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Old    Trevor (hawk7)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-15-2007, 8:39 PM Reply   
heres two brand names i think we can agree on, Jetpilot and Helium, for unapproved jackets, yes?

speakin of heluim who likes the helium handles?
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       04-15-2007, 8:41 PM Reply   
i use o'neill vapor and proline lg handle. both are super comfy.
Old    Trevor (hawk7)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-15-2007, 8:47 PM Reply   
oh yea o'niell, they got good ones too. u chose that one over the gooru tho?
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       04-15-2007, 8:47 PM Reply   
yep
Old    Sinko (sinkoumn)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-15-2007, 8:52 PM Reply   
I second the vapor, that vest is the bomb-diggy!
Old    Trevor (hawk7)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-15-2007, 8:54 PM Reply   
yea notta lotta motion limiting.
Old    Alpha_Beast (socalwakepunk)      Join Date: Dec 2002       04-15-2007, 9:31 PM Reply   
Had a hard time keeping the vapor on, came off almost every crash. Love the JP A-10.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       04-15-2007, 9:33 PM Reply   
my old ones were the same way. new ones don't come off.
Old    Charley Carvalho (wakeeater)      Join Date: May 2002       04-15-2007, 11:08 PM Reply   
i love my vapor i have the year before it whent glideskin. i plan on getting a new one because i have lost a few lbs since i got the vest. feels just like a t shirt
Old    Sean (slax303)      Join Date: Oct 2005       04-16-2007, 1:36 AM Reply   
Helium was sold to Stearns.. they'll be headin downhill quick
Old    John Brine (mnwakerider)      Join Date: Jun 2004       04-16-2007, 9:32 AM Reply   
Sean, I believe it is now owned by K2.
Old    Andy Nintzel (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       04-16-2007, 9:40 AM Reply   
I ride for Helium, there great!
Old    billy foulds (mcwakerider)      Join Date: Dec 2006       04-16-2007, 9:41 AM Reply   
i cant see myself fitting into one of those oneill vests. i had a throttle and it was nice just too bulky. but the new ones look so small. i got a jetpilot baller now. very comfy.

As far as handles, proline lg. Buddy got me to try it and i must say it is nice. As far as floating it does a lil bit (sorry, another thread reminded me of this). Just the actual part you hold floats. the rest of the handle goes under.
Old    Ethan Thomson (stwake)      Join Date: Apr 2006       04-17-2007, 7:26 AM Reply   
i want the helium prom night... do you really need to wear a CGA vest if your suppose to ..i mean have never been stopped while i have been riding
Old    mike hillard (otiswunguy)      Join Date: Apr 2002       04-17-2007, 7:32 AM Reply   
The fuzz checks us every once in a while. I like the jet pilot A-10. It looks killer and is really comfortable as well.
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       04-17-2007, 8:38 AM Reply   
I'm lookin at a gooru. not super bouyant, any other cons?
Old    Dan Lennox (woohoo)      Join Date: Jun 2006       04-17-2007, 12:32 PM Reply   
I have the Helium Team handle, I like it alot and a Jetpilot Core vest, that is sweet.
Old    Kevin Denbroeder (stepintoliquid)      Join Date: Sep 2005       04-17-2007, 1:10 PM Reply   
Rip Curl has some sick vests too
Old    jasonL (aebrand.com) (_jason_)      Join Date: Jun 2005       04-17-2007, 1:13 PM Reply   
Arn't those new Division jacket by helium USCG approved?

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