Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by JET01 » Sun Sep 20, 2015 8:12 pm

Beanpole wrote:They look great. Kind of half hankering to get one except realistically I have all the options covered at the moment.
Give us run down of your quiver mate, I reckon we could find a hole... :-)(
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by Drailed » Sun Sep 20, 2015 9:50 pm

You could prob use one for when its between adams apple and chin high.
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by Beerfan » Mon Sep 21, 2015 8:46 am

Beanpole wrote:They look great. Kind of half hankering to get one except realistically I have all the options covered at the moment.
3 of my 4 boards are pretty much for knee to not much overhead lol.
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by JET01 » Mon Sep 21, 2015 12:28 pm

This thread has got me looking at quad fish again.
I've never owned one. Always wanted one just to try it. Used to have a twin keel 5'10 south point epoxy... had some great sessions on it, but only on the forehand.... I suck on my backhand and the board didn't help any. Is there a big difference between a keel and a quad fish? I used to druel over the firewire fish many moons ago, never could find one second hand when i had the cash available.
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by Drailed » Mon Sep 21, 2015 1:05 pm

Beerfan wrote:
Beanpole wrote:They look great. Kind of half hankering to get one except realistically I have all the options covered at the moment.
3 of my 4 boards are pretty much for knee to not much overhead lol.
Yep, I had to rethink my bonzer order today. Too many boards for 2-3ft waves.
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by Beerfan » Mon Sep 21, 2015 2:51 pm

I like having variety, no matter how much I love my keel fish, I like surfing different boards. Variety is good. Never bored.
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by Beerfan » Mon Sep 21, 2015 2:51 pm

I fkukking totally want a bonzer egg.
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by JET01 » Mon Sep 21, 2015 7:47 pm

Beerfan wrote:I fkukking totally want a bonzer egg.
I've watched that clip of Joel Tudor surfing pipe on what looks like something in the 6'6-7'0 range.

There was another thread where a guy asked about a sweet travel board for all conditions. I reckon that's the ticket.
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by JET01 » Mon Sep 21, 2015 7:57 pm

Drailed wrote:
Beerfan wrote:
Beanpole wrote:They look great. Kind of half hankering to get one except realistically I have all the options covered at the moment.
3 of my 4 boards are pretty much for knee to not much overhead lol.
Yep, I had to rethink my bonzer order today. Too many boards for 2-3ft waves.
Did you can it all together or did you alter it? Get a 6'8 x 20 1/2 x 2 5/8 B5 Egg. If you don't like after a while I'll buy it off you :oops:
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by Drailed » Mon Sep 21, 2015 8:12 pm

Nah didnt can it... Going for a mini merk for 4-5ft kinda waves :)
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by JET01 » Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:43 am

Drailed wrote:Nah didnt can it... Going for a mini merk for 4-5ft kinda waves :)
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by tootr » Tue Sep 22, 2015 10:03 am

JET01 wrote:This thread has got me looking at quad fish again.
I've never owned one. Always wanted one just to try it. Used to have a twin keel 5'10 south point epoxy... had some great sessions on it, but only on the forehand.... I suck on my backhand and the board didn't help any. Is there a big difference between a keel and a quad fish? I used to druel over the firewire fish many moons ago, never could find one second hand when i had the cash available.
I tried the twin keel thing for a while. Magic in the right waves, but really quite limited.

Solution - Pulled in tail, double flyer, quad fish. Curvier outline, more rocker, belly concave to vee. A blend of old and new. Best board ever for 1-5 foot waves.
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by Drailed » Tue Sep 22, 2015 10:04 am

6'4 x 20.5 x 2 1/2

medium rails, easy to ride, good paddler...
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by Beerfan » Tue Sep 22, 2015 12:34 pm

tootr wrote:
JET01 wrote:This thread has got me looking at quad fish again.
I've never owned one. Always wanted one just to try it. Used to have a twin keel 5'10 south point epoxy... had some great sessions on it, but only on the forehand.... I suck on my backhand and the board didn't help any. Is there a big difference between a keel and a quad fish? I used to druel over the firewire fish many moons ago, never could find one second hand when i had the cash available.
I tried the twin keel thing for a while. Magic in the right waves, but really quite limited.

Solution - Pulled in tail, double flyer, quad fish. Curvier outline, more rocker, belly concave to vee. A blend of old and new. Best board ever for 1-5 foot waves.
Yeah totally agree with the keel fish. Fkukking love mine but it wants certain waves. Less than average beachies don't cut it really. Surfable, but when you get some nice clean down the line type waves it just rocks.

But not really an everyday board at all
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by JET01 » Tue Sep 22, 2015 1:38 pm

tootr wrote:
JET01 wrote:This thread has got me looking at quad fish again.
I've never owned one. Always wanted one just to try it. Used to have a twin keel 5'10 south point epoxy... had some great sessions on it, but only on the forehand.... I suck on my backhand and the board didn't help any. Is there a big difference between a keel and a quad fish? I used to druel over the firewire fish many moons ago, never could find one second hand when i had the cash available.
I tried the twin keel thing for a while. Magic in the right waves, but really quite limited.

Solution - Pulled in tail, double flyer, quad fish. Curvier outline, more rocker, belly concave to vee. A blend of old and new. Best board ever for 1-5 foot waves.
7S Super fish? :wink: :lol:
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by JET01 » Tue Sep 22, 2015 1:40 pm

Drailed wrote:6'4 x 20.5 x 2 1/2

medium rails, easy to ride, good paddler...
Sounds great.
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by tootr » Tue Sep 22, 2015 1:53 pm

JET01 wrote:
tootr wrote:
JET01 wrote:This thread has got me looking at quad fish again.
I've never owned one. Always wanted one just to try it. Used to have a twin keel 5'10 south point epoxy... had some great sessions on it, but only on the forehand.... I suck on my backhand and the board didn't help any. Is there a big difference between a keel and a quad fish? I used to druel over the firewire fish many moons ago, never could find one second hand when i had the cash available.
I tried the twin keel thing for a while. Magic in the right waves, but really quite limited.

Solution - Pulled in tail, double flyer, quad fish. Curvier outline, more rocker, belly concave to vee. A blend of old and new. Best board ever for 1-5 foot waves.
7S Super fish? :wink: :lol:
How did you guess? #*!

Dain Thomas quad fish actually.
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Re: Anyone ridden a Mackie side cut fish?

Post by saltman » Tue Sep 22, 2015 2:33 pm

tootr wrote:
JET01 wrote:This thread has got me looking at quad fish again.
I've never owned one. Always wanted one just to try it. Used to have a twin keel 5'10 south point epoxy... had some great sessions on it, but only on the forehand.... I suck on my backhand and the board didn't help any. Is there a big difference between a keel and a quad fish? I used to druel over the firewire fish many moons ago, never could find one second hand when i had the cash available.
I tried the twin keel thing for a while. Magic in the right waves, but really quite limited.

Solution - Pulled in tail, double flyer, quad fish. Curvier outline, more rocker, belly concave to vee. A blend of old and new. Best board ever for 1-5 foot waves.
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