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Old 02-05-2014, 12:54 PM
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Board rope/handle suggestions

Hi all, I wanted to get rid of our old stretchy rope and get a new rope/handle for boarding. I figured something with spectra or dyneema, and a handle that floats but other than that had nothing in mind. Any suggestions? I would like to get something that lets me take off 5' sections so I can play around with the 70/75/80' spot on my wake. I haven't shopped for rope in 10 years. Is it standard on dyneema ropes to have sections? Suggestions please.

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http://www.amazon.com/Gator-Vandal-W...=gator+dyneema


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http://www.amazon.com/Airhead-AHWR-1...keboard+handle

http://www.amazon.com/AIRHEAD-AHWR-4...keboard+handle

http://www.amazon.com/AIRHEAD-AHWR-5...keboard+handle
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Old 02-05-2014, 01:02 PM
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GO masterline or HO - IMO

http://www.masterlineusa.com/

http://www.hosports.com/product.php?...waterski-ropes

Cheap ropes have too much stretch - too much stretch and you will writing about tendinitis in injury thread.
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Old 02-05-2014, 01:03 PM
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We have the Prolin LG chamois handle/rope combo.

Regardless of brand, I highly recommend the chamois handle.
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Old 02-05-2014, 01:55 PM
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GO masterline or HO - IMO

http://www.masterlineusa.com/

http://www.hosports.com/product.php?...waterski-ropes

Cheap ropes have too much stretch - too much stretch and you will writing about tendinitis in injury thread.

Masterline is only listing their ski ropes (stretchy) on their site.
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Old 02-05-2014, 02:07 PM
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Masterline is only listing their ski ropes (stretchy) on their site.

most are prestretched...
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Old 02-05-2014, 02:19 PM
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Get one that is brightly colored so you dont run over it. Dyneema is my favorite, but it needs some type of cover/coating to protect it (very fragile when it comes to abrasions) I dont like the plastic coated ones as the coating can break off and shred your hand when bringing the handle to the rider. The braided covers are ok.
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Old 02-05-2014, 02:33 PM
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I second the pro line lg handles.
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+4 on the Proline LG
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Old 02-05-2014, 03:22 PM
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Okay, I'm looking at the LG2 and LGS series. Any votes?

LG2: http://prolineropes.com/product/proline_lg2_package_

LGS: http://prolineropes.com/product/proline_lgs_package_

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