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Old     (curtisco24)      Join Date: Dec 2005       05-05-2008, 5:23 AM Reply   
ridden hyperlite for a long time. I am not too pleased with my current ride 06 murray way to slow. Anyway I have noticed that liquid force is much lighter board. I don't have a local dealer so can you guys offer some input on how their most popular boards ride?
Thanks in advance.
Old     (cyprus)      Join Date: Jan 2007       05-05-2008, 6:09 AM Reply   
I have just tried my new Lyman 139 and was pretty impressed. I rode it without the removable fins and still it held a solid edge while being loose when flat. It also pops really well and lands smooth. Even though it was my first day, I felt like I have been riding this board for the past two years.
Old     (wakemikey)      Join Date: Mar 2008       05-05-2008, 6:16 AM Reply   
Tony Finn founder of LF invented wakeboarding with the Skurfer. They have always been great boards IMO. I have ridden them since LF's first board, the Free 135. I have been able to demo boards through my local shop for $40 a weekend. This is really the only way to buy a board if you really want the right one. Try every board you can. I used to ride the original Trip 132 and upgraded last year to a Watson 134 after riding almost their entire pro lineup. When you ride the right one you'll know.

(Message edited by wakemikey on May 05, 2008)
Old     (curtisco24)      Join Date: Dec 2005       05-05-2008, 6:52 AM Reply   
I don't have a local dealer, so I can't demo. So basically I am looking for subjective feedback. Thanks for the help cyprus. Also, I am familar with Hyperlite so if you can compare ride to hl that would help as well
Old     (da_kamp)      Join Date: Jan 2008       05-05-2008, 7:14 AM Reply   
well if you want something fast, LYYYMMAAANNN !!!!!!!!

or the Axis, they both get the job done well, however the Lyman is perfect in every way
Old     (curtisco24)      Join Date: Dec 2005       05-05-2008, 7:19 AM Reply   
does the lymann have consistent pop?
Old     (eccpaint)      Join Date: Feb 2002       05-05-2008, 7:24 AM Reply   
At our shop you can demo for free. If you are interested in a road trip, I can meet you at the lake with several boards. The Lyman is very popular this summer, as well as the Watson & PS3. The Vantage bindings are incredible!
Old     (curtisco24)      Join Date: Dec 2005       05-05-2008, 7:42 AM Reply   
hey greg that is a posibility
Old     (schuey)      Join Date: Apr 2005       05-05-2008, 8:09 AM Reply   
I just got the Lyman and vantage bindings, going out this friday to try them!
Old     (burberry03)      Join Date: Dec 2006       05-05-2008, 8:13 AM Reply   
Old     (dmac)      Join Date: Jul 2003       05-05-2008, 9:54 AM Reply   
you mentioned you're on an 06' Murray? Have you looked at the new Hype line?
Old     (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       05-05-2008, 10:01 AM Reply   


By matt c (curtisco24) on Monday, May 05, 2008 - 7:19 am:

does the lymann have consistent pop?

only if you're a consistent rider.

consistency isn't found in boards. it's result from a rider's application of proper technique on every jump/trick.
Old     (curtisco24)      Join Date: Dec 2005       05-05-2008, 6:25 PM Reply   
true however, some boards are easier to get consistent pop just as some wakes are easier, unless of course you have perfect form.
Old     (garret_s)      Join Date: Apr 2006       05-05-2008, 11:08 PM Reply   
Also, wake consistency probably plays a huge role in how you feel about boards...sometimes, I'll try a board out in a bit of wind, and absolutely hate it, but then in glass, I love it. Some boards just seem to handle chop a bit better, regardless of how small it is.


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