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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:14 pm

Hey Toots I'm in Coffs smashing Motackle. Any surf around?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by tootr » Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:47 pm

not looked since lunchtime.

15-20kt NE.
hit up one of the many backbeach options. or the obvious one if u dont wanna drive.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by BA » Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:08 pm

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Thanks Nick. Appreciate it. Understand the narrower board is better for more response though I’m a broad as hell shouldered ape and have found going a bit wider adds some more base stability (I could probably go 19.25). Might even have a chat to Stuart Paterson about a custom
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:24 pm

Yeah the rare bird looks nice for sure. But might go for something a bit narrower. and as thruster only (@ anyone - does the quad/thruster option work well interchangeably?)
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Nick Carroll » Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:28 pm

ah I don't reckon. I know the five plug thing is kinda the go to for models in shops these days but five plugs tend to block up the tail flex. And the performance values are quite different, like if you want a quad get a quad, at that length it'll probably be a swallowtail anyway.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:31 pm

I'm not sold on the idea.

I only have one board with a 5 fin setup, that green one linked above, but never really been tempted to try it as a thruster.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:48 pm

Good. That’s what I figured also. And as for quads, I’ve had my stint on them and over them. Warp speed for beating down sections but not as much turning and less accuracy with turns vs thruster
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:00 pm

I like them in summer boards for drive or for the point and shoot barrels where you don't turn, but generally prefer thruster for good waves and single for covering ground.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:16 pm

That about sums it up
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Cranked » Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:38 pm

It does depend a lot where the rear fins are place tho', a lot are much nearer the rail than the stringer
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:54 pm

Go feel up a Ghost Iggs.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:15 pm

Cranked wrote:
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It does depend a lot where the rear fins are place tho', a lot are much nearer the rail than the stringer
Totes. I’ve had both the flatter wider type boards with the fins out on the rail, and the rockered board with the mckee set up . I preferred the latter. But even still prefer the feel of a thruster.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Cranked » Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:39 pm

Jon Pyzel was staying just down the road a bit from me at a mates place earlier this year. I met him once and exchanged a few words - nice guy
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Cranked » Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:19 pm

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by foamy » Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:37 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:14 pm
Hey Toots I'm in Coffs smashing Motackle. Any surf around?
Motackle. I thought to myself, wow, that's a hip hop happening fishing store name, Mo' tackle.

But no, it's actually not a hip hop happening name. :cry:
Motackle stands for 'Mail Order Tackle', which is very dull, but makes the pedant in me think there should be zero over-the-counter sales allowed.
This whole Motackle thing is a bit of a downer.

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