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Old 06-03-2012, 07:31 PM
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Suggestions on beginner wakeboards?

Wife and 2 daughters all between 5'3~5'6" and 115 to 125 pounds.
Me, 5'10", 180lbs.

Looking for suggestions on beginner wakeboards w/o breaking the bank - I don't know anything about boards/sizing, bindings, etc. Just looking to move the kids away from that damn tube and have some fun! (although both kids slalom, and the wife can rip on a ski).

1989 ProStar 190 Power Slot
Somewhere between SML and LKG
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Old 06-03-2012, 09:59 PM
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Wakeboard size chart


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Old 06-04-2012, 08:57 AM
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My first board was a Hyperlite Forefront and I still love this board. Only been boarding for a couple of seasons and have progressed pretty well. I picked mine up for only ~200$ from djsboardshop.com. It was the previous years model, but for a brand new wakeboard you can't beat the price.
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Old 06-04-2012, 01:38 PM
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I just bought this:


Gets good reviews for beginners all the way up to advanced.
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Old 06-04-2012, 01:59 PM
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I bought my wife a Liquid Force Angel. This board has the same shape as the Trip which is known for being one of the best boards to begin/progress on. She rode it for the first time two weeks ago and really liked it.
Being on the water is best, but when I'm not on the water I'm on TT.

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