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Re: Fish

Post by Beerfan » Tue Jul 26, 2016 6:03 pm

Yeah I did. Wasn't getting much use after my knee injuries and I find them better in good shape, not big just good quality. If I surf heaps it's not a prob, I can gravel on them but when I'm only getting out now and then i didn't like it as much. Still don't surf as much as I used to so the same would probably happen lol. If I get back in the water more often I'd be keen again. Damn fun
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Re: Fish

Post by saltman » Tue Jul 26, 2016 7:15 pm

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Shaped by a guy named Ryan Bevan on the northern beaches. Works in rhino.
Wonder if related to Bob Bevan (his dad or uncle)
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Re: Fish

Post by JET01 » Wed Jul 27, 2016 8:03 pm

I knew this would happen.
I was saving for a PCC custom. In the mean time I found my $150 bargain. Now what do you think turns up on the gumtree a week later. 5'7 PCC fish with a nice fabric inlay. Can't do it. How can a man go from having no fish, to four fish in a month. Better keep it at three. Would be silly otherwise. :D
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Re: Fish

Post by batoes » Thu Jul 28, 2016 10:03 am

JET01 wrote:I knew this would happen.
I was saving for a PCC custom. In the mean time I found my $150 bargain. Now what do you think turns up on the gumtree a week later. 5'7 PCC fish with a nice fabric inlay. Can't do it. How can a man go from having no fish, to four fish in a month. Better keep it at three. Would be silly otherwise. :D
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Re: Fish

Post by ctd » Thu Jul 28, 2016 11:33 am

Teach a man how to fish...

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Re: Fish

Post by JET01 » Thu Jul 28, 2016 4:59 pm

Mate if the board had fcs plugs I'd get for sure. I've got a set of mrtfx fins sitting in a bucket begging for a board like that.
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Re: Fish

Post by Cuttlefish » Thu Jul 28, 2016 8:29 pm

JET01 wrote:I knew this would happen.
I was saving for a PCC custom. In the mean time I found my $150 bargain. Now what do you think turns up on the gumtree a week later. 5'7 PCC fish with a nice fabric inlay. Can't do it. How can a man go from having no fish, to four fish in a month. Better keep it at three. Would be silly otherwise. :D
Just sell off the one/ones you prefer least.
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Re: Fish

Post by Davros » Thu Jul 28, 2016 8:45 pm

Speaking of, Cuttle (and others) I am looking for a bigger/better wave board and had a chat to Dick Van he reckons a slim Wasp about 7ft would be the biz. Any thoughts on that as you have a Wasp and ride the larger longer McNeil?. Never really occurred to me these fishy boards can be shaped as larger boards for larger waves.
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Re: Fish

Post by saltman » Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:27 am

Check Mick Mackie Instagram account he has been making and riding stretched out fish for a while
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Re: Fish

Post by Davros » Fri Jul 29, 2016 11:34 am

ta will do

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Re: Fish

Post by JET01 » Fri Jul 29, 2016 11:36 am

There was a 6'3" Mackie fish on the gumtree a little while ago
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Re: Fish

Post by JaM71 » Fri Jul 29, 2016 1:48 pm

For those who like a light stringerless fish: http://surfboardagency.com/dvs-wasp/
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Re: Fish

Post by Davros » Fri Jul 29, 2016 4:03 pm

Nice

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Re: Fish

Post by batoes » Fri Jul 29, 2016 7:27 pm

JaM71 wrote:For those who like a light stringerless fish: http://surfboardagency.com/dvs-wasp/
they're signing up quite a few different shapers now...firewire competition?
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Re: Fish

Post by tootr » Fri Jul 29, 2016 7:35 pm

Ron Goddard does a tasty array of fishy things;

http://www.goddardsurfboards.com.au/stubbies.html
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Re: Fish

Post by Davros » Fri Jul 29, 2016 7:40 pm

He makes some beauties

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Re: Fish

Post by Cuttlefish » Fri Jul 29, 2016 10:04 pm

Davros wrote:Speaking of, Cuttle (and others) I am looking for a bigger/better wave board and had a chat to Dick Van he reckons a slim Wasp about 7ft would be the biz. Any thoughts on that as you have a Wasp and ride the larger longer McNeil?. Never really occurred to me these fishy boards can be shaped as larger boards for larger waves.
I reckon it could be an awesome thing in a 7'er.
My 6'6" CV2 was a great board but my super over-sized 7'2" CV2 was fun in a wider range of wave sizes and had ridiculous paddle power. I could sit out with the longboarders and take their waves off them which was enormously satisfying when they would otherwise be running rotation on all the set waves.
Because it had too much foam for me (especially after I lost a heap of weight) it was a smaller beachbreak or sizey point break board for me.
But....a longer wasp with the right amount of foam would give you enormous paddle power but still turn with its curve in the rear of the planshape.
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Re: Fish

Post by saltman » Sat Jul 30, 2016 7:23 am

Here's some big fish
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