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Re: Midlengths

Post by Hatchnam » Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:43 pm

What fin set up are you running on it? Love the look of them. Look like they can handle some juice also.

https://www.seabreeze.com.au/forums/Sur ... ini?page=1

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:54 am

6 1/2 as the single. DT sides.

Was purchased for a overhead juicer waves. Does what it says on the tin. Really great knifey bottom turns as well. Can be ridden in the smaller stuff but not really the purpose.

I ride shorties, fishes etc...but this handles faster overhead stuff with aplomb. Tricky sucky backhand drops not a problem. Smooth as silk.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by saltman » Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:58 am

Thud wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:54 am
6 1/2 as the single. DT sides.

Was purchased for a overhead juicer waves. Does what it says on the tin. Really great knifey bottom turns as well. Can be ridden in the smaller stuff but not really the purpose.

I ride shorties, fishes etc...but this handles faster overhead stuff with aplomb. Tricky sucky backhand drops not a problem. Smooth as silk.
Where would i get a set of DT sides from ?
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:59 am

Bennetts in Sydney may know. Came with board and that's who I order mine through
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Yuke Hunt » Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:32 am

saltman wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:58 am
Where would i get a set of DT sides from ?
https://www.surfboardsbydonaldtakayama.com/dealers/
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:02 am

saltman wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:58 am
Thud wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:54 am
6 1/2 as the single. DT sides.

Was purchased for a overhead juicer waves. Does what it says on the tin. Really great knifey bottom turns as well. Can be ridden in the smaller stuff but not really the purpose.

I ride shorties, fishes etc...but this handles faster overhead stuff with aplomb. Tricky sucky backhand drops not a problem. Smooth as silk.
Where would i get a set of DT sides from ?
BTW Salty, I had my Shapers Stealth Quad rears in the car and compared them to the DT sides in size, rake and base and geez they were close.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by saltman » Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:12 am

Well I guess I got lucky with my purchase of stealths
Hoping it’s ready before the end of the week
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Hatchnam » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:39 pm

Love the look of the Bing Maui Foil

https://bingsurf.com/collections/maui-foil

“Made famous in 1970 when Bing team rider, Rolf Aurness, won the World Championship of Surfing in Australia, this model is a modern revival designed by Matt Calvani. A high-performance short to mid-range board, the Maui Foil's nose rocker allows for ease of entry into waves while its double-concave tail kick allows for powerful single-fin turning. The rails are turned slightly down forward in the board and come to a down, hard-edge in the tail which increases speed and maneuverability. Ideal in medium to overhead surf, the Maui Foil can be your everyday board or your step-up for big days and is also available in a 2+1 fin configuration for added versatility”

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7'2" x 20.875 x 2.75 @ 44.1 litres
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:50 pm

Yes
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Re: Midlengths

Post by tootr » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:55 pm

Nice. Got a bonzer egg that sorta like that planshape.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Hatchnam » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:57 pm

I’d be happy to paddle that thing out 90 % of the time. Just cruise on smaller days, and lay down some rail on bigger days.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by buddy » Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:49 pm

Hatchnam wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:39 pm
Love the look of the Bing Maui Foil

https://bingsurf.com/collections/maui-foil

“Made famous in 1970 when Bing team rider, Rolf Aurness, won the World Championship of Surfing in Australia, this model is a modern revival designed by Matt Calvani. A high-performance short to mid-range board, the Maui Foil's nose rocker allows for ease of entry into waves while its double-concave tail kick allows for powerful single-fin turning. The rails are turned slightly down forward in the board and come to a down, hard-edge in the tail which increases speed and maneuverability. Ideal in medium to overhead surf, the Maui Foil can be your everyday board or your step-up for big days and is also available in a 2+1 fin configuration for added versatility”

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7'2" x 20.875 x 2.75 @ 44.1 litres
I think like the plan of the foil model better.
https://bingsurf.com/collections/foil-2017
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Re: Midlengths

Post by tootr » Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:05 pm

Speaking of sick planshapes.....
(Not mine)
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:57 pm

Cool shot

I like the litres on those Bings.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Jorgo » Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:35 am

Goddard??? What length..Gotta love a tripe stringer tho..just for the classic look

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Re: Midlengths

Post by tootr » Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:54 pm

Yes that a Ronnie Goddard. 8.0 I think. His blogs has heaps of board pron.

Jeeaz those Bings are asking $1800. Wow.
Glad I get a few Campbell’s before prices went silly.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:58 am

How's that new board you bought? The shiva me timbers, model I think.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by JaM71 » Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:21 pm

That Goddard & the Bings are beautiful, Bryan Bates from Byron has been putting some lovely eggs on his Insta.... & at $150
Per foot a bit cheaper than the Bings
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