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Re: Midlengths

Post by BA » Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:32 am

Cuttlefish wrote:
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:13 pm
If anyone has a hard on for a Christenson flat tracker 2.0 shaped by Chris (as opposed to ghost shaped) I have an 8'er I have ridden all of 3 times with a sweet fcs whip connect 8' fin for 1K.
My bad lower back prefers the looseness of twinnies.
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Lol good for you BA.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by channels » Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:56 am

Iggs, there is a 7'0" Mctavish Rambler on FB that looks like it would float your boat. 2+1 channel bottom.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Hatchnam » Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:47 am

Thanks. Saw it and love the design. But for 1 grand second hand I’ll just hit mike up for a new custom
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My beef has always and only been with the realistic range available to the average Sydney working stiff
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Re: Midlengths

Post by tootr » Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:03 pm

He might be retired by the time you do.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Hatchnam » Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:17 pm

Nah. I will be sorting something soon. Stay tuned to the sell your surfboard thread. I’ll be putting up a bunch on there and on the gumtree
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My beef has always and only been with the realistic range available to the average Sydney working stiff
steve shearer wrote:full dionysian hand jive body torque

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Hatchnam » Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:56 pm

Just so you know I’m serious about this custom tootr, I’ve just finished stripping the wax off five boards. Five
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My beef has always and only been with the realistic range available to the average Sydney working stiff
steve shearer wrote:full dionysian hand jive body torque

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Re: Midlengths

Post by tootr » Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:15 pm

Carpe Diem!
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Hatchnam » Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:19 pm

Just some very minor touch ups needed on an couple of them, a drop of resin here, a buff there, and I’ll start placing adverts for them.

Up for grabs will be..

6’2 hi perf twin
6’4 single fin
6’3 eighties belly channel thruster
6”10 hybrid mini gun 2+1
7’6 mini mal

At this point, don’t have an exact idea of what I’m getting, and will be discussing with mike. Basic requirement will be a step-up 2+1 that’ll still be fun in small peelers, but maul a 6-8 foot groundswell, reefs and beachies. Early roll ins, or late drops, high speed carves, and handles steep lines are a must. And it’s gotta be able to snap high and tight, hit the lip, not just glide along on the trim line. So far, his wide point forward model looks promising, although I also love my mark rabbidge 6”10 which is a double ender with the wide point midway.
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My beef has always and only been with the realistic range available to the average Sydney working stiff
steve shearer wrote:full dionysian hand jive body torque

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Re: Midlengths

Post by buddy » Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:35 pm

Going the 1 board quiver?

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Hatchnam » Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:42 pm

Nup. By the time I’ve hocked the above, I’ll still have four including the new custom.

8 foot gun stays. For the once every couple of years it gets dusted off. The old early 70’s single fin pintail stays, because it’s awesome. And will still have a 6’2 thruster shorty
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My beef has always and only been with the realistic range available to the average Sydney working stiff
steve shearer wrote:full dionysian hand jive body torque

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Re: Midlengths

Post by buddy » Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:26 am

Not gonna get a mal for trips to cresso?

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Re: Midlengths

Post by steve shearer » Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:43 am

Hatchnam wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:19 pm
And it’s gotta be able to snap high and tight,
hhhhmmmmmm.........thats a big ask Iggs.

what length are you thinking?
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Hatchnam » Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:54 am

I at least want backhand snaps out of it. On my rabbidge 6”10 I can, easily.

With enough curve in the outline and enough entry and tail rocker I can’t see why it’s a big ask, even with a longer rail line.

I want a board that’ll surf big waves like they’re smaller waves. Not just “hang on” but actually surf them.

I’m thinking length wise no longer than 7”0, maybe 6”10 even
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My beef has always and only been with the realistic range available to the average Sydney working stiff
steve shearer wrote:full dionysian hand jive body torque

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Re: Midlengths

Post by steve shearer » Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:03 am

well, you're going to need some area in the tail and a more fins forward cluster for that.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Hatchnam » Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:05 am

steve shearer wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:03 am
well, you're going to need some area in the tail and a more fins forward cluster for that.
Yep, that’s what I’ve been thinking. Diamond tail and move the fins forward a bit. And maybe have the 2+1 set up more like 40/60 ratio instead of 30/70 (a bit more towards the thruster end of the scale)
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Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:55 pm
My beef has always and only been with the realistic range available to the average Sydney working stiff
steve shearer wrote:full dionysian hand jive body torque

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Re: Midlengths

Post by steve shearer » Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:10 am

sounds good.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:20 am

The only thing I’d say Mike P is that he doesn’t make a lot of 2+1’s. Sure he’ll make you one, no doubt. Wonder if his thought process has changed after pumping out all those Bonzers.

Same as most I looked at that WPF model and thought “2+1” but it wasn’t his inclination to shape and configure that way.

Be interested to hear what he has to say if you fancy sharing HM.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by buddy » Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:55 am

In your standard widowmaker cluster, are the sides in a similar position, as well as toe and cant angle that you can just put those box thruster fins in and surf as a thruster if you want?

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