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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:22 am

Thanks Jet. Appreciate the review.

I can only add once you get the back foot over that engine room the cutties are insane!!!
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Cranked » Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:53 pm

Thud wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:22 am
Thanks Jet. Appreciate the review.

I can only add once you get the back foot over that engine room the cutties are insane!!!
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Re: Midlengths

Post by JET01 » Wed May 01, 2019 7:16 pm

Thud wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:22 am
Thanks Jet. Appreciate the review.

I can only add once you get the back foot over that engine room the cutties are insane!!!
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Re: Midlengths

Post by JaM71 » Fri May 31, 2019 8:27 am

Time to fire this thread back to life, I just bought a McCoy...... Only joking! This is a 90 page thread spanning 5 years, it's a real surf midlength chronicle, plenty of good info and boards we shouldn't have sold!

I am having a midlength crisis or as I prefer to think refinement/evolution. I am down to a 2 board quiver for the first time since 1994. I have a 7"2 Lovelace thick Lizzy with a bonzer set up and an 8"1 Gato heroi speed acid. Although I do have an 8ft vouch long fish on order (even though they banned me from their insta).

I have a bit of money tucked away for another investment down the track ...... What are you midlength gentlemen currently riding?
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Fri May 31, 2019 9:39 pm

Story for the banning first.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by JaM71 » Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:48 am

It was all Batoes fault, he spotted a board that looked like a vbowls and we commented. Next thing we re both banned! Ridiculous really, it was like saying a hypto krypto and a Howard Mini look similar in outline or something. Didn't realise hipsters were so sensitive!
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Hatchnam » Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:13 am

“What are you midlength gentlemen currently riding?”

I’ve got two.

6”10 x 20 x 2 5/8 mark rabbidge rounded pin double ender planshape with curvy continuous rocker, rolled deck and performance rails, rolled vee-bottom nose to tail, single fin and 2+1 option. It’s essentially a mini-gun, well balanced, neutral and very user friendly. Needs juice, loves hollow waves and handles up to triple overhead. Great fkn board.

7’6 x 21.5 x 2 3/4 mike jolly from piha NZ. Late 90’s mini mal, rounded pin with plenty of rocker, rolled deck and performance rails, single to double concave, glassed in raked tri fin set up. Mostly surf it in knee high to weaker shoulder high stuff, but also goes well in overhead walled up flatter faced waves. Handles steep drops with ease, and likes being turned out on the open face. It’s not just a glide-trim board, it “performs”

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Re: Midlengths

Post by JET01 » Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:33 pm

6’10 x 21 x 2 7/8 Jye Byrnes Crossbreed https://www.jyebyrnessurfboards.com.au/crossbreed-1
7’2 x 21 1/4 x 2 7/8 Firewire Seaxe https://firewiresurfboards.com/products/seaxe
7’7 x 22 x 2.9 PCC single fin http://pccboards.com.au/surfboard-concepts/midlengths/

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Re: Midlengths

Post by JET01 » Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:48 pm

JaM71 wrote:
Fri May 31, 2019 8:27 am
Time to fire this thread back to life, I just bought a McCoy...... Only joking! This is a 90 page thread spanning 5 years, it's a real surf midlength chronicle, plenty of good info and boards we shouldn't have sold!
Never thought it would go this long.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by channels » Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:12 pm

JET01 wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:48 pm
JaM71 wrote:
Fri May 31, 2019 8:27 am
Time to fire this thread back to life, I just bought a McCoy...... Only joking! This is a 90 page thread spanning 5 years, it's a real surf midlength chronicle, plenty of good info and boards we shouldn't have sold!
Never thought it would go this long.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by JaM71 » Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:31 pm

JET01 wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:33 pm
6’10 x 21 x 2 7/8 Jye Byrnes Crossbreed https://www.jyebyrnessurfboards.com.au/crossbreed-1
7’2 x 21 1/4 x 2 7/8 Firewire Seaxe https://firewiresurfboards.com/products/seaxe
7’7 x 22 x 2.9 PCC single fin http://pccboards.com.au/surfboard-concepts/midlengths/

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Pretty epic Jet, how do decide what to ride? Took the 8'1 single out for a play late this arvo, didn't look much but I had a pleasant surprise. Sat the furthest out and picked the sets off. Got a couple that walled up on the inside and the 8fter felt "loose" lol
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Re: Midlengths

Post by buddy » Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:44 pm

JaM71 wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:48 am
It was all Batoes fault, he spotted a board that looked like a vbowls and we commented. Next thing we re both banned! Ridiculous really, it was like saying a hypto krypto and a Howard Mini look similar in outline or something. Didn't realise hipsters were so sensitive!
One of these evo2s I assume?
I notice they don't advertise them on their website anymore.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beerfan » Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:19 am

JaM71 wrote:
Fri May 31, 2019 8:27 am
Time to fire this thread back to life, I just bought a McCoy...... Only joking! This is a 90 page thread spanning 5 years, it's a real surf midlength chronicle, plenty of good info and boards we shouldn't have sold!

I am having a midlength crisis or as I prefer to think refinement/evolution. I am down to a 2 board quiver for the first time since 1994. I have a 7"2 Lovelace thick Lizzy with a bonzer set up and an 8"1 Gato heroi speed acid. Although I do have an 8ft vouch long fish on order (even though they banned me from their insta).

I have a bit of money tucked away for another investment down the track ...... What are you midlength gentlemen currently riding?
Corey graham has an 8’channel bottom single for sale on his site, brand new. Looks fun, I’d love it. I have an 8’2” minimal from him which I use more than any other board.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beerfan » Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:21 am

JET01 wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:33 pm
6’10 x 21 x 2 7/8 Jye Byrnes Crossbreed https://www.jyebyrnessurfboards.com.au/crossbreed-1
7’2 x 21 1/4 x 2 7/8 Firewire Seaxe https://firewiresurfboards.com/products/seaxe
7’7 x 22 x 2.9 PCC single fin http://pccboards.com.au/surfboard-concepts/midlengths/

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How’s the seaaxe holding up mate?
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Re: Midlengths

Post by JaM71 » Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:47 am

Probably was Buddy, I can't remember it now but if they don't advertise it we must ve hit a nerve, anyways who cares.

Have you still got the beautiful JD's beery?
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beerfan » Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:52 am

JaM71 wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:47 am
Probably was Buddy, I can't remember it now but if they don't advertise it we must ve hit a nerve, anyways who cares.

Have you still got the beautiful JD's beery?
I only have the 7’4” mate. It’s the best one by far, though I loved the twin keel as well.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by JaM71 » Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:00 am

Yes I remember that one, looks beautiful..... Irreplaceable now unfortunately. Did you have an outer islands at one point?
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beerfan » Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:14 am

JaM71 wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:00 am
Yes I remember that one, looks beautiful..... Irreplaceable now unfortunately. Did you have an outer islands at one point?
It carves like nothing else and will outlast me I think.

Yeah, I had a supermal. Great board, beautifully made but it was definitely made for solid waves. Something I don’t spend a lot of time surfing haha. If it was 9’ instead of 8’ I think I’d have kept it, very refined. They have a high volume “wolf” model, looks very nice, check it out
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