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Old     (snapwake71)      Join Date: Dec 2008       12-04-2008, 6:52 PM Reply   
have one of each and i wana sell one and keep one for for o-dub ? dont know witch one is better for rail sets ?
Old     (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004 Location: Minnesnowda       12-05-2008, 7:32 AM Reply   
I would sell both and get an O'brien R5 or a Local, both have a 100% rail warranty, no body else does that.
Old     (eyekahn)      Join Date: Aug 2007       12-05-2008, 8:18 AM Reply   
Sell them both and get a slingshot reflex.
Old     (snapwake71)      Join Date: Dec 2008       12-05-2008, 9:41 AM Reply   
alright nice ? do you have to but the slingshot boots thoe cause i heard it takes away some of the flex if you dont use there new four hole disign ?
Old     (cas)      Join Date: Jul 2003       12-05-2008, 12:44 PM Reply   
I haven't tried the Press board, but I have been riding Cable park and only rails / sliders on my Roam. It has no damages at all, and is super fun to ride. KEEP IT, KEEP IT, KEEP IT
Old     (lovin_the_wake)      Join Date: Jul 2007       12-05-2008, 1:05 PM Reply   
I have a roam and love to play around on I can't do anything at all on it toeside but other than that besides my wakeskates it's the most fun board I've ever had
Old     (kcrider)      Join Date: Jul 2008       12-05-2008, 1:09 PM Reply   
Keep the press because you can ride it with or without fins. It changes the feel of the board from a board you can butter on or rail slide all day or put the fins on and have a more of a traditional feeling wakeboard. Just my thoughts.
Old     (wakerider111)      Join Date: Jul 2006       12-05-2008, 5:48 PM Reply   
I second Eyekahn (eyekahn)
get a slingshot

and to answer your question about the slingshot boots (four hole mounting) Yes it does help the flex, However it is Not necessary to enjoy and benefit from the flex. With this said, there is a reason that SS and Company wake primarily use 4 hole. To take get "greater" benefit from flex And to have greater boot to board security and response. Just so you know the numbers, You will lose about 4 to 8 total inches of flex potential with traditional bindings as to 4 hole mounted i.e. slingshot bindings (4 inches dead spot per slingshot boot vs 6-8 inches per traditional boot.)

slingshot offers traditional inserts as well (08 boards and beyond) that are individually laid which allows for better flex. most traditional board's inserts are laid into the board in sets on a plate, making the board more ridged.
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In light your EXACT Original question i'd personally keep the press over the roam because you can put in fins and it is wider and will react better on the wake too... as has been said. And the graphic is better ;) imo
Old     (cas)      Join Date: Jul 2003       12-07-2008, 10:51 AM Reply   
Have any of you Press fans, actually tried the board on rails/sliders???

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