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Old     (wakeboardern1)      Join Date: Aug 2007       04-24-2008, 12:13 PM Reply   
So, I have my new Watson board, and I'm thinking about selling my old Substance 142, but I don't know if I should. I'm planning on building a slider, and was thinking that it would be a good slider board, since I don't want to break my new board on a slider, whereas I wouldn't really worry about my old one breaking all that much.

How often have you guys had boards break on sliders? Where do they usually break? And how much weight would you say a Watson 142 would stretch the limits of a Watson 142 on a 6-8 inch wide slider? I'm 240 (plan on losing a bunch of that here towards the beginning of the summer with P90X, starting full blast next week), so I don't know how that would effect this.

I really need the money, but at the same time can't afford to break a new board on a slider, since LF's warranty doesn't cover slider damage.
Old     (ttuclint)      Join Date: Sep 2003       04-24-2008, 12:44 PM Reply   
don't use any board on a slider that you don't plan on getting trashed.
Old     (eas)      Join Date: Nov 2001       04-24-2008, 12:44 PM Reply   
you won't get much for an "old" board, unless it's really old and some sort of collector, so i say keep it and don't risk the new watson.
Old     (stxr_racer)      Join Date: Jun 2006       04-24-2008, 12:47 PM Reply   
No!
Old     (behindtheboat)      Join Date: Aug 2006       04-24-2008, 12:50 PM Reply   
You'll trash your board easily on sliders. You'll lose a fin within your first 10-15 slides
Old     (wakeboardern1)      Join Date: Aug 2007       04-24-2008, 1:15 PM Reply   
Mmkay, good deal. Thanks for the advice.

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