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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:55 pm

It's got futures plugs and I have no futures fins. Any recommend anything or have anything lying around they want to sell.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:57 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:55 pm
It's got futures plugs and I have no futures fins. Any recommend anything or have anything lying around they want to sell.
quad or thruster?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by tootr » Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:02 pm

For the authentic JJF experience you need the official JJF fins.
Only $58.31.
Each.


https://www.boardcave.com.au/surf-brand ... -techflex/
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by buddy » Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:05 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:55 pm
It's got futures plugs and I have no futures fins. Any recommend anything or have anything lying around they want to sell.
JJF sig fin is good though. I don't like the Rob Machado's much - too stiff. Haven't tried many other futures.
I have futures set of these not in use that you can try until you get something else though. I like them.
http://surfeclipse.com.au/shop/surfboar ... set-carbo/

Also Shapers have 3 templates of all glass fins in futures that could be worth a look. THey're called core series or something.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by saltman » Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:54 pm

I have a set of Future vector thrusters you can have for $25 or some fresh fish and Direction to brunz fishing spots
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by crabmeat thompson » Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:21 pm

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That's the Bribie Goanna.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Nick Carroll » Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:48 pm

don't use vector fins in that board shearer. I'll send you a good fin set for that thing. pm me an address. you can owe me.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by foamy » Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:35 pm

Nick Carroll wrote:
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:03 pm
top five bores
1 Rock bores
2 Grammar bores
3 Male bores
4 Gender bores
5 Fin bores
Nick Carroll wrote:
Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:48 pm
don't use vector fins in that board shearer. I'll send you a good fin set for that thing. pm me an address. you can owe me.
Oh! So, fins do make a big difference. :lol:

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:38 pm

foamy wrote:
Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:35 pm
Nick Carroll wrote:
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:03 pm
top five bores
1 Rock bores
2 Grammar bores
3 Male bores
4 Gender bores
5 Fin bores
Nick Carroll wrote:
Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:48 pm
don't use vector fins in that board shearer. I'll send you a good fin set for that thing. pm me an address. you can owe me.
Oh! So, fins do make a big difference. :lol:
Maybe Carroll had the wrong fins when he was surfing Kellys pool, too fast, thats why he was dodging the barrell
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:03 pm

It's the first off the rack high per shorty I've had for a long time....sight unseen, never seen one in the flesh before, never fondled one in a surf shop.

After JJF's Margies surfing I wondered if there was anything in it equipment wise for a keen recreational surfer to be able to benefit from....or whether it was strictly the Indian and not the arrow.

When Rielly texted me to say it was ready and sent me a phone number to call, and an address yesterday it was a great day. I rang the number, it said it was disconnected.
I showed up at the address this morning, after dropping off a Japanese gal at the Coolie airport. It was the wrong address. I managed to ask around various sheds in the industrial estate and found the right addy.
I sent D.Rielly a text saying Carroll reckoned I would never get the board and I had been "Rory Parkered"......a furious and very funny volley of text messages followed.

I hit the correct addy up at lunch-time , second trip. I was thinking there had to be some last minute wobble in the deal. And there was. As I was walking out the door with the board, the lady asked me how I was going to pay for it.
My voice went up a couple of octaves: "Pay for it?..no, no, no, this board is already paid for. I paid in blood sweat and tears".
A phone call followed. Finally had the thumbs up.


The board in the flesh is quite a singular design. The round tail is the most normal part of it, then the planing area under the front foot is wider than you would expect. The foil is refined. Under the arm, there is something very unique about the way the forward foil and rocker curve feel. It feels aggressive and I thought some kind of dim echo of a hawaiian down-railer in that front half of the board. It definitely has an hawaiian pedigree.
But nothing alienating. I could imagine surfing it straight away.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:20 pm

You gonna run it as a thruster ?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:26 pm

I dunno Iggs. My first impulse would be to run it as a quad because that is what I'm used to.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Nick Carroll » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:45 pm

foamy wrote:
Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:35 pm
Nick Carroll wrote:
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:03 pm
top five bores
1 Rock bores
2 Grammar bores
3 Male bores
4 Gender bores
5 Fin bores
Nick Carroll wrote:
Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:48 pm
don't use vector fins in that board shearer. I'll send you a good fin set for that thing. pm me an address. you can owe me.
Oh! So, fins do make a big difference. :lol:
yeah, sure. but not to people who go on about them on the Internet

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by godsavethequeen » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:48 pm

Ouch

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:57 pm

Looks like I'm going to run thruster fins in it.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:17 pm

I assume it’s painted like the Sistine chapel ceiling, given the wait?
Erase.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

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