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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-10-2018, 7:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,798
Posted By skiboarder
Boat fuel economy discussions are for boat-geeks,...

Boat fuel economy discussions are for boat-geeks, not riders. Real riders know there are too many variables to make a good apples to apples comparison. Every. and I mean every, boat fuel economy...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-08-2018, 3:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,798
Posted By skiboarder
The 2017 MXZ has a whole new hull, a different...

The 2017 MXZ has a whole new hull, a different prop and a different gear ratio. Also, wedge position plays a huge role. I see knuckleheads with their wedge in the 5 spot when surfing. I run my 25 LSV...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-08-2018, 7:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,798
Posted By skiboarder
Unless I am wrong. That is not the current 24MXZ....

Unless I am wrong. That is not the current 24MXZ. That would mean that it isn't benefiting from the lifting wedge, new gear ratio or the 17" prop. The new 24 runs a much lower RPM.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-21-2017, 8:48 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,141
Posted By skiboarder
The Moose is a WW legend. I don't understand why...

The Moose is a WW legend. I don't understand why people take pleasure tormenting him. Live and let live. I would love to have his stoke level for a day.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-18-2017, 9:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,811
Posted By skiboarder
Deep Vs are way overrated IMO. I'm speaking from...

Deep Vs are way overrated IMO. I'm speaking from the wakeboard side, but it seems that it would translate to surf. Deep Vs typically equal tall, but thinner wakes. I prefer a steep keel-drop, and a...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 12-15-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,656
Posted By skiboarder
Progression isn't just up. It is out too. So you...

Progression isn't just up. It is out too. So you don't want to learn a new flip. Can you do a BS 180? Try it switch.

Look, I understand that age is rough and at some point everyone needs to...
Forum: Trick Tips 12-11-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By skiboarder
The box probably has a safety ramp. Practice...

The box probably has a safety ramp. Practice olling flat and landing flat. Even if you come a little short, you will probably be fine.

Once on the box knees, trees, freeze. Bend your knees. Keep...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 12-06-2017, 9:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,015
Posted By skiboarder
They both suck.

They both suck.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 12-04-2017, 4:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,656
Posted By skiboarder
He is a lifer. There is hope for our youth yet!!...

He is a lifer. There is hope for our youth yet!! The only advice I have is eat sh*t and learn your fundamentals now. You want to get that out of the way as young as possible. Once you get over the...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 12-04-2017, 4:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,656
Posted By skiboarder
You have to pay the cost to be the boss......

You have to pay the cost to be the boss... Progression and injuries go hand-in-hand. Staying flexible and strong will go a long way to keeping injuries away, but over a long enough time scale...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-28-2017, 6:38 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,141
Posted By skiboarder
It's the WW mean girls click. You can pretty much...

It's the WW mean girls click. You can pretty much avoid them completely by staying in the general wakeboard discussion. Any DIY, dock or political discussion is their domain.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-08-2017, 8:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,759
Posted By skiboarder
I was going to say that triple axels were for...

I was going to say that triple axels were for kooks, but a few 1,000 mile trips a year! If anyone could justify it, it would be you.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-30-2017, 9:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,899
Posted By skiboarder
Really!? 108K for a centurion is a good deal? ...

Really!? 108K for a centurion is a good deal?

I have a 2017 25LSV with 120hrs for $105K.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-25-2017, 9:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,444
Posted By skiboarder
Kooks have more fun...

Kooks have more fun...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-24-2017, 9:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,168
Posted By skiboarder
17 years old 1998 1988 Malibu Skiier A...

17 years old
1998
1988 Malibu Skiier
A sponsor matched the $1000 I put down and my payment was right around $120/month.

I spent my senior year putting it back together, but I had a boat for...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-20-2017, 9:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 30,130
Posted By skiboarder
I am 5-9 175 and I ride a William 145. I just...

I am 5-9 175 and I ride a William 145. I just came off of a 140.

Basically, everyone I ride with has a William or Bill. We all sized up this year. Both of the ladies in our crew were riding 135...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-19-2017, 8:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,337
Posted By skiboarder
Has a single girl chimed in on this thread? That...

Has a single girl chimed in on this thread? That tells you a little about the wakeboard market.

Most people didn't get the whole Alliance awards last year. It was a satire. For example, Steele...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-15-2017, 7:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,337
Posted By skiboarder
Well, all industries have adopted the likes = $$$...

Well, all industries have adopted the likes = $$$ sponsorship scale. Bootys get likes.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-11-2017, 9:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,444
Posted By skiboarder
The transcend is slow--super slow. You aren't...

The transcend is slow--super slow. You aren't going to find a board that lets your feel like your are taking a raley cut, but still only go straight up. I would try slowing the boat speed, shortening...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-27-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,915
Posted By skiboarder
I'm not taking anything away from wake surfing....

I'm not taking anything away from wake surfing. Its fun factor is through the roof. It just has limited potential on the high-end. I know guys that 2 years ago "hung up their wakeboard" to surf...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-21-2017, 1:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,373
Posted By skiboarder
Wedge 2

2015-2018 Power Wedge 2s absolutely creates lift and it makes a noticeable difference. My boat gets on plane much faster with the wedge than without.

Another, no so promoted, benefit to the lift...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-13-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,176
Posted By skiboarder
Steele's Double Mute moves is easily the sickest...

Steele's Double Mute moves is easily the sickest thing I have seen this year. It executed well on every measurable level. It's only weakness (if you could call it one) is that it followed a logical...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-23-2017, 8:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,168
Posted By skiboarder
17 years old 1988 Malibu Skier (with a rotten a...

17 years old
1988 Malibu Skier (with a rotten a floor)
I spent my entire senior year removing the floor and replacing the stringers, but when I started college in the fall, it was in tow. ...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-14-2017, 5:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,351
Posted By skiboarder
I've been jacking around with youtube today. Here...

I've been jacking around with youtube today. Here is my classic TS approach. This is a 720 and it is good example because to land these, I really have to concentrate on my body position approach and...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-14-2017, 4:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,351
Posted By skiboarder
On a modern board toe-drag is impossible unless...

On a modern board toe-drag is impossible unless something is really wrong with your mechanics. It sounds like your board is pointed at the wake, but you aren't on edge.

Keep your chest up and...
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