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Old     (steezyshots)      Join Date: Feb 2008       01-29-2010, 2:31 PM Reply   
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Old     (tylerc)      Join Date: Jun 2006       03-31-2010, 5:16 AM Reply   
Finally got around to taking pictures. FWIW if anyone is having issues with your laces slipping out the shoe lace trick works great. Thanks to the guys at McCormicks for the advice.

Old     (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       03-31-2010, 9:07 AM Reply   
2010 Faction with 2010 Vapors
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Old     (jeff_mn)      Join Date: Jul 2009       03-31-2010, 9:31 AM Reply   
^^ faction/vapors look sick
Old     (jondextan)      Join Date: Mar 2010       03-31-2010, 6:26 PM Reply   
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^^ faction/vapors look sick
i agree!
Old     (andrew_moreton)      Join Date: Feb 2003       04-09-2010, 4:54 PM Reply   
Got some of my 2010 order in. Here's a pic from today out at the System 2.0 at TXMC Wake Park. 2010 LF Watson Hybrid 139 with 2010 Watson CT LTD bindings. The bindings are pretty sick with the speed lace system and are very comfortable. The other board is a 2009 LF Witness Grind with 2009 Watson CT LTD bindings. Both sick setups for the cable.
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Old    HunterHudd            04-12-2010, 9:09 PM Reply   
Andrew, have you tried your Watson hybrid behind the boat yet?
Old     (andrew_moreton)      Join Date: Feb 2003       04-12-2010, 10:30 PM Reply   
Hunter, I haven't ridden it behind the boat yet since I just got my order in on Friday from LF, but I will be later this week. I have talked to some of the guys I ride with who have taken a boat set on it already and have said that it is surprisingly good behind the boat and that it isn't too flexy. I know there are some guys on WakeWorld that have been using it exclusively behind the boat and have been loving it. I'll let you know once I do ride it, but I know that it is much faster than the Witness and lands softer off the kickers.
Old     (andrew_moreton)      Join Date: Feb 2003       04-12-2010, 10:31 PM Reply   
And the speed zone on the Watson LTDs is awesome. Licensed from Burton's boots and very easy to use. Would recommend to anyone.
Old    HunterHudd            04-13-2010, 4:16 PM Reply   
Thanks for the input Andrew!
Old     (gravity)      Join Date: Jul 2009       04-15-2010, 4:18 PM Reply   
my 9 year old sons 1st setup he cant wait to try it out. should be fun
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Old     (stoked_32)      Join Date: Aug 2007       04-15-2010, 9:12 PM Reply   
My Brand New Kicks!! Just got it in the mail today. Think I got the last pair from performance

08 Marius
09 Illuminati One's
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Old     (jondextan)      Join Date: Mar 2010       04-16-2010, 7:07 AM Reply   
John, the Marius and Ones are a great pair! nice!
Old     (petrey10)      Join Date: Apr 2010       04-16-2010, 7:47 AM Reply   
some nice setups here guys!!! I haven't got my new setup yet but I will get them soon.... I really like the look of the velcro boots..
Old     (jps912)      Join Date: Jun 2007       04-16-2010, 12:02 PM Reply   
From

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Old     (westsidarider)      Join Date: Feb 2003       04-16-2010, 5:33 PM Reply   
Lovin the 147 CWB ViBe w the Marius boots
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Old     (joe_crawley)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-16-2010, 7:00 PM Reply   
Severance 142/CWB Faction

It's taken me more than a half dozen tries at new setups to find one that I liked more than my Militant, but this is the one. About a dozen sets on it so far, hated the boots at first, but they've been better every set, loving them now.

Also finding it strange to be all in, instead of all out. I'm 5'11, and a 24" stance is about my limit, a bunch of boards I had before were 24" all out, this severance is 23" all in. It was weird to look at those extra holes, but it's paid off on the water for sure.


