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Old    Matt (mattkelley02gt)      Join Date: Apr 2007       01-04-2008, 12:19 PM Reply   
I know that there are going to be a lot of opinions about this topic and i know that there isnt a set board that has the best pop, but what board does have the best pop do you think?
Old    Andy Nintzel (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       01-04-2008, 12:22 PM Reply   
O'brien Coda, Natural, Vice.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       01-04-2008, 12:31 PM Reply   
CWB Trancsend has a smooth snap off the wake. Lands very smooth also. My favorite board so far.
Old    Luker (xbones)      Join Date: Mar 2007       01-04-2008, 1:22 PM Reply   
luv my hype premier
Old    Jeff (fuller313)      Join Date: Oct 2006       01-04-2008, 1:24 PM Reply   
The ronix one has more pop than any other board i've ridden
Old    Andrea Ensminger (parkgirl)      Join Date: Nov 2001       01-04-2008, 1:29 PM Reply   
CWB Sapphire!!!!!:-)
Old    Michael (arizonarider)      Join Date: Jan 2007       01-04-2008, 1:31 PM Reply   
My premier has a buttload of pop.
Old    JMB (jbarber3orange)      Join Date: Aug 2007       01-04-2008, 1:42 PM Reply   
Ronix IBEX
Old    Montgomery (lovin_the_wake)      Join Date: Jul 2007       01-04-2008, 2:21 PM Reply   
Natural
Old    Jeff Baker (innov8)      Join Date: May 2005       01-04-2008, 2:44 PM Reply   
For me its the Transcend.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       01-04-2008, 3:00 PM Reply   
Most boards these days are going to have good pop. No one is really going to say their board doesn't pop.

The key is finding a board that does everything well, for YOU.

Some of the boards mentioned above have massive pop, but they may be too fast, or too slow for your riding style. Demo!
Old    C.I.E..... Evan (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       01-04-2008, 3:31 PM Reply   
I love the transcend, too. Although the Absolute has massive amounts of pop.
Old    Small Light (stephan)      Join Date: Nov 2002       01-04-2008, 3:46 PM Reply   
Absolute. One old board that popped like crazy was the Origin Weddington. it also landed like a ton of bricks.
Old    max luna (lfshane132)      Join Date: Jan 2007       01-04-2008, 4:49 PM Reply   
Liquid Force Watson, Shane, or Witness.
Haven't ridden or seen the Lyman but I'm sure that has good pop.
Old    wiz            01-04-2008, 6:20 PM Reply   
slingshot recoil. demo one before u buy anything else.
Old    Jay (ironj32)      Join Date: Jan 2007       01-05-2008, 10:32 AM Reply   
for me it's a big tie between the Natural & the Shane. although i have this sneaking suspicion that the slinshot recoil that i am dying to ride will top them (i got to ride it twice last season...but it was so cold that it wasn't a fair assessment).
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       01-05-2008, 11:18 AM Reply   
ibex, and if you can get use to a flex board those are best
Old    Chris Phelps (cpizzle)      Join Date: Sep 2007       01-05-2008, 7:15 PM Reply   
I heard the Ibex as insane pop
Old    Jeremy Byrom (wakerider111)      Join Date: Jul 2006       01-05-2008, 8:48 PM Reply   
I second Chuck!

Gota try a slingshot recoil.

DEMO IF AT ALL POSSIBLE THOUGH!!!! (that goes for any board)

F.Y.I. some people out there attack slingshot by saying that the board doesn't give you good pop unless you edge right... in my mind this seems more of a benefit. Would it not be better to have a board that rewards you for good and correct edging technique??
ANYWAY, Once again, DEMO DEMO DEMO. but if your stuck in the middle of no where and cant possibly demo... then i'd spend all of winter reading all the info there is and make the best educated guess you can... that is what i used to do when i lived in remote Page, Az.
Old    Nick Schrein (wakeboardern1)      Join Date: Aug 2007       01-05-2008, 9:30 PM Reply   
Anyone know anything about the new Watson's pop? I'll probably demo it come spring, but I'm curious if it's worth my time.
Old    mark (mhsb1029)      Join Date: Jan 2004       01-06-2008, 11:59 AM Reply   
Slingshot recoil for me. Great pop and soft landings.
Old    Ken (ghostrider_2)      Join Date: Aug 2004       01-11-2008, 5:30 AM Reply   
Has anybody demo'd the new Lyman
Old    justinh            01-11-2008, 6:08 AM Reply   
I would say most any of the new PVC cores that also have some width to them will be tough to beat.
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       01-11-2008, 6:12 AM Reply   
ibex pops great, but the best was when Byerly's had +3" rockers w/ DNA cores.... I miss those
Old    Jesse Scheel (j_money)      Join Date: May 2006       01-11-2008, 7:52 AM Reply   
My 2002 Byerly. Lands like a brick on concrete but my gosh that board bucks!!!!!!!!!
Old    Ewing (johnsvt)      Join Date: Dec 2006       01-11-2008, 9:29 AM Reply   
I agree with J-rod
Old    Shon G. (shon_g)      Join Date: Apr 2007       01-11-2008, 10:33 AM Reply   
I also agree with J-Rod!! Demo the Marius first I personaly love the board. Both boards are super sick though. I think I might be ridin the Transcend for 08'
Old    Trevor (hawk7)      Join Date: Apr 2007       01-11-2008, 11:26 AM Reply   
Ronix One, period
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       01-11-2008, 11:27 AM Reply   
period? does that mean discussion's over because YOU said ronix one has the best pop?
Old    JD (jealous_soul)      Join Date: Sep 2007       01-11-2008, 11:35 AM Reply   
skurfer, hands down.
Old     (vlxray)      Join Date: Mar 2005       01-11-2008, 1:18 PM Reply   
Ditto for the Slingshot Recoil. Once you get it dialed it pops great.
Old    Andy Nintzel (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       01-11-2008, 1:54 PM Reply   
Really I hate questions like which board has te best pop? that is all 100% opinion of what you wnat in a wakeboard, simple fact is most or wakeboards pop good when you load the line correctly and have proper body positions.
Old    Josh (romes)      Join Date: Sep 2006       01-11-2008, 1:59 PM Reply   
yes joe....OVER end of discussion
Old    Team CBK....Nate (cbk)      Join Date: Aug 2006       01-11-2008, 8:05 PM Reply   
Andy - Good point, but I do think there are certain boards that don't make you work as hard for it. Eg; I ride a Covin and it takes a serious cut in to the wake to get it's pop, in my opinion the Covin is not a board that just anyone could get on and get the most out of. When the IBEX came in I decided to try it for a day and it is completely different, it takes absolutely zero effort to get pop, it's just a board that anyone could get pop out of....it's a little on the slow side for me, but it definitely gets my vote for most pop. My .02.
Old    Trevor (hawk7)      Join Date: Apr 2007       01-11-2008, 8:09 PM Reply   
no i didn't mean that, i meant with the board I've personally been on its no where near a competition I should have specified.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       01-11-2008, 8:26 PM Reply   
what board(s) did you compare it to?
Old    Ben Ax (hawkeye7708)      Join Date: Feb 2007       01-11-2008, 8:55 PM Reply   
I remember my 05 Parks hit ya like an angry Mike Tyson. It was intense!

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