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#2539300 - 08/29/16 02:00 AM Re: Lovelace V bowls [Re: ]
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Originally Posted By: nexttozen
Originally Posted By: sublime74
Nick so into it.. now makes me wonder.. lol rockin


Get 1! 7'10 2+1.

No 2+1. Single only

Also ask for the old style super duper bladed one
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#2539967 - 08/30/16 05:49 PM Re: Lovelace V bowls [Re: FecalFace]
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Originally Posted By: FecalFace
Originally Posted By: GDaddy
The (what appears to be) continuous rocker thing is kind of a trip for this kind of board. You can almost see where he moves the template forward on the blank to move the thickness flow and center of mass back.


The rocker is definitely what makes this thing magic.

Not the best pic, but you get the idea.



Sorta reminds me of a Cooperfish Comet....but different.

dat foil do
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#2738765 - 01/24/18 12:40 AM Re: Lovelace V bowls [Re: sublime74]
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Anyone have any insight into the difference between a 76 and a 710 Vbowls? Any drastic changes in ability to pivot around or cheater five?

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#2739720 - 01/25/18 04:42 PM Re: Lovelace V bowls [Re: sublime74]
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Wide tail and right rocker always moving, feel fun

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#2739769 - 01/25/18 05:52 PM Re: Lovelace V bowls [Re: sargomaniz]
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Originally Posted By: sargomaniz
Anyone have any insight into the difference between a 76 and a 710 Vbowls? Any drastic changes in ability to pivot around or cheater five?


I had a 7'11 and i'm short and light - it wasn't a cheater five board for me. The nose is really thinned out. Definitely glides and trims from the middle, but liked to be turned off the tail. Excellent board.

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#2739979 - 01/26/18 01:13 AM Re: Lovelace V bowls [Re: Bman76]
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Originally Posted By: Bman76
Originally Posted By: sargomaniz
Anyone have any insight into the difference between a 76 and a 710 Vbowls? Any drastic changes in ability to pivot around or cheater five?


I had a 7'11 and i'm short and light - it wasn't a cheater five board for me. The nose is really thinned out. Definitely glides and trims from the middle, but liked to be turned off the tail. Excellent board.


Oh great, now I want one thanks ..... and happy Australia Day to ya wave2

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#2802897 - 06/04/18 01:30 AM Re: Lovelace V bowls [Re: sublime74]
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just got one...woohoo

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#2805890 - 06/09/18 09:22 PM Re: Lovelace V bowls [Re: sublime74]
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glad yall are having fun smile
I just posted a little sizing breakdown on my website about how i generally think about v.bowls and the change in the design as it scales up or down - the shape is really sensitive to dimensional changes since the widepoint, thickest point, and apex of the rocker are lined up in conjunction with eachother. what that tends to do is as you move one of your dimensions (say you want it thicker but not wider), it affects the curve of the belly and dome of the deck (thicker will create a heavier dome and bottom roll, making the board quicker on rail, but will be harder to sink or bury, and also more sensitive the farther you move your feet off the stringer). so basically I scale the width and thickness up and down together with the length and tend not to deviate too far from the baseline numbers.. so generally when someone is asking me what size they should get, im most interested in the ride they want, and how they see themselves riding the board.

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#2805928 - 06/10/18 05:20 AM Re: Lovelace V bowls [Re: sublime74]
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Great info RLovelace.

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