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Old    brianthomas            05-16-2004, 10:19 AM Reply   
I purchased a Absolute 141 at the begining of last year and it is a great board and all but I don't think it works for me. I wanted to see how other people compared these two boards. I think the absolute is just alittle to slow for me and I don't think the massive three stage rocker works for me. I rode my cousins 136 Substance yesterday and it felt smoother and quicker on edge and the pop felt good, even though it is a big three stage. I was wondering if the speed could be based on the fact that the board was two small for me and was edging good because it was deeper in the water. Any feedback between these two boards would be great. Also do you think the 138 or the 142 substanec would be better for me, I am about 5'11 170-175 ish
Old    brianthomas            05-16-2004, 10:53 AM Reply   
Sorry I meant 140 Absolute, couldn't remember if it was the same last year or not.
Old     (puckinshat)      Join Date: Sep 2003       05-16-2004, 11:33 AM Reply   
Get last years 141.5, the red one off of ebay for around $225 shipped. I just got mine on friday and have already got 6 sets in. Love it! Sold my 04 prodigy and never been happier. I am 6' about 175.
Old     (puckinshat)      Join Date: Sep 2003       05-16-2004, 11:34 AM Reply   
And it will look PHAT with your red ultras
Old    brianthomas            05-16-2004, 11:57 AM Reply   
I kind of like the 04 better.
Old     (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       05-16-2004, 6:13 PM Reply   
Substance is awesome
get one, very fast and responsive. I like the center fin, it gives just enough hold so that you arnt completely locked in.
Old    brianthomas            05-17-2004, 1:28 AM Reply   
Do you think I should go for the 138 or the 142
Old     (seedickride)      Join Date: Jan 2001       05-19-2004, 5:51 AM Reply   
I'd recommend the 138 for you. You could ride either, but the 138 will fit you well.

Mike Dick
See Dick Ride Wakeboards
www.seedickride.com
(701)682-5515
mike@seedickride.com
Old     (puckinshat)      Join Date: Sep 2003       05-19-2004, 6:35 AM Reply   
Brian, hit up mike for all your wake needs. He got me a pair of bindings in like 16 hours shipped for free and beat wakeside's price.
Old    brianthomas            05-19-2004, 8:48 AM Reply   
Ya he is great to deal with, I am already in contact with him.

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