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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Davros » Wed May 10, 2017 8:12 pm

I like a shaper that will influence you through distain for your own ideas. I'm waiting for a board right now, I asked him for a model and he said great and then said "I can make you this but you drive a lot with your front foot, you wont like this and will get the shits, end up selling it and be back asking for a something else, now have a look at this its a got a stack of performance, a neutral wide point and it will be a good board for you."....I said ""yeh righto" he said "Phew, you will dig this, trust me (you clueless mongaloid)"

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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by JET01 » Wed May 10, 2017 8:37 pm

Davros wrote:I like a shaper that will influence you through distain for your own ideas. I'm waiting for a board right now, I asked him for a model and he said great and then said "I can make you this but you drive a lot with your front foot, you wont like this and will get the shits, end up selling it and be back asking for a something else, now have a look at this its a got a stack of performance, a neutral wide point and it will be a good board for you."....I said ""yeh righto" he said "Phew, you will dig this, trust me (you clueless mongaloid)"
Who is this shaper? (pm if necessary)
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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by batoes » Wed May 10, 2017 8:39 pm

Davros wrote:I like a shaper that will influence you through distain for your own ideas. I'm waiting for a board right now, I asked him for a model and he said great and then said "I can make you this but you drive a lot with your front foot, you wont like this and will get the shits, end up selling it and be back asking for a something else, now have a look at this its a got a stack of performance, a neutral wide point and it will be a good board for you."....I said ""yeh righto" he said "Phew, you will dig this, trust me (you clueless mongaloid)"
That's the stuff! What board is it? DVS???
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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Davros » Wed May 10, 2017 8:41 pm

Psillakis for 4-6ft and the few more ft if I'm feeling brave

He was trained by Simon Anderson so he is very thoughtful and direct

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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Beanpole » Wed May 10, 2017 10:19 pm

Average shaper wouldn't have a clue how you surf so would just start with the first bit and end with the last bit.
I.E........disdain for your ideas........trust me(you clueless moron).

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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by batoes » Wed May 10, 2017 10:27 pm

Davros wrote:Psillakis for 4-6ft and the few more ft if I'm feeling brave

He was trained by Simon Anderson so he is very thoughtful and direct
Always been keen to get one of his boards. I've had one of his bonzers - very nice.
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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Davros » Wed May 10, 2017 10:28 pm

Comes across as a smart guy who gives a fk.

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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Hatchnam » Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:27 am

shaping is completed, will check it tomorrow. now just gotta sort the colours out, then get it glassed.
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Just bit the bullet and put in an order for a custom board with PCC

[Board Requirement]
Wanting a board primarily for head-high to double overhead reefs, points, and beach-breaks - a good performing all-rounder, that can be carved hard on rail with full rail turns. Board needs to have good performance in steep sections for top to bottom, as well as some element of glide/trim/coverage over flatter sections. I love boards that flow and make surfing feel clean and easy.

[Board Specs]
•6’4 x 20 x 2 5/8 rounded pin
•Fuller classic late 70’s outline, still sleek and refined
•Moderate even rocker, I don’t want a board that surfs too flat
•Good volume throughout but not corky
•Vee-Bottom with double concave between the fins
•Single 8.5” fin Greenough
•Strong construction, built to last.
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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Davros » Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:06 pm

That fin too big?

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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Beerfan » Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:17 pm

If it's a 4a, they're thinnish at the tip. Flared base and narrowish tip, drivy as hell but will turn sweetly. I've got a 7.5 and an 8.5.
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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Davros » Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:18 pm

Sweet

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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Beerfan » Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:28 pm

Davros wrote:
Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:18 pm
Sweet
What's in your DVS all rounder? You should try one, they're epic imho. I used one in my old 9'1", completely loosened it up with no loss in drive at all.
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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Hatchnam » Fri Jun 09, 2017 5:20 pm

Davros wrote:
Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:06 pm
That fin too big?
Shouldn't be. It's going to be a straight single not a 2+1. Just got out of the surf on my 6'0 single, it runs an 8 inch flex fin set mid box, it's plenty loose and has heaps of hold, so an 8.5 inch fin should be fine in a 6'4. It'll be for waves up to double overhead, reefs etc. so I want it to hold in tight
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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Davros » Fri Jun 09, 2017 5:24 pm

Fair play, it all sounds unreal to me looking forward to a review

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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Beerfan » Fri Jun 09, 2017 5:34 pm

I ripped a side fin out of my minimal in my early surfing days. Ripped the other side out and filled the hole with aryldite. Was fun til I got a decent wave and went to do a big bottom turn. Face first wipeout. Bought a new board not long after haha
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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Hatchnam » Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:50 pm

About ten mins worth of final tidy up needed, then ready for colours and laminating

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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Davros » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:01 pm

Lovely shape.

Colour?

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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Hatchnam » Sat Jun 10, 2017 3:08 pm

Jade green. Purple rails. Ochre gold pinline. All dirty colours, not stark or bright.

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