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

Postby plummet » Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:23 am

Kamikuza wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:25 am
...how do you know it's better than a production board? ;)

I've ridden other simuilar production boards and gone its nice but......

Closest to my board is a mako. Mako's are definately cool. They are better upwind than my board. But my board kicks the arse of a mako in the waves, it carves nicer, is smoother, less twitchy and can take signficantly bigger and steeper faces without nose diving.

Was out today in 35 knots and smashing waves galore. It is really an awesome build. For boost and waveride it is the cats pajama's!

I do have an other buid perculating in my head. Essentially the same style of board but better upwind and more efficient.

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

Postby alford » Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:41 am

Do you two know each other? My goodness, you're like an old married couple bickering back and forth!

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

Postby andylc » Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:54 am

Tried a Mako. Hated it!

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

Postby Kamikuza » Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:59 am

plummet wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:23 am
I've ridden other simuilar production boards and gone its nice but......

Closest to my board is a mako. Mako's are definately cool. They are better upwind than my board. But my board kicks the arse of a mako in the waves, it carves nicer, is smoother, less twitchy and can take signficantly bigger and steeper faces without nose diving.

Was out today in 35 knots and smashing waves galore. It is really an awesome build. For boost and waveride it is the cats pajama's!

I do have an other buid perculating in my head. Essentially the same style of board but better upwind and more efficient.
I assume Mako is one of them, what were the other ones? Can't remember the specs on your board...concave and mutant, isn't it?

We've got an F1 Legend and an original Naish mutant in the shed at the club house. I'd like a bigger version though. Mako 150 in mutant mode needed heaps of power but bugger me, what fun!

The Limited is good enough in the "surf" too. I guess if conditions were different, gear would be different :)

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

Postby Kamikuza » Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:00 pm

alford wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:41 am
Do you two know each other? My goodness, you're like an old married couple bickering back and forth!
Bickering? Crikey...do you need a safe space? :lol:

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

Postby Puetz » Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:20 pm

... north nugget 5'5"

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

Postby PullStrings » Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:47 pm

Puetz wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:20 pm
... north nugget 5'5"
... north nugget 5'2"

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

Postby Jbrook » Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:56 pm

This question has no answer
All just personal opinions that rule our small worlds haha!

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

Postby plummet » Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:42 pm

Kamikuza wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:59 am
plummet wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:23 am
I've ridden other simuilar production boards and gone its nice but......

Closest to my board is a mako. Mako's are definately cool. They are better upwind than my board. But my board kicks the arse of a mako in the waves, it carves nicer, is smoother, less twitchy and can take signficantly bigger and steeper faces without nose diving.

Was out today in 35 knots and smashing waves galore. It is really an awesome build. For boost and waveride it is the cats pajama's!

I do have an other buid perculating in my head. Essentially the same style of board but better upwind and more efficient.
I assume Mako is one of them, what were the other ones? Can't remember the specs on your board...concave and mutant, isn't it?

We've got an F1 Legend and an original Naish mutant in the shed at the club house. I'd like a bigger version though. Mako 150 in mutant mode needed heaps of power but bugger me, what fun!

The Limited is good enough in the "surf" too. I guess if conditions were different, gear would be different :)
As far as wave tt's and mutants
I've ridden mako 140,150 and king. Shin speedball, decay katana and Cutlass, axis twinwave and a couple of others which for the life of me I can't remember what there were.

They were all cool boards. Speedball was a blast in beach break crud. mako carving, chop riding and boosting in chop is awesome.

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

Postby Kamikuza » Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:48 am

Can't have been that good if you don't remember :D

Speedball I've wanted to try too, but I've only ever seen one Shinn board here and it was the foil board slim board thingy.

Hmm...


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