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Re: Midlengths

Post by JET01 » Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:40 am

JaM71 wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:31 pm
JET01 wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:33 pm
6’10 x 21 x 2 7/8 Jye Byrnes Crossbreed https://www.jyebyrnessurfboards.com.au/crossbreed-1
7’2 x 21 1/4 x 2 7/8 Firewire Seaxe https://firewiresurfboards.com/products/seaxe
7’7 x 22 x 2.9 PCC single fin http://pccboards.com.au/surfboard-concepts/midlengths/

All keepers.
Pretty epic Jet, how do decide what to ride? Took the 8'1 single out for a play late this arvo, didn't look much but I had a pleasant surprise. Sat the furthest out and picked the sets off. Got a couple that walled up on the inside and the 8fter felt "loose" lol
Deciding what to ride isn’t always easy. Just depends on the size of the waves, how much duck diving is involved and how many people are in the water.

The PCC is about as old as this thread and is usually the longest board i ride, period. I do have a 9’0, but it doesn’t get used often. I’ll ride it in 1-2ft, or if i’m really out of shape. The rails are more boxy then the other too, so way more paddle.

The seaxe is a bit of a one board quiver for someone like me, from the gong to old bar, I haven’t found a wave that it really doesn’t like. As long as it’s not too sucky on the take off.

The JB, I recently to Sumba, as some of you may have already read. High performance. 3ft plus board. Rode it in 3-6ft long point breaks. Absolutely hauls arse down the line. Section connector extraordinaire. Great board on a trip when the arms are tired and you need more foam. Can’t wait to take it back.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by JET01 » Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:49 am

Beerfan wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:21 am
JET01 wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:33 pm
6’10 x 21 x 2 7/8 Jye Byrnes Crossbreed https://www.jyebyrnessurfboards.com.au/crossbreed-1
7’2 x 21 1/4 x 2 7/8 Firewire Seaxe https://firewiresurfboards.com/products/seaxe
7’7 x 22 x 2.9 PCC single fin http://pccboards.com.au/surfboard-concepts/midlengths/

All keepers.
How’s the seaaxe holding up mate?
Really well. I had a run in with a guy on a soft board at Cronulla on the second or third surf which resulted in a small fin chop to the nose. Been getting around with some duct tape on it for about a year. Had it repaired just last week. Haven’t had to clean the deck off it, but it looks and feels like new. Bought a futures tri/quad set off eBay the other day (modii fins). Might throw some quads in it and see how it goes next time i’m up the coast.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by buddy » Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:24 am

Duct tape repair on an EPS board for a year?
That was brave.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:42 pm

I like the look of the JB JET.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Cranked » Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:44 am

JET01 wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:49 am
Beerfan wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:21 am
JET01 wrote:
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:33 pm
6’10 x 21 x 2 7/8 Jye Byrnes Crossbreed https://www.jyebyrnessurfboards.com.au/crossbreed-1
7’2 x 21 1/4 x 2 7/8 Firewire Seaxe https://firewiresurfboards.com/products/seaxe
7’7 x 22 x 2.9 PCC single fin http://pccboards.com.au/surfboard-concepts/midlengths/

All keepers.
How’s the seaaxe holding up mate?
Really well. I had a run in with a guy on a soft board
Perfect set of boards Jet. If I was flush with cash I'd give them all a go
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:15 pm

Rode my JB today in 3/4 clean waves with a little push. Fun.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by JaM71 » Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:00 pm

Nice Jet, you can certainly mix it up with those options.

Have you gentlemen run the crossbreed as a single?
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Re: Midlengths

Post by JET01 » Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:01 am

Beanpole wrote:
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:42 pm
I like the look of the JB JET.
The grey or black stuff works every time. Make sure the surrounding area is clean and dry. Get a pair of scissors to cut clean edges on the piece of tape and make sure you put it down carefully so there’s a perfect seal around the edges. No crinkles anyway and you’re dancin’
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Re: Midlengths

Post by JET01 » Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:03 am

JaM71 wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:00 pm
Nice Jet, you can certainly mix it up with those options.

Have you gentlemen run the crossbreed as a single?
Haven’t ridden it as a single. I have ridden my seaxe as a single and it loved an 8” Alkali fin flex.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:47 pm

Nope.
Why do people say "grow some balls"? Balls are weak and sensitive. If you wanna be tough, grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by pirate_agenda » Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:28 pm

shaped this 6'8 as a bigger wave board. first surf today in 3ft barreling peaks. it is a very drivey, tube pig. looking forward to getting it into some juice

https://www.instagram.com/p/BzROy33AvxC/

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beerfan » Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:20 am

pirate_agenda wrote:
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:28 pm
shaped this 6'8 as a bigger wave board. first surf today in 3ft barreling peaks. it is a very drivey, tube pig. looking forward to getting it into some juice

https://www.instagram.com/p/BzROy33AvxC/
Very nice !
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Re: Midlengths

Post by tootr » Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:40 am

Fondled this Ron Goddard board the other day. Farking sweet board.

8’ by 21 by 2 5/8. Some foam in the middle but very foiled out. A big carving knife this one.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by offshore1 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:18 am

How does it stand up like that?
I reckon a stiff steel rod embedded in the sand behind it.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by offshore1 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:23 am

Or maybe one of those surfing chicks with the ticker tape bottom fabric up the bum just walked by.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beerfan » Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:39 am

tootr wrote:
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:40 am
Fondled this Ron Goddard board the other day. Farking sweet board.

8’ by 21 by 2 5/8. Some foam in the middle but very foiled out. A big carving knife this one.

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Another nice one !
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Re: Midlengths

Post by tootr » Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:40 am

offshore1 wrote:
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:18 am
How does it stand up like that?
I reckon a stiff steel rod embedded in the sand behind it.
He has a dowel rod with a little timber platform nailed on top.
Sticks it in the sand and shoots photos, then edits the stand out later.

Voila!


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Re: Midlengths

Post by steve shearer » Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:03 pm

very nice, both boards.
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