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Old    Luke the Drifter (tl_hereford)      Join Date: Nov 2008       06-22-2009, 11:52 AM Reply   
Looking to try something new, want to go light weight. I have a Marius, Kink, Ricky G boards and Vapor, Zeus and Answer bindings. Any ideas?
Old    RileyBangerter (steezyshots)      Join Date: Feb 2008       06-22-2009, 12:04 PM Reply   
Sub 6 with Audio bindings
Old    Eyekahn (eyekahn)      Join Date: Aug 2007       06-22-2009, 12:05 PM Reply   
Slingshot.
Old    Matt (pierce_bronkite)      Join Date: Jul 2003       06-22-2009, 12:07 PM Reply   
Ronix seems to have a very light setup. Board and boots.
Old    scott clark (snwmot)      Join Date: Sep 2006       06-22-2009, 12:09 PM Reply   
Company dude it's the way of the future lol seriously though
Old    DeeCee (jaybee)      Join Date: Aug 2007       06-22-2009, 12:11 PM Reply   
I know nothing on the subject although every board I have lifted feels a lot heavier than my liquid force omega and shane boots.
Old    scott clark (snwmot)      Join Date: Sep 2006       06-22-2009, 12:14 PM Reply   
Company dude it's the way of the future lol seriously though
Old    Jason Pavik (jasonpav)      Join Date: Dec 2008       06-22-2009, 12:29 PM Reply   
I looked at the Ronix DHV2 and One bindings at the Fort Worth PWT, and I don't think I've ever seen a lighter set up... but I have never actually ridden either, nor have I picked up ever single board ever made so I do not know if this is the lightest
Old    Nick M. (mtnrider65)      Join Date: May 2009       06-22-2009, 12:29 PM Reply   
My Byerly set-up weighs 11.8. Board & Boots
Old    Luker (xbones)      Join Date: Mar 2007       06-22-2009, 12:43 PM Reply   
2009 Ronix one boots and board combo was the lightest in the industry, when it first hit the market. Not sure if one of the flex companies has the title now.. but that setup is INSANELY light.
Old    Dave Kiehl (dave27)      Join Date: May 2005       06-22-2009, 12:51 PM Reply   
2005 LF 134 Team and Shane bindings. Super light! Everyone that picks up my set-up says something about how light it is.
Old    justinh            06-22-2009, 12:56 PM Reply   
Mine: CSV1 143 and 2009 One boots: 10.25
Wife's: CSV1 138 and 2009 Frank boots: 10.00

Not to be a total dork, but I have a digital scale handy.
Old    Gene Weihe (wakebums)      Join Date: May 2006       06-22-2009, 1:02 PM Reply   
My new slingshot was much lighter than anything else I've ever had!
Old    Brett Bartel (gsulawwake)      Join Date: Sep 2008       06-22-2009, 1:51 PM Reply   
The 2009 Ronix Relik is very light. And the gel surface is very comfortable.
Old    Michael Hawthorne (all_board_rider)      Join Date: May 2009       06-22-2009, 2:05 PM Reply   
have you tried a platinum marius? thats what im ridin with the answers and its a pretty light set up
Old    Codi Northam (bogartsomeday)      Join Date: Mar 2009       06-22-2009, 2:07 PM Reply   
I strongly suggest any CWB Platinum board if you want somethin light
Old    Evan Miller (mtownrydr)      Join Date: Apr 2008       06-22-2009, 2:11 PM Reply   
I doubt you could get any lighter than the sub vi mated with a 2009 ronix relik. I personally would like to know if anyone has ridden the dhv2 because that is what I want as soon as a good deal arises.
Old    justinh            06-22-2009, 2:51 PM Reply   
There won't be any deals on the the V2s unless you buy one used. Ronix has been out of those for months and there are not many left in circulation (at shops). If you don't want to pay retail prices, good luck on Ebay.

To top it off, the board is absolutely amazing and worth the extra $$ if you have it to spend.

For now I have to stick to the V1.
Old    Philip (n00b)      Join Date: Mar 2006       06-22-2009, 3:00 PM Reply   
Byerly Monarch is the lightest board I have ever held.
Old    DeeCee (jaybee)      Join Date: Aug 2007       06-22-2009, 3:02 PM Reply   
right, so if this thread has made anything clear it is you need to go to your local shop and judge for yourself.
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       06-22-2009, 3:08 PM Reply   
SS 142 Recoil = 7 lbs
SS size 12 d2 boots mounted on that slingshot board.... 10.5 lbs UPS shipping scale, pretty accurate
Old    AtTheLake (bmartin)      Join Date: Jan 2007       06-22-2009, 3:20 PM Reply   
Wow - I'm kind of amazed there are so many nominations based on a variable that can be so easily and objectively assessed. Is it really possible to have a debate which is the lightest???? Surely some shop has a decent scale.
Old    RileyBangerter (steezyshots)      Join Date: Feb 2008       06-22-2009, 3:34 PM Reply   
You know why they call it the SUB 6? Because it is under 6 pounds...
Old    Luke Johnson (luke_j)      Join Date: Jul 2008       06-23-2009, 8:01 PM Reply   
FLY Watson with Reliks... 9.9 lbs. 5.8 on the board, 2.1 on the boots. (sz 10)
Old    David Christman (lfrider92)      Join Date: Sep 2008       06-23-2009, 8:36 PM Reply   
luke, 5.8+2.1=7.9 not 9.9
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       06-23-2009, 8:51 PM Reply   
Maybe its 2.1 lbs per boot......

then it would 10 lbs total.
Old    Luke Johnson (luke_j)      Join Date: Jul 2008       06-23-2009, 9:00 PM Reply   
4.1... typing on iphone haha
Old    Spencer (spencerwm)      Join Date: Feb 2009       06-23-2009, 9:24 PM Reply   
If you feel like the weight of your setup is not what you want, make those feet burn. Barefooter's always have the lightest setup.
Old    star_star            06-26-2009, 9:49 AM Reply   
08 bylery monarch and 08 bylerly bindings are what i ride. when friends go to put it in the rack for me they are amazed at how light it is.
Old    zAk (zak_winkler)      Join Date: Jan 2005       06-26-2009, 3:04 PM Reply   
LF Shane FLY with the Shane LTD's light board!!!
Old    Brian Davidson (briand)      Join Date: Dec 2005       06-26-2009, 6:58 PM Reply   
again for the monarch. light
Old    Jeremy Byrom (wakerider111)      Join Date: Jul 2006       06-28-2009, 3:38 PM Reply   
Probably the lightest board (per surface area) you can get hands down (based on what i have read and heard)
is a custom made Sine wakeboard http://sinewakeboards.com/boards-black-series.html with the desired weight specified... Lighter than even 5 lbs if desired!!

quote:

To take things one step further- our Launch Series weigh in at approximately 6 lbs, depending on the size, but the ones I custom build for myself weigh around 5 lbs. I've even built some that are 4.25 lbs....

I would imagine that a board built to stand up to some pretty heavy abuse from a 230-250 pound guy would be weighing in around 7.5-8 lbs with our technology...http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65919/678712.html?1239057127




but i am sure this extreme low weight is only recommended for smaller riders and/or those who have good physical habits for landing with less stress, which is mentioned in the link of the thread the quote was obtained from

the stock boards are 6 lbs which has got to put SINE up there with the top handful without considering the custom black series even.


(Message edited by wakerider111 on June 28, 2009)

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