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b1364c 06-28-2011 11:04 AM

Which wakeboard to buy...
 
Right now i have a 2004 cwb absolute platinum 134 and something about its just not doin it for me. I think i outgrew it or something as ive gained probably like 40 lbs since i got it. I want a really aggressive board with a lot of pop and im really leaning towards buying the new ronix ibex 139. does anyone own the ibex that can tell me how they like it?

KnoxX2 06-28-2011 11:15 AM

What is your HT and WT.?

b1364c 06-28-2011 11:22 AM

6' 160 lbs

b1364c 06-28-2011 11:27 AM

obviously i want a board with good everything but above all else im looking for one with as much pop as i can find for roughly around 400$

KnoxX2 06-28-2011 01:27 PM

I would look at the CWB Pure in a 138. Board has great pop and a spine for landing.

76S&S 06-28-2011 01:43 PM

I rode an Ibex a couple of years ago, and it just wasn't for me. If I landed with too much weight on my front foot it just wanted to stop. Great pop though. Anywhere you can try before you buy?

b1364c 06-28-2011 02:49 PM

No theres not... I just went ahead and ordered the hyperlite murray bio i feel like that a safe bet for a great board. From what i'm seeing on reviews and discussions ronix boards are really hit or miss so i decided to wing it since hyperlites have such a great rep. I'm hoping to have the board by this weekend to use and i really don't want to go through a big process of returning a bunch of boards till i find the absolute perfect one so hopefully this works out.

UrbantuxTN 06-29-2011 06:22 AM

I use a 137 Slingshot Response. It took some getting used to but it rides great.

76S&S 06-29-2011 08:30 AM

You'll love the murray. I ride the same board and have been extremely please with it.

BWB-745- 06-29-2011 11:10 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by UrbantuxTN (Post 767097)
I use a 137 Slingshot Response. It took some getting used to but it rides great.


What is your opinion of a flex board behind the boat? I never ride cable but I'm considering getting a SS. Some say that a flex board doesn't pop as well as a traditional board does, while others swear by them and say it just taking some adjustments. Is it still as fast as a non-flex or does the flex slow you down on a hard cut?




Sorry for the treadjack, let us know how the new board rides!


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