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Old     (wakeborder5)      Join Date: Jun 2002       04-16-2010, 9:04 PM Reply   
Sick upgrade Joe, the new line of CWB boots look really, really good.
Old     (joe_crawley)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-16-2010, 10:16 PM Reply   
Thanks Ray, riding Alex's recoil last fall sold me on flex boards. Hit me up if you want to get out on Clear lake, we've been going whenever the weather allows it
Old     (ben_dk)      Join Date: Jan 2008       04-18-2010, 6:12 AM Reply   
2010 Hyperlite BSide with Team boots

I jumped on this and loved it! I rode a Marek last year (which I really enjoyed) so it was a little different but after that first set everything just felt really good.
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Old     (kyle_L)      Join Date: Mar 2010       04-18-2010, 4:51 PM Reply   
2010 ronix relik reflectos and 09 sine- about to order a new board though because the SINE is just not for me, just not good for the cable with such a big spine.
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Old     (onepoorpilot)      Join Date: Apr 2010       04-19-2010, 6:33 AM Reply   
2010 Watson Hybrid with LTD Shane Bindings~


Old     (kyle_L)      Join Date: Mar 2010       04-19-2010, 7:34 AM Reply   
John, love that Watson hybrid. I think that's what I'm leaning towards for the cable. I know you are mainly a cable rider, how do you like it on the rails and how are the landings off the kicker. I'm dealing with two pretty bum knees and need a board that is knee friendly .
Old     (onepoorpilot)      Join Date: Apr 2010       04-21-2010, 7:37 AM Reply   
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John, love that Watson hybrid. I think that's what I'm leaning towards for the cable. I know you are mainly a cable rider, how do you like it on the rails and how are the landings off the kicker. I'm dealing with two pretty bum knees and need a board that is knee friendly .
Kyle, its amazing. Coming off of a LTD Shane 134 its night and day. The board has great flex, and Im new to the sport and hadn't ridden a full rail until I rode this board. The grind base bottom slides fast and doesnt hang up on anything unlike my 09 shane. I HIGHLY recommend this board. I have owned an ibex, vault, watson reg, and shane, and this board BY FAR beats them all. PLUS everyone digs the OMG and color scheme lol. Hope that helps, I rode behind a supra the other night and it it rode like all of my other boards, the pop was consistent and the landings were soft.
Old     (tampawake)      Join Date: Mar 2008       04-21-2010, 9:01 AM Reply   
I have the hybrid and am 50/50 on board/rail. If I was going to have a separate rail board I would go with something more flexible though especially if there are knees issue. I have a recoil that I love and is way more flex than the hybrid. So if you can afford two boards I would go SS or something. If you can only justify one board the Wats Hybrid is an awesome choice. Thats what I did.
Old     (delmage171)      Join Date: Mar 2008       04-26-2010, 7:53 AM Reply   
2010 Watson Hybrid 139 w/2010 Watson Boots

Just got it yesterday
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Old     (shredsickgnar)      Join Date: Sep 2006       04-26-2010, 12:27 PM Reply   
Can't wait to get this thing on the water! (sorry about the iPhone quality.
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Old    HunterHudd            04-26-2010, 5:11 PM Reply   
Nick, Is that the flex or stiff one? And tell us how it is out on the water
Old     (shredsickgnar)      Join Date: Sep 2006       04-26-2010, 7:04 PM Reply   
Flex!
Old     (rapha)      Join Date: Dec 2009       04-27-2010, 4:39 AM Reply   
hey jason, why didn't you buy the watson 2010 limited ones? they are the same price, aren't they?
Old     (delmage171)      Join Date: Mar 2008       04-27-2010, 10:22 AM Reply   
yah there the same price, i dunno. I ride boat all the time and cable sometime so i dont need to be to speedy getting my boots on and off. My local boardshop is possbily getting a system 2.0 this spring so I thats why i bought the board.

