Shortboard - Egg middle ground?

Discussion in 'Surfing' started by kiwi, Dec 29, 2016.

  1. JMJackFish

    JMJackFish Well-Known Member

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  2. pintail

    pintail Active Member

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    6'6" Hynson quad fish, good in anything, fast fast fast. Down rails, great release. Anyone who has one, never sells it.
     
  3. Planktom

    Planktom Active Member

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    Stoker V machine?
     
  4. Bighouse

    Bighouse Active Member

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    Never ridden one, but, a life long shortboarder i surf with swears by his 7'2 +/- in gutless surf. Rips the shit out of it as well.
     
  5. joeblackuz

    joeblackuz Active Member

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    6'7" quad fish tail. 23" wide. 3" thick. Just waiting for swell and winter. ;-D
     
  6. kpd73

    kpd73 Well-Known Member

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    7'0 x 22 x 3 KG quad fish - on the days where you don't want to be that dude on the longboard- (but secretly you really ARE that dude on the longboard) - Ripping fast Fun.

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  7. Salinity

    Salinity Active Member

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    Interesting you bring this one up - there's a similar one on CL I've been keeping an eye on (still a touch out of my justifiable $$ layout at the moment). Havent really surfed quads much (single and twins mostly - never really clicked with thrusters), but I've been looking to grab one to try out for a bit.
     
  8. DJR

    DJR Active Member

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    Salinity what board did you ever get?
     
  9. dingpatch

    dingpatch Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, I'm no help here, my "short board" was 9'2"!
     
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  10. Salinity

    Salinity Active Member

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    Well, I picked up a 7-0 Tudor singlefin that was a bit too narrow for my tastes and ended up trading it for a 6-6 pintail egg (2+1) from an aspiring shaper here in RI. It’s an easy and really fun board (a bit rough-hewn in spots) - it’s currently on the block cause I just don’t surf it that much - I’m trying to dedicate my shorter-board time to a 6-0 Mabile KG twinzer I grabbed recently.
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