Quiver thread

Can't find the right forum, then post your general surf-related remarks here!

Moderators: Shari, collnarra, Butts, beach_defender, Forum Moderators

Beanpole
Huey's Right Hand
Posts: 26802
Joined: Mon Apr 25, 2005 8:21 am
Location: Counting fins

Re: Quiver thread

Post by Beanpole » Fri May 19, 2017 9:07 pm

JET01 wrote:
Beanpole wrote:Nice print....what's happening with the bedspread?
My wife chose it.... I call it the technicoloured spread eagle.

Oh and that's just a blanket thrown over the lounge for a bit of contrast
Thanks, Jet.....I was wondering.

User avatar
tootr
Snowy McAllister
Posts: 5086
Joined: Tue Jun 21, 2005 9:50 am
Location: orstrayleeyah

Re: Quiver thread

Post by tootr » Fri May 19, 2017 10:04 pm

Beerfan wrote:
tootr wrote:Just about every Outer Island looks good to me.
Still got a Smarty, great board, but might go a little more 'middle aged man' for the next one.
The blue 7'0"?
Yep.

Image
The Mighty Sunbird wrote:Sometimes I visit here and feel like I've inadvertently stumbled into a gay sauna
"Drailed" wrote: Go Eastern Suburbs!! Yaaaayyyyyy!!!

JaM71
Local
Posts: 610
Joined: Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:24 pm
Location: Gold Coast

Re: Quiver thread

Post by JaM71 » Fri May 19, 2017 10:30 pm

Looks beautiful toots, does the v stringer Have noticbly more flex than a conventional centre stringer
Davros: "But it felt a bit long and stiff"

User avatar
steve shearer
Huey's Right Hand
Posts: 20707
Joined: Mon Oct 13, 2008 8:20 pm

Re: Quiver thread

Post by steve shearer » Sat May 20, 2017 7:34 am

penguin classics
I want Nightclub Dwight dead in his grave I want the nice-nice up in blazes

Beerfan
Snowy McAllister
Posts: 7590
Joined: Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:09 pm

Re: Quiver thread

Post by Beerfan » Sat May 20, 2017 8:24 am

Davros wrote:
Beerfan wrote:
Davros wrote:
tootr wrote:Just about every Outer Island looks good to me.
Still got a Smarty, great board, but might go a little more 'middle aged man' for the next one.
I remember the bloke from Aloha Manly Style tried to see me a Smartboard about 10 years ago as a bigger guy board, he described it as the "gourmet" of boards. I still laugh about that sales pitch to this day.

Admittedly they are really well made boards. Super refined, right up your alley

Always thought about getting one
Next time you get drunk ?!.
we are the angry mob
We read the papers everyday
We like who we like, we hate who we hate
But we're also easily swayed

surfywurfy
regular
Posts: 201
Joined: Mon Feb 14, 2011 6:41 pm

Re: Quiver thread

Post by surfywurfy » Sat May 20, 2017 8:27 am

JaM71 wrote:Looks beautiful toots, does the v stringer Have noticbly more flex than a conventional centre stringer
Only before the glass goes on, noticeable flex comes with the carbon tail.WHOOSH, the speed and drive is truly TURBO!

I haven't ridden or owned "the ultimate in flex" as Mitchell describes a V2 + carbon tail but from all reports they GO!...you only need a couple of grand to get one.

Beanpole
Huey's Right Hand
Posts: 26802
Joined: Mon Apr 25, 2005 8:21 am
Location: Counting fins

Re: Quiver thread

Post by Beanpole » Sat May 20, 2017 8:40 am

Anyone know about board rentals in Fiji?
I'm going over for a wedding and its hand luggage only.

User avatar
Davros
Snowy McAllister
Posts: 8582
Joined: Fri Feb 02, 2007 3:46 pm

Re: Quiver thread

Post by Davros » Sat May 20, 2017 9:50 am

Beerfan wrote:
Davros wrote:
Beerfan wrote:
Davros wrote:
tootr wrote:Just about every Outer Island looks good to me.
Still got a Smarty, great board, but might go a little more 'middle aged man' for the next one.
I remember the bloke from Aloha Manly Style tried to see me a Smartboard about 10 years ago as a bigger guy board, he described it as the "gourmet" of boards. I still laugh about that sales pitch to this day.

Admittedly they are really well made boards. Super refined, right up your alley

Always thought about getting one
Next time you get drunk ?!.
I'd have a massive quiver.

User avatar
Cranked
Snowy McAllister
Posts: 5305
Joined: Mon Jun 16, 2014 7:52 am
Location: Willetton

Re: Quiver thread

Post by Cranked » Sat May 20, 2017 10:18 am

The two McCoy Zots have been working out really well for me since I had them converted to quads.

My wave count has gone up significantly. The 6'8 works really well in head and a half and I see no reason it won't handle double. The 6'1 is easily duck divable and will probably work in the same wave range but the 6'8 has a lot more paddle power.
“I don’t necessarily agree with everything I say ”— Marshall McLuhan

User avatar
saltman
Owl status
Posts: 3530
Joined: Tue Dec 13, 2005 4:52 pm
Location: a short walk up the beach

Re: Quiver thread

Post by saltman » Sat May 20, 2017 11:03 am

It feels good when things come together after tweaking your board
crabmeat thompson wrote:
Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:40 pm
we need more doctors advocating anal sex!

