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North WAM 2014 5.8" or 5.10"?

Postby gc » Mon Mar 03, 2014 6:49 pm

Hello all,
Any recommendation as to what size WAM 2014 to choose?
My weight is 67kg (around 150 pounds), looking for a board that covers 50cm waves to 2/3m of stormy waves (i.e. rough/messed up conditions), (wind range 14 - 40 knots, mostly 14-25/30knots).
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GC

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Re: North WAM 2014 5.8" or 5.10"?

Postby Stinky » Tue Mar 04, 2014 4:59 am

How tall are you? I spend most of my time riding in similiar sounding conditions and I've had a 5' 10" WAM the last couple of seasons.... Is very nice. I'm about 5' 9", weigh about 175 pounds.

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Re: North WAM 2014 5.8" or 5.10"?

Postby gc » Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:05 am

thank you, my height is 180cm (about 6')

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Re: North WAM 2014 5.8" or 5.10"?

Postby piccio » Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:48 am

Hi ,I used 5.8 3season and had chance to try 5.10 and 6.0 that found too big ,last year bought kontact 5.11 (2012 model) that keeps speed much better but turns slower. had a good price last month for a used 6.2 proseries ,I feel it turns like wam and keeps speed like kontact.
tried a couple of time with 30 35 knots (in cape town) and surprisingly does not beats, hammers much (while wam does) a wonder inside waves (while kontact sinks little).of course is some big, sure smaller model will be better . I am looking to try small ones ,feel it will be the sum of both wam kont.carateristics
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Re: North WAM 2014 5.8" or 5.10"?

Postby Miltsface » Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:55 pm

6'0", 150lbs? Somebody get that guy a sandwich.

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Re: North WAM 2014 5.8" or 5.10"?

Postby Stinky » Wed Mar 05, 2014 4:25 am

I would say at your height, the 5' 10" would be a better option.

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Re: North WAM 2014 5.8" or 5.10"?

Postby gc » Wed Mar 05, 2014 6:08 am

Thank you


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