I figured the older style laces would hold up a bit better, not really sure haha

The boots are super comfy and the lacing takes no time at all!
Old     (shadow7874)      Join Date: Apr 2010       04-27-2010, 7:55 PM Reply   
Where do you guys get new laces from? i wanna put some colored ones in my indexs to match my 2010 trip
Old     (BigTEX)      Join Date: Feb 2010       04-27-2010, 8:56 PM Reply   
Shoe Store
Old     (RideNorthEast)      Join Date: Mar 2010       04-29-2010, 11:32 AM Reply   
2010 Liquid Force Watson Hybrid Guys-
Do any of you guys ride that board exclusively behind the boat? I have been curious to try a hybrid/flex board, but I only ride behind the boat (no rails or sliders/cables).

I have also heard that the 2010 Watson (non-hybrid) is less forgiving and has to be ridden on edge. Can anyone comment on that? I love my 06 watson, but would like to get into a new setup!


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Old     (andrew_moreton)      Join Date: Feb 2003       04-29-2010, 11:52 AM Reply   
ALWake (Luker) is going to be your guy to talk about the Hybrid behind the boat. I think that's his main board behind the boat now.
Old     (Luker)      Join Date: Feb 2010       04-29-2010, 1:46 PM Reply   
Yeah man... I ride the Hybrid exclusively behind the boat.

My thoughts:
The board is nice and fast... way faster than the old Hype Premier and pretty similar to last years Ronix One (both boards I've ridden in the last two years)
Super fun because its a pretty loose board even with the bolt ons. One of the main reasons I went with this board is because after ACL surgery last year I rode nothing but rails/cable for 4 months (on a Henshaw Press) and when I strapped on a non-flex board it felt way too sticky and honestly kinda boring.
Pop is great and not once have I ever felt like the flex has "absorbed" any of the boot.
The board releases off the wake super early which takes a little getting used to but can be good for certain tricks.
The center of the board is pretty stiff so I honestly haven't really even noticed many of the flex characteristics while riding wake like I did the one or two times I rode my Press on the boat. Occasionally I'll take something a little too deep and tail heavy and the flex will cushion the landing a bit which is great, but other than that it feels like a regular board to me.
I rode Tevin's Hybrid at McCormicks and its super pressy on rails... which is evidence to me how big the difference in stiffness between the center of the board and the tip and tail really are.

Honestly I've had a lot of fun riding it on the boat and I've already stuck a few new tricks with it... not to say that the board is making some life altering difference in my riding or anything, but it absolutely has not hindered me in any way as some flex haters have led us to believe.

Don't go demo one unless you wanna buy it because its mad fun
Old     (hoss33)      Join Date: Apr 2010       05-03-2010, 12:40 AM Reply   
Rail Board- 2008 Slingshot Recoil w/ D3 Boots
Boat Board- 2009 Slingshot Recoil w/ Ronix Relik Boots
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Old     (etang789)      Join Date: Jul 2009       05-07-2010, 5:30 PM Reply   
Hey Im also considering either 2010 Watson or 2010 Watson Hybrid or 2010 Lyman. And I only ride exclusively behind the boat. I will be picking up the 2010 Watson CT Binding today to replace my 2008 Shane CT, but will still be using the 2008 Shane board for now.

So have you tried the regular 2010 Watson or Lyman? Any comparisons?

What do you think of the extra weight of the Watson Hybrid?

I have to say the graphics on the Hybrid is awesome!

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Yeah man... I ride the Hybrid exclusively behind the boat.