JaM71
Local
Posts: 610
Joined: Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:24 pm
Location: Gold Coast

Re: Quiver thread

Post by JaM71 » Sat May 20, 2017 11:03 am

surfywurfy wrote:
JaM71 wrote:Looks beautiful toots, does the v stringer Have noticbly more flex than a conventional centre stringer
Only before the glass goes on, noticeable flex comes with the carbon tail.WHOOSH, the speed and drive is truly TURBO!

I haven't ridden or owned "the ultimate in flex" as Mitchell describes a V2 + carbon tail but from all reports they GO!...you only need a couple of grand to get one.
Thanks surfy, I imagine you'd need a reasonably clean, lined up wave as well as the two grand to truly make best use of the carbon flex tail. Might be a bit of an overkill on a 2-3ft beachie????

Still, his boards are beautiful & I love the wolf outline, the outline looks similiar to my Campbell Bros pod.
Davros: "But it felt a bit long and stiff"

JaM71
Local
Posts: 610
Joined: Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:24 pm
Location: Gold Coast

Re: Quiver thread

Post by JaM71 » Sat May 20, 2017 11:08 am

saltman wrote:It feels good when things come together after tweaking your board
Agreed, I recently put a bamboo bonzer fin (thanks Batoes!) into my pod & moved it 1 cm further forward than where the previous fin was positioned & the difference is incredible. It feels faster through turns but also loosened the 5 fin cluster up. Stoked, I have a new board!
Davros: "But it felt a bit long and stiff"

Beerfan
Snowy McAllister
Posts: 7590
Joined: Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:09 pm

Re: Quiver thread

Post by Beerfan » Sat May 20, 2017 12:39 pm

JaM71 wrote:
surfywurfy wrote:
JaM71 wrote:Looks beautiful toots, does the v stringer Have noticbly more flex than a conventional centre stringer
Only before the glass goes on, noticeable flex comes with the carbon tail.WHOOSH, the speed and drive is truly TURBO!

I haven't ridden or owned "the ultimate in flex" as Mitchell describes a V2 + carbon tail but from all reports they GO!...you only need a couple of grand to get one.
Thanks surfy, I imagine you'd need a reasonably clean, lined up wave as well as the two grand to truly make best use of the carbon flex tail. Might be a bit of an overkill on a 2-3ft beachie????

Still, his boards are beautiful & I love the wolf outline, the outline looks similiar to my Campbell Bros pod.
What's the go with the pod? what waves is it best in etc?
we are the angry mob
We read the papers everyday
We like who we like, we hate who we hate
But we're also easily swayed

User avatar
black duck
Harry the Hat
Posts: 3232
Joined: Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:47 am

Re: Quiver thread

Post by black duck » Sat May 20, 2017 2:16 pm

Beanpole wrote:Anyone know about board rentals in Fiji?
I'm going over for a wedding and its hand luggage only.
Pro's will be there warming up in a week or so Beany. Just ask Jordy or Owen. They'll prolly have a spare 6'3" to suit. :-D-:
smnmntll wrote:When I get old, I'm going to take up fishing in a big fcuking way

Beanpole
Huey's Right Hand
Posts: 26802
Joined: Mon Apr 25, 2005 8:21 am
Location: Counting fins

Re: Quiver thread

Post by Beanpole » Sat May 20, 2017 2:56 pm

Great....anything with razor sharp rails, heaps of rocker and wafer thin should suit.

JaM71
Local
Posts: 610
Joined: Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:24 pm
Location: Gold Coast

Re: Quiver thread

Post by JaM71 » Sat May 20, 2017 11:07 pm

Hey Beery, the pod found me & I am glad that it did. Batoes the bonzer prophet had been talking about them for ages when I found it secondhand in a local surf shop. Shaped by malcolm 3 months earlier & looked like it had been ridden 3 times so I figured I could sell it for what I bought it for.

It's not in the dims that I would ve ordered, it's pretty chunky but you don't feel it in the water. The description on the website doesn't reflect my experience because I prefer it in beachies which are punchy semi closeouts. It's so quick & drivey, a beautiful carver not flicky at all. It is based off the CI single fin that Machado rode a few years back.

I don't have a bad surf on it, it's not spectacular just solid, reliable & easy to paddle and catch waves with. I probably surf it a bit too laterally instead of off the bottom, off the top but the feeling of flying down the line is so fun. The board is solid
Davros: "But it felt a bit long and stiff"

Beerfan
Snowy McAllister
Posts: 7590
Joined: Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:09 pm

Re: Quiver thread

Post by Beerfan » Sun May 21, 2017 7:23 am

Yeah bloody batoes and his quiver! Ok cool, they all sound like a shed load of fun.
we are the angry mob
We read the papers everyday
We like who we like, we hate who we hate
But we're also easily swayed

User avatar
Davros
Snowy McAllister
Posts: 8582
Joined: Fri Feb 02, 2007 3:46 pm

Re: Quiver thread

Post by Davros » Sun May 21, 2017 11:09 am

Seems unanimous that an egg or pod etc..is always awesome fun to ride

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 15 guests