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Old    FoxrepDC (foxrepdc)      Join Date: Oct 2005       01-25-2006, 6:37 PM Reply   
I am currently riding a Hyperlite State....love the ride but it feels heavy in the air. Which board(any brand) feels the lightest in that range of boards...intermediate to pro???

DC
Old    Benjamin (bendow)      Join Date: Sep 2005       01-25-2006, 6:49 PM Reply   
the LF watson is pretty light
Old    Squid (twakess)      Join Date: Mar 2002       01-25-2006, 7:03 PM Reply   
I am on a Watson also but the is the Absolute 135 Platinum is lightest board I have ridden to date. Oh ya and I rode a few boards last year.
Old    Tickle (showtime)      Join Date: Nov 2005       01-25-2006, 7:03 PM Reply   
The Premier is the lightest board i have ever owned and ridden. But it will ride nothing like the State. The State is a very nice board -- you may want to try the Substance -- very nice, it's what i have now and do not plan on changing anytime soon...
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       01-25-2006, 7:52 PM Reply   
Premier? The 2006? I rode the 2005 and it felt like riding a piece of plywood. I guess Danny Harf can make any board look good.
Old    Brett (bennettag10)      Join Date: Aug 2005       01-25-2006, 8:04 PM Reply   
i used to have a core wake board... and it was amazingly light, i loved it... then it snapped in half after i did a tantrum, haha maybe the reason it was so light was because it wasn't strong enough
Old    Jeffrey Blanchard (eternalshadow)      Join Date: Nov 2001       01-25-2006, 8:16 PM Reply   
hahaha I'm with you Leo. I found the Substance and 3DS both to feel pretty similar, and not heavy.
Old    Danny T. (partydock17)      Join Date: Apr 2004       01-25-2006, 8:50 PM Reply   
GB Brisco, very light weight.

Wish they made it in other sizes though...

Danny T.
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Old    Nate Hudson (iamnathanhudson)      Join Date: Dec 2002       01-26-2006, 3:24 PM Reply   
Something that is comparable and you would really like to ride is the LF Omega. It is pretty friggin light and has good consistency but still poppy....basically it is a mix between the evolution and the substance.

(Message edited by iamnathanhudson on January 26, 2006)
Old    Nate Hudson (iamnathanhudson)      Join Date: Dec 2002       01-26-2006, 3:27 PM Reply   
oh yeah, and speaking of light.....ORIGIN used to have some light shiz back in the day.
Old    Nate Hudson (iamnathanhudson)      Join Date: Dec 2002       01-26-2006, 3:27 PM Reply   
oh yeah, and speaking of light.....ORIGIN used to have some light shiz back in the day.
Old    Jason Callen (westsidarider)      Join Date: Feb 2003       01-26-2006, 3:30 PM Reply   
roam baby
Old    Blair (twitch)      Join Date: Dec 2004       01-26-2006, 3:33 PM Reply   
Squid... you rode a few boards... hmmm i was prteey sure you said you stuck to one last year...
Old    FoxrepDC (foxrepdc)      Join Date: Oct 2005       01-26-2006, 3:47 PM Reply   
I've been thinking of going LF Watson. I love that State ride, but the bigger my airs have gotten, the more the thing feels like I have concrete shoes on. I'm not really after more than a much lighter feel in the air....the Watson being a pro model, would it be harder to edge, break loose, or slide?? Or should I try that Omega?
Old    C.I.E..... Evan (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       01-26-2006, 3:49 PM Reply   
yeah, Roam my be the lightest if you can actually ride it (takes those that are hardly mortal to kill it like Callen on one of those things).

Check out the Fish or Substance. Both are super light. I also like the feel of the Absolute Platinum. They feel light and snappy. The Pure is good and thin too.
Old    Jeff Baker (innov8)      Join Date: May 2005       01-26-2006, 3:54 PM Reply   
The CWB Absolute Platnium is 6.6 lbs as well as the Trancend Platnium 138 6.6lbs. Thats a light board.
Old    Machew (mbrown)      Join Date: May 2005       01-26-2006, 5:36 PM Reply   
Absolute Platinum, super light, much lighter than my old Premier. And loose!
Old    schooledrider (rmcronin)      Join Date: Aug 2002       01-27-2006, 1:47 PM Reply   
liquid force seems very light compared to hyperlite. I ride a Parks and a LF Balance. A certain CWB pro calls them hyper"heavy"
Old    Misty (ivyrider)      Join Date: Jan 2004       01-27-2006, 2:31 PM Reply   
I have an 05 LF Substance 138. Its pretty light. When ever it gets handled on the boat, and moved in and outta the racks, most people comment on the weight of it. Plus, if feels great on.
Old    Antbug (antbug)      Join Date: Jul 2004       01-27-2006, 3:09 PM Reply   
I with Evan on this one. The Fish is really light. Smaller board = Lighter board.
Old    Paul Bernier (wakeriderixi)      Join Date: Jan 2004       01-27-2006, 3:14 PM Reply   
My Ultracore 133.5 Liquid Force Trip.
Old    Small Light (stephan)      Join Date: Nov 2002       01-27-2006, 3:45 PM Reply   
C-Dub Abso Platno
Old    Machew (mbrown)      Join Date: May 2005       01-28-2006, 7:12 PM Reply   
OK, I may have spoke to soon, the new Watson is super light as well. Just saw one, very nice board.
Old    zcarnage            01-28-2006, 11:03 PM Reply   
I just had the digital scale up front the other day and happened to jot some interesting figures down... including fins and mounting hardware 05 Parks 140 = 9lb 11oz, 05 Premier 141 = 9lb 4oz... cheers to oversea's manufacturing... I was spoiled and rode a 143 Balsa Battail last summer... 7lb 4oz with an extra layer of glass to get the flex pattern I wanted... (blem board!)
Old    aceofspades            01-29-2006, 11:46 AM Reply   
isnt the L7 core supposed to be lighter than the biolite core? So the 06 hyperlite boards would be lighter than the 05's
Old    Da MOOSE (da_moose)      Join Date: Feb 2004       02-04-2006, 12:43 PM Reply   
nothing rides like a 5 lb Carbon Fiber MOOSE
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