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Old    John Davison (jdaviso1)      Join Date: Jul 2004       07-12-2005, 4:16 PM Reply   
I want to buy a new rope and handle. Does anyone have a suggestion for a new rope and handle that doesn't cost a fortune (under $100)?

~J.
Old    David (tparider)      Join Date: Aug 2003       07-12-2005, 4:35 PM Reply   
You can call Grizzly Sports and see if they have any 2004 jacket lines left - they'll let it go for $50. Not sure about the handles...
Old    Stanfield (stanfield)      Join Date: Mar 2004       07-12-2005, 4:41 PM Reply   
www.gethighsports.net
Old    John Davison (jdaviso1)      Join Date: Jul 2004       07-14-2005, 10:10 AM Reply   
What do you guys think of the Bullet Ski Lines?

~J.
Old    GD (greatdane)      Join Date: Feb 2001       07-14-2005, 10:17 AM Reply   
Why go cheap?

A good rope lasts years. Get a good one. A good rope is key.
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       07-14-2005, 11:49 AM Reply   
True GD. But what about handles. I've had 3 $80 handles all of which tear in 1 month. The only handle that has lasted is my $50 Hardline handle.
Old    GD (greatdane)      Join Date: Feb 2001       07-14-2005, 12:41 PM Reply   
True. Handles are another story.
Old    John Davison (jdaviso1)      Join Date: Jul 2004       07-14-2005, 6:55 PM Reply   
What would you consider "a good rope"?

~J.
Old    Joe Roth (jroth97gt)      Join Date: Sep 2003       07-14-2005, 9:21 PM Reply   
Hey John I have a Accurate Spectra Fusion rope in perfect condition that I'm thinking of selling and also a gethighsport.net Thai Stix T-handle. Both are near perfect. Let me know if you're interested and I'll get you some pics.

(Message edited by jroth97gt on July 14, 2005)
Old    David Polk (smackus)      Join Date: Apr 2004       07-16-2005, 4:34 PM Reply   
I have a bullet lines rope and handle from ebay. 65 for both and have used them for two years now. No problems. Not a carbon handle but durable and comfortable.
Old    Daniel (agfan12)      Join Date: Mar 2004       07-16-2005, 4:50 PM Reply   
David, while I love Carbon fiber handles (and my next handle will be carbon fiber), my experiences with them is that they last about a season because they are so fragile and chip easily. Regular wake handles on the other hand will last years.
Old    Karl De Looff (boarditup)      Join Date: Jan 2004       07-18-2005, 6:19 AM Reply   
I have a Fly High Double Diamond Handle with a Spectra Fusion rope for $100. www.boarditup.com This is not cheap stuff, just inexpensive. It is the most durable stuff on the market and what I used before I became a dealer because of its durability.

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