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Re: What’s the best board you have ever tried?

Postby Guttorm » Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:35 am

Crazy Fly Raptor Pro Carbon one of the fastest TT's ever made, carves big and medium sized turns realy well, have great fot pads, easy to control in high speed, great uppwind and boosting. I love this board.
If you have bad knees this board is not for you, try something slower that is softer with more rocker and/or channels. :thumb:

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Re: What’s the best board you have ever tried?

Postby airsurfer » Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:59 am

Xenon Laluz 135x41.5

great balance between pop and flex. Straight and stiff in the middle rocker and flex in the tips.

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Re: What’s the best board you have ever tried?

Postby Jbrook » Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:45 am

I like my Carved Imperator 5 130x39 my high wind well powered board smoothest ride ever. Stuff like this is so personal demo all you can!!

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Re: What’s the best board you have ever tried?

Postby Kamikuza » Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:05 am

downunder wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:52 pm
Kamikuza wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:19 am
plummet wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:31 am
My own custom board that I made. Funnily enough it suits my needs better than anything else I have ever ridden. I guess that's the advantage of making something selfishly to your own exact needs.
That's something I would enjoy doing . . . but have no shed here :(
I had no shed or a garage. Worked in my laundry.

Now have a double garage and guess what, no time for building.

No need for a new build, current one is the best. For me.

Tried more than 15-20 boards.
Be lucky if the laundry was 4 square meters :D have a "spare" room upstairs, but I'd have to keep moving gear around and the floor is carpet.

The other problem is, getting supplies here :(

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Re: What’s the best board you have ever tried?

Postby plummet » Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:33 am

Kamikuza wrote:
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:05 am
downunder wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:52 pm
Kamikuza wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:19 am

That's something I would enjoy doing . . . but have no shed here :(
I had no shed or a garage. Worked in my laundry.

Now have a double garage and guess what, no time for building.

No need for a new build, current one is the best. For me.

Tried more than 15-20 boards.
Be lucky if the laundry was 4 square meters :D have a "spare" room upstairs, but I'd have to keep moving gear around and the floor is carpet.

The other problem is, getting supplies here :(
If you really want to do it you'll find a way. Otherwise you'll find an excuse.

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Re: What’s the best board you have ever tried?

Postby Teabageppo » Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:16 am

NHP carbon 2017. Have tried and/or owned most of the boards mentioned above and yes they are all outstanding boards.

NHP somehow with its excessive rocker and decent flex (so very smooth in the pop) goes relatively early and yet it’s edge cannot be broken. Your legs will snap first. Also the asymmetric edge is nice in the surf and for doing fast carves to toeside.

There’s some weird strange voodoo built into that board man.

Only got onto it because my 2014 north carbon team series cracked (yep yet another one!!), so I rode my buddies spare 2011 nhp. Quite heavy for board offs but fell in love with it.

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Re: What’s the best board you have ever tried?

Postby downunder » Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:28 am

^Eppo,

you know that I have your old FS Rad board :)

Where can I try NHP ? Jason @Pond?

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Re: What’s the best board you have ever tried?

Postby Kamikuza » Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:02 pm

plummet wrote:
Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:33 am
Kamikuza wrote:
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:05 am
downunder wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:52 pm


I had no shed or a garage. Worked in my laundry.

Now have a double garage and guess what, no time for building.

No need for a new build, current one is the best. For me.

Tried more than 15-20 boards.
Be lucky if the laundry was 4 square meters :D have a "spare" room upstairs, but I'd have to keep moving gear around and the floor is carpet.

The other problem is, getting supplies here :(
If you really want to do it you'll find a way. Otherwise you'll find an excuse.
:thumb: or I could just pay much, much less for the materials, not waste them, and buy a board someone else has already made :lol:

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Re: What’s the best board you have ever tried?

Postby andylc » Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:07 pm

I have a Paulownia tree in the garden that is growing like stink...maybe I should make my next board out of it...

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Re: What’s the best board you have ever tried?

Postby downunder » Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:23 pm

Kamikuza wrote:
Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:02 pm
plummet wrote:
Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:33 am
Kamikuza wrote:
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:05 am

Be lucky if the laundry was 4 square meters :D have a "spare" room upstairs, but I'd have to keep moving gear around and the floor is carpet.

The other problem is, getting supplies here :(
If you really want to do it you'll find a way. Otherwise you'll find an excuse.
:thumb: or I could just pay much, much less for the materials, not waste them, and buy a board someone else has already made :lol:
Is $30 too much for you ? ;)

Coz that is how much it really costs. :lol:


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