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Forum: Wakesurfing 12-10-2014, 6:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,815
Posted By Chaos
Your son would know best, I am just on the boat...

Your son would know best, I am just on the boat for sarcastic commentary and giggles.
Forum: Wakesurfing 12-10-2014, 5:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,815
Posted By Chaos
There will always be 2 contest boats. One primary...

There will always be 2 contest boats. One primary and one back up. Rarely does a contest go off without some boat issue. As far as transfers go, these have been done almost as long as people have...
Forum: Wakesurfing 12-09-2014, 3:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,815
Posted By Chaos
Hard to tell for sure because the video is...

Hard to tell for sure because the video is clearly a person holding a camera of sorts, but it seems listed some, and definitely has that side switching lurch typical of these plate systems.
Forum: Wakesurfing 12-09-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,815
Posted By Chaos
Flimsy Flap or Surf System/Accessory

I suppose Centurion Boats has turned tail in some peoples minds and decided that they need a 'surf system' available beyond their 'hull' and other peripherals. Based on the video release, the new...
Forum: Wakesurfing 12-08-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,861
Posted By Chaos
What Steve is saying is that the nubster style...

What Steve is saying is that the nubster style fins are not designed or ideal for a skim style board.
They were never designed with a skim board in mind nor to be used by themselves. Any fin will...
Forum: Wakesurfing 11-30-2014, 9:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,861
Posted By Chaos
We started using futures boxes in the chaos skim...

We started using futures boxes in the chaos skim back in 2009. Before that the skim stixx, a different design developed by Jerry Price, more similar to the crowley boards, also had a single future...
Forum: Wakesurfing 11-21-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,861
Posted By Chaos
Like Steven said, lots of boards out. Lots of...

Like Steven said, lots of boards out. Lots of color this year, especially from the wakeboard brands.
LFs boards are pretty much all color coded by size for each model. They are doing a few sizes of...
Forum: Wakesurfing 11-18-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,132
Posted By Chaos
Happens all the time. Depends on the board...

Happens all the time. Depends on the board though. Alliance wake did an article/test of many available boards in the San Diego surf back in 2012.

This question comes up on pretty much every forum...
Forum: Wakesurfing 11-17-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,787
Posted By Chaos
AJ, yes no maybe. In the past that was probably...

AJ, yes no maybe. In the past that was probably true and maybe still true in some areas, but in my experience in the past few years most getting into it jump into new or fairly new boat. They are...
Forum: Wakesurfing 11-16-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,787
Posted By Chaos
It is not a jab at the board, it is the concept...

It is not a jab at the board, it is the concept that it is a product that can be re-purposed. It is not new, we have seen plywood entry level boards many times.

Anyboard and every board will get...
Forum: Wakesurfing 11-14-2014, 3:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,787
Posted By Chaos
Birch plywood, makes a nice end table when you...

Birch plywood, makes a nice end table when you decide you want a real board.
Forum: Wakesurfing 11-14-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,787
Posted By Chaos
Stiffness is extremely important in a skim board....

Stiffness is extremely important in a skim board. Skim is about planing and riding the edge not the fins. Surfing is about riding the fins, not the edge, and the rails do not makes as big of a...
Forum: Wakesurfing 11-06-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,104
Posted By Chaos
The aspect I always like to see in the photos,...

The aspect I always like to see in the photos, although static depictions of the wake, is how it is forming; is it a gradual s-curve with a relatively small angle of inclination with the approximate...
Forum: Wakesurfing 11-05-2014, 4:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,104
Posted By Chaos
Looks like fun times, nice weather, pretty water,...

Looks like fun times, nice weather, pretty water, and some pumping swell. Sorry I missed it.
Nick
Forum: Wakesurfing 11-04-2014, 5:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,772
Posted By Chaos
Ultimately, surf style is more similar to surfing...

Ultimately, surf style is more similar to surfing in the ocean. You do not see shuvs in the ocean, not really.

Skim style shares more in common with street skating then surfing. Skim style is...
Forum: Wakesurfing 11-04-2014, 2:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,772
Posted By Chaos
As to the original thread, the 'history of' video...

As to the original thread, the 'history of' video gives some insight, but the origins modern wake surfing goes back to the 80s, it all but died as wakeboarding evolved. The birth of wakeboarding went...
Forum: Wakesurfing 11-04-2014, 2:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,772
Posted By Chaos
Real surf style isn't about shuvs. People attempt...

Real surf style isn't about shuvs. People attempt shuvs because they can be difficult to learn and complete, especially from riders with no skim experience or perspective. There is wake surfing and...
Forum: Wakesurfing 10-28-2014, 6:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,317
Posted By Chaos
Two types of 'wake' surfing with big boats....

Two types of 'wake' surfing with big boats. Basically deep water usually yachts, sport fishers etc., and shallow water (shallow where the wave is breaking, generally commercial fishing boats, etc.)....
Forum: Wakesurfing 10-27-2014, 4:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By Chaos
You should ask yourself and be honest with...

You should ask yourself and be honest with yourself what you plan to do with the board and expect from the board. People shouting out models and brands to you is rarely helpful. There are lots of...
Forum: Wakesurfing 10-20-2014, 9:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By Chaos
Thanks Timmy, hope you enjoy them. Overall they...

Thanks Timmy, hope you enjoy them. Overall they differ in a number of ways. TMFs/Nubsters are not designed to be used as rear fins, nor were they designed with wakesurfing in mind. They are designed...
Forum: Wakesurfing 10-16-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By Chaos
Good looking board Timmy.

Good looking board Timmy.
Forum: Wakesurfing 10-06-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By Chaos
X-trak is made by Seadek; this is their...

X-trak is made by Seadek; this is their surf/sup/skim traction.

Agenda is made by Hydroturf.

Desi, the buttons can be fun to work with and are pretty inexpensive. The downside is the...
Forum: Wakesurfing 09-27-2014, 6:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,406
Posted By Chaos
The are a few common misconceptions here. First...

The are a few common misconceptions here. First find the deepest part of the lake, and find an area that the bottom doesn't change. It is when the bottom/depth changes that a shallow lake is...
Forum: Wakesurfing 09-26-2014, 2:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,930
Posted By Chaos
Nick, Polar Bear is not a competition but a...

Nick, Polar Bear is not a competition but a social experiment with boards and boats.

Nick
Forum: Wakesurfing 09-25-2014, 9:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,017
Posted By Chaos
One more thing, as should be obvious. Waxing a...

One more thing, as should be obvious. Waxing a board inside the boat is a sure way to get wax bits everywhere. Wax it/groom it on the swim deck or the dock. It really isn't rocket science.
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