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Old                10-06-2004, 1:05 PM Reply   
i was wondering what was wrong thanks

Old                10-06-2004, 1:35 PM Reply   
You only have half a head, jokes, I don't know.
Old                10-06-2004, 3:21 PM Reply   
well if i put more pictures of the cut
Old                10-06-2004, 4:07 PM Reply   
why do you say something is wrong with it?
Old    David Williams (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       10-06-2004, 4:23 PM Reply   
Looks like you could straighten those arms a bit and stand more evenly over the board.
Old                10-06-2004, 4:31 PM Reply   
need to know the context
Old    Sean (canaday)      Join Date: Dec 2002       10-06-2004, 5:21 PM Reply   
Dave said exactly it. You need more weight on your front foot and you need to let your arms out.
Old    Thane Dogg (thane_dogg)      Join Date: Jun 2002       10-06-2004, 5:22 PM Reply   
and get the handle lower.
Old    alan plotz (alanp)      Join Date: Apr 2001       10-06-2004, 9:02 PM Reply   
photo looks a little underexposed. my girlfriend thinks you might be blowing up dynamite.
Old                10-07-2004, 12:51 PM Reply   
lol
no it was raining later that day
Old                10-07-2004, 12:53 PM Reply   
well its a picture of a cut my cut and i was wondering if thats what you call flattening out or what. I cant completely clear the wake 100% of the time so i was wondering what was the culprit
Old    Someone Else (deltahoosier)      Join Date: Jun 2002       10-07-2004, 1:33 PM Reply   
How fast are you going and what line length. I looks like your board is riding deap in the water, which would mean you are real slow.
Old                10-07-2004, 3:06 PM Reply   
about 20 mph
Old                10-07-2004, 3:07 PM Reply   
and uhhhh about 50' of line i think
Old                10-07-2004, 5:38 PM Reply   
mmh. harder cut should get you out more.
Old                10-07-2004, 6:50 PM Reply   
look at this is there anything wrong with this(im getting closer to the wake
Old    Someone Else (deltahoosier)      Join Date: Jun 2002       10-08-2004, 9:08 AM Reply   
Depends what your calibration is, but, 20 mph is pretty slow. Looks like your board is dragging bad. It is hard to tell, but, it does not look like you are hitting a clean wake. My boat has a hard time making a wake at around 20 mph plus the wake will be very wide at the speed. Try speeding up a mile or two and let the rope out a little. Your board will feel crisper getting from edge to edge and the wake may clean up too.
Old                10-08-2004, 11:03 AM Reply   
go a little faster
Old                10-08-2004, 1:43 PM Reply   
alright thanks
Old                10-08-2004, 1:46 PM Reply   
now at the top of the wake any suggestions
Old    Someone Else (deltahoosier)      Join Date: Jun 2002       10-08-2004, 4:48 PM Reply   
You don't have a wake. It is all foam. You can not be consisant with a wake like that. Try and show more of the bottom of the board to the people in the boat.
Old                10-08-2004, 4:54 PM Reply   
alright
the bad wake is because i had my 300 pound uncle on the wrong side
Old                10-10-2004, 4:48 AM Reply   
Dude, you must ride with your hands closer to your hips, it will make all tricks easier. push your hips forward toward the handle to keep you more upright. Don't put soo much weight on your back foot. Boat must got a little faster. You need a tower. You need a non-stretch rope with a bigger handle. Cut progressively.
Old                10-10-2004, 10:31 AM Reply   
k thanks ill have to get those things
Old                10-15-2004, 10:56 AM Reply   
Just go faster, and that will solve most of it.
Old    Alpha_Beast (socalwakepunk)      Join Date: Dec 2002       10-15-2004, 11:03 AM Reply   
More speed, get the handle down to the hips.
Old                10-16-2004, 8:31 AM Reply   
more boat speed or edge speed
Old    Alpha_Beast (socalwakepunk)      Join Date: Dec 2002       10-16-2004, 9:59 AM Reply   
Boat speed, the wake looks flat/washed out. Depending on weoght/other factors, you should probably start out around 21 mph.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       10-16-2004, 1:11 PM Reply   
i wouldn't necessarily agree with the "straightening of the arms" advice. i agree, the handle should be lower, closer to the hips, but straightening the arms might be bad wording.
Old                10-16-2004, 5:37 PM Reply   
It may be just me, but it looks to me like your bindings have your legs tweaked. Have your uncle sit in nose of the boat looking back at you. That should help clean the wake up. If you have tilt/trim, trim it about 1/4. Like all else said, a little more speed.

(Message edited by grampawakerider on October 16, 2004)
Old                10-16-2004, 7:45 PM Reply   
i think thats one of the biggest reasons for the bad wake anyway thanks
Old                10-17-2004, 4:13 PM Reply   
what do you mean by legs tweaked
Old                10-19-2004, 2:29 PM Reply   
Look at your left knee vs your left foot. At least in the pic it looks like you should point your binding out a little. Looks like your ankle is twisted.
Old                10-19-2004, 6:09 PM Reply   
is that bad
i think i put it that way though thanks for answering my Q & A
Old    Preston Hall (phall925)      Join Date: Feb 2005       05-02-2005, 5:53 PM Reply   
jstu relax man you look too tense. Widen the stance, roll onto the back of the foot. edge all the way to the lake. let your arms out some and at the top of the wake pull the handle down to your hip. you should fly
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       05-03-2005, 9:16 AM Reply   
your uncle is really the problem and handle down, not out. duck your left foot out, for sure
Old                06-28-2005, 4:24 PM Reply   
Im no expert but it looks like your bindings are pigion towed. toe them out a little. get the driver to go a little faster. hold the handle lower and cut harder. It doesnt look like a hard cut at all. which is what gives you your pop.
Old    Ryan (smokedawg311)      Join Date: Feb 2005       06-30-2005, 7:49 PM Reply   
thanes righ...handle is too high....way too high

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