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Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-15-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,361
Posted By melvinator
Just like jordan said, like hopping on flat...

Just like jordan said, like hopping on flat ground. Took me 2 sets to realize how to pop off the wake, smoothest straight up pop i have ever ridden! 2 footed even weight jump at the peak of the...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-15-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,071
Posted By melvinator
Andy is right on the money. I ran water sports...

Andy is right on the money. I ran water sports at kids summer camps for 2 summers and all I taught my guys to tell them:
1. arms straight
2. knees bent
3. knuckles on the board
let the boat do...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-12-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,974
Posted By melvinator
Rent one then, parks tear up molded in fins. ...

Rent one then, parks tear up molded in fins. Beat up park boards make great beginner/boat boards too. I have a company severance 142 that is my boat board, I bet that board has a couple miles of...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-12-2014, 5:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,974
Posted By melvinator
http://www.ebay.com/itm/2009-Slingshot-Reflex-141-...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2009-Slingshot-Reflex-141-wakeboard-/191109903454?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2c7f09b45e

good cable board $125 signed by jeff mckee it looks like. Better hurry i might...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 04-29-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,663
Posted By melvinator
Not a bad binding, they just get heavy when they...

Not a bad binding, they just get heavy when they are wet! Have them on my cable board set up, super easy in and out.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-31-2014, 5:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,333
Posted By melvinator
Unless you want a party boat or have rockstar...

Unless you want a party boat or have rockstar bikini models lounging on your boat LEAVE THE SEATING AS IT IS!!! I have a 96 VLX and the rear bench is superior! I have way more floor space to walk...
Forum: Wakesurfing 10-30-2013, 5:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,669
Posted By melvinator
Cedar/redwood/pine/balsa would all be lighter. I...

Cedar/redwood/pine/balsa would all be lighter. I teach high school wood shop and we have thousands of feet of yellow poplar here for about $1 a sq ft. Board is probably 25 lbs, heavy moving around...
Forum: Wakesurfing 10-28-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,669
Posted By melvinator
Woody's are easy to make. Wanted a big stable...

Woody's are easy to make. Wanted a big stable board to surf with my daughter and teach beginners. Mine is poplar strips with a couple 1/4" oak strips for color. Planned down to about 5/8" i think.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 10-24-2013, 3:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,433
Posted By melvinator
Wakeboards on the cement floor while your...

Wakeboards on the cement floor while your kneeboards lean against a wall, have another bud heavy.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-23-2013, 5:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,451
Posted By melvinator
Funny, I was playing with photoshop years ago! ...

Funny, I was playing with photoshop years ago! My friend just bought a 99 with a nice titan tower, racks, speakers, ballast in great shape for 16.5k this spring. Another friend bought the same boat...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-22-2013, 6:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,451
Posted By melvinator
I actually have a 96 and do not have the wrap...

I actually have a 96 and do not have the wrap around seating and like it more than my friends with the 99's. More floor space, we ride with no more than 4 people most of the time anyway. Here is...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-21-2013, 8:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,451
Posted By melvinator
I am sure it is a cheaper universal tower. Grab...

I am sure it is a cheaper universal tower. Grab it and pull it side to side, bet is flexes alot. Not a deal breaker, but your boards will be banging around in the racks if you get some. The titan...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-21-2013, 6:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,451
Posted By melvinator
Little high this late in the season. Especially...

Little high this late in the season. Especially with that tower, no wedge or perfect pass. Get rid of the electric hatch lift, we have 3 sunsetter vlx's in our crew and we all did away with them,...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-08-2013, 6:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,964
Posted By melvinator
I think you could go 139 with no problem. My...

I think you could go 139 with no problem. My watson has the least amount of drag of any board i have ridden, i can hold on with my pinkie and ride no problem. I think flex boards have less drag in...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-07-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,964
Posted By melvinator
I think it depends on the board. I am 5'9" 160...

I think it depends on the board. I am 5'9" 160 lbs and rode an obrien nautral 144 for over 2 years and loved it. Swithched to a company severance 142 and it would not edge right for me, switched to...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-20-2013, 6:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,733
Posted By melvinator
Flatten out early too helped me. If you edge...

Flatten out early too helped me. If you edge hard you will have more line tension. I like to pop off the kicker/wake, then grab and/or poke it out then initiate my bs spin. spinning later rather...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-19-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,130
Posted By melvinator
Yeah, definatly not a slider base. When i think...

Yeah, definatly not a slider base. When i think cable board i think flex and a smooth bottom, not built in fins. Great boat board though. I bet Phils new board will be alot stiffer. Got a buddy...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-19-2013, 6:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,130
Posted By melvinator
CTRL RX review

Watched Phil win the pro tour on this board a few weeks ago in Grand Rapids and was wanting to try one out. Got the 2012 because i liked the graphics better and was a bit cheaper and still the same...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-05-2013, 5:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,251
Posted By melvinator
I was not happy with the way my murray systems...

I was not happy with the way my murray systems fit a few summers ago and shaun actually saw my post on wakeworld and had hyperlite contact me to fix the situation! My hero wanted to make sure i was...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-30-2013, 5:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,653
Posted By melvinator
I believe they were buying old molds from...

I believe they were buying old molds from hyperlite at one time and pressing boards with their name on them. The board i saw was an old hyperlite era i believe. They did have an original flexboard...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-15-2013, 8:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,457
Posted By melvinator
I had last years aj's and rode them at wakenation...

I had last years aj's and rode them at wakenation cinci for 2 days and had no sand issue. Slight blister from 2 days walking in them, but they werent broke in and 1/2 size too big. Loved them at...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 04-18-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,026
Posted By melvinator
I have an old jet pilot baller(shane b-ball...

I have an old jet pilot baller(shane b-ball jersey looking vest) that i have had since it came out, 2005?? that floats great for a non cga vest. Taken some massive hits and floats me great, got to...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 03-28-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,170
Posted By melvinator
How about less filler and more riding, at least...

How about less filler and more riding, at least for web stuff people put on WW? A 2 second cut at a kicker for a 41 second clip. Its 1:29 into that bredda's one shot video before theres any...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 12-10-2012, 4:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,033
Posted By melvinator
Last i knew wakeboarding took some arm...

Last i knew wakeboarding took some arm strength/stamina in your arms. When i fall at the cable i just float on my back and slowly use my arms to swim back to shore. I am 37 and swiming to shore is...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-02-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,016
Posted By melvinator
cheap bi-level skate

I know this isn't the wakeskating forum, but i thought i would share this find. $104 and free shipping for a casette bi-level. Its a blem and foam top. I always wanted to try one and for this price...
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