Channel Islands Midlength - Devon Howard

Discussion in 'Surfing' started by JMJackFish, Jan 5, 2020.

  1. JMJackFish

    JMJackFish Well-Known Member

    Jul 5, 2016
    USA North Carolina
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  2. kpd73

    kpd73 Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2013
    USA Rhode Island
    If that's THIS? -

    Then Definitely rad. I've seen DH on quite a few midlengths but nothing touches the high performance flow he's getting here.
    Killer for him and CI.
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  3. Mbaltazar

    Mbaltazar Member

    Mar 17, 2019
    Saw an Instagram post from him saying the board is about to hit the stores. Really looks good!
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  4. DanSan

    DanSan Well-Known Member

    Jun 7, 2012
    FYI...icons of surrf...has these midlengths by chocolate fish..speed mcqueen..look very similiar..which i would consider
    If i wasnt..but i would
    Get bruce fowlers shape ..his nvm whith a 2+1 rounded pintail..
    Speaking of excellent customer service( bruce is it for you couldnt tell)
    And icons did me a solid...
    After one of their kids shipped a knost fin in an flimsy padding..
    And missing part of the screw/ plate..
    Shipping another screw...and i protested..but sonny insisted...shirts..pants..hat..package..etc.. was pretty cool...
    And seeing as im looking forward to a maiden voyage with my fowler new iso resin..s cloth nvm..yeww..
  5. Sparky

    Sparky Member

    Oct 9, 2019
    New Jersey
    There are three certainties in life; death, taxes and DanSan suggesting a Bruce Fowler shaped board. And honestly, he has me interested.
  6. DanSan

    DanSan Well-Known Member

    Jun 7, 2012
    I know..i know..
    guilty as charged

    But just wait a 8.6 dane perlee frankenspud..will be here...
    Then in may mote simon jones 8.2 .massive..the massive..aka t tex torren twin..
    Will also arrive.( the 7.10.gone).and up fotr them too
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2020
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  7. SeniorGrom

    SeniorGrom Well-Known Member

    Mar 20, 2012
    USA New Jersey
    I saw another video of DH tearing it up on a long long right hander. He was riding a red or orange CI mid. The post was about him attending an event to introduce the new shape. Probably on Instagram.
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  8. Bighouse

    Bighouse Well-Known Member

    Feb 21, 2012
    East End, Long Island
    Back in my Short-board days, I never met a CI that I didn't like. Although, plenty I couldn't afford!

    Then I bought a 5'6 CI twin keel with glass on's that I rode for about 12 years (until the ol' dad bod kicked in). That's when all my short boards started to disappear.

    Despite having a very similar outline to my 6'6 FCD Hueavo Ranchero, I'm pretty excited to see this board.

    Their new fish beard looks to hi-pro for me.
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  9. kpd73

    kpd73 Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2013
    USA Rhode Island
    Thanks! Sent me looking and found 1:01 of the smoothest high speed flow pocket surfing rimming trimming railing and sailing.
    Perfect musical score to the ride as well.
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  10. Speak

    Speak Active Member

    Jul 17, 2012
    USA California
    I was out in the water at Bu that day, he lost his board and I was on the inside, got to feel it up a bit. It's very light and HP feeling, unlike his Tyler and Takayama models. Obviously he was ripping.
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