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who needs volume to surf?

Postby scklandl » Wed Jul 25, 2007 1:36 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOwQojkLyY8

still thinking you need that 2" thick 6' plank?
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Postby Wibbler » Wed Jul 25, 2007 3:16 pm

Memo to others:

Don't bother watching. Save your precious time. Lame 1 dimensional skimboarding...

And NO waves.

so NOT surfing.

scklandl what was the point of that?

EDIT:
Ok maybe u were just taking the piss or something.... but this is more like it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pLfQZEl ... ed&search=

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Postby scklandl » Wed Jul 25, 2007 8:09 pm

Wibbler wrote:Memo to others:

Don't bother watching. Save your precious time. Lame 1 dimensional skimboarding...

And NO waves.

so NOT surfing.

scklandl what was the point of that?

EDIT:
Ok maybe u were just taking the piss or something.... but this is more like it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pLfQZEl ... ed&search=

OOOH SCHANPPP! MY BAD
youre right wibbs, my hand mustve slipped cuz that wasnt the same vid I thought I was posting. Id say please try it again but I think the link you put up is the same vid I was trying to post w/ different music. either that or most of the same footage.

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Postby chemosavi » Wed Jul 25, 2007 9:06 pm

I feel sorry for those guys cause they'll never develop the classic "ape" physique that goes along with paddling out to the break. Nice vid.

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Postby spork » Thu Jul 26, 2007 5:01 am

Is this the look you're going for?
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Postby FredBGG » Thu Jul 26, 2007 5:52 am

More no volume directioals comming to kitesurfing too.

I have a Spleene Zone on the way. Very thin, flat out the back and designed with flex....

I guess I'll find out soon how "no volume" works out.

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Postby hightimes » Thu Jul 26, 2007 3:45 pm

It's already here in my quiver SKYWALKER D WAVE

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Postby FredBGG » Thu Jul 26, 2007 5:28 pm

hightimes wrote:It's already here in my quiver SKYWALKER D WAVE
Nice board. I was looking at it too, but the Spleene Door at 159 with a rounder wider tail is better for my weight, but I can see how both boards follow the same principles. Very light. Thin for better edging. No conceve and very flat with absolutly no rocker out of the back. The Spleene adds one more feature that the SKYWALKER D WAVE does not have and thats the tail end flex. The Spleene Zone has a ridgid tail, but with a thinner section around the tail that flexes sort of giving you a dynamic small rocker at the tail of the board to smooth out chop and eek out a bit more speed as the flex reduces energy low from impacting the chop. The flex should also give the board more top end as it does on my Door 164.

Tell us more about riding the SKYWALKER D WAVE. With the thinner tail my guess is that it likes a stance with forward weight when tacking and going upwind. Riding with more forward weight and especially with a shorter nose to the board must give it a really nice small board feel compared to bigger floatation type surf boards.

The Spleene has a small area between the lage pads that does not have grip padding. I'll most likely add some there like on the SKYWALKER D WAVE, but I'll have to ride it more to see.

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Postby Experimental player » Fri Jul 27, 2007 2:53 am

I believe these guys have to periodically stop playing and clean sand from their gonads.


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