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Old    justin (wake2wake_66)      Join Date: Nov 2008       12-09-2008, 10:10 PM Reply   
Since we have a thread about the worst wakeboard made, I thought I would start one about the best wakeboard made.....
Old     (bwog21)      Join Date: Aug 2006       12-09-2008, 10:24 PM Reply   
never ridden but from the community, the absolute has to be up there, premier, one, watson, shane, the natural has a good following, although slow the Mana is epic, the lyman is great, witness, and the Belmont/Motive is a classic ride. So in general the thesis of my argument is there are a lot of great boards, much more important is the technique.
Old    what what (snowman89)      Join Date: Mar 2007       12-09-2008, 11:31 PM Reply   
The greatest boards I have ever ridden are the hyperlite belmont, liquid force trip, and I agree with Bryan, way different than my last boards but I am loving my mana right now.
Old    Seager Marine (seager_marine)      Join Date: Dec 2008       12-10-2008, 7:55 AM Reply   
I am guessing I am in the minority here but the Subjekt is my favorite board of all time and if I didnt work here a seager marine I would probably still ride it. But newer shapes deserve a rip too. Right now I have to say the Ibex and The Mana are pretty hot rides and The Shane and the Watson seem way more than solid.
Old    Andy Nintzel-NautiCurl Wake Shaper (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       12-10-2008, 7:57 AM Reply   
I would have to say that the best wakeboard shape ever made in my opinion is the O'brien Player. I have seen that board change so many peoples riding for the better its insane. I think its a gift from the wakeboard Gods, them and Chris Johnson and Daniel Watkins of course. Amazing ride!
Old    English (kristian)      Join Date: Nov 2002       12-10-2008, 8:01 AM Reply   
Badass Shroom/Rampage
2002 Double up Collin wright pro/Summit
The first year of the Hyperlite State.
Slingshot response.
Ronix Frontier is one of my fave shapes ever.
Old    Clubjoe (clubjoe)      Join Date: Sep 2005       12-10-2008, 8:44 AM Reply   
I love my 02 Premier 140..

As an inexperienced rider I found it to be very forgiving and stable, but now that I'm up to the mediocre riding level, I like it even better for the same reasons. I've tried a few different boards but keep coming back to it...

I would like to try the 07? CWB Transcend Platty again though.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       12-10-2008, 8:48 AM Reply   
01 bad ass motor head
03 double up nelson
04 blindside blade
07 liquid force shane
Old    Jay (ironj32)      Join Date: Jan 2007       12-10-2008, 8:55 AM Reply   
IMO it's a very tough call between the Obrien Natural and the Obrien Player. I was riding both boards when I made considerable improvements in my riding. Hopefully next season will be the same story!
Old    David Christman (lfrider92)      Join Date: Sep 2008       12-10-2008, 9:01 AM Reply   
liquid force lyman!
Old    Scooter (czap)      Join Date: Oct 2007       12-10-2008, 11:17 AM Reply   
the lyman is the best ive ridden so far
Old    Slingshot            12-10-2008, 11:20 AM Reply   
Slingshot Response tuned down
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       12-10-2008, 11:23 AM Reply   
SS Recoil
Old Byerly w/ DNA core
1st Gen Roam
Old    Nick Haisch (shredsickgnar)      Join Date: Sep 2006       12-10-2008, 11:29 AM Reply   
I'd probably say the 01 Premier. So many boards are basically based off that board. The shape is still around just with minor tweaks, its called the Era. I'd put the Trip second and the 2000 Belmont and Flight 69 tied for third.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       12-10-2008, 11:38 AM Reply   
actually, the premier was based off the bad ass.
Old    Nick Haisch (shredsickgnar)      Join Date: Sep 2006       12-10-2008, 11:41 AM Reply   
Never said it wasn't, but the premier was the board that made the impact on the industry.
Old    Train (ttrigo)      Join Date: Dec 2004       12-10-2008, 11:46 AM Reply   
flight 69 started the transition, so I would say that board was the best!
Old    shaun Moore (shaunm000)      Join Date: Nov 2002       12-10-2008, 12:03 PM Reply   
LF Trip 138,143...But im a bit biased.
Old    walt            12-10-2008, 12:04 PM Reply   
Blindside Blade.
Old    Justin (salsajs3030)      Join Date: Aug 2008       12-10-2008, 12:36 PM Reply   
Natural..hands down. I've been able to go so much bigger on this board than any other board I have ever ridden.
Old    Squid (twakess)      Join Date: Mar 2002       12-10-2008, 12:41 PM Reply   
I better stay away from this one.
Old    AJ DiBella (lgrider57)      Join Date: Dec 2008       12-10-2008, 1:13 PM Reply   
lyman and watson premier
Old    Eubanks (eubanks01)      Join Date: Jun 2001       12-10-2008, 1:29 PM Reply   
I agrees with Nick on the '01 Premier. I rode that board for 4 seasons and still ride my wife's (she has the same shape in the '03 model) for time to time.
Old    J Jakober (jjakober)      Join Date: Apr 2002       12-10-2008, 1:34 PM Reply   
6 months ago I would have said the Natural, but now I have to go with the Decade! Maybe it's because I'm getting older and really appreciate the softer landings from the big air it gives you.
Old    Adam Van Dyke (lfadam)      Join Date: Nov 2008       12-10-2008, 1:48 PM Reply   
LF Lyman IMO. I have ridden a lot of boards and demoed many new ones last year and the Lyman blew everything Ive tried out of the water (Including LF sisterboards Watson, Shane, and Witness)
Old    Ryan Shimabukuro (ryan_shima1)      Join Date: Sep 2002       12-10-2008, 3:58 PM Reply   
Obrien Vision
Obrien Vice
Obrien Natural
HL Drifter
Jobe Gerry Nunn pro model
HL Fluid/Murray pro model (98-04 design) - IMO, still one of the best all-around designs ever made. Simple but effective!
Old    K.B.C.            12-10-2008, 4:15 PM Reply   
mine is the best
Old    Jack Hinkes (jackeh)      Join Date: May 2008       12-10-2008, 4:36 PM Reply   
anyone like the PS3???

i like mine.


but i wouldn't call it the best.
Old    tylyn tapawingo (inty399)      Join Date: May 2007       12-10-2008, 6:30 PM Reply   
ibex
Old    Conner Thurston (connerthurston)      Join Date: Jun 2008       12-10-2008, 8:11 PM Reply   
06 Premier
09 Ronix Arcade By Bill
any HL Roam made (legitly fun)
Old    Clay (tahoeguy7)      Join Date: Sep 2006       12-11-2008, 3:23 PM Reply   
I second the 02 Premier 140
Old    Jim Bogden (bog)      Join Date: Sep 2002       12-11-2008, 4:23 PM Reply   
Hyperlite Lavelle HC- I wish mine was still around!!
Old    Small Light (stephan)      Join Date: Nov 2002       12-11-2008, 6:03 PM Reply   
For revolutionary I'm going with the Redline, the Flight 69, the '97 Byerly Pro and the LF Trip. Everyone has basically stated their current board so I will too, new Transcend is my current fav.
Old    Adam Balon (adam_balon)      Join Date: Jul 2003       12-11-2008, 11:52 PM Reply   
flight 69
og double up nelson
og double up collin wright
og liquid force trip

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