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Re: What board size are you?

Post by danw » Thu Feb 26, 2009 4:46 pm

happy b'days trev and pridmore :)
ya old bastards 8)

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Re: What board size are you?

Post by pridmore » Thu Feb 26, 2009 5:17 pm

danw wrote:happy b'days trev and pridmore :)
ya old bastards 8)
old bastard s ??? you have been surfing for 32 yrs so I reckon chances are you too are an old bastard, maybe even older and more bastardy than me :roll: :lol: 8)

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Re: What board size are you?

Post by Trev » Thu Feb 26, 2009 5:36 pm

"growing old is compulsory: growing up is optional" :wink:
ps. Happy Birthday for the 28th, Pridders. 8)

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Re: What board size are you?

Post by pridmore » Thu Feb 26, 2009 6:01 pm

TrevG wrote:"growing old is compulsory: growing up is optional" :wink:
ps. Happy Birthday for the 28th, Pridders. 8)
you 2 Trev... I am not 36 , thats just how old my birth certificate is...Would a 36 yr old celebrate his bday by surfing, then drinking and partying with half dozen Goldies hottest strippers ??? definitely not... that would be immature but Faarrkin shiitttloads of fun....yeeehhaaaaaaaaa :D

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Re: What board size are you?

Post by danw » Thu Feb 26, 2009 6:16 pm

pridmore wrote:
danw wrote:happy b'days trev and pridmore :)
ya old bastards 8)
old bastard s ??? you have been surfing for 32 yrs so I reckon chances are you too are an old bastard, maybe even older and more bastardy than me :roll: :lol: 8)


have a good one mate :wink: grow old disgracefully :lol:

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Re: What board size are you?

Post by Jimi » Thu Feb 26, 2009 6:36 pm

Im 5'9 and 71kgs, I ride a 5'8 fat-bat, and normal shortie 6'1 181/4 2 1/4. similar to you carpark king. I would def recommend you go the 18 1/4.

I recently got a MORE 6'0 1/2 18 1/2 2 1/4 quad and it goes great.

also me step-up board is a MORE 6'4, 18 1/4 2 1/4, and in the right waves its the best board ive ridden

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Re: What board size are you?

Post by brendo » Thu Feb 26, 2009 7:53 pm

im 36, surfing 22yrs, 5'9 78-80kg...depending on whos scales im standin on...
been riding 6'3 x 18 1/8 x 2 1/8 for 15yrs, with only rocker & concave adjustments. was 70kg when started on those dims, so flotation and age induced fitness decline has led to paddling issues...
had a good chat to me shaper and got a 6'2 x 18 3/4 x 2 5/16 which i only started surfin on last week...and it is shapin up to be one of those magic boards... 8)

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Re: What board size are you?

Post by tiger » Thu Feb 26, 2009 9:07 pm

39 y.o.
27 yrs surfing
5'10"
79kg
Std shorty/all rounder is 6'3" X 19" X 2 7/16"

Have a bunch of other boards between 6' and 9'4" (yes, I own a wrongboard :oops: )
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Re: What board size are you?

Post by diggerdickson » Thu Feb 26, 2009 10:04 pm

Im 42, weigh about 13 stone, I think thats 84 kg, dont really know or care, height 6 foot.

surfing 28 years with a break of 2 and a half years when I lived inland.

Sometimes I surf like I got a broom stick stuck up my arse due to a major back operation when I was 24, cracked my L3, L4, L5 disks and they are naturally fusing, I hate it when the weather changes cause I feel it in my back.

I ride a 6 4 semi fish 21 wide, I have a 6 10 for big surf but dont use that no more now that I live on the sunshine coast and aint seen a cyclone swell yet :evil: am dreaming and saving for another board, want a channel bottom board for when it gets hollow as the fish can get a bit sketchy in hollow sucky surf, but hey thats another story.
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Re: What board size are you?

Post by marcus_h » Thu Feb 26, 2009 10:14 pm

Im dot on 80kgs and 186cms (or there abouts).

I ride a:
- 6'1" 20" 2 5.8" fatbat from our man mark
- 6'4 21" 3" twinny big arse thing for tiny waves
- 9'6 23" 3" log
- 9'1*22*2 5.8" performance mal

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Re: What board size are you?

Post by betty boop » Thu Feb 26, 2009 10:36 pm

40 years old, weigh 48kg and am 5'2" tall. Taller than all of you, midgets.

Maybe 3 years of actual surfing interrupted by lots of other diversions.

6'4" 20" 2.75" McCoy nugget (now pinched by my husband)

6'3" 20 5/8" 2.5" MORE Fatbat diamond tail. Very new and still getting used to it.

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Re: What board size are you?

Post by Buff_Brad » Thu Feb 26, 2009 10:37 pm

dinosaur wrote:about 38 yrs old
about 6'4"
about 90 kilos

surfing nearly 30 years

current boards are 6' 6" 19 7/16 2 1/2 rounded square thruster

A 6'2" 20 1/4 2 3/4 swallow tail quad.

A 7'0 which i haven't ridden in ages, since i stepped up to 6'6" from 6'4 for everyday boards

Have a bunch of other boards that are spares i guess but i don't really ride, might start selling em actually.

I borrow a mal occasionally off a mate who shapes em . Will probably buy a second hand one off him soon. It'll probably be 9'4" or 9'6" and about 3 inches depending on the materials. Rode an epoxy fiberflex one the other week that was under three but very buoyant. Then again as the swell comes back i might forget about that till next summer.
Can see you riding a mal Toes.

