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Which Jackson Playboat

Post by Yukon » Tue Jan 24, 2012 7:48 am

I want to get a Playboat for the summer, Which Jackson boat would people recomend for Park and Play. I am 210lbs and 6ft. A Star series? or RockStar? What do people have and what do you like not like?
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Re: Which Jackson Playboat

Post by TheKrikkitWars » Tue Jan 24, 2012 2:28 pm

The Rockstar is good... however the 07' (2nd generation) stars are comparatively longer and slicier, so are held to be a better boat to learn in by some...

My personal favourite of the jackson boats is actually the original Star series (my first boat that was), but that's just me I think.
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Re: Which Jackson Playboat

Post by Yukon » Wed Jan 25, 2012 5:05 am

Really? Not much response. Anyone know which boats were used at the World Freestyle for c-1?
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Re: Which Jackson Playboat

Post by Wiggins » Wed Jan 25, 2012 7:52 am

Go with the biggest of the Star series. They are made to be park and playboats.

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Re: Which Jackson Playboat

Post by TheKrikkitWars » Wed Jan 25, 2012 1:47 pm

Yukon wrote:Really? Not much response. Anyone know which boats were used at the World Freestyle for c-1?
From the Jackson range a mixture of 2010 All/Superstars, and Medium & Large Rockstars... But there were also a big contingents of Project X's and a fair assortment of Composite boats from Gui Gui, Vadja and others.

The Project X is begining to be held as being better than the Rockstar, and there's an increasing number of people who feel that with how radical the current generation of playboats have become, it's probably better to develop in a slightly older boat (hence my suggestion of the older generation of Star boats) and move to a current generation boat once you're able to do all the foundation moves (Spin, Cartwheel, Loop, Pirroette, Blunt etc) completely dialed down... I don't know where you're at skill wise, but I think I recall posts suggesting that you're still pretty new to freestyle/rodeo.
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