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Old    newtique            07-24-2005, 12:05 PM Reply   
What would be wrong with putting griptape on a wakeboard and calling it a wakeskate?
Have you done it?
Old    blazin            07-27-2005, 4:54 PM Reply   
can't say i have
Old    byerly137pro            07-27-2005, 5:15 PM Reply   
Wakeboards are about 30cm give or take few longer than wakeskates.
Old    newtique            07-28-2005, 7:51 AM Reply   
So if your normal length is 141, and you have an old 137..... seems it should be about right. What else am I missing
Old    Jason Parmentier (xbar)      Join Date: May 2003       07-28-2005, 8:29 AM Reply   
While you could certainly do that, you would just be better off buying an inexpensive skate. So you would be using an old 137 to do this? Frankly, I think that you would be hard pressed to ollie that thing out of the water let alone get it to spin under you on shuvs. Typical wakeskates are around 105-115 or so, hence the 30cm difference as mentioned above.

However, if you just plan on doing this for fun then go for it. Personally I would just mount the board on a wall or sell it to a newb.
Old    Clinton (just_board)      Join Date: Jul 2005       07-28-2005, 10:17 AM Reply   
yeah, my wakeskate is 104, and my wakeboard is 135, i couldn't imagine doing a shuv it on my board.. just drop 80 bucks and get a cwb Tribute

it'll be worth it
Old    newtique            07-28-2005, 2:11 PM Reply   
OK, I'm convinced.....
Thanks for the input!
Old    Scott (scott_a)      Join Date: Dec 2002       07-29-2005, 8:28 AM Reply   
the first wakeskates were made by people that shortened their board and threw some grip tape (or variant) on the top.
Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       07-29-2005, 2:50 PM Reply   
sure why not.. just put some foam on the top and take off all your fins, or buy the HL Byerly like i did!!
Old    hyper_force            08-01-2005, 12:34 PM Reply   
we have wakeskate wars after a day of riding and usually we only have 1 skate out there so we take the bindings off a wakeboard and one person rocks that and the other rocks a skate... its basically the same thing but its more difficult to do tricks and stuff on but w/e

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