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Lightwave DV8

Postby sandyisland » Thu Jan 26, 2012 4:42 am

been riding the new DV8 the last few weeks on Lake Arenal swell / chop - very much fun ride - even in high wind - has anyone been out in waves on it ????
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Re: Lightwave DV8

Postby sandyisland » Mon Feb 06, 2012 3:58 pm

very much like this board in the swell & chop . Has anyone been riding it in the waves ??? hows it working ??
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Re: Lightwave DV8

Postby Ted B » Tue Feb 07, 2012 4:50 pm

Yes I tested the 5'8" in the waves one day we had well overhead waves super windy Rode the DV8 with straps( which I usually do not do) And absolutely loved it. It performs better then a normal surfboard in the mega choppy conditions. It has just a bit of flex which really smooths out the chop.. I liked the fact that the board has heavy nose rocker making some crazy late drops easy!! Never stuffed the board all day and was getting into some really critical waves. The board can also go very fast and its fun to break out the fins and do huge slides but it holds very well in the steep part of the wave. I also had a lite wind strapless day and it was a blast with the sunken deck and GRAB rail going all the way around the board made tricks,airs and transitions super easy.. I am getting one of the 6'1" Dv8's when he gets them in..Feel free to shoot me any specific questions that you have...

PS I am not sponsered by Litewave and do not sell them so this a unbiased review. Dave was testing the board in hatteras knew I am a good wave style kiter gave me the board for a few days and asked my opinion.. My Opinion it is a great wave board sincerely TED B

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Re: Lightwave DV8

Postby mdmaui » Wed Feb 08, 2012 8:48 pm

FUCKIN YESSSS!

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Re: Lightwave DV8

Postby FL Kiteboarder » Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:34 pm

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Re: Lightwave DV8

Postby tony montana » Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:13 pm

Rip off underground kipuna, freewave. Tony

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Re: Lightwave DV8

Postby POACHER » Sat Mar 03, 2012 5:02 pm

tony montana wrote:Rip off underground kipuna, freewave. Tony


Ummm.......no. Nice try.
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Re: Lightwave DV8

Postby Litewave Dave » Mon Apr 30, 2012 4:32 pm

Had the DV8 out at Dillon Beach in NorCal last weekend...Here's a video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KsMlaCKX1so&list=UUl_hPklhGLSPtazkJDNZB_Q&index=1&feature=plcp

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Re: Lightwave DV8

Postby Nico » Wed May 02, 2012 7:19 am

tony montana wrote:Rip off underground kipuna, freewave. Tony

Same thought in my mind, and probably anyone else that has seen the kipuna.

Ummm.......no. Nice try. [/quote]
No harm in that Dave, good ideas will get copied, developed, and refined.

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Re: Lightwave DV8

Postby davesails7 » Wed May 02, 2012 4:33 pm

What makes it a copy of the Kipuna? The recessed deck pad?


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