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Old    dbogart            07-13-2004, 8:30 AM Reply   

..can you all reccommend a good wakeboard/binding package that i can get for around $250?

..i know its not alot of $ but maybe you guys could reccommend some brands for me to look for. 6'3" and 180 lbs if that matters.
Old     (mango)      Join Date: Mar 2004       07-13-2004, 8:35 AM Reply   
dave u surf bum, are you looking for a beginner board?
Old     (mango)      Join Date: Mar 2004       07-13-2004, 8:38 AM Reply   
$250 is pretty cheap but I would definetly check e-bay for some used boards/bindings. search for a cwb sol.
Old     (tazz)      Join Date: Oct 2003       07-13-2004, 8:43 AM Reply   
David. I have a CWB sol that I bought last year when I started. CWB bindings. It was good for me to start on but I'm ready for a more advanced board now. I'm selling it. If your interested e-mail me.

Old    dbogart            07-13-2004, 8:47 AM Reply   
mango-i guess so. i mean i know the basics-getting up, turning, hitting the wake with a cutback kind of turn (my surfing influences). when i moved i was just getting to landing my front side wake crossing. what do you think, intermediate or beginner?

brad-what length is the board you have for sale?

Old     (mango)      Join Date: Mar 2004       07-13-2004, 8:50 AM Reply   
hmmm we'll man if I were you get an cwb Absolute which is what i have but it will cost you a lot more money. you can do fine with the cwb sol but when you progress you might want a different board.
Old     (512boarder)      Join Date: Jul 2004       07-13-2004, 9:01 AM Reply   
go to for most excellent package deal prices. they have some starting at $250
Old     (tazz)      Join Date: Oct 2003       07-13-2004, 10:18 AM Reply   
Old     (fox)      Join Date: Jul 2002       07-13-2004, 11:08 AM Reply   
I would go more to a 143 for your weight/height/riding level, but you could ride a 138. I've ridden a 136 and am shorter and heavier than you. Mango is right about progressing beyond the board though. I could've been happy with my LF Rythmn, but I have been getting better and I like new stuff, so I bought a Byerly and have been very happy. End of season might be a better time to pick up a board if money is an issue.
Old     (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       07-13-2004, 11:12 AM Reply   
143? that's huge! i'm 160 and ride a 141. so what it really boils down to is preference. 143 would be ok to go with, but a 138 or 140 would be easier to maneuver, don't you think?
Old     (fox)      Join Date: Jul 2002       07-13-2004, 11:38 AM Reply   
True Joe, but he is pretty tall and relatively "light" by comparison. I can't think that he'll notice much difference give his skill level at this point. I think being on a smaller board he'll "drag" in the water too much at the speeds he's likely to feel comfortable at. I could be wrong though...never ridden on a CWB board.

Old    dbogart            07-13-2004, 11:55 AM Reply   
brad, i emailed you. how much do you want for it?
Old     (tazz)      Join Date: Oct 2003       07-13-2004, 1:47 PM Reply   

Thats my home address so i won't be able to e-mail you pics until I get off work today. $225 would work for me. Its like new.

Old    dbogart            07-13-2004, 1:53 PM Reply   
what size are the bindings and how much was it new? thanks....
Old     (tazz)      Join Date: Oct 2003       07-13-2004, 2:34 PM Reply   
I think they are xl but I wouild have to check to confirm. They fit 9 to 11, I know that. I think I paid around $270. Where do you live?
Old    dbogart            07-13-2004, 2:44 PM Reply   
nj brad. and i am around 11.5 for shoe size.
Old     (tazz)      Join Date: Oct 2003       07-13-2004, 2:57 PM Reply   
Should work, a guy used it last weekend that was size 11. had no problems getting it on without slime.
Old    dbogart            07-13-2004, 3:00 PM Reply   
well bro i appreciate the offer, but if you paid 270 new and i have to pay for shipping from cali i would rather just go to the local shop and grab one.
Old     (tazz)      Join Date: Oct 2003       07-13-2004, 3:13 PM Reply   
shipping up to $25 is included
Old    dbogart            07-13-2004, 3:18 PM Reply   
i'll think about man, thanks. let you know by tommorrow.
Old    dbogart            07-15-2004, 9:14 PM Reply   
brad i emailed you again about the board.

Old    epsilon_zero            07-19-2004, 5:15 PM Reply   
I just bought a brand new 2004 CWB Sol 139 w/ Mobe Bindings for 237.99 from West Marine.
Old    grampawakerider            07-19-2004, 8:41 PM Reply   
I bought a '04 Hyperlite Era 140 for $229. Now I have an extra "well used" but functional '03 Belmont DNA 140 to sell off.
Old    dbogart            07-19-2004, 10:15 PM Reply   
thanks anyway fellas. i bought a cwb sol.
Old     (mango)      Join Date: Mar 2004       07-20-2004, 11:33 AM Reply   
good choice where did u buy it and what bindings did you get with it?
Old    dbogart            07-20-2004, 12:46 PM Reply   

i got it at

it has the mobe lace up bindings, which i dont know is good or not.

the place had a great price and 2 day fed ex shipping at $17.
Old     (mango)      Join Date: Mar 2004       07-20-2004, 1:17 PM Reply   
wow that's cheap $237 for everything. I never used the mobe bindings but when you get better you will probably want an upgrade.


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