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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Nick Carroll » Mon May 21, 2018 4:13 pm

wing! don't be disgusting saltman, honestly

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Hatchnam » Mon May 21, 2018 8:50 pm

crabmeat thompson wrote:
Sun May 20, 2018 7:05 am
Legion wrote:
Fri May 04, 2018 4:39 pm
Hatchnam wrote:
Fri May 04, 2018 3:28 pm
Could also be the ... widest point being back from centre?
That's definitely what it is. I'm not saying it won't work (what would I know) but it looks to me that I want the wide point pushed forward.
and the fins are too far back.

all the foam in this board is just wrong. all the curve at the back foot is only good for turns; wide point between the feet ='s not paddling, not getting into waves; but the rocker on the board is made for hollow, backless pits where you won't ever be turning. but without any meat under your chest, you're gonna be scratching in late.

be super interested to hear how the board goes iggs. the outline, foam distribution and rocker all look to be working against each other.
Yes I can see what you’re saying. That makes sense. Haven’t taken it out yet. Will probably give it a run on a 3-5 foot day after this run of swell starts to lose its legs and I’ve had my fill. Will start on a punchy beachbreak. Don’t want to waste a good reef day if the board ends up being a dog
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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Drailed » Mon May 21, 2018 9:15 pm

Nick Carroll wrote:
Mon May 21, 2018 2:09 pm
ya think?
Well maybe the fluidity of your surfing, a little ticky tacky of late mate
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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Thud » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:57 am

Have either of you folk ridden these boards as yet? A little review would be good if youse have the bandwidth.

Hatchman that 150 spec lpoks like a board I used to have. Highly dependable in trickier waves.
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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Hatchnam » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:46 pm

I’m still yet to surf it. That last run of good swell would’ve been ideal but I was crook for two weeks. Next 4 foot plus strong groundswell and I’ll see what’s up.
steve shearer wrote:full dionysian hand jive body torque
BA wrote:Dropped a frozen 20kg dog on it. The toe is starting to look like Peter Duttons head.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Thud » Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:04 pm

👍
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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by BA » Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:15 pm

Thinking of pulling the trigger on one of these. Probably a 6.0. 33 odd litres. Any thoughts from the RS board mafia?
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The blurb.

The Black Vulture has a fuller nose, added foam under the chest and a wider outline. The wide point is a little further forward too, giving it great foam under the chest and front foot when your surfing, also making it a wave catching machine (much similar foam distribution to the Rare Bird). We then gave it a bump swallow tail to pull the tail in and give it drive. Combined with a single concave to vee out through the tail. Resulting in a wave catching machine that turns on a dime.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Legion » Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:22 pm

The tail hurts my eyes.

If I could get my head around that, the New Me would give it a shot but the Old Me wouldn't buy it without trying first.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Hatchnam » Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:25 pm

Looks like a fast fun board for 2-4 foot beachies. More of a summer/weaker wave board.
steve shearer wrote:full dionysian hand jive body torque
BA wrote:Dropped a frozen 20kg dog on it. The toe is starting to look like Peter Duttons head.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by BA » Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:36 pm

Small, weak waves are pretty much my schtick these days.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by jimmy » Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:24 pm

All of the well known brands have a similar model to that one. It’s all “more foam under the chest, wider point pushed forward bla bla bla”. There are differences between them so before splashing out $800 on the Chilli I’d look at the DHD models and definitely Lost and maybe Channel Islands. They’re really fun and forgiving boards to ride especially if you’re not in the water every day.
I’m sure there’s a number of surfboard outlets on the NB’s that would have several brands that you could check out. And I agree with Legion. It’s a funny looking tail but that doesn’t mean it won’t go well.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Thud » Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:37 pm

DHD Black Diamond
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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Legion » Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:39 pm

Pyzel Phantom

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by BA » Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:41 pm

Thud wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:37 pm
DHD Black Diamond
Identical to the Rare Bird which I’m currently riding.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by Thud » Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:43 pm

Like it?
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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by BA » Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:44 pm

jimmy wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:24 pm
All of the well known brands have a similar model to that one. It’s all “more foam under the chest, wider point pushed forward bla bla bla”. There are differences between them so before splashing out $800 on the Chilli I’d look at the DHD models and definitely Lost and maybe Channel Islands. They’re really fun and forgiving boards to ride especially if you’re not in the water every day.
I’m sure there’s a number of surfboard outlets on the NB’s that would have several brands that you could check out. And I agree with Legion. It’s a funny looking tail but that doesn’t mean it won’t go well.
Yeah I’ll have a feel up of a few others. Just been happy with Chilli.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by BA » Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:45 pm

Thud wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 7:43 pm
Like it?
Love it, but just wanted to try something with a bit more length. My RB is 5’10”.

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Re: post your modern day sickness

Post by alakaboo » Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:31 pm

Psillakis does a model that's somewhat similar, and is good
https://www.psillakissurfboards.com.au/ ... s/fly-fish

Pretty much impossible to tell from the pic he has on the site, but worth a look.

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