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Old    Daniel Vance (mrdenial)      Join Date: Sep 2006       05-09-2007, 5:30 PM Reply   
I really want to foil this year and have a chance to purchase a new Sky Ski foil for 1k. It's a great deal, but my wife thinks it's just another toy that can wait a few years. I'm trying to bring it up every few days...but...

And no, buying it and dealing with the consequences later on this one is not an option.
Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       05-09-2007, 5:41 PM Reply   
I'm a little on your wife's side
If you're sick of wakeboarding try to master the wakeskate. That should keep you busy for a while
Old    Dennis (sixeye)      Join Date: Apr 2005       05-09-2007, 5:56 PM Reply   
Is that a deal at a shop or a one time deal? I know someone that wants one.
Old    IndyBu (todd_everton)      Join Date: Jan 2003       05-09-2007, 6:02 PM Reply   
Daniel,I'm in the same boat.Wakeboarding is starting to be hard on my old knees.A friend of mine has a foil & is willing to help me get started...but I get the same answer from the war dept. ....."you don't need to spend another $1k on another boat toy!"If you figure out a way,let me know.
She is usually really cool about me buying new toys,but for some reason,she's not with this.I think it's because my friend has been k.o.'d twice on his foil.
Old    Jeff (fuller313)      Join Date: Oct 2006       05-09-2007, 6:45 PM Reply   
My mom can ride the sky ski and she is almost 50. Maybe if they (the wives) try it and like it then it could seem more feasible to them to spend the cash.
Old    shane k (blind)      Join Date: Jun 2006       05-09-2007, 6:54 PM Reply   
trade the wife in for one that likes water sports as much as you do!
Old    M-Dizzle (liquidmx)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-09-2007, 7:50 PM Reply   
Tell her either 1k for the sky ski or 2k+ minimum for knee surgery.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       05-09-2007, 7:59 PM Reply   
maybe she doesn't want you to get one 'cause she doesn't want you to be "old."


Old    Daniel Vance (mrdenial)      Join Date: Sep 2006       05-09-2007, 8:18 PM Reply   
There are many reasons. I've tried the knee surgery thing..."Then sell your wakeboard" "Your friend has a Sky Ski, you can borrow his."

I'm not sick of wakeboarding, just trying to make sure I can do something else besides wakeboarding. If I wreck my knee, I won't make any money.

It's a friend of mine that has the foil.
Old    Daniel Vance (mrdenial)      Join Date: Sep 2006       05-09-2007, 8:19 PM Reply   
Oh, and my wife won't get into the water unless it's to swim...No watersports for her. And trading in is out of the question =)
Old    Hey, You scratched my anchor! (bftskir)      Join Date: Jan 2004       05-14-2007, 11:33 AM Reply   
ebay
Old    Patrick (2manytoys)      Join Date: May 2007       12-02-2007, 6:35 PM Reply   
yeah,, put her on ebay... just take over payments.. thats what i am going to do with mine...(wife) lol
Old    Nancy Reeves (nancy)      Join Date: Nov 2006       01-09-2008, 3:47 PM Reply   
Buy her something in return.

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