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Old     (upnorth)      Join Date: Oct 2007       01-14-2008, 3:03 PM Reply   
Did Lib Tech used to make wakeboards and wakeskates? Is it the same company that makes snowboards and skis now? Did the wake designs get bought or used by another company? I should know this but I'm pulling a big blank. Thanks in advance!
Old    miles (billyjodonjimbo)      Join Date: Apr 2006       01-14-2008, 3:10 PM Reply   
I don't think lib tech ever made wake products, but I could be wrong.

Ride Snowboards bought Full Tilt I think and were making wake products for a year or so.
Old     (upnorth)      Join Date: Oct 2007       01-14-2008, 3:29 PM Reply   
thanks Miles, does anyone else know for sure what the story is?
Old    M-Dizzle (liquidmx)      Join Date: Jun 2005       01-14-2008, 4:10 PM Reply   
I have no idea about wakeboards, but they make some Mackin snowboards!!!
Old    George (raftisland)      Join Date: Aug 2006       01-14-2008, 7:44 PM Reply   
they do not make any wake products... i know for a factthat the make skis, snowboards, annd maybe skateboards. hope this helps
Old    Randy Scagliotti (wakedad33)      Join Date: Oct 2005       01-14-2008, 7:49 PM Reply   
Hyperlite used to make snowboards back in the day, I had the Murray signature, Sweet ride.
Old    the not so naked chef (electricsnow)      Join Date: May 2002       01-15-2008, 3:07 AM Reply   
i don't think they made watersports stuff...they (mervin mfg) had some ad that made fun of it all.

But yes, their snowboards kick ass! i have a dark series and i've never had more fun on a snowboard. and they do make skateboards as well.
Old    Andy Nintzel (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       01-15-2008, 5:06 AM Reply   
I think that you're thinking of Joyride they tried to get in the game for a while.
Old    Jeff Baker (innov8)      Join Date: May 2005       01-15-2008, 7:33 AM Reply   
Lib is not making skateboards anymore.
Old    Tommy Johnson (ziggen)      Join Date: Jul 2006       01-15-2008, 8:46 AM Reply   
They have skateboards on their website and at shops around here.
Old    JS (jsxstar)      Join Date: Sep 2006       01-15-2008, 9:48 AM Reply   
I picked up a pair skis called "narrow A$$ snowboards" this year and they are sweet!
Old     (upnorth)      Join Date: Oct 2007       01-15-2008, 6:04 PM Reply   
Thanks all, Andy I think you are on it- I was most likely thinking of Joyride. Thanks again!
Old    Joe (ilikebeaverandboats)      Join Date: Jul 2007       01-15-2008, 9:36 PM Reply   
I still have my libtech skate board! haha. they didnt make wake tho. I have the travis rice pro model with mtx, its amazing. If they did make wake theyd come up with so gnar stuff!
Old    Kevin (premierwake136)      Join Date: Jun 2005       01-16-2008, 5:08 PM Reply   
lib tech is the best
Old    Nick Haisch (shredsickgnar)      Join Date: Sep 2006       01-16-2008, 6:05 PM Reply   
I got a Lib Tech DIY this year and broke it my third time riding it! But they are taking care of me and I'll be getting a nice new board.
Old    Andy S (damned04)      Join Date: May 2005       01-17-2008, 12:12 PM Reply   
I doubt they ever made wake products. LibTech and Gnu are owned by the same company called Mervin. Their snowboards are the best I've ridden. They have now incorporated rocker into one of their models and it's unreal how they are changing snowboarding technology every year.
Old    Tate Viehmann (redv215)      Join Date: Mar 2005       01-17-2008, 2:45 PM Reply   
Sorry for the hijack but I am looking @ a Lib Tech board and would love some input. Please see this thread if you can help me out: http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/11975/535762.html?1200609529
Thanks...end Hijack

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