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cini
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Simon Anderson KB

Post by cini » Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:11 pm

Hey guy's, just wondering if any of you have ever ridden or currently ride a Simon Anderson KB? If so, what do you think about it, what's type of fin set up do you have, and what does it perform best in?

Cheers guys, I'm just curious about it after recently picking one up second hand. I got a 5'10 by 20 2 1'2. I'm roughly 80kg and just have FCS M5 generic resin fins on it at the moment. However, the surf has been absolutely shit, so I'v only taken it out once so far.

Anyway, would greatly appreciate it if you guys had any info for me.

Cheers,
Cini

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Re: Simon Anderson KB

Post by purple pyramids » Tue Feb 21, 2012 2:11 pm

do you mean Simon's old square tail Energy KneeBoards? or does he have a stand up model called KB?

a guy at bronte rides stand up on a red energy. he recently had a local shaper copy it, with an added inch or two.

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Re: Simon Anderson KB

Post by brendo » Tue Feb 21, 2012 4:42 pm

which shaper copied it purps? curious....

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Re: Simon Anderson KB

Post by purple pyramids » Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:23 pm

brendo wrote:which shaper copied it purps? curious....
bill hill. he did a nice job - it's a great looking board.

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Re: Simon Anderson KB

Post by cini » Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:11 pm

No it's a stand up shortboard/fish. I think it is designed off his knee-board template, although I'm not to sure.

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Re: Simon Anderson KB

Post by buzzy » Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:00 pm

I thought the KB was an eighties inspired thruster shortboard. Flat rocker, v tail, lots of volume etc.

I've never ridden that board but I've ridden plenty of 80's thrusters. Yours will be improved enormously over an 80's thruster. I reckon it'd be a fantastic summer board if it's sized right. If you can I'd suggest getting some better fins in it though - you'll want to drive that board...think power surfing.

Good luck.

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Re: Simon Anderson KB

Post by cini » Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:01 pm

sweet, thanks heaps buzzy. What kind of fins would you recommend? currently just riding M-5's, as that's what i'm familiar with. I am new to the fish board, so would appreciate any input. Cheers!!

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