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Forum: Wakesurfing 10-25-2018, 4:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Chaos
We've repaired a few and have seen numerous...

We've repaired a few and have seen numerous mentions of warranty repairs on boat owners pages due to them breaking but hey if it is a good deal.....
Nothing really to say about the shape, it is a...
Forum: Wakesurfing 09-19-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,481
Posted By Chaos
I completely agree. When I asked about the...

I completely agree. When I asked about the takeaway, I was sincerely just curious, not in any way judgmental. As a scientist, I am curious about everything.

I've seen parent's on the sidelines,...
Forum: Wakesurfing 09-19-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,481
Posted By Chaos
I won't go through it all here, provided my...

I won't go through it all here, provided my assessment on FB, based on judging probably somewhere over few 1000 wakesurfing and surfing divisions/heats.
I guess the thing that most people won't say,...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-30-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By Chaos
Wax remover only partial dissolves wax. It is...

Wax remover only partial dissolves wax. It is effective at cleaning up some to most depending on how many cloth or paper towels you want to use, but resin is porous and covered in scratches. If you...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-29-2018, 8:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By Chaos
You can't. You can cut a space and pull up part...

You can't. You can cut a space and pull up part of it the existing traction, replace the whole upper, or just remember and wait for your next board order.

Nick
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-29-2018, 8:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By Chaos
There are two general types of wax out there,...

There are two general types of wax out there, regular traditional surf wax and sticky waxes. Sticky waxes have adhesive additives and are literally like glue, especially extra sticky types. Most...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-08-2018, 6:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By Chaos
Look into local INT league events. There aren't...

Look into local INT league events. There aren't any major ranked events in Ohio, but I am sure there are some grassroots events put on by local dealers.
The last few 'ranked' CWSA are this weekend...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-07-2018, 9:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,264
Posted By Chaos
I guess I will jump in as an expert in this...

I guess I will jump in as an expert in this field.... First of all you can break a board if you want to. Landing the wrong way doing big airs and shuvs can crumple and snap a board pretty quick. This...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-05-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By Chaos
The Matrix essentially has an unfinished top,...

The Matrix essentially has an unfinished top, unfilled glass with a spray finish on top to save weight, but the fiberglass will still absorb water an look milky.
The bottom and the rails are...
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-27-2018, 9:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,432
Posted By Chaos
In my line a 4'2 - 4'3" Contender, 4'2 -4'3 Nano...

In my line a 4'2 - 4'3" Contender, 4'2 -4'3 Nano or a 4'2 to 4'4" Mystix.

Nick
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-27-2018, 7:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,432
Posted By Chaos
You got it, you will be getting some air in no...

You got it, you will be getting some air in no time. Your pumping and recovering is good. The side to side wiggles/loss of control are where you are loosing your speed. You can see the board is a...
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-23-2018, 5:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,754
Posted By Chaos
Most schools are simply that, they teach...

Most schools are simply that, they teach beginners and newbies the basics or their model is an on the water summer day care/camp for youth.
You will want get with someone with experience like Trevor...
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-12-2018, 8:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,432
Posted By Chaos
A properly set up rail quad is about reducing...

A properly set up rail quad is about reducing drag by setting the fins to work together. You get a bit more hold which allows you to pump on your rear foot harder without the wide tail of a wakesurf...
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-10-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,432
Posted By Chaos
You will get it. It will take some time. You look...

You will get it. It will take some time. You look like you are moving pretty fast as well.
Might slow the boat down a touch.

Nick
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-07-2018, 8:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,432
Posted By Chaos
denverd1 if looking for more drive and speed I...

denverd1 if looking for more drive and speed I reccomend the flare fins out of my line. They are wildly popular. The medium flare pairs up real well as a quad for both medium to large riders, and the...
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-07-2018, 7:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,432
Posted By Chaos
On hi performance aerial boards we like to put...

On hi performance aerial boards we like to put the pad as far back as possible. Wakesurfs basically have the nose and tail cut off compared to ocean boards.
In theory you ride with your foot...
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-06-2018, 7:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,432
Posted By Chaos
ummm, yes and no. The fact that you like larger...

ummm, yes and no. The fact that you like larger fins is more of a personal artifact than anything.
You are in the minority. Most wakesurfers tend to gravitate to smaller fins, even riding fins that...
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-05-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,432
Posted By Chaos
Speed number really doesn't mean anything. It is...

Speed number really doesn't mean anything. It is just a made up marketing concept solely part of Futures. No other company uses it. There is no quantifiable data for the scale. They just pull the...
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-02-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,870
Posted By Chaos
Katana is junk. I fix around 8 a year because the...

Katana is junk. I fix around 8 a year because the fin plugs break out. There is literally nothing but hopes and prayers holding the plugs in the board.
This is true of a bunch of low end chinese...
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-02-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,432
Posted By Chaos
UGG..... don't think 2 dimensional or on 2...

UGG..... don't think 2 dimensional or on 2 planes. Static cant runs from 0 to 9 or even 10 degrees on fins. What is degree is actual length? more than a quarter of an inch in general. The upper...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-29-2018, 4:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,432
Posted By Chaos
Fins provide lift much like an airplane wing,...

Fins provide lift much like an airplane wing, they also load and unload energy (flexing). As you pump and apply pressure on a bottom turn you are loading not only the board but the fin. Depending on...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-28-2018, 7:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,870
Posted By Chaos
You are pretty much in the meat and potatoes for...

You are pretty much in the meat and potatoes for many boards. The pill has been around awhile and varies in construction from compression molded to earlier glass up versions. It wouldn't make it on...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-20-2018, 8:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,438
Posted By Chaos
Send me a pm. I might has a blemish around. ...

Send me a pm. I might has a blemish around.

Nick
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-15-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,438
Posted By Chaos
The Aku is a skim board with surf style fins. It...

The Aku is a skim board with surf style fins. It is even hard to call it a hybrid. It was Phase 5's first attempt at a surf style board, then they decided it was easier to just copy my stuff. The...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-15-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,651
Posted By Chaos
The construction is far from indestructible, but...

The construction is far from indestructible, but it is well built. I get them in to fix fairly frequently. Here is a general rule about 'high tech' composite sandwich boards: First all conventional...
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