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Old     (joshuag)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-22-2007, 5:13 AM Reply   
All i can say is that CWB wakeboards is awesome. There customer service is through the roof and they just made a customer for life. I had an 05 CWB Absolute Platinum and the threaded inserts ripped out about 2 weeks ago after a fall. So i call CWB explain what has happened and sent them some pics via email and that was it. I didn't have to try and talk them into replacing the board they offered before i was done speaking. Then i was expecting getting an 07 CWB Absolute Plat. but instead they send me, which i believe, is an 08 model. They could have easily sent me a left over 06 or 07 but an 08. I am just stoked and love there new design. Very simple which i like alot. Anyways just had to share my experience. Here is some pics of my new board.

Josh

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Old     (dtb)      Join Date: May 2002       08-22-2007, 5:38 AM Reply   
sick looking board. yeah, cwb has great customer service.
Old     (byrd)      Join Date: Dec 2005       08-22-2007, 7:36 AM Reply   
I like it!!! IMO, CWB customer service is #1 in the industry. Now you need some pics of you riding it, lol...
Old     (wakeriderixi)      Join Date: Jan 2004       08-22-2007, 8:21 AM Reply   
I don't know if CWB is hurting at all over all this CRAZY good customer service, but they are making it impossible for anyone to bash them!
Old     (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       08-22-2007, 8:26 AM Reply   
The new Lute!!!

Looking sick!
Old     (charman)      Join Date: Aug 2006       08-22-2007, 8:29 AM Reply   
thats hot. they have forced you to buy the new zeus when they come out... at least I would.

(Message edited by Charman on August 22, 2007)
Old     (rpayer)      Join Date: Jun 2007       08-22-2007, 8:34 AM Reply   
WHOA! Thats nice!!
Old     (kmcginty)      Join Date: Sep 2005       08-22-2007, 9:10 AM Reply   
Is that the Plat? The 07's had the unique platinom/ graphite? material tops that I really liked. Did they stop doing that?
Old     (innov8)      Join Date: May 2005       08-22-2007, 9:43 AM Reply   
Thats a sick board bro, let us no how it rides!!!!!
Old     (bigpapaf1f)      Join Date: May 2005       08-22-2007, 10:43 AM Reply   
Go to see all the 08 C-dub stuff fri in person! It all looks sick!!! The new Tran is dope!!!!! The steped it up big time!!! and the Answer is just that, The Answer!!!! They look bad @$$!! Can't wait to get my pair!!!!!
Old     (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       08-22-2007, 10:54 AM Reply   
Kevin, I believe that is the Plati. The Graphite look in mostly gone.
Old     (rpayer)      Join Date: Jun 2007       08-22-2007, 10:55 AM Reply   
I think it is too judging by the tail of the board...
Old     (joshuag)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-22-2007, 5:32 PM Reply   
The board is an Absolute Platinum. The still have that carbon fiber look. It is more noticable in the tanish silver color on the board. I think the black also has it but i got the board last night late and then i had to leave for work early so i haven't got a chance to see it in the sun. I am hoping to give it a try this weekend if i don't have to work. I will take some pics of the board in the sun. Man i can't wait to ride it!

Josh
Old     (stephan)      Join Date: Nov 2002       08-22-2007, 6:22 PM Reply   
I'm with you BG, the Answer looks pretty dope.

That board is definitely the Platinum, you can still see the carbon sheet look but its less noticeable.

It should ride pretty similar to your 05, the only difference is the top molding & if I remember that far back the rails are thinner.
Old     (wondermike)      Join Date: Apr 2006       08-22-2007, 8:58 PM Reply   
that thing is sweet. I only see six inserts on each side that must be a new thing for 08. I saw that on an 08 LF witness last week.
Old     (joshuag)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-22-2007, 9:35 PM Reply   
I forgot to ask. Does anyone know if you can buy this board yet or does it still have some time before they release it? Just curious
Old     (jovedawake)      Join Date: Mar 2006       08-22-2007, 9:50 PM Reply   
what is the difference between the zues and answer?
Old     (dudeman)      Join Date: Mar 2005       08-23-2007, 6:03 AM Reply   
Man that is sweet. Can't ask for any better customer service than that. Way to rock Cdub.
Old     (innov8)      Join Date: May 2005       08-23-2007, 9:24 AM Reply   
Nope cant buy that board yet.
Old     (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       08-23-2007, 2:35 PM Reply   
Should be out in the next few weeks. I'd say that, aside from CWB riders, that you are one of the first to get a hold of that board. NICE!!!

The Platty's all look good. The Absolute and Transcend have most of the carbon covered up. The Marius is all carbon on top with a small graphic. They all look great.

Have fun with it. The new Zeus' or Answers would look ill on that ride.
Old     (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       08-23-2007, 2:36 PM Reply   
Mavy... I answered that question for you in the other CWB thread.
Old     (bbking)      Join Date: Dec 2006       08-23-2007, 7:00 PM Reply   
hmm... cwb keeps making it hard to choose slingshot
Old     (joshuag)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-23-2007, 7:30 PM Reply   
Thats AWESOME!!!! I can't believe i got something before it is released. I am not a sponsored wakeboarder but right know i feel like one. I would love to buy the zues bindings but i bought a set of torq bindings a few months ago. Maybe next season but i really like the torqs. I never tried on the zues because the dealer was out of all the bindings except 2 torq bindings when i bought mine and i am not one for being patient. Talk to you all later

Josh
Old     (mjmurphy53711)      Join Date: Mar 2004       08-25-2007, 3:18 PM Reply   
Dude that looks nice, Jrod is it the same shape?
Old     (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       08-25-2007, 3:34 PM Reply   
I'm guessing they eliminated the inner-most stance holes...?
Old     (goatroper222000)      Join Date: Dec 2006       08-25-2007, 6:37 PM Reply   
Im gunna break the screw holes on my 06 trans. plat so they can send me the '08!!

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