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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by batoes » Wed May 17, 2017 11:52 am

JaM71 wrote:
Davros wrote:Quad Jam.

Lads re: fins, Gary just said any medium sized fins. Any recommendations?
Rasta quads..... of course!
Jam is the man - these are the ones i use and the board is super fast.
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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by Davros » Wed May 17, 2017 12:21 pm

Ace lads.

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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by Drailed » Wed May 17, 2017 3:44 pm

Davros wrote:6'2 x 20 1/2 x 2 3/4
Same as mine. We are pretty similar Davros except I am obviously better.
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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by Davros » Wed May 17, 2017 6:25 pm

So much better. Thoughts on this board loof?

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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by JaM71 » Wed May 17, 2017 11:10 pm

I ve had this idea for about 18 months about a long fish, they re popular with the seppos in the 8ft range as a longboard replacement. Because Gary's boards are so refined my idea would be a 6'8 cv2 long fish twinny with a trailer option just in case, for a light weight like me in good waves. Paddle in early, glide but still jam turns.

I just haven't got drunk enough to order yet

Would it work or am I tripping?
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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by Davros » Thu May 18, 2017 6:22 am

I had an elongated DVS Wasp for the same purpose, it was just too wide and flat and felt like a mini mal some times. But Gary's boards are refined and have greater rocker so could be a winner.
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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by JaM71 » Thu May 18, 2017 7:00 am

Yeah, that's why I was thinking cv2, not too thick or wide hmmmmmmm
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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by Drailed » Thu May 18, 2017 2:15 pm

Davros wrote:So much better. Thoughts on this board loof?
Yeah spot on, can take a bit of juice, fast and confident.

I have the rasta quads in mine, I find them a bit stiff but they are cool.
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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by Davros » Thu May 18, 2017 3:06 pm

Is that it? How about a summerised review?

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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by Drailed » Thu May 18, 2017 4:11 pm

Ask Shearer to ride it for you and talk about the fcckn smell of the dandelions 2km's downwind then.

You'll find out soon enough Davros, you have already ordered the thing.
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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by Davros » Thu May 18, 2017 4:27 pm

Gee your boring loofy

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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by saltman » Thu May 18, 2017 5:01 pm

Cmon he said the Fins look cool
That should do it
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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by Drailed » Thu May 18, 2017 7:09 pm

Honestly Dav I don't really know how to describe it. It just feels fast, predictable, capable and good. I am not experienced enough to give you much more then that for this board.

Put it like this, I was having a good surf on it down the coast, getting a lot of waves, making a lot of sections, putting a few decent tirns together and pretty pleased with myself.

My mate who is a pretty bloody good surfer asked for a go and on his first wave got two barrells and made it. His reaction was "fark thats a good board, think I need one of those"

You wont regret your purchase of that I am sure Dav.
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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by Davros » Thu May 18, 2017 8:17 pm

I reckon you surf enough to be pretty accurate. Cheers for feedback

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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by batoes » Thu May 18, 2017 8:21 pm

I agree. It is a very fast board. I ride it at mystics when it's chest high and over. It's the type of board where you don't think you can make a section and next thing you know you're in flat water, laying a rail to get back to the foam ball. I've made a few really good waves out there. The single concave that runs the length of the board is great. Lot's of lift and drive. I wish i had the fifth fin option to maybe slow it down and give it some more pivot. That said, on the right wave you can smack the lip, but i find it more of a down the line driver that you push hard into a cutback. If you like quads - this is the ultimate. Better than all the others i've ridden. But you've got to be on your game. At some stage i was a decent surfer and reactive enough to work with a board like this, but as children, work, injury and life sucks my time out of the water like an overzealous kreepy Krauly - i've found i only pull this one out when the waves are good.

Rasta quads - i think they're made for the board. I'm still keen to ride mine as a twin. Just waiting for the right swell.

Perfect winter board Davros. How long have you gotta wait???
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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by Davros » Thu May 18, 2017 10:33 pm

Thanks Batoes. I'm a quad fan, the speil says you can ride as a twin, sounds like it would be a hell of a ride.

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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by offshore1 » Fri May 19, 2017 3:45 am

Drailed wrote: My mate who is a pretty bloody good surfer asked for a go and on his first wave got two barrells and made it. His reaction was "fark thats a good board, think I need one of those"

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Was that the day you were out with Laird, Loof, and he liked your style?
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Re: Gary McNeill

Post by Drailed » Fri May 19, 2017 6:44 am

No, a different day.
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