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88kgs
nearly 46 :shock:

6'6" MR Twin 18 3/4 , 2 3/8
7'0" Phil Byrne Gun for Indo etc 18 1/2 , 2 1/2
7'6" Bushman 18 3/8 , 2 5/8 for Hawaii or massive Nth Bondi 8) (although the need to be fit enough to ride the proper waves for such a board is getting harder and harder).

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Re: What board size are you?

Post by steve shearer » Fri Feb 27, 2009 5:38 am

5"10". 75 kilos.
30 years of surfing.
3 shortboards for daily use which is mainly pointbreaks.
5'10 by 19 1/2 by 2 1/2 Michael Cundith. It's basically a seventies single fin outline(roundtail). with thruster set-up and modern bottom contours.
6'2" by 20 by 2/12 by Chris Brock. Roundtail Performance egg kind of thing. Tri-plane hull and plenty of edge on the rail. You can paddle into anything on this board. Fun in 1-6 foot surf.
7'1" by 20 by 2 3/8 diamond tail by Dain Thomas of Sea surfboards. Not a mini-mal. An Evolution era pointbreak machine thats fun as hell to ride in slopey 2-4 ft pointbreaks.

Better wave boards.
6'5" by 18 1/2 by 2 3/8 Mitchell Rae flextail, swallowtail. Indo shortboard or for when the beachies get clean and hollow round here.
6'9" by 19 by 2 1/2 rounded pin by Banksy. Lot of concave, lot of rocker. Loves a tube. Loves Gnarloo.
7'0" by 19 by 2 1/2 bonzer 5 pintail by Malcolm Campbell. Fires up in clean 6ft+ Lennox Point or second board quiver for G-land/Indo.
Speed machine.
8'0" by 19 by 2 5/8 McCoy single-fin pintail semi-gun. Loves it over 8ft. Surprisingly loose if you move the fin in the box. Awesome paddler.
9'0" Brewer Sunset Gun shaped by Owl. Take it with wherever I go. Bit small for Hawaiian outer reefs, but loves WA. Makes 8-10 ft Lennox Point with 20 knots of south wind on it a blast.

Boards for town(Byron).
9'1" performance mal by Brett Munro.
9"5" old school mal by Chris Brock.
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Re: What board size are you?

Post by Buff_Brad » Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:31 am

Ringmaster wrote:
Buff_Brad wrote:nearly 46 :shock:
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46 :!: :!: :!:

You f##ken OLD CRUNT :lol: :lol: :lol:

Had you pegged as someone about 10 years younger.......

......says the bloke who is about to turn 45 in a month......
Well I probably could surf "rings" around you Ringmaster :lol: :lol: ......but yeah I'm 46 in July so we'll be the same age for a couple of months pal. Imagine that 45 each. Fcuking scary getting old ....of-course I look mid thirties if that. 8)

Like you Ringer been everywhere , done everything blah blah probably will get married soon and have kids .....yeah maybe be an "older" Dad but at least I won't be all bitter and twisted like our reptilian reject Dinosorearse who hates the world because he shoulda woulda coulda............. didnta.

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Re: What board size are you?

Post by Buff_Brad » Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:33 am

dinosaur wrote: You know Buff Brads motto.

"your only as old as the man you feel"
Fcuk! It's you're not your. Nick , did any of these rejects study English at all???

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Re: What board size are you?

Post by RickyG » Fri Feb 27, 2009 11:13 am

Well fcuk me if there's aren't a lot of shortarses on here :lol: (Actually, I reckon you've got an advantage over me so I should shut up)

6'4'', 98kgs or so (me, not the board)

34 (nearly 35 :oops: )

9'3'' jackson longboard (12yrs old but the boss won't let me upgrade!)

7'6'' Jackson hybrid

Also used to be a booger until abt age 20 when I started seeing my mates' younger brothers out there and felt a little uncomfortable (plus up for a new challenge)
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Ricky gets my vote. I hate undercover tards.

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Re: What board size are you?

Post by Nick Carroll » Fri Feb 27, 2009 11:32 am

49 yo, 5'8", 74 kilos, 37 years surfing

too many boards, it's almost irritating (but not quite)

surfed in last four months:

some sorta ridiculous 5'6" squashtail thing my brother owns
5'10"x203/8"x21/4" Pridmore Bat four-fin with Phil Way custom AB template fin set
5'11"x181/4"x21/4" Neil Wheeler "pledgey-flex" polystyrene/klegecell rail/epoxy round pin single concave with AM-2 hex fins
6'0"x181/4"x21/4" Haydenshapes FF with plexi centre stringer and offset carbon deck stringers, round pin single concave, Soar Fanning side fins and glass G3 centre fin
6'1"x181/4x21/4" Haydenshapes FF single concave roundtail with K3 glass set
6'3"x181/8"x21/4" AB six channel concave with AB1 set
7'0"x183/8"x23/8" AB six channel concave with AB1 set
7'7"x181/2"x21/2" AB six channel concave with AB2 set
9'2" by god knows what Hawaiian Paddle Boards SUP
9'8" by massively wide Dave Parmenter handshaped SUP
11'0"x28" Ron House Surftech Laird model SUP
(all these last three with a 7'6" Kinimaka Ku Iluna koa/wiliwili paddle)
10'6" Infront superclubbie racing board

fcuk, I haven't even been surfing that much

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Re: What board size are you?

Post by rodriguez » Fri Feb 27, 2009 1:54 pm

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