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Eight.3 Ballast Bags VS Fly High Pro X Series Ballast Bags

Posted on January 23rd, 2014 by | posted in Gear

This is an excellent way to push products to market and Ronix should be grateful for the opportunity to compete with the undisputed champion of the world, Fly High. I do not see this as a battle of brands but more of a battle between two of the water sports industries leading men. In the south corner we have Paul O’Brien and in the North corner, a world barefoot champion, Mike Seipel.

Eight.3, is an entirely new way to fill and drain ballast bags. It is incredibly fast but there is more. Ronix, the men and women behind this new product line are fully engaged in what their riders and customers really needed. These things are build for speed and that is exactly what they will provide. The only downer we have is that the system does allow for a little more water to drip into the boat while filling and draining. This is due to the massive volume that runs into the sac when the 3700 gph pump is connected and disconnected to the bag. Turns out we can live with this. Even if we stopped to clean up a little water we are still a rider ahead of the boat next to us. For that we are great full and joyous.

Ronix Eight.3 Plug and Play Bag Video from WakeMakers.com

Posted on August 13th, 2013 by | posted in Gear, Wakesurfing

Finally, the wake boat industry has a wake enhancing product on the market that is designed by a Wakeboard / Wakesurf manufacturer. WakeMakers.com announced last week that the new Ronix Eight.3 Plug and Play ballast bags are now in stock. They look amazing but what everyone wants to know is… When will those telescope bags arrive? WakeMakers said not to worry. It is looking like the first week of September before they will see a delivery to their Bend, Oregon warehouse.

Ronix 8.3 Ballast On The Way!

Posted on November 14th, 2012 by | posted in Announcements, Gear, Wakesurfing

Ronix/Square One have decided to become a big part of the wakeboard & wake surf ballast game. Safe to say their plans are to do anything but change the way we think about ballast! Check out the video!

Making A High End Radar Ski In The Barn

Posted on November 7th, 2012 by | posted in Gear

This is a great video showing how each high end Radar Water Ski is constructed from start to finish. The operation takes place in a little barn on the O’Brien Lake property. Herb has perfected the compression molding manufacturing process. It is amazing how much detail goes into a ski. They are still hand made in the USA giving the engineers the ability to make changes on the fly. Just another way that Squareone Dist. goes above and beyond to give customers the best possible products to ultimately progress the sport of water skiing.

Wakeboard & Boat Accessory Black Friday Sale

Posted on November 1st, 2012 by | posted in Gear, General

From Buywake to ActiveWake there are sales upon sales this weekend. We found the best of them all with WakeMakers. From ballast to props to Ronix surfboards they have the ultimate one stop shop. If only they had ice cream and beer. Maybe that will be on the site next season. Until then happy Thanksgiving and an even happier Black Friday.

Shop WakeMakers Wakeboard Black Friday Sale

Buy ACME and OJ Propellers at WakePROPS.com

Posted on May 21st, 2009 by | posted in Deals, Gear

Buying a propeller for your Centurion, Malibu, Mastercraft, Moomba, Sanger, Supra, Supreme or Tige wakeboard boat has always been a daunting task. With so many options available, how can you know the propeller you’re getting is correct for your application? WakePROPS.com offers a new way to shop for ACME and OJ Propellers by offering customized [...]

WakeMAKERS.com Launches Wakeboard Ballast Specific Site

Posted on March 14th, 2009 by | posted in Boats, Gear, General, Industry Press Releases

WakeMAKERS Wakeboard Ballast Shop

Wakeboard Ballast is a key part of most riders time on the water, which is why it makes sense that WakeMAKERS.com has launched a wakeboard ballast site dedicated to providing all of the products wakeboarders need to build the perfect wake for riding or surfing.

They carry fat sacs, pumps, fittings and complete ballast systems from Fly High, and have knowledgeable and friendly wakeboarders available to answer any of your wakeboard boat ballast questions. They also have a pretty impressive try before you buy program that allows you to demo ballast on your boat to ensure it’s exactly what you’re looking for.

Check out WakeMAKERS.com for wakeboard ballast bags, wakeboard ballast pump and all of your wakeboard ballast needs.

Liquid Force Injects A Little Nike Technology Into Their Bindings

Posted on January 28th, 2009 by | posted in Gear, General

2009 Liquid Force Air Limited Edition Binding

Combine the style of Shane Bonifay’s (alright, maybe Watson) with the functionality of Nike’s running shoes and you would have the ultimate wakeboard boot. Well Liquid Force has done just that with their new Limited Edition wakeboard boots for 2009.

Based on running shoe technology, the new boots feature an integrated air cushion for shock absorption. Liquid Force couldn’t just use the same design as a modern running show though, as the loss of board response would be too great. So they went through a series of designs to find the perfect combination of cushioning without sacrificing any feel.

The technology will debut in the 2009 Liquid Force Limited Edition wakeboard boots, before making its way into more Liquid Force boots next year.

We’ll post more information and official pictures when we get them, and you can head down to your local shop towards the end of March to check them out in public.

Remote Wakeskates Signs Ben Horan and Andrew Pastura To Team

Posted on January 21st, 2009 by | posted in Gear, General, Riders

Justin Stephens and Silas Thurman sure have been busy lately… In addition to the new wakeskate company they recently announced , now we learn that they’ve already started filling out their team, starting with Ben Horan and Andrew Pastura.

Looks like Remote Wakeskates is off to a good start for such a young company. We can’t wait to see what they can do when they actually have some product to show off.

Check out the PR after the jump.

Company Wake Officially Announces Remote WakeSkates

Posted on January 21st, 2009 by | posted in Gear, General, Industry Press Releases, Riders

Just as we suspected, Company Wake has pulled the wraps off their new wakeskate division. Also expected was the news that Silas Thurman will head things up for the new company. What we didn’t expect however is their decision to introduce a new brand, Remote Wakeskates, rather than stick with the Company name.

We’ll keep you posted on the latest on Remote Wakeskates, and you can check out the press release after the break.