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Old     (mhsb1029)      Join Date: Jan 2004       05-15-2005, 9:57 PM Reply   
I need some help deciding what board I should get/demo. I will start by giving you guys some info about my riding ability and height and weight.

I am 5-11 185lbs

I am an intermediate rider(usually ride behind a V-drive with a great wake), I can do a couple of inverts and a couple of spins from my hs, and only fs 180's and grabs from my ts. I know that I am not great by any means but I would like to continue to progress.

The board that I am riding now is a 04 parks 138. I like the way that the parks holds edge, but it lands like a ton of bricks and I dont feel like I have any consistency off the wake. Probably should not have bought the board in the first place, but that's another story.

The board that I had before the parks was a 02 LF team 139.5. I wasn't real impressed with the pop from the board, and I didnt like the cupped fins.

At one of my local shops I can get awesome deals on any HL or LF boards and I can demo anything for free, at my other local shop I am going to have to pay retail if I decide to go with a CWB board and its going to cost me $25 to demo each board. The two boards that have intrigued me the most thus far after doing some research are the 05 CWB absolute and the CWB Marius. I have not had a chance to demo either of these boards.
If I have the shop order in the Marius and I dont like it then I can exchange it for no charge for the absolute.

With my riding style do you guys think that the absolute or the marius is going to be a good fit for me, or do you think that I will be better served to go with a HL or a LF board?



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