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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:56 pm

Cool, to buddy
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:07 pm

buddy wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:29 pm
Thud wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:24 pm
What’s an Australian foil? Made for slight more powerful waves. Thinner tail and nose?
Based off Keith Paul’s 70s boards.
I think the Maui foil was more a step up/ thinner and the Aus foil more an all rounder.
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I only saw Keith Paul surf once. Out at Caba. He took off in front of the headland which no one did in those days and gunned it across the first section. Nice cutback. Great style.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:37 pm

Nice info lads.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:13 am

Seen the Gaduaskis brother riding the CI mid? Was impressed with the back hand
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Sun Apr 12, 2020 6:00 pm

Ok here it is

I prefer Devons style. But impressive

https://www.instagram.com/tv/B-kZaY7noF ... khk1e7tj8t
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Hatchnam » Sun Apr 12, 2020 6:25 pm

very smooth. no tick tacks and monkey pumps to be seen.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Mon May 04, 2020 5:40 pm

Ok, sold my vouch mid VISH for what I paid for it. I’m just not a keels guy, I’ve tried short boards with keels and just don’t like, I guess. But I like a mid length in the mix.

So grabbed a CI Mid. My shoulder is pretty buggered but can probably surf once a week between pain.

Surfed a 4/5 foot beach break today on this new board. Was pretty impressed by it. Easy to ride and feels so sweet, so smooth and cruisey, in half decent shoulder/head high surf. Had the wrong single in, too small however got the gist of the board. Hell of a lot of fun. Will def be better with a larger raked single.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by buddy » Mon May 04, 2020 7:15 pm

What size you get?

My setup is glide fins 1+2 - 6.5 GPS (pornstar) with 4” side bites
They seem to go really well. Haven’t tried anything else

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Mon May 04, 2020 7:33 pm

Yeh, 7’2

Tried a 6 1/16 with 4 inch sides. The centre was too small so putting a 7inch in and reckon that with the 4’s might do the job. Having the centre fin a cm just behind the back ends of the sides.

You enjoying the board and set up? What you riding it in.

Today had a bit of push. This thing just cruises through it like a big cruiser skateboard or snowboard.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by buddy » Mon May 04, 2020 7:47 pm

Pretty much everything. If there’s any flattish sections especially so I can connect the dots.
My centre is clustered right to the back of the bites.
Would be better back further on the bigger days but as I had to shim it I haven’t been fcuked to change it.
I like to set and forget.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Mon May 04, 2020 7:51 pm

I get that. Was fucking around with the centre today thinking “once this is set I’m not changing again”
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Grooter » Tue May 05, 2020 2:05 pm

Thud wrote:
Sun Apr 12, 2020 6:00 pm
Ok here it is

I prefer Devons style. But impressive

https://www.instagram.com/tv/B-kZaY7noF ... khk1e7tj8t
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Re: Midlengths

Post by steve shearer » Wed May 06, 2020 10:35 am

I need a cheap 8ft pop out mid length for my wife. epoxy preferred.

anyone seen anything around?
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Re: Midlengths

Post by marauding mullet » Wed May 06, 2020 10:45 am

Should be plenty on the Gumtree around there with everyone out of work
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Wed May 06, 2020 10:58 am

steve shearer wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 10:35 am
I need a cheap 8ft pop out mid length for my wife. epoxy preferred.

anyone seen anything around?
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Re: Midlengths

Post by buddy » Wed May 06, 2020 12:32 pm

Why epoxy?

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Cranked » Wed May 06, 2020 12:47 pm

Thud wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 10:58 am
steve shearer wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 10:35 am
I need a cheap 8ft pop out mid length for my wife. epoxy preferred.

anyone seen anything around?
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Re: Midlengths

Post by buddy » Wed May 06, 2020 12:50 pm

I’m guessing the parmenter became yours and not hers (as intended), Steve?


This board looks alright

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/it ... 779852633/

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