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Forum: Wakesurfing Yesterday, 2:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By phathom
If you can find one, the Ronix caption is a great...

If you can find one, the Ronix caption is a great beginner board. It is fast tracking so it can handle smaller wakes and/or larger riders. It is very stable and not squirrelly at all, but still very...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-14-2014, 5:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,423
Posted By phathom
It looks like it follows the hull and it looks...

It looks like it follows the hull and it looks really good like that. I just wonder if it was flipped up at a 90 instead of that say 70 degree angle it currently is would help delay the convergence...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-14-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,423
Posted By phathom
Wave looks pretty good. One thing I find a little...

Wave looks pretty good. One thing I find a little odd about the gate though is that it goes down and follows the lines of the hull at an inward angle. I believe you may get better results if it was...
Forum: Girls Who Ride 08-14-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By phathom
Consistent edging into the wake, make sure you...

Consistent edging into the wake, make sure you lock your legs when you hit the wake going in so you it pops you up and you don't absorb the energy in your legs.
This can be done either by standing...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-13-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By phathom
Well you sure picked a nice boat for it. Starting...

Well you sure picked a nice boat for it. Starting out if you just started jumping, I wouldn't worry too much about ballast setup or anything like that yet. Work on your technique and some basics. You...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-13-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,989
Posted By phathom
I was honestly expecting to see like a 10' ocean...

I was honestly expecting to see like a 10' ocean board there. Kind of impressed he was able to ride it as long as he did with that tiny wake. Anyone ID the board he's riding? It has to track fast as...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-13-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,501
Posted By phathom
Wow, everything looks amazing. You definitely do...

Wow, everything looks amazing. You definitely do some quality work, everything is very clean and professional.
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-13-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,373
Posted By phathom
Go big or go home, right :D The caption has...

Go big or go home, right :D
The caption has 1.7" fins, true it is not a thruster setup without the center fin, but the style is similar if there were.

BTW:Congrats on the 360 attempt, best one...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-12-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By phathom
Speaking of which, I just had a friend yesterday...

Speaking of which, I just had a friend yesterday ask me, "So, did you go out watersurfing last weekend?"

Basically a mash up of waterskiing (as opposed to snowskiing) and surfing (as opposed to...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-12-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By phathom
Oh boy, this is going to turn into another push...

Oh boy, this is going to turn into another push vs lift terminology discussion, I can feel it.

I still feel that it should go by this definition though,

Wave = Made by a natural source, wind,...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-11-2014, 1:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 925
Posted By phathom
The most important part is technique. As far as...

The most important part is technique. As far as getting air, you want to start out from the wake and make one smooth cut to the outside, then in the same fluid motion, start to cut back towards the...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 08-10-2014, 3:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By phathom
You know, there's a sequel out now too!

You know, there's a sequel out now too!
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-08-2014, 2:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,373
Posted By phathom
Yes, a Solid Sam sounds right and where a lot of...

Yes, a Solid Sam sounds right and where a lot of us will fall, myself included.

Also, at least I can pull 360s, no line tension or rope assist used for it, just to keep riding since I'm riding too...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-08-2014, 1:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,373
Posted By phathom
Definitely need something between Ivan and Adam. ...

Definitely need something between Ivan and Adam.

I'm past an Ivan and just about an Adam.

I got 360s down, although they are line ridden 360s because I'm riding a board that I'm 60lbs over the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-07-2014, 3:59 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,329
Posted By phathom
I think the people talking about gas really need...

I think the people talking about gas really need to re-watch this video.
http://vimeo.com/70882358
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-06-2014, 5:03 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,329
Posted By phathom
What stitching? ;) And you didn't add...

What stitching? ;)



And you didn't add her pics to the boat bun thread? Come on, there was almost an entire thread of passed out girls on the boats taken by creepy guys :p

Never thought...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-06-2014, 2:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,728
Posted By phathom
I said I was assuming you were using it as a...

I said I was assuming you were using it as a figure of speech and not saying that was actual capacity. Ton being used both as an actual ton (2,000 lbs) and as a figure of speech meaning just a whole...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-06-2014, 1:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,728
Posted By phathom
I'm guessing that's a figure of speech and not...

I'm guessing that's a figure of speech and not saying that it can only handle the stock ballast of 2k and not the upgraded 2.5k.

The wakeboard wake looks good from that pic. Any not dramatic shots...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-06-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By phathom
If you're new, you probably want a surf style...

If you're new, you probably want a surf style board. That's where a lot of people start out. They are generally a little more stable and are good for carving around, having a good time on the wake...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-06-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,310
Posted By phathom
That definitely looks legit and surfable. Post...

That definitely looks legit and surfable. Post some vids of someone riding it, also pics of the device you made would be awesome. Is it a one time adjustment you had to do or is it an add on you just...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-06-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 38,540
Posted By phathom
^ I am most impressed by the sick murdered out...

^ I am most impressed by the sick murdered out golf cart. The rest are nice, but that golf cart just looks mean.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-06-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,329
Posted By phathom
You sir are awesome! Yes, definitely fill...

You sir are awesome!

Yes, definitely fill and empty sacks, if they let you help trailer the boat. Some people are more picky than others about people driving their truck towing their boat and want...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-06-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,329
Posted By phathom
Wow. Some of these people seem either really new...

Wow. Some of these people seem either really new or really inconsiderate. There are definitely a few things everyone should understand even without boat experience.

-No shoes. A lot of people have...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-05-2014, 1:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,323
Posted By phathom
With everything you said, dealer treatment, and...

With everything you said, dealer treatment, and the fact that I think the G series is the best quality all around wakeboat there is right now. I wouldn't even think twice about that choice. Now...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-05-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,482
Posted By phathom
Figured this was a good thread for this. My...

Figured this was a good thread for this.
My family luckily passed up a camping trip with my parents this last weekend at Swift Reservoir. They came back with horror stories of the dumb boaters up...
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