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Re: Midlengths

Post by offshore1 » Thu Aug 12, 2021 9:21 am

Thud wrote:
Thu Aug 12, 2021 9:14 am
Few guys here ride softies religiously. It’s clear they could at least ride a decent mid or long board but, are dedicated to the softie in all conditions.
Love that. Competent surfers emasculated.
It's like they're eunuchs and the waves are my harem.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by offshore1 » Thu Aug 12, 2021 9:23 am

Nothing to see here, just a standard topofthepage. Move along now.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Thu Aug 12, 2021 1:42 pm

Not a bad way to put it.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Tue Aug 24, 2021 2:08 pm

channels wrote:
Fri Aug 20, 2021 2:07 pm

For the record, Boom Crash Opera were fucking great.

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Re: Midlengths

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Fri Aug 27, 2021 8:21 am

Great style on that crumbling man made wave. Checked out his boards and they look great.
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For the record, Boom Crash Opera were fucking great.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Fri Aug 27, 2021 9:09 am

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https://www.surfer.com/features/if-you- ... o-further/

Looks like a nightmare to ride
Yeah, looks like shit. Sliding out and catching rails, left, right and centre.
I’m not posting links but the Tolhurst Mid 6 looks fcuking fantastic and if I wasn’t a cheapskate and actually lived somewhere that had serious waves I couldn’t think of a better midlength.
Eat some steak and stop being a whiny little cnut.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Fri Aug 27, 2021 9:36 am

I’ll have look. I just read your comments on his longboards. Harley I, his team rider looks amazing on his boards.
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For the record, Boom Crash Opera were fucking great.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Cranked » Fri Aug 27, 2021 9:52 am

Beanpole wrote:
Fri Aug 27, 2021 9:09 am
Thud wrote:
Tue Aug 24, 2021 2:08 pm
https://www.surfer.com/features/if-you- ... o-further/

Looks like a nightmare to ride
Yeah, looks like shit. Sliding out and catching rails, left, right and centre.
He's probably riding it as a single fin :lol:
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Fri Aug 27, 2021 10:05 am

Thud wrote:
Fri Aug 27, 2021 9:36 am
I’ll have look. I just read your comments on his longboards. Harley I, his team rider looks amazing on his boards.
Yeah, I’m a big fan of his boards. I was actually mentioning the Mid 6 last night to my mate at Lennox. Hadn’t seen him in years and when I got to his place at Easter he had a Tolhurst midlength he used all the time. Loved the thing.

Mid 6 is a six channel rounded pin quad.
I think you can get PU Tolhurst shapes a bit cheaper than the Thunderbolt ones.
Eat some steak and stop being a whiny little cnut.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Fri Aug 27, 2021 10:19 am

Mid 50’s midlength. The only short board I ride now is the Fred Rub when it’s totally essential and a Lost Psycho Killer in spring/summer. Heading to mainly mids. That board you described sounds nice.
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For the record, Boom Crash Opera were fucking great.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Yuke Hunt » Fri Aug 27, 2021 10:34 am

Thud wrote:
Fri Aug 27, 2021 9:36 am
I’ll have look. I just read your comments on his longboards. Harley I, his team rider looks amazing on his boards.
Billy made me the best longboard I've ever ridden, except for his personal rider that he most generously offered on loan to me for a few days, that thing was off its tits good ... amazing shaper, one of the best.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by tootr » Fri Aug 27, 2021 10:59 am

I lucked onto one of these on The Gumtree.
Pretty rockered and deep double concaves.
Going well so far.


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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Fri Aug 27, 2021 11:03 am

My old Tolhurst fish has been amazing. Rode one of his longboards while I was in Kauai at Hanalei too.
I’ve got a Muzza Burton 7’2” Fat Bullet that I never ride. It’s really fast but not enough rocker.
He describes it as a fish with an extended nose and tail. Kind of get what he was driving at after riding it in Bali.
It looks pretty gunny but prefers a wave like Balangan to say Ulus. It is very fast though. Interesting bottom contours
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Fri Aug 27, 2021 11:16 am

Burton was all the rage for a while
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Re: Midlengths

Post by tootr » Fri Aug 27, 2021 11:21 am

Seen more than a few guys surfing well around here with a Tolhurst “Moe”model.
That thunderbolt tech is pretty $$$ though.
Must be good because they don’t pop up 2nd hand very often.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Fri Aug 27, 2021 11:35 am

I just checked 1745 for a mid. That’s the most expensive I’ve seen
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For the record, Boom Crash Opera were fucking great.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Cranked » Fri Aug 27, 2021 11:42 am

tootr wrote:
Fri Aug 27, 2021 10:59 am
I lucked onto one of these on The Gumtree.
Pretty rockered and deep double concaves.
Going well so far.


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What size tootr?

A mate in bali got a 7' from Jim about a month ago and has been having a good time with it on the Bukit breaks
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