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Old 03-13-2013, 07:04 PM
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Sorry for the thread jack... hey I thought canadians were overly nice... -
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clrussel - like riverrat mentioned, you need to get yourself a more modern ski if you are looking to slalom. Getting one with a rear toe plate may be beneficial to start so you can get up on 2 ski's and practice dropping one until you are comfortable.
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Old 03-13-2013, 07:05 PM
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Cinder block with boot attached! Lmao!!

Yep norfork lake, we are always on the other side of the lake from Jordan

How do you size a ski, or do you mean binding size?


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Cinder block with boot attached! Lmao!!

Yep norfork lake, we are always on the other side of the lake from Jordan

How do you size a ski, or do you mean binding size?


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weight is the biggest factor...

this is a great ski.... http://www.waterskis.com/HO-Comp-Fre..._ski_basis.htm

I am sure corey can set you up...

I should start a thread for all the crap I am gonna get
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Cinder block with boot attached! Lmao!!

Yep norfork lake, we are always on the other side of the lake from Jordan

How do you size a ski, or do you mean binding size?


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ski size depends on your height and weight and make of ski. Check out some of the ski websites to see sizes. The ones below would be a good start, all have great entry level skis for reasonable prices.

radarskis.com
hosports.com
d3skis.com
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Hey rat - these are the shot girls at our regular place - I am sure you would approve... - Who's with me to get in better shape for deep water starts...
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Lol I don't care for the crap in this thread, it's kinda entertaining! I'm 5-10 190, and step dad is 6-3 170, hopefully can find a ski to fit both. I'll look into that ski mike


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69" inches on a open water ski - most brands similar - HO, Radar are tops... IMO - then bindings cover a range of foot sizes usually 3 sizes - i.e. XL on HO for 10-13.
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How do you size a ski, or do you mean binding size?
Length.
A big person at lower speed needs more surface area (longer/wider ski).
Here is a basic chart to help explain and get you in the ballpark.
http://www.waterskiworld.com/water_s...ize_chart.html

Pick the biggest ski of that bunch and give it a try. A little extra ski tends to help us beginners.
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Hey rat - these are the shot girls at our regular place - I am sure you would approve... - Who's with me to get in better shape for deep water starts...
Hel11 yeah i approve - can u post the private pics of them 2 on ds?
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Mike I'm in!!

Table, I'll look at that chart. It seems I have a bunch of research to do before I start skiing


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