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Old    GD (greatdane)      Join Date: Feb 2001       06-14-2005, 7:04 PM Reply   
What binding would you recommend for my boat board (for folks who don't have their own board)?

Ideally it would be a value, adjustable (mens 10 to 12 or so), durable and easy to use.
Old    Alpha_Beast (socalwakepunk)      Join Date: Dec 2002       06-14-2005, 7:08 PM Reply   
CWB Mobes or Torques.
Old    Danny T. (partydock17)      Join Date: Apr 2004       06-14-2005, 7:37 PM Reply   
Check out the NICE freedoms, thats whats on our boat board (Greg Nelson BattleShip)
Old    gruelie            06-14-2005, 8:52 PM Reply   
mobes
Old    Boardingitup.com (wakeboard19)      Join Date: Apr 2005       06-14-2005, 9:00 PM Reply   
Liquid Force "EZ"
Old    GD (greatdane)      Join Date: Feb 2001       06-14-2005, 9:15 PM Reply   
The CWB Torqs look nice at $199.

torq

Are these LF Alphas any good at $229.

alpha
Old    Alpha_Beast (socalwakepunk)      Join Date: Dec 2002       06-14-2005, 9:19 PM Reply   
Alphas are great (higher end), but not really considered an adjustable binding.
Old    gruelie            06-14-2005, 9:46 PM Reply   
the alpha's are awesome but i would get an XL if you get these so lots of riders can fit into them
Old    GD (greatdane)      Join Date: Feb 2001       06-14-2005, 9:55 PM Reply   
Ya, the alphas seem nice and my friends may be worth the extra $30.

All my mooch friends tend to have size 10 to 12 feet -- since I wear 10.5, I will have to go try the XLs.
Old    gruelie            06-14-2005, 10:03 PM Reply   
the size chart says that they will fit 11-13 so i would try them on to see how they fit you b/c then you could also use the board and be happy with it.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       06-15-2005, 4:44 AM Reply   
The problem with the Alphas is they use the old Ultra SUCK footbed that really sticks to your feet. They can be difficult to get in and out of. If you take out a lot of newbies, they will hate the bindings. Make sure you get lots of lube with the Alphas.

Old    gruelie            06-15-2005, 8:09 AM Reply   
good point. I had Ultra's and my friends just didn't understand how to get them on and off. I still haven't heard the end of that one
Old    drewsky24            06-15-2005, 9:32 AM Reply   
You can look around on ebay. You can get a pair of '04 Sphynx's for cheap, look.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=47362&item=7163302 067&rd=1&ssPageName=WDVW
Old    Small Light (stephan)      Join Date: Nov 2002       06-15-2005, 10:18 AM Reply   
If you're looking for a boot to fit a range of people & still provide good support, get the CWB Torq's pictured above. They have the same footbed as the Zeus/Boss/Krux and havea ton of hold down, just a little more ankle flexibility. The Alpha's will not fit the range of feet sizaes the Torq's will.
Old    Brandon (sylv2080)      Join Date: Jun 2004       06-15-2005, 11:11 AM Reply   
I have Mobe's from my wife's Lotus board for my "boat bindings" of course I got the L-XXL ones but everyone that has used them likes them. Hell I even rode in them once or twice just to see how they feel....I've ridden worse ;-)
Old    Stephen Higgins (srh00z)      Join Date: Jun 2003       06-15-2005, 11:14 PM Reply   
I have Torq's as my back up bindings, and I have also ridden Mobes, I wear a 13 and the Torqs are much more comfortable, in fact, I like them a little bit more than my Ions, but I have torn the Torqs about 3 times in one season.

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