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Re: Midlengths

Post by batoes » Mon Jul 24, 2017 10:59 am

Davros wrote:
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I'm keen to try a 6ft Zot.
will you go custom or TSA or TSA epoxy?

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Davros » Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:15 pm

Prob Board Agency. I'm thinking summer so may just get a 5'10 Mad Wasp....

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beerfan » Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:48 pm

Man, those rails on the tsa DVS boards are insanely thick. You'd need a 5'4" haha. Didn't you have one?
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Davros » Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:09 pm

I had a wasp but was too big. Rode it once and dropped 100 bucks. Also had an elongated wasp much more refined but again it was a little too big. So flogged it

Yeh maybe a 5'8

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Re: Midlengths

Post by JET01 » Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:54 pm

Rogers nugget - takes the title for the ugliest board on realsurf.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by alakaboo » Tue Jul 25, 2017 9:25 pm

Not so fast.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Cranked » Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:18 am

Think I'm gonna get a 7'4 nugget today to complete my McCoy quiver: 6'1, 6'8, 7', 7'4.

Good to go for anything from ankle to well over double overhead.

Also have a more conventional quiver 6'5, 6'6, 7', 7'5 and a 9'2 mal I haven't ridden yet.

I wonder how long it will be before I recognize a deficiency that requires a new purchase or a trade?

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Re: Midlengths

Post by ctd » Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:56 pm

so is this shape suitable for beachies or is it more of a point break board? 6'10" x 21.5" x 2.75". Not looking at buying, just to learn a bit.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beerfan » Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:07 pm

ctd wrote:
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so is this shape suitable for beachies or is it more of a point break board? 6'10" x 21.5" x 2.75". Not looking at buying, just to learn a bit.

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What's it got on it now? Been for sale a long time. You'd get a better idea feeling it up. Hard to say, but you'd catch lots of waves i imagine.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by JET01 » Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:35 pm

Where's it for sale, I'd love that board. Beaches or points i reckon it's a great shape for all waves that aren't too steep on the take off.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beerfan » Fri Aug 04, 2017 11:52 am

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Bought the little "zig" fins and also the Patterson fins to try to really loosen it up in small surf. They front ones are grom fins. Nick says use the smallest fins you can, I'll try it out haha. Hoping to be able to use this as my 1 board quiver.

I know Steve hates it but daylight savings is a godsend and at this year's dls I aim to start getting out way more. That was this years plan but renos and other shit got in the way. They won't be there next year so :)
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Davros » Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:27 pm

Far out. Interested to hear about the ride.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beerfan » Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:32 pm

Will do. Have used similar setups on quads over the years. Normally full sized fronts though. I stand forward on my boards, especially longer ones, so standard fins make the board feel longer again with my stance. Anyway, il see. Good excuse to get out more
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Re: Midlengths

Post by JET01 » Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:33 pm

One of the locals up here loves those zig fins.
He's a tech lover. Has a trace on his board. Reckons he uses his trace in combination with zig fins to dial in the exact fin setup when he gets new boards.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Sat Aug 05, 2017 4:54 pm

Nice matching blue, Beery. Those fins look good. I would also be all over that orange number.

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Re: Midlengths

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Davros » Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:50 pm

Look where his back foot isn't.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Hatchnam » Sat Aug 05, 2017 9:38 pm

To be honest the board didn't look to engage that well in the top third of the wave, like the pressure is taken off instead of applied. and the recovery on that deep carve looked nursed, not solid. Looks more like a single fin on a board that size in those waves would've been the better option ?
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