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Old    crafty2            04-13-2005, 7:17 AM Reply   
I've been riding for about five years and this year i'm interested in getting a new board.
I'm looking at the liquid force Omega 139 with alphas.

Any info/ rating of this board would be Awesome
Old    jeffsuperstar            04-13-2005, 8:37 AM Reply   
great board, good pop.....had the 39 a few weeks ago, you should go with the ultra bindings, felt they were better thn the alpha's
hope it help you
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       04-13-2005, 2:01 PM Reply   
The Omega looks a lot like the 2003 substance. Can anyone verify this, or is it just a similar shape with same fin setup?
Old    260searay            04-13-2005, 2:05 PM Reply   
I am a rookie and was going to get that board but decided to go with the team/sphynx package. The board looks sweet though.
Old    Thane Dogg (thane_dogg)      Join Date: Jun 2002       04-13-2005, 7:14 PM Reply   
the substance is the same shape for 2003-05. The Omega is kind of a spin-off of the substance shape. It has a less agressive rocker and a little less agressive profile. I haven't ridden it but I would imagine it to be like a substance but even more forgiving and more of a free-ride feel.
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       04-13-2005, 7:48 PM Reply   
Are you sure the substance is the same for 2003-2005. In 2004 I read how they changed like the shape of the tip or something like that. It wasnt something i really pay attention to, but I do remember hearing about a small change.
Old    crafty2            04-14-2005, 4:14 AM Reply   
thanks to all the replys. anyone confused with what the OMEGA looks like should check the link

OMEGA BOARD
Old    Thane Dogg (thane_dogg)      Join Date: Jun 2002       04-14-2005, 9:48 AM Reply   
leo - they didn't change the mold at all from 2003-05.
Old    Jessica (jess)      Join Date: Apr 2002       04-14-2005, 10:04 AM Reply   
From the 2004 Board description:

There are some changes to Shawn’s ride this year. He’s added some thickness to the nose and tail for strength and also ran the molded in side fins a bit farther back on the tail for extra control.
Old    Brian Carrillo (timber)      Join Date: May 2004       04-14-2005, 10:10 AM Reply   
Hey guys,
I was thinking about purchasing the Transit Bindings. What do you guys think of these. I heard there is a difference in sizing between Hyperlite an LF bindings.
Old    jeffsuperstar            04-14-2005, 5:18 PM Reply   
hey brian, you might want to try them before buying them, got 2 pairs of large narrow (1 sphynx & 1 transit), sphynx fit perfectly, can put the tranist for more than 20 secondes, they re hurting my feet real bad, try them before
later,
Old    Thane Dogg (thane_dogg)      Join Date: Jun 2002       04-14-2005, 8:48 PM Reply   
jess - propaganda.
Old    eriksvenzen            04-15-2005, 4:10 AM Reply   
I think the Alpha´s are great, but the Sphynx´s even better. I ride a LF Team with Alpha´s and a Hyperlite Byerly with Byerly bindings. I prefer the LF-equipment. As mentioned above, you better try them on before buying because the sizes and shape varies a lot from different feet.
Old    jeff begley (jeffry)      Join Date: Feb 2005       04-15-2005, 8:03 PM Reply   
Yep,
I would 100% try them on 1st. I use a XL Hyperlite, and L LF.
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       04-15-2005, 9:11 PM Reply   
it depends on the boot model too. I had XL Ultras I couldn't stand for more than 15. gave them a break-in season and everything. Now XL Sphynx and I love them. so its not just hype or LF
Old    crafty2            04-20-2005, 7:05 AM Reply   
Hey there does anyone suggest the Evo over the Omega both with alphas
Old    Buzz (buzz_grande)      Join Date: Mar 2004       04-20-2005, 8:00 AM Reply   
Wow! Can't believe the Transits hurt yor feet. I think they are the most comfortable binding I have ever had on. Buying another pair for my other board. Well, I guess that is the reason you try on and demo if possible. I know the Alpha's, Spinx, and Transits are all great. Hope you find one you like.
Old    utskier            04-21-2005, 7:37 AM Reply   
Ultras and Transits fit a little smaller than Alphas and Sphinx, or at least they did on me. Dave, I wouldn't buy an Evo unless you're really a beginner. The Omega is something you can grow with. Has anyone bought the limited ed. sphinx? I would like to see pics of that snakeskin mounted on a deck.

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