My thoughts:
The board is nice and fast... way faster than the old Hype Premier and pretty similar to last years Ronix One (both boards I've ridden in the last two years)
Super fun because its a pretty loose board even with the bolt ons. One of the main reasons I went with this board is because after ACL surgery last year I rode nothing but rails/cable for 4 months (on a Henshaw Press) and when I strapped on a non-flex board it felt way too sticky and honestly kinda boring.
Pop is great and not once have I ever felt like the flex has "absorbed" any of the boot.
The board releases off the wake super early which takes a little getting used to but can be good for certain tricks.
The center of the board is pretty stiff so I honestly haven't really even noticed many of the flex characteristics while riding wake like I did the one or two times I rode my Press on the boat. Occasionally I'll take something a little too deep and tail heavy and the flex will cushion the landing a bit which is great, but other than that it feels like a regular board to me.
I rode Tevin's Hybrid at McCormicks and its super pressy on rails... which is evidence to me how big the difference in stiffness between the center of the board and the tip and tail really are.

Honestly I've had a lot of fun riding it on the boat and I've already stuck a few new tricks with it... not to say that the board is making some life altering difference in my riding or anything, but it absolutely has not hindered me in any way as some flex haters have led us to believe.

Don't go demo one unless you wanna buy it because its mad fun
Old     (RideNorthEast)      Join Date: Mar 2010       05-03-2010, 3:11 AM Reply   
Al Wake.com. Thanks for the response! I might have to pick one up.
Old     (jondextan)      Join Date: Mar 2010       05-05-2010, 9:10 AM Reply   
my 2010 Response 145 with D2 bindings and Onset









Old     (ilboarder12)      Join Date: May 2009       05-05-2010, 10:03 AM Reply   
James Bayliss, how do you like using the smaller slingshot 134 for your rail board? the past summer i was hitting some rails on my recoil 142. i'm 5' 11" 190lbs so for boat its great, but it just felt way to big and bulky for rail maneuverability and was thinking bout trying to pick up a smaller slingshot for rails specifically

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Old     (spencerwm)      Join Date: Feb 2009       05-05-2010, 10:36 AM Reply   


Stoked on my new Byerly Conspiracy with Hyperlite Audio Boots for behind the boat. The board is sick.
I was interested in the new CWB Vide especially for winching. We will see how it goes. Looks like it will take a beating.
Old     (hoss33)      Join Date: Apr 2010       05-05-2010, 3:20 PM Reply   
Zane,

I love it man, im about 5'10 160lbs so it is a bit small behind boat, but it works great for rails or winching! I just like the feel of a small board for rails, it is super quick to sping while getting onto or off of rails, plus these slingshot boards are tough as nails!
Old     (bridges)      Join Date: May 2010       05-07-2010, 5:50 PM Reply   
09 marek 141 and marek bindings..
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Old     (jondextan)      Join Date: Mar 2010       05-08-2010, 3:32 AM Reply   
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09 marek 141 and marek bindings..
you didn't miss the SubIV?

well i do believe this is a better board...
Old     (dingleberry)      Join Date: Apr 2009       05-08-2010, 7:22 AM Reply   
Mutiny Lemons



Old     (Chris941)      Join Date: May 2010       05-08-2010, 8:20 AM Reply   
Alright, it might not be 2010 gear but whatever. '09 LF Trip and '09 Ronix Franks. I'm a cable guy so I really hope the trip dies so I can get a slingy or something with crazy flex.
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Old     (bridges)      Join Date: May 2010       05-08-2010, 8:52 AM Reply   
dex tan. who said i got rid of the sub? lol i still got it. didnt wanna sell it so i just kept it, it will be a good back up board haha
Old     (jondextan)      Join Date: Mar 2010       05-08-2010, 4:04 PM Reply   
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dex tan. who said i got rid of the sub? lol i still got it. didnt wanna sell it so i just kept it, it will be a good back up board haha
so which rides better?
Old     (stoked_32)      Join Date: Aug 2007       05-12-2010, 4:54 PM Reply   
my other marius.
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Old     (bridges)      Join Date: May 2010       05-08-2010, 5:07 PM Reply   
lets just say the marek was a REALLY REALLY GOOD INVESTMENT lol
Old     (wakemitch)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-08-2010, 5:08 PM Reply   
Erick, sick deck! i tried one out a few times and liked it a lot. have you ever ridden clear grip before? if you havent after a few sets you will not like it. it gets slippery really quick
Old     (dingleberry)      Join Date: Apr 2009       05-09-2010, 7:08 AM Reply   
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Erick, sick deck! i tried one out a few times and liked it a lot. have you ever ridden clear grip before? if you havent after a few sets you will not like it. it gets slippery really quick
No, I've never tried clear grip yet. There was so much detail on the top that I couldn't bring myself to cover it with black grip. I'll give the clear a tryout and see just how slick it feels. Worst case scenario, I can just pull off the clear and put on the factory-cut black grip.
Old     (boardOK)      Join Date: Apr 2010       05-10-2010, 4:48 AM Reply   
2010 Watson Classic
2010 LTD Ultras

