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Old     (wakecrzy2000)      Join Date: Apr 2004       05-12-2004, 5:02 PM Reply   
I bought this rope off ebay but it seem a little streachy is this a problem. The rope is
2004 BULLET SKI LINES 65' WAKEBOARD ROPE

Old     (hyprlightborder)      Join Date: Apr 2004       05-12-2004, 5:09 PM Reply   
your rope looks way to stretchy to wakeboard with ecspecially if your usin that with a tower too. It kinda reminds me more of a waterski line. Get a line like pro combo from liquid force and trust me it will make your riding 100% better and easier.
Old     (jonb)      Join Date: Oct 2003       05-12-2004, 5:18 PM Reply   
that looks like a new rope for the innertube, get an accuratre line and things will be all better.
Old     (wakecrzy2000)      Join Date: Apr 2004       05-12-2004, 5:23 PM Reply   
thanks what rope then would be cheap but trust worthy pluse good for wakeboarding
Old     (greatdane)      Join Date: Feb 2001       05-12-2004, 5:28 PM Reply   
Stretchy ropes are the WORST!

Get spectra. Get a yellow jacket.

Don't be cheap.
Old     (pittsy)      Join Date: Apr 2004       05-12-2004, 5:54 PM Reply   
Accurate Jacket Series is the Best, pick one of those up.
Old    thehammer            05-12-2004, 6:13 PM Reply   
That same company has auctions for Spectra core ropes as well. Some people on the board have gotten them and like those. You might try one of those. They're going for about $50 on average.
Old     (flashalexb)      Join Date: May 2004       05-12-2004, 6:17 PM Reply   
Mike if you get the other kind of specta like Wayne mentioned let me know how it is because I plan on getting one but I want to know how good it is first.
Old     (wakecrzy2000)      Join Date: Apr 2004       05-12-2004, 6:37 PM Reply   
yea I probably just buy rope at a store and not get ripped off, but if the ebay thing works tell me
Old     (flashalexb)      Join Date: May 2004       05-12-2004, 6:38 PM Reply   
I hear ya bro
Old    tutman            05-13-2004, 6:59 AM Reply   
A good rope may be expensive initially, but it will last a really long time; assuming you don't run it over. I've had really good luck with the yellow jacket.
Old    sk8joe01            05-13-2004, 7:23 AM Reply   
i have a SL Viper line and it works great, sooooo much beter than utility ropes i had been using
Old     (shredhead)      Join Date: Jun 2003       05-13-2004, 10:33 AM Reply   
Support your local wakeboard/ski shop. I know my local dealer would take care of me if I had a problem with anything I bought from him.
Old     (rootc)      Join Date: Aug 2002       05-13-2004, 11:55 AM Reply   
the yellow jacket lines are real nice and very durable - long lasting.

The spectra lines are lighter and work just as well. They knot rather easily and they wear out faster then a yellow jacket style line.

Your rope in the picture above does not look like spectra, but will probably work just fine once it is streched out properly. Tie one end to a tree and the other end to your truck/car. Slowly and easily strech the rope using the vehicle. Carful - don't damage/break your rope.
Old     (wakecrzy2000)      Join Date: Apr 2004       05-13-2004, 6:46 PM Reply   
if I streched the rope out how long would it last or should i just get a new rope
Old     (pittsy)      Join Date: Apr 2004       05-13-2004, 7:03 PM Reply   
Yelllow Jacket is your answers
Old    zanek            05-13-2004, 9:21 PM Reply   
Just go to your local wakeboard shop and get one, they SHOULD know what they're doing...not meaning they will...so, how long are all your ropes out there?

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