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Oneday
09-20-2012, 06:02 PM
im looking for a big guy board. i ride on a small mid size wake. im looking at the landlock, 5'6 fish, or the broadcast. its going to be a boat board. to teach me and others to surf. so i dont want to spend a super lot of money. or any other boards im over looking. im trying to stay around 300. thanks.

jgraham37128
09-20-2012, 08:20 PM
Shaparo Grindwater

bturner2
09-21-2012, 06:26 AM
Find a used Inland Surfer Red Woody.

deminimis
09-21-2012, 06:38 PM
x2 (Red Woody)

The Broadcast may not get you there with a smallish wake.

ntropy
10-12-2012, 03:48 PM
I strongly recommend the Ronix Duke 5'5" board. Very strong board for any size rider.

jjct1
10-18-2012, 02:21 PM
x2 (Red Woody)

The Broadcast may not get you there with a smallish wake.

Is the Red Rocket the same as the Red Woody? Looks like the Red Woody was discontinued.

deminimis
10-18-2012, 02:38 PM
Length and width are the same. The Rocket has the option for quad fins (comes with two). Other than that, I think they are basically the same. Probably marketing, more than anything. I mean, seriously, calling something a "Woody" invites low-brow humor abound.

milkmania
10-18-2012, 02:47 PM
Length and width are the same. The Rocket has the option for quad fins (comes with two). Other than that, I think they are basically the same. Probably marketing, more than anything. I mean, seriously, calling something a "Woody" invites low-brow humor abound.

but it's ok to ride on a Red Rocket????
sorry, South Park reference:o

deminimis
10-18-2012, 02:50 PM
I almost went there, but I showed incredible (uncharacteristic) restraint.

milkmania
10-18-2012, 03:24 PM
I almost went there, but I showed incredible (uncharacteristic) restraint.
I'll be the first to admit I'm whacked http://deephousepage.com/smilies/spinning.gif

scott023
10-18-2012, 04:24 PM
Length and width are the same. The Rocket has the option for quad fins (comes with two). Other than that, I think they are basically the same. Probably marketing, more than anything. I mean, seriously, calling something a "Woody" invites low-brow humor abound.

Good, I'm not the only one that thinks that way. :uglyhamme

deminimis
10-18-2012, 04:40 PM
To get back on topic, I'd recommend you find a used Red Woody or a Red Rocket (RR specs from 100 to 300 pound riders). I love my Red Woody and I don't let anyone else touch it, no matter how much they beg. No other stick fills the void like a Red Woody. They are epoxy, so you must use great care when handling your Red Woody or risk hurting it.




What!

scott023
10-18-2012, 04:42 PM
Rotflmao.

deminimis
10-18-2012, 04:46 PM
Here is a pic of me pumping my Red Woody desperately in an attempt to get back into the pocket:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-6ypkhQSTzRo/UBKzGr859LI/AAAAAAAACZg/L7ucRkiWBFI/s912/Wake%25202012%25282%2529.jpg

onewheat
10-18-2012, 05:57 PM
I love Inland Surfer's red boards - they are great for big guys and/or smaller wakes. They are a bit more difficult to get positioned on for lighter riders since they are big and like someone else said, they are easily damaged. I do like our Broadcast, but if we don't have a few people in the boat, I do have a hard time dropping the rope ~205 lbs since we run nothing but stock ballast and people to make out wakes in our X-15. That being said - they are extremely durable and we have taught dozens of people to surf on it. I think most any larger board is good for that - Inland Surfers are great but they are definitely more expensive and a bit fragile for teaching folks. I wouldn't want mine kicked into the back of my boat - board dings and repairs would be mandatory.

deminimis
10-18-2012, 06:06 PM
Easily repaired with white Marine Tex, if ever needed. Haven't had the need, but made multiple repairs to my epoxy sailboard using Marine Tex. Can't even see the repairs.

We too have a Broadcast and that's what everyone gets to use.