
Anywhere from 70' to 90', depending on the boat....

Anywhere from 70' to 90', depending on the boat. My all time favorite? A slammed X-Star, 25.5 to 26mph, 87'.
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2009 06-22-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 695
Posted By ty540
I do not like coated lines. Mine tangles easily,...

I do not like coated lines. Mine tangles easily, and it gets little nicks in the coating that have cut my hand as it the rope glides through.
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2009 06-22-2009, 5:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,022
Posted By ty540
I love the cable, and I really hope that more are...

I love the cable, and I really hope that more are built in the US in the near future (especially out west!). <BR> <BR>jo schmoe is just in need of a little education. Perhaps he should take a short...
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2009 06-10-2009, 8:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 388
Posted By ty540
Are people just making stuff up? You should NOT...

Are people just making stuff up? You should NOT use a progressive edge for on-axis spins. A progressive edge creates too much line tension. <BR> <BR>For the record, I use a "drifting" or an ollie...
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2009 06-09-2009, 3:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 388
Posted By ty540
"would you drift into the wake on any other trick...

"would you drift into the wake on any other trick ??" <BR> <BR>Yes. All the time. You should use an ollie edge for almost every spin there is. In fact, I prefer to use a variation of an ollie edge on...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-03-2009, 8:54 PM
Replies: 20
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Views: 751
Posted By ty540
I'm told that you don't need extra weight for an...

I'm told that you don't need extra weight for an incredible surf wake on the X-80, but I don't have personal experience. The x-45 is great. <BR> <BR>Demo!
Forum: Archive through June 03, 2009 06-02-2009, 6:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 449
Posted By ty540
Here's another tip. With lots of rolls, having...

Here's another tip. With lots of rolls, having rope tension helps your rotation. When you lose tension your rotation slows down a lot. Try to keep the handle closer to your body. If you look at the...
Forum: Archive through June 03, 2009 06-02-2009, 2:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By ty540
Looking good, Nick! <BR> <BR>I miss WA (but I'll...

Looking good, Nick! <BR> <BR>I miss WA (but I'll be back for a few weeks at the beginning of July!).
Forum: Archive through June 03, 2009 05-26-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By ty540
Use a trip flip edge instead of a progressive...

Use a trip flip edge instead of a progressive edge.
Forum: Archive through May 29, 2009 05-19-2009, 9:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
Posted By ty540
Check out the straightline ARI series. They have...

Check out the straightline ARI series. They have interchangeable grips, and some of them come in smaller diameters.
Forum: Archive through June 03, 2009 05-15-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By ty540
Hmmm... I tend to back off my edge a bit and use...

Hmmm... I tend to back off my edge a bit and use more of an ollie style pop off the wake.
Forum: Archive through May 29, 2009 05-14-2009, 8:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 273
Posted By ty540
I prefer the X15 to the X2. It's more comparable...

I prefer the X15 to the X2. It's more comparable to the Nautiques on your list. Have you checked it out?
Forum: Archive through June 03, 2009 05-14-2009, 2:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 996
Posted By ty540
ts fs 9 <BR>hs fs 7 <BR>switch bs o/a 5 <BR>...

ts fs 9 <BR>hs fs 7 <BR>switch bs o/a 5 <BR> <BR>I will most likely fail.
Forum: Archive through June 03, 2009 05-14-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By ty540
I have the ARI featherweight. It's really light....

I have the ARI featherweight. It's really light. It floats. It doesn't roll, which is awesome. I've used it for a full season (lots of riding) and the grip is still in great condition. <BR> <BR>My...
Forum: Archive through June 03, 2009 05-12-2009, 7:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 973
Posted By ty540
Abe, <BR> <BR>Check your email.

Abe, <BR> <BR>Check your email.
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