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Old    Tyler Smith (smitty1258)      Join Date: Jun 2009       02-03-2010, 4:59 AM Reply   
anyone ever used one behind the boat?
Speed, length etc pls
Old    A-dub (behindtheboat)      Join Date: Aug 2006       02-03-2010, 5:37 AM Reply   
15-17 mph, around a 30ft line.

Just rode it like you would a wakeskate.
Old    dhcomp (dhcomp)      Join Date: Jun 2003       02-03-2010, 9:12 AM Reply   
Or ride the fiberglass ones like a wake surf board
Old    sp0tts (sp0tts)      Join Date: Jun 2004       02-03-2010, 9:22 AM Reply   
I haven't personally, but I've seen a friend do it at wakeboard speeds on butter just messin around....

Same friend has also tried wakesurfing on one, but even he prefers the wakesurf boards....
Old    AtTheLake (bmartin)      Join Date: Jan 2007       02-03-2010, 9:51 AM Reply   
They do not have much rocker and always thought of them as better surfers than skates. Have mounted an old wakeboard fin to one and it made a pretty good skim style surfer at normal surf speeds. Actually it was noticably faster than some wakesurfers I have tried.

(Message edited by bmartin on February 03, 2010)
Old    AtTheLake (bmartin)      Join Date: Jan 2007       02-03-2010, 9:52 AM Reply   
My really big friend uses a skim board to surf, the thing bends pretty bad but you can spin like never before on it. And he weighs 240 haha
Old    AtTheLake (bmartin)      Join Date: Jan 2007       02-03-2010, 10:00 AM Reply   
We have done it a few times and it seemed like a lot of work for a small reward. With no fins and a small area it was hard to control. But hey as long as your having fun it doesnt matter what your doing.
Old    Twitch Hambling (themxercr85)      Join Date: Jul 2007       02-03-2010, 5:32 PM Reply   
ya I was just thinking about it for screwing around, and if anyone else had fun doing it.
Old    Buddy Haws (buddy210)      Join Date: Jul 2008       02-03-2010, 7:39 PM Reply   
It's a blast. We do it all the time, some surfing but also just being pulled farther back. I like the freedom you can spin like crazy and just have fun.

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