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Old     (Blindside_137)      Join Date: Apr 2010       05-11-2010, 7:24 AM Reply   
2009 Watson LTD
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Old     (ugafan83)      Join Date: May 2010       05-13-2010, 5:58 AM Reply   
My Hyperlite B-Side with 2010 Ronix One Bindings
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Old     (uride2)      Join Date: May 2010       05-16-2010, 7:39 PM Reply   
Slingshot Reflex 2010, Liquid Force Vantage LTD 2009
Hope its good, just set up the board tonight.
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Old     (jondextan)      Join Date: Mar 2010       05-18-2010, 2:34 AM Reply   
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Slingshot Reflex 2010, Liquid Force Vantage LTD 2009
Hope its good, just set up the board tonight.
i'm sure it's great! just got my 2010 Response last month and i love it! make sure you try riding with the fins off even just once, it's freakin' fun! it's so loose like you're on a wakeskate except more forgiving against the waves and such. congrats!
Old     (calexan)      Join Date: Dec 2008       05-17-2010, 8:17 PM Reply   
Dang not only is that a good looking board.... Thats some good looking grass!

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Old     (hyperlite)      Join Date: May 2009       05-18-2010, 4:15 AM Reply   
i heard the subs we breaking easy and thats why they quit makin them.
Old     (jessemitchell)      Join Date: Feb 2009       05-20-2010, 11:19 AM Reply   
dam cuzz i be stylin


Old     (wake77)      Join Date: Jan 2009       05-20-2010, 12:21 PM Reply   
Jesse, I just ordered the exact same set-up yesterday (except I got the 143). Have you had the chance to ride it yet? Just looking for some feedback as I wait for my board and bindings to arrive.
Old     (jessemitchell)      Join Date: Feb 2009       05-20-2010, 12:36 PM Reply   
I havent ridden it yet probaly tonight though so I will let you know as soon as I hit the lake. but its super light and bindings fit on there perfectly
Old     (wake77)      Join Date: Jan 2009       05-20-2010, 12:47 PM Reply   
Looks like a fun setup. Appreciate any feedback you have, but I guess I should have asked before I bought.

I didn't anticipate buying a new setup this summer, but I broke two pairs of bindings in the past week, so I ventured to buy some new bindings, and wound up getting a board also.
Old     (wakerider017)      Join Date: Apr 2010       05-27-2010, 12:03 PM Reply   
2009 Company Recruit & 2009 Ronix Frank's

Super light setup!
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Old     (snoopy1173)      Join Date: May 2010       05-27-2010, 6:21 PM Reply   
stoke transit kinda looks like the ps3 shape a little bit....not the bottom contours but the tips
Old     (downfortheride)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-27-2010, 8:30 PM Reply   
Jay ~~ I had the same question brought up this week, I talked with the owners and sharpers and they say although there is similarity's these were specifically molded for Wakeology.
Old     (cheesydog)      Join Date: Mar 2009       05-28-2010, 1:40 AM Reply   
Rocking the Watson Hybrid this year with the Mellisa's

Such a sweet setup for the cable
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Old     (downfortheride)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-27-2010, 2:36 PM Reply   
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