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Old 29 May 2003, 08:44   #11
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The ski pole is lower down therefor the angle of the rope to the water is smaller. The bigger the angle the more upward pull you get, the more upward pull the easier it is to deep water start for beginners, and for advanced the more upward pull the more height you get on jumping wake to wake. For monoskiing you want to stick with a ski pole as you do not want upward pull although for beginners the deep water start will be easier from the a frame.
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Old 02 June 2003, 17:11   #12
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Expensive Ski Pole the A Frame !!!

Beware of using the A Frame !!!!!!!!

Unless it has been designed and braced for pulling ( and most have not !), think of your A Frame like a roof rack on a car ....and you wouldn't tow another car with your roof rack .. would you?!

Another useful way to think is that your transom is a big strong board being pushed by an engine and that the transom just happens to have a boat attached out front. Think about it !

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Old 03 June 2003, 13:49   #13
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Originally posted by Dirk Diggler


Height!!
fair play, I always thought ski poles and A frames were around the same height. We wakeboard off the standard transom bolt eye things, such an effort getting out the water.

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