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Re: Midlengths

Post by offshore1 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:12 pm

tootr wrote:
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:40 am
offshore1 wrote:
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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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Edits the stand out? Edits the bloody stand out?
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Re: Midlengths

Post by offshore1 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:17 pm

Nah I reckon the board looks sweet.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by pinhead » Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:11 pm

I conjured up this 2+1 egg in Shape 3d - 6'7" x 19 3/4 x 2 1/2. Its a generic egg but slightly narrower, with a slightly more pulled in tail and more tail rocker. Slight vee nose and tail with a double inside a single concave through the middle.
I was thinking I could ride it in sizie Winkipop, and in small stuff when its crowded. Still pondering whether or not it'll work.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by steve shearer » Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:18 pm

looks perfectly fit for purpose from those images.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Hatchnam » Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:21 pm

My favourite outline for a board. Looks very similar to my rabbidge mini gun 2+1
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:58 pm

Looks very much like my old Rabbidge Fat Boy I used to have but mine was a thruster. Wish I hadn't sold it.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by black duck » Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:29 pm

If i was ever going to ride a mid length Pinny, that would be it. Looks good, what do you do from here?
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Cranked » Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:01 am

Give the file to someone with a shaping machine?

I've often thought that the custom board process should start with sitting down with a shaper and deciding on the 3D shape you want. You then get a copy of the file that you can use to get the blank cut and glassed , and as a starting point for your next board.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:52 am

I think Murray Burton is moving in this direction. CAD Software in his Van.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by pinhead » Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:21 am

black duck wrote:
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If i was ever going to ride a mid length Pinny, that would be it. Looks good, what do you do from here?
Well, next steps are I have to agonise over every tiny detail of the shape - like should I go 2 7/16ths instead of 2 1/2.
Then I take the file to the Surfboard Studio to listen to Zac tell me how the surfboard industry is full of "tip rats" and to see if they've got a suitable blank and when they can cut the shape on their APS 3000. Then I book a bay to finish the shape. Then I agonise over what glassing schedule to use, actually I've already done this - going with epoxy and s-glass. Then I have to wait till Mrs. Pinhead is going to be out of town for a day or two so I can make an unholy mess in the backyard without being interrupted.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beerfan » Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:29 am

I’ll have a 7’6” please :-D-: . Looks great pinny, you might end up not riding your other boards though
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:49 pm

Put a pronounced V about 1.5 ft past the fins all the way to the tail and soften the rails at the back. Might give it a bit more flow. Ah f&ck ignore me I've been caught out with low railed pins before. Great in lined up juice but a bit stiff in less than stellar.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Trev » Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:00 pm

Thud wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:49 pm
Put a pronounced V about 1.5 ft past the fins all the way to the tail and soften the rails at the back. Might give it a bit more flow. Ah f&ck ignore me I've been caught out with low railed pins before. Great in lined up juice but a bit stiff in less than stellar.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:39 pm

Ah bum. Saltmam was great with his design and shaping
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Morgan The Moon » Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:19 pm

batoes wrote:
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:21 pm
Hatchnam wrote:
Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:29 pm
Beerfan wrote:
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Maurice cole has a midlength. Red dingo. Looks sweet. So many good ones
https://youtu.be/ZPyBHCSFgXg

I like. A hi performance mini mal (hello Steve :)), which makes it a lot more versatile for a range of conditions than some flattened out hipster mid length.
I've ridden a few hulls and had a vbowls, which was super flat - and you are right. Unless you got a really nice point wave, it can be hard work. That said, when the stars align and you get a nice long beachie, they can be fun. I recently got a gato heroi space pig, which i thought would be far more hipster etc than it is, but is has really good rails, rockered out, and for it's length, 7'6, can jam a hard turn. Will be fun to test its limits out in some bigger waves.
You mentioned you added a Liddle fin which lit it up - do you remember which one? I was surprised by the versatility of this board - scored some really fun 4' beachies on it's first run yesterday and it's unreal. It's currently got a Christenson 8.5" flex fin. The swell this morning dropped since yesterday and this thing grovels unreal too.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beerfan » Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:55 pm

How’s the super mal going Morgan ?
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Morgan The Moon » Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:25 am

We didn’t get along - it needed a better quality wave than the majority of conditions I go out in. It’s a really fine tuned board that I never came close to getting dialled.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by batoes » Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:25 am

Morgan The Moon wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:19 pm
batoes wrote:
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:21 pm
Hatchnam wrote:
Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:29 pm
Beerfan wrote:
Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:13 pm
Maurice cole has a midlength. Red dingo. Looks sweet. So many good ones
https://youtu.be/ZPyBHCSFgXg

I like. A hi performance mini mal (hello Steve :)), which makes it a lot more versatile for a range of conditions than some flattened out hipster mid length.
I've ridden a few hulls and had a vbowls, which was super flat - and you are right. Unless you got a really nice point wave, it can be hard work. That said, when the stars align and you get a nice long beachie, they can be fun. I recently got a gato heroi space pig, which i thought would be far more hipster etc than it is, but is has really good rails, rockered out, and for it's length, 7'6, can jam a hard turn. Will be fun to test its limits out in some bigger waves.


You mentioned you added a Liddle fin which lit it up - do you remember which one? I was surprised by the versatility of this board - scored some really fun 4' beachies on it's first run yesterday and it's unreal. It's currently got a Christenson 8.5" flex fin. The swell this morning dropped since yesterday and this thing grovels unreal too.
I used a 9 inch liddle flex fin for a while, but have moved on to a 8inch greenough 4a. Works perfect. Won't be changing fins again in this board.
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