What is the best handle?

ballsohardballsohard Posts: 148 Baller
What handle is the best? Do people like anti roll handles?
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  • RednucleusRednucleus Posts: 151 Baller
    That's like asking what's the best scotch! Try a bunch and see what appeals to you.
    ballsohardHortonlazzn
  • ballsohardballsohard Posts: 148 Baller
    I'll start with the scotch then I will worry about handles! @Rednucleus
  • HortonHorton Posts: 26,577 Administrator
    I'm currently running the masterline Ergo and love it

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  • mbabiashmbabiash Posts: 457 Crazy Baller
    For me. The best handle would be the masterline ergo anti roll handle if it came in larger diameter. I really like 1.06-1.09ish but it only comes in 1 inch and it’s not kind on my hands.
    Hortonballsohard
  • CollinSpradlinCollinSpradlin Posts: 16 Water Ski Industry Professional
    This just reminded me to send our new high-end handles to Bakersfield.
    Horton
  • oldjeepoldjeep Posts: 3,322 Mega Baller
    Which ever one comes with the largest diameter bar on it.
    Chuck P
    Not a mechanic but I play one at home
    skihackerski6jones
  • TELTEL Posts: 214 Solid Baller
    2nd In-Tow
    ski6jones
  • JibboJibbo Posts: 126 Water Ski Industry Professional
    I just switched to a InTow Spectra line handle with protective tubing and really love it. The protective tubing is a softer material than other suppliers which I like.
    scotchipmanballsohardski6jones
  • KRoundyKRoundy Posts: 231 Baller
    In-Tow. Brenda is awesome. Call her, tell her what you like, and she will make you a great handle!
    ski6jones
  • ALPJrALPJr Posts: 1,737 Mega Baller
    I'm on my 3rd In-Tow 12" Straight ARS
  • ALPJrALPJr Posts: 1,737 Mega Baller
    ... with safety bar.
  • skihackerskihacker Posts: 271 Baller
    Masterline's biggest handle (1.183), it seems to be the best for my elbows, not available ergo or anti roll, I rotate between a bent and a straight, and use home made arm guards.
    drew
  • lazznlazzn Posts: 28 Baller
    I've never been let down by a masterline, but last season I got one of the HO syndicate handles and it was awesome! I got the .940 diameter because I am a finger gripper and that really works for me.

    But it very much is a personal preference thing. Highly recommend trying out some different sizes if you can
    Wisconsin Waterski Team
    Garn
  • Ed_JohnsonEd_Johnson Posts: 1,955
    Masterline ERGO for sure, along with their new Optimized Rope !!!

    Loving the new ZO Rev. S Plus Mode C3+
    ballsohard
  • dave2balldave2ball Posts: 511 Solid Baller
    @scotchipman masterline does make spectra bridles. You just have to ask.
    Intow uses uncharted spectra which will wear prematurely. By coating the spectra it gives the rope better life and will not Frey.
    scotchipman
  • HortonHorton Posts: 26,577 Administrator
    @dave2ball what is the Ergo strung with?

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  • drewdrew Posts: 74 Open or 55K Rated Skier
    No brainer. Masterline 13” Custom, 1.183” dia.
    skihackerScottScott
  • skihartskihart Posts: 471 Solid Baller
    US gear no question...
    ballsohardMSScottScott
  • bigskieridahobigskieridaho Posts: 915 Crazy Baller
    In-Tow for sure!
    ski6jones
  • igkyaigkya Posts: 580 Crazy Baller
    In Tow (Spectra). All her handles are custom made. You ask for it and Brenda delivers. I have no idea what @dave2ball is referencing with 'uncharted spectra' but I've got well over 300 days skiing on her handle the last 3 years and barely any wear.
    ski6jones
  • jjackkrashjjackkrash Posts: 503 Crazy Baller
    13" In Tow (Spectra) Bent Handle with ARS (1.00).
    MZito
  • MSMS Posts: 5,035 Mega Baller
    US Gear in what ever size you need.
    There is nothing out there like it or built as well.
    Shut up and ski
  • MSMS Posts: 5,035 Mega Baller

    Shut up and ski
    alex38
  • JBBJBB Posts: 69 Baller
    The one that is attached to the boat that is pulling me.
    ballsohard
  • Ryota Ryota Posts: 100 Baller
    How do you feel different between Masterline custom handle and In-Tow Spectra handle?
  • rockdogrockdog Posts: 528 Crazy Baller
    You’ve just got these ones @MS ? How?
  • ski6jonesski6jones Posts: 880 Crazy Baller
    I've been using InTow Spectra for about 8 years now. Never had the Spectra fray or wear out. I like the largest diameter she has, 1.183" I think. Great handle.
    Carl Addington, Lakes of Katy, Texas
  • MSMS Posts: 5,035 Mega Baller
    @rockdog
    I really have not had issues getting handles like others. Sounds like a bunch people got handles last fall. Just keep leaving VMs and he will call back
    Shut up and ski
  • VONMANVONMAN Posts: 95 Baller
    US Gear. Used the Masterline ERGO, feels the same except its a sinker.
    Ernie Schlager

    A Good One Ball Gives You Six
    ballsohardMS
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