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Re: Ebay Bargains thread

Post by shaunmorrison » Sun Dec 27, 2015 6:50 am

Do boards like that turn? They look like they would be stiff but also out of control, if you get my drift.

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Re: Ebay Bargains thread

Post by el rancho » Sun Dec 27, 2015 10:29 am

'Tri-fin fish' is a term I would kill a newborn to avoid hearing repeated ever again

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Post by Davros » Sun Dec 27, 2015 10:47 am

That tail would sling shot you down the wave.

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Re: Ebay Bargains thread

Post by Hatchnam » Sun Dec 27, 2015 11:00 am

el rancho wrote:'Tri-fin fish' is a term I would kill a newborn to avoid hearing repeated ever again
I agree and even thought twice about writing that up as a description. But if you can figure out a more appropriate and succinct description for a board like that then let it roll.

Looks like it'd fly down the line. Not so sure how it'd handle punchy shifty peaky type conditions

A board with that type of planshape is probably better off just as a twin. The thruster kinda seems counter intuitive.
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: Ebay Bargains thread

Post by Cranked » Sun Dec 27, 2015 11:32 am

As far as I can see "fish" is now used for a board that has the wide point forward, plus a swallow tail, once that's done anything goes. In my experience its not so much the width of the tail but the tail rocker that affects turning ability.
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Re: Ebay Bargains thread

Post by Hatchnam » Sun Dec 27, 2015 1:02 pm

It sold pretty quick. Cheap one board quiver for a 100kg late fifties bloke that just wants to cruise but doesn't want to buy a longboard.
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: Ebay Bargains thread

Post by el rancho » Sun Dec 27, 2015 3:17 pm

In other words, your average realsurf member

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Post by Hatchnam » Sun Dec 27, 2015 7:48 pm

That's also likely who bought it.
steve shearer wrote:full dionysian hand jive body torque
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Re: Ebay Bargains thread

Post by el rancho » Sun Dec 27, 2015 8:03 pm

Hatchnam wrote:That's also likely who bought it.
fuck good on em, if they're having a good time. i don't mean to be a jerk about it. I just hate the fish tail fun board thruster design


some ugly ones

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/sydney-c ... 1098947209

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/bondi-be ... 1099059751

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/rose-bay ... 1099035377

this one is gnarlatore

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/ryde/sur ... 1099019139

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Re: Ebay Bargains thread

Post by Hatchnam » Sun Dec 27, 2015 8:42 pm

el rancho wrote: I just hate the fish tail fun board thruster design
Yeah it's not something I'd go near personally. The remotely closest I've been to it was probably the older generation Webber afterburner. But they were 90% a hi-perf design.

How's this thing for gnarlatore. Circa '99 Murray Bourton Pipedream 6'8 reef swallow. Belongs to a mate up here. It's been sitting in his garage untouched for over a decade, now he's married with three kids. Criminal board wastage.

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steve shearer wrote:full dionysian hand jive body torque
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Re: Ebay Bargains thread

Post by el rancho » Sun Dec 27, 2015 8:43 pm

Baseball bat and a shoe is a bit chilling

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Re: Ebay Bargains thread

Post by Hatchnam » Sun Dec 27, 2015 10:00 pm

Lols. Yes, he doesn't play baseball. Pretty sure it's for uninvited guests
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Re: Ebay Bargains thread

Post by Hatchnam » Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:08 pm

Here's one for all the McCoy tragics out there ;). You'll wanna act quick on this or it'll be gone real soon.

Late nineties (sleeker) looking McCoy 6'10 in vgc for only $200. Sydney

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/cammeray ... 1098985725

It's some backpacker looking desperado hocking his mates board off so he can pay rent.

So it seems he's under some time pressure - so you could likely call him up, get in his ear and tell him the board is old and only worth $100 and nobody's gonna pay $200, but you're happy to help him out and buy it for $130, but only if he takes it right away otherwise the deal's off.
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: Ebay Bargains thread

Post by 8 » Mon Dec 28, 2015 9:16 pm

How is the first photo of him on the floor.. Why the fuschia didn't he put it up against a wall or something?

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Re: Ebay Bargains thread

Post by Hatchnam » Mon Dec 28, 2015 9:45 pm

Well you see all sorts of comical spastic shit on gumtree. It's a tard farm and a goldmine all rolled into one. What more could you ask for :)
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: Ebay Bargains thread

Post by chrisb » Tue Dec 29, 2015 11:47 am

Hatchnam wrote:Here's one for all the McCoy tragics out there ;). You'll wanna act quick on this or it'll be gone real soon.

Late nineties (sleeker) looking McCoy 6'10 in vgc for only $200. Sydney

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/cammeray ... 1098985725

It's some backpacker looking desperado hocking his mates board off so he can pay rent.

So it seems he's under some time pressure - so you could likely call him up, get in his ear and tell him the board is old and only worth $100 and nobody's gonna pay $200, but you're happy to help him out and buy it for $130, but only if he takes it right away otherwise the deal's off.
"Selling my board to pay the rent". Here's a thought - How about you stop living in such a pretentious suburb and move somewhere cheaper you poseur?

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Re: Ebay Bargains thread

Post by Over55yrs » Wed Dec 30, 2015 3:07 pm

twenty bucks a board.............must be a gem there somewhere

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/sydney-c ... 1099153603

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