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Board advice needed please. #2953133
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Seems I have been struggling in junk waves and I'm looking for a fishy board with flow and speed. I'm riding a 6'0. 21, 2.56 swallowtail. 34 litres volume. Good in overhead surf, but waist to head high i need more.

Any recommendations on board or dimensions? I'm looking for a wave catching machine.

Re: Board advice needed please. [Re: StinkinHippie] #2953141
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Re: Board advice needed please. [Re: retodd] #2953185
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you think the SK is getting glass on?


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Re: Board advice needed please. [Re: StinkinHippie] #2953190
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Originally Posted by need 4 speed
you think the SK is getting glass on?


Doubt it . so many fin options available now . futures has 50/50 . 80/20 . and flat in 3 sizes and a plethora of other front options

F8 pivot up front and 4.13 rear in flat in the back and done

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I was trying to get my head around fin boxes and those bottom contours


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Re: Board advice needed please. [Re: StinkinHippie] #2953211
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Just bought a lost puddle fish. 38.5 litres of volume.

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thats huge. how mush do u weigh?


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Re: Board advice needed please. [Re: StinkinHippie] #2953221
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Damn that's tough. Your good wave dims are big fish dims.

You need to talk to a shaper. The two todd posted are perfect.


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Re: Board advice needed please. [Re: Havoc4k] #2953243
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I'm 200 lbs. More with a fullsuit and boots.

I've been getting custom boards for almost 10 years. Did not want to wait for months. Not much bigger than my short board. Half inch wider. .14 inch thicker.

Tired of seeing people on boards with more volume getting more waves.

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Originally Posted by silentbutdeadly
Damn that's tough. Your good wave dims are big fish dims.

You need to talk to a shaper. The two todd posted are perfect.


Those aren’t big fish dims for someone 200lbs. Similar dims to my alt shortboard
shapes. Agree Todd’s recs are good...that pleasure pig looks awesome. You should like
the Puddle fish, looks fun. In addition to the obvious rec of a Manta, the Hank Warner
Power Hull looks incredibly fun too.


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Re: Board advice needed please. [Re: StinkinHippie] #2953273
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34 litres at 200lbs.??

Something fishy with flow and wave catching ability. Shadow, or maybe Shadow2.
6’0 or 6’2 maybe.
Ask Sean what he recommends.

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Or maybe try the Puddle Jumper HP. I rode a mates a few days ago that was way over foamed but was loose and a lot of fun. You could go 5’10-6.0

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Re: Board advice needed please. [Re: StinkinHippie] #2953285
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whats shadow2?


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Re: Board advice needed please. [Re: Havoc4k] #2953292
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I will find out tomorrow.

Re: Board advice needed please. [Re: Havoc4k] #2953295
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a performance shadow (?)


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