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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles Yesterday, 1:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By ak4life
Yeah, they'd need all the parts and someone to...

Yeah, they'd need all the parts and someone to install. Don't think they'd want to buy the parts separately. Thanks for the reply though.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-21-2014, 6:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By ak4life
Can anyone recommend a ballast installer around Discovery Bay, CA?

This is for a friend.. Looking to plumb in switch operated center/ski locker and rear v-drive compartments bags.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-06-2014, 5:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,183
Posted By ak4life
Cool, thanks. Yeah, that's pretty much...

Cool, thanks.



Yeah, that's pretty much where I'm at too. Progression is slow with this aproach, but if I can keep doing this as well and as long as you, then there's no rush! :-)



Haha,...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 10-06-2014, 4:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By ak4life
Yeah, they're fun and a great training tool for...

Yeah, they're fun and a great training tool for wakeboarding because you can practice riding switch and blind for hours at a time without burning fuel. Trampoline is another great training tool...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-04-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,183
Posted By ak4life
John Anderson, you're my new idol. Shreading and...

John Anderson, you're my new idol. Shreading and progressing like that at 58 y/o gives me hope. Thank you.

How do you cope with injuries? Are you finding things take longer to heal than they used...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-04-2014, 9:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 979
Posted By ak4life
"Cowboy" Cerrone wakeboarding on Lake Mead with Rusty on UFC 178 fight week

http://mmafrenzy.com/109516/ufc-embedded-episode-v-features-donald-cerrone-wakeboarding-dustin-poirier-conor-mcgregor-continuing-battle/

No doubt stressing out the UFC brass. I thought their...
Forum: Other Water Sports 09-23-2014, 2:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 203
Posted By ak4life
Electric powered board

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2762294/Who-needs-waves-11-000-electric-surfboard-lets-glide-sea-rivers-speeds-30mph.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82gFzJl4_k0...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-08-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,648
Posted By ak4life
That's a bummer! Do they have a local shop in...

That's a bummer! Do they have a local shop in Hong Kong? One of the reasons I like buying stuff from a local shop here is they handle warranty stuff and it's also nice to try on boots before buying....
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-08-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,886
Posted By ak4life
I love being on the water. While I don't find...

I love being on the water. While I don't find wakesurfing nearly as exhilirating as wakeboarding, I too will probably wakesurf once the body can't handle wakeboarding anymore. Or not, since as others...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-07-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,036
Posted By ak4life
I don't think a helmet will help a ton unless...

I don't think a helmet will help a ton unless you're hitting hard objects. When slamming head against water, you'll still get the concussed due to brain flopping around inside the scull (it's...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-07-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,319
Posted By ak4life
Best slow mo comes from command line tools on...

Best slow mo comes from command line tools on Linux. Said no one ever. But that's what I typically use because it's quick and easy. [1]

An even easier method is to use VLC (free for Windows and...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-12-2014, 3:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,280
Posted By ak4life
Can someone explain "indian line" to me? It's a...

Can someone explain "indian line" to me? It's a higher tow point than usual at a cable park or what? Googled it but came up short.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-23-2014, 8:54 PM
Replies: 103
Poll: HOT or NOT
Views: 16,066
Posted By ak4life
Damn the negativity, people. Really not cool. ...

Damn the negativity, people. Really not cool.

P.S. She's plenty hot.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 04-20-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,744
Posted By ak4life
Justin -- thanks for this post, I learned...

Justin -- thanks for this post, I learned something new! Never even considered suction as a factor (other than describing my skills). :-)
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 04-20-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,744
Posted By ak4life
I think maybe he's talking about inverts where...

I think maybe he's talking about inverts where you get off your edge (e.g. tantrum or scarecrow) vs edging all the through the wake. For the latter, I think of Jim Aikin's roll to revert or Billy...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 04-20-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,210
Posted By ak4life
At this stage, I wouldn't get too hung up on the...

At this stage, I wouldn't get too hung up on the board -- LF Shane 2010 (and any modern board, really), should pop fine. If you're not getting the pop, it's likely not the board, but technique.
...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 04-20-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,839
Posted By ak4life
Man dies when boat hits crossing support at Railroad by Orwood

As I'm sure many have heard, a man got killed in a boating accident by Railroad on the Delta [1].

Anyone has any details on the cause?

For those not familiar with the spot, the location [1] is...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-19-2013, 2:37 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,631
Posted By ak4life
Never mind, just saw the other thread.

Never mind, just saw the other thread.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-19-2013, 2:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,631
Posted By ak4life
Hell, yeah, would love to see what Shapiro can do...

Hell, yeah, would love to see what Shapiro can do off these huge modern wakes. Dude was a beast. For some reason I thought he was in jail though.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-05-2013, 3:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,948
Posted By ak4life
Late to the thread, but JB has a section in the...

Late to the thread, but JB has a section in the original Delta Sessions. Been defying laws of physics since before it was cool! :-)
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-05-2013, 7:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,013
Posted By ak4life
Spent about 4 hours finless and found it perfect...

Spent about 4 hours finless and found it perfect on the obstacles and for having fun with powerslides and nose/tail blunts around corners. It's also fine for tracking when on edge, but I don't always...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-03-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,013
Posted By ak4life
Mario, great to see you too. Glad to see you out...

Mario, great to see you too. Glad to see you out ripping again. I'm on vacation this week and thinking of hitting cable Mon, Tue or Wed. Might make it Tue then if you're going.

The Team with...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-30-2013, 7:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,013
Posted By ak4life
Ended up shaving them down a bit more and making...

Ended up shaving them down a bit more and making more rounded. Can't wait to ride my new board! ;-)

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3782/9406373132_dc46010e58_b.jpg

Dustin, I'll take you up on...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-25-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,013
Posted By ak4life
Thanks, guys. Kane, what did you not like...

Thanks, guys.

Kane, what did you not like about the Witness? I'm guessing the Watson Hybrid is more slippery finless than the Lyman with fins, true? Judging by the bottom features, the Shane...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-24-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,381
Posted By ak4life
So can anyone recommend a competent lawyer to...

So can anyone recommend a competent lawyer to draft a waiver we could all use to protect ourselves? What do coaches/camps use?

Sounds like liability waivers can be effective, if properly written...
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