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Old     (zachunter)      Join Date: Jul 2007       04-13-2008, 2:26 PM Reply   
Hey i am about to start goin back out and start ridin again for the summer but i need a new board. i want at least a 144. any suggestions
Old     (spade)      Join Date: Jun 2007       04-13-2008, 2:28 PM Reply   
are you a larger guy?

if not why so big?
Old     (goride)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-13-2008, 2:53 PM Reply   
lots of good board out there right now just gotta know what you really want in a board. Go check out a couple shops and talk to the guys and tell them exactly what your looking for and im sure they can help. Try to go to pro shops not huge retail chains where the people either dont ride or dont care.
Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-13-2008, 5:28 PM Reply   
check out the slingshot response 145... super light, has flex, and is more fun to ride than anything I've ever been on
Old     (whitlecj)      Join Date: Apr 2004       04-13-2008, 6:21 PM Reply   
I agree with Nick. You should definitely check out the Response. Slingshot is making great boards that are a blast to ride.
Old     (da_kamp)      Join Date: Jan 2008       04-13-2008, 6:45 PM Reply   
but if you want something that pops more and is faster/ more traditional.....go with the Lyman.


And that ladies and gentlemen.......is today's iteration of me whoring out the LF Lyman !
Old     (goride)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-13-2008, 6:51 PM Reply   
check out the hyperlite tribute but the biggest size is 142 but it is a bad ass board.
Old     (mucktoerider)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-13-2008, 6:56 PM Reply   
Wait for Rusty's board the Marek from Hyperlite. Its coming in bigger sizes compared to other boards. Rusty's a big dude compared to riders like Murray. Big dude.......big board :-)
Old     (innov8)      Join Date: May 2005       04-14-2008, 9:26 AM Reply   
I would check out the CWB Faction 144cm great board, give it a demo if you get a chance.
I would also check out the 08 Murray 145cm.
Old     (socalwakepunk)      Join Date: Dec 2002       04-14-2008, 10:20 AM Reply   
I ride the CWB Faction 144, Man do I like that board. Easy to control the edge & pop, super soft landings.
Old     (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004 Location: Minnesnowda       04-14-2008, 10:40 AM Reply   
If a 144 is what you are looking for I would suggest a 144 O'brien Natural or a 145 Local! If you need more info on these board PM me.
Old     (wakerider111)      Join Date: Jul 2006       04-14-2008, 3:41 PM Reply   
Another vote for slingshot responce. Gota experience the new flavor of flex! Ultimate in soft landings and awsome rebounding pop. (give it atleast 2-3 sets to get used to)


(andy mentioned the Local. its a new flex board too, not much info on it as it is just barely hitting the market, but andy for sure can enlighten you if interested)
Old     (ethan31)      Join Date: Jun 2007       04-14-2008, 4:07 PM Reply   
Andy, when in the hell can I buy one.

I check the house and the o'brien website everyday.
I want a local real bad!
Old     (toesideturtle)      Join Date: Oct 2002       04-14-2008, 4:26 PM Reply   
CWB Faction 144 all the way!!!!!!!!
Old     (rkitz44)      Join Date: Sep 2005       04-17-2008, 2:29 PM Reply   
Hyperlite 143 Pulse, 145 State, 147 Apex. Ronix One 146, Mana 142. Rusty's 146 Marek is going to be Pricey. 700 MSRP, But I ordered mine.

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