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Old    David Christman (lfrider92)      Join Date: Sep 2008       10-20-2008, 8:10 PM Reply   
alright so on saturday i jumped half the wake and did a toe side 180.. and i was a little under on the rotation. so when i landed i had my heels hit the water and they dug in HELLA hard tons of pressure. pulled muscles in my arms and legs and the rope SNAPPED!!!!
it was so funny. i was laughing my a@# off on how bad i messed that one up

just thought id share

(Message edited by lfrider92 on October 20, 2008)
Old    Mike Klarenbeek (wakecrzy2000)      Join Date: Apr 2004       10-20-2008, 9:16 PM Reply   
What kind of rope were you useing? Most wake ropes are tested to around 2000 lbs, thats a serious edge.
Old    Kyle Marriott (kyle_m)      Join Date: Aug 2007       10-20-2008, 9:18 PM Reply   
i looked at his myspace from his prfile and it looks like he was using a stretch ski rope thas what he had in the pix
dude you gotta invest in a non-stretch rope
Old    David Christman (lfrider92)      Join Date: Sep 2008       10-21-2008, 7:53 AM Reply   
the one on my myspace is my hella old rope it was like 30$

i got a new one like a month ago. its a pro line. its a real wake rope with no strech
Old    David Christman (lfrider92)      Join Date: Sep 2008       10-21-2008, 8:08 AM Reply   
sorry not a pro line. a straightline. here a pictures. the old one is purple the newer one is the other one. haha. i snapped the straightline though
Old    David Christman (lfrider92)      Join Date: Sep 2008       10-21-2008, 8:14 AM Reply   
it wont let me upload the pictures! its pissing me off. haha
but trust me its a real wakerope. it was 130$ for line and handle.
thats okay though. the handle i want is 130$ haha

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