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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by cedric » Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:10 pm

Saltman, 7'0 outer island just listed at Sanbah surf Newy V stringer $500

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Legion » Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:01 pm

I've been surfing the 👻 a lot lately. As a daily driver. I've had opportunity to take out a regular shortboard but little things sway my mind. And I haven't regretted it once. Yes it's a quirky board but sometimes it's just perfect.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Thud » Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:48 pm

I watched JJF at Margs 2017 today. Christ the pinny he was riding was looking insane
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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Thud » Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:02 pm

Rode the Black Diamond in 1-2ft. So hard to tell. Rides like you'd expect with its semi egg shape. Bit of flow, turns fine with the tinned out tail but takes a little while to get to the top of the wave with the rail. Good meat and potatoes all rounder.

This board wouldn't have been sold 12-15 years ago due to its ease of use. The fact it's in a Performance range is a bit of a marketing con. Like it though.
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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by BA » Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:06 pm

Nice.
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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Legion » Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:30 pm

Got a decent Phantom fin chop today when a grom bailed in front of me. I felt the thump underwater. FFS it was barely 2'.

When cleaning it up ready for a morning repair job I noticed I've totally destroyed the tail with my heavy foot. After about ten surfs.

I'm going to have to get customs with 2x20oz patches in future. I was obviously spoilt by Josh's.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by foamy » Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:49 pm

It's all those airs, dude.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Legion » Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:55 pm

Well I snapped a couple of Josh's trying airs.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Thud » Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:57 pm

Expensive habit you have there.
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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Legion » Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:48 pm

You can maybe get a sense of it here:

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Where the "wing" of the pad is is crushed in by the thickness of the pad, so ~3mm. And all the glass is cracked. I think I'm going to layup 2oz innegra/2oz glass patches on newies from now on. Or get used to buying several new boards a year.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Thud » Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:06 pm

You don't wax your pad man?

I don't either
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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Legion » Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:12 pm

No. I tried a few years ago after a realsurf discussion but I don't have issues with lack of traction (the opposite, as the picture attests). Besides now that I'm using fu it would probably eat a cake each time.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by tootr » Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:32 pm

Ultra light blank?
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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by saltman » Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:18 pm

Legion wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:48 pm
You can maybe get a sense of it here:

Image

Where the "wing" of the pad is is crushed in by the thickness of the pad, so ~3mm. And all the glass is cracked. I think I'm going to layup 2oz innegra/2oz glass patches on newies from now on. Or get used to buying several new boards a year.
The advantage of those carbon stripes is you can see the deck depressions a lot easier
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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Beerfan » Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:25 pm

Ever thought of a sunova legion?
we are the angry mob
We read the papers everyday
We like who we like, we hate who we hate
But we're also easily swayed

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Legion » Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:30 pm

Ultra heavy feet tootr. I used to destroy a couple of coolites per summer as a kid. I've just been on Josh's boards so long I forgot how bad my feet are. Even so I remember peeling the grip off a favourite and there was a depression outline of the pad imprinted into the tail.

I wish I could surf smooth but I tend to surf short, fast waves so I impose my turns. If I surfed Lennox or some long smooth point maybe I would have developed differently. Somewhere I could ride the board and its attributes instead of forcing it.

Like I said I might lay them up with reinforcement in future.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Legion » Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:31 pm

Beerfan wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:25 pm
Ever thought of a sunova legion?
Hahahaha. Long story, short answer. No.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by channels » Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:04 pm

saltman wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:18 pm
Legion wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:48 pm
You can maybe get a sense of it here:

Image

Where the "wing" of the pad is is crushed in by the thickness of the pad, so ~3mm. And all the glass is cracked. I think I'm going to layup 2oz innegra/2oz glass patches on newies from now on. Or get used to buying several new boards a year.
The advantage of those carbon stripes is you can see the deck depressions a lot easier
I don’t reckon the carbon tail patches do much. Most seem to cover the rail and don’t go far enough over the deck to protect it.

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