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Old    sking55405            07-30-2005, 1:19 PM Reply   
right now im thinking about getting a hyperlite state 140. im 5'3" and about 115 lbs. im not all that great i can do w2w on both sides and heelside and toeside 1's and some grabs. Please give me some input on this board or some other ones that you think might work. thanks
Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       07-30-2005, 2:20 PM Reply   
i fall under just about the same weight (125) and height range and ride the 05 Parks 132 bio. If your willing to spend the extra dollar i highly reccomend this board; its super responsive and has crazy pop. Also, i put the 05 state bindings on it which are decent adjustable bindings.
Old    dahui            07-30-2005, 2:21 PM Reply   
Thats seems like a large board for you size. At your level I think it would inhibit some progress in learning more spins and inverts.
Old    sking55405            07-30-2005, 3:29 PM Reply   
thanks for the input so far. i guess it might be a little big now that i think about it so maybe a little smaller like another 135?
Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       07-30-2005, 5:49 PM Reply   
Yeah, 135 seems about right. Getting too big of a board will hinder your progression and just feel clumsy. Like i said i ride a 132.
Old    George Gilbert (gatorhator)      Join Date: Jun 2005       07-30-2005, 6:31 PM Reply   
I have a State 140 but I am a bit bigger, I am about the same level as you are and I am realy trying to decide if I like this board or not. The problem I am having is that I got on a LF Team 139 yesterdy on my 3rd run and added about a.5 feet of height and 3 feet of distance on my jumps.

But here is my take on the State. With the fins it has on it (1.1 A-wing) it is way too tight. It is very rideable with no center fin but it is a bit too lose so I got a set of .7 A-wings and it is just right, for me at least.
Old    sking55405            07-30-2005, 9:20 PM Reply   
thanks guys i realy appreciate the help so please keep it coming
Old    imperfect_freak            07-30-2005, 9:33 PM Reply   
Wow I am 5' 10" 140, and I ride a 132. . .

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