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Old    Frank Wolter (wofrankwo)      Join Date: Jul 2009       12-04-2009, 6:55 PM Reply   
i was lucky enough to get to ride 22 different models of wakesurf boards this year starting in the middle of july

i was able to let go of the rope and surf on 14 of the boards
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       12-04-2009, 7:45 PM Reply   
6-7
Most were behind ragboys boat.

No surprise there.


lol
Old    Dennis (dennish)      Join Date: May 2005       12-04-2009, 8:43 PM Reply   
Frank,
You really have tried a lot of boards. Its been a fun year no doubt.
Old    Roger Stratford (rlsv211)      Join Date: Oct 2009       12-05-2009, 10:08 PM Reply   
I think about 12. Still looking for the perfect board.
Old    Andrew Taft (taft)      Join Date: Jul 2006       12-05-2009, 11:28 PM Reply   
4 boards so far.

Canada isn't exactly the wakesurfing hub of the world.

(Message edited by taft on December 05, 2009)
Old    Dennis (dennish)      Join Date: May 2005       12-06-2009, 8:05 AM Reply   
Andrew,
You need to bring your boat and you down here or maybe just you. We can get you on a few more boards.
Old    Art (rallyart)      Join Date: Nov 2006       12-06-2009, 12:03 PM Reply   
Three. It really is that Canadian thing. You just don't want to be counting up past ten We used to have 10 teams in the CFL but named two of them the Roughriders so we still had a finger free to hold the beer when we counted.
Old    Chris (rio_sanger)      Join Date: Apr 2007       12-06-2009, 8:05 PM Reply   
lol Art, you Canadians have a good sense of humor. But I guess you must to live where it drops below 50 degrees!

To the original post - I have surfed on hundreds of boards, just not all behind a boat...
Old    Chuch (wakevb)      Join Date: Feb 2008       12-07-2009, 6:27 AM Reply   
4 for me. Still searching as well as there are so many styles out there. I dont figure I'll ever fall in love with just one....I like to switch it up too much. Right now I am mostly riding a P5 Prop.
Old    Deepcove (deepcove)      Join Date: Mar 2004       12-07-2009, 7:10 AM Reply   
Another "4 boards" for this Canadian.
Old    Rob (wakesurf_ohio)      Join Date: Jun 2007       12-07-2009, 7:33 AM Reply   
8 Walker Project boards
6 Inland Surfer boards
5 Endless Break boards
4 Trickboardz + 1 Asylum board
4 Calibrated boards
3 Shred Stixx boards
3 Walzer boards
2 Phase 5 boards
2 Hyperlite boards
1 XXX board
1 Victoria board
and last but not least 4 Bigshow customs :-)

Demo days/weekends and contests have a lot to do with riding so many boards. It is nice to have ridden so many boards to know what to recommend people who are looking for a new board, and to be confident that the board I ride is the right board for me.
Old    Roger Stratford (rlsv211)      Join Date: Oct 2009       12-07-2009, 9:31 AM Reply   
So what do you ride and which did you like the best?
Old    Rob (wakesurf_ohio)      Join Date: Jun 2007       12-07-2009, 1:18 PM Reply   
My Walker Project Bullet rides the best for me. It is also a custom made board for me, which helps. The Inland Surfer Black Pearl is probably my favorite skim board that I've ridden. Bigshow's home made longboard rides exceptionally well also.
Old    Anthonyv911 (tonyv420)      Join Date: Jul 2007       12-07-2009, 2:13 PM Reply   
(Ten), 2 Liquid Force, 1 Hyperlite,1 New Wave Vehicles, 4 inland surfers, 1 CWB, 1 Obrien
Old    Roger Stratford (rlsv211)      Join Date: Oct 2009       12-07-2009, 6:01 PM Reply   
@ rob thanks. I was at the polar bear ride and I like the Walker boards a lot. B spring I hope to have a new board.
Old    Show (bigshow)      Join Date: Feb 2005       12-07-2009, 6:04 PM Reply   
Robbie, how did the repair on the 3-X board work, did you get to ride the board?
Old    Andrew Taft (taft)      Join Date: Jul 2006       12-07-2009, 6:56 PM Reply   
Dennis,

Always tempting to get back on one of those WP boards. Next time I'm in California, you're the first to know. Although that boat will never make another 24 hour drive again!
Old    Sue (malibu)      Join Date: Sep 2004       12-08-2009, 2:14 PM Reply   
I have surfed on:
Hyperlite Landlock 5'6"
Landlock 6'
Brodcast
Phase 5 Prop
Inland Surfer Yellow Loogie
Triple X skim
I like the Phase 5 Prop and Triple X the best so far.
Sue
Old    RJ (wakedv)      Join Date: May 2007       12-09-2009, 2:40 PM Reply   
Woo Hoo, leading the Canadians with 5! Favorite so far P5 DD Pro.
Old    dtw. (notsobueno)      Join Date: Dec 2004       12-09-2009, 9:18 PM Reply   
Blue Lake
Black Pearl
Black Pearl Yellow
Calibrated Piscus (original)
Walker James pro model
Phase 5 Prop
LF Inlander
HL Coex
Walker compX (3)
LF Custom 4'4"
Triple X Skims (51, 54, 58)
Shred Stixx Thresher
Calibrated Custom

I think that is it for me, for now.
Old    Mitch (wakemitch)      Join Date: Jun 2005       12-09-2009, 9:36 PM Reply   
LF Venture 5.0
LF Custom Thruster 4.6
Hyperlite Broadcast 4.9
Hyperlite Broadcast 5.6
Hyperlite Landlock 5.11
Inland Surfer Black Pearl Yellow
Inland Surfer Moss
Inland Surfer Sweet Spot
Inland Surfer Yellow Loogey
The Walker Project James Walker 4.5
The Walker Project Comp X 4.5
Smed Wombat
Asylum

I need to get on more boards.
I want to try a shred stixx and some skims from calibrated and phase 5 and whatever i can get under my feet.
Old    Rob (wakesurf_ohio)      Join Date: Jun 2007       12-10-2009, 6:17 AM Reply   
I was sick/it was cold when we went to the lake. The repair looks solid though, thanks!
Old    Rob Foster (surfdoggy)      Join Date: Dec 2009       12-28-2009, 3:44 PM Reply   
I know different people like/need/should get different boards, but it would be great if those of you who have ridden lots of boards could share a little more of your expertise. How about listing the boards from your favorite to your least, or rating them great, good and ok. Thanks for anything you can offer.

Here's my list with my current favorites at the top:

Phase 5 DD Carbon
IS Sweetspot
Liquid Force Venture - good for bigger guys
IS Bluelake
Hyperlite Landlock
CWB ride - what I learned on - still ok, but slow

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