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Old    thegoodwife            09-12-2004, 12:16 PM Reply   
My husband and I are relatively new to wakeboarding. His birthday is coming up soon and I would like to get him something that's related to his new "love" (yes, I have now taken second place!). We have a X-star (older model) and my husband just bought a new wakeboard and bindings. Does anyone have any suggestions? ANYTHING would be great!!! Thank you
Old    les (leshella)      Join Date: Feb 2004       09-12-2004, 1:45 PM Reply   
what about a new rope or handle? or maybe a wakeworld sweatshirt? or vest.
Old    foobysmacker            09-12-2004, 5:02 PM Reply   
if he doesn't already have a "newer" spectra rope, i would get him one of those. I love riding with the newer ropes though i still have some of the older wakeboard ropes (low-stretch poly-e) and to me, I can't justify paying $100 for a new rope when I have several good ropes still-- though I would love getting a new one as a gift!
Old    foobysmacker            09-12-2004, 5:05 PM Reply   
the vest is a good one too, as les pointed out-- if he doesn't have a thin vest like a jetpilot or similar those make great gifts.

Vids are always cool, too. I would get a vest or a rope dependng on what he already has and throw in a few vids as well-- one instructional like higher education (again, if he doesn't have one already) and one freeride (like Relentless).

hope that helps
Old    walt            09-12-2004, 5:52 PM Reply   
How about a dry suit for the winter ?
Old    Paul Bernier (wakeriderixi)      Join Date: Jan 2004       09-12-2004, 5:53 PM Reply   
Jet Pilot molded vest, Accurate Premeir handle with Jacket mainline, and the new Liquid Force video '[R E L E N T L E S S].
Old    Kevin (blackhash)      Join Date: Sep 2003       09-12-2004, 7:45 PM Reply   
relentless sucks...
Old    Lauri H. (soak_up_the_sun)      Join Date: Jun 2004       09-12-2004, 8:08 PM Reply   
How about a gift card to your local board shop? Most probably offer them...ours does, but obviously we are a little out of your area! That way, you show him that you support him in his new "love", but allow him to pick out what he really wants.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       09-12-2004, 8:11 PM Reply   
hardline dhs handle and hardline shoelace rope
o'neill uscga vest
higher education dvd (instructional)
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       09-12-2004, 8:12 PM Reply   
ballast sacs, wake surf board, wakeskate, spectra rope, eva handle, cd player if the boat doesnt have one...
Old    Rod McInnis (rodmcinnis)      Join Date: Sep 2002       09-13-2004, 11:53 AM Reply   
"Soap Buddy" (suction cup holder for the binding lube, sticks on the transom. Cheap, but nice gift.

A gallon of binding lube.

Neoprene ski vest.

I second the good ("spectra", straightline, etc.) line idea. Handles are a bit tougher, too much personal perference involved.

Fat Sac (unless the boat has plenty of built in ballast.

A really fast pump for the fat sac.

Old    Jeff Bridges (jbjboc)      Join Date: Aug 2004       09-13-2004, 12:30 PM Reply   
Check out the MasterCraft gift items on thier website. Any guy with an X-Star will love flying his colors with a pimppin sweatshirt
Old    Sean (canaday)      Join Date: Dec 2002       09-13-2004, 2:37 PM Reply   
Boat blender
Old    toolfan (toolfan)      Join Date: Jul 2003       09-13-2004, 2:47 PM Reply   
a dummy if you cant find a 3rd.
Old    Flack (flackpack)      Join Date: Feb 2004       09-13-2004, 4:46 PM Reply   
Wakeboard lessons from a pro. There should be some available on the Delta, or absolutely on Lake Shasta.
Old    E Double U (three6ty)      Join Date: Feb 2004       09-13-2004, 4:51 PM Reply   
Wakesurf Board.
Old    mike (wakeboarddad01)      Join Date: Dec 2003       09-13-2004, 6:37 PM Reply   
If you want something unique that most of his friends don't have then go to and check out the Board'n custom hitch cover and also the other custom products they design for ski/wakeboard boats..... A GREAT GIFT.... You won't be sorry.....


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