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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by batoes » Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:47 pm

i've got a couple of single fins i fit out with the kumano system: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSCO7e36Smc

easy to do and invaluable in midlenghtns and bonzers.
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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by tootr » Mon Jul 30, 2018 7:33 pm

FYI sideways have a range of Phil Myers free flight channels. Made in indo thus cheaper.

http://www.sideways.com.au/free-flight/
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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Hatchnam » Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:20 am

Any idea what the construction quality is like ? Blanks, glassing etc? Even if they’re well priced, it’d be a shame to see one fall apart like an al merrick etc
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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by steve shearer » Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:03 pm

I've felt them up, they feel solid enough..... but you'd need 6 months on one too test the durability.

cheap as fcuk.
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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by saltman » Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:12 pm

Shit they are cheap! As most boards at Sideways are
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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by saltman » Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:15 pm

Hatchnam wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:20 am
Any idea what the construction quality is like ? Blanks, glassing etc? Even if they’re well priced, it’d be a shame to see one fall apart like an al merrick etc
A young fella I know bought an ed Sinnott board from sideways 499 special
Within a month it looked the deck like he had dropped a bag of oranges on it from a great height
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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by buddy » Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:19 pm

saltman wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:15 pm
Hatchnam wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:20 am
Any idea what the construction quality is like ? Blanks, glassing etc? Even if they’re well priced, it’d be a shame to see one fall apart like an al merrick etc
A young fella I know bought an ed Sinnott board from sideways 499 special
Within a month it looked the deck like he had dropped a bag of oranges on it from a great height
Had that with a made in oz Mt Woodgee and Chilli too.
But had other boards from them not do that.

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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Hatchnam » Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:20 pm

Ok I’ll pass. It all seemed too good to be true
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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Yuke Hunt » Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:32 am

Here's a soulful sunday morning kickback aprés surf circa sixties seventies inspired single fin spin ...

https://vimeo.com/156999635

Far from high performance, but nicely pieced together nonetheless.
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Re: Single fin shortboards

Post by Cranked » Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:50 am

Great! Love those happy, smiling boyish faces.
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