Mind on Mandala and Mandala on My Mind

kcl

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This is the culmination of owning many ASQs and their variations, from 5’2” to 6’9”, in multiple constructions: 6’8” x 21.25” x 2.75” AST Delta-V Microlight. Touch thicker than stock, slightly pulled in nose, a bit more deck roll to the rail, an emphasis on paddle and running different fin configurations in an all-arounder package. Couldn’t be happier with how this came out.
 

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Skegg

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For what it's worth, I occasionally run my ASQ fish as a twin. Raked out keels in the front boxes. Not quite where they'd be placed for a twin but the board feels great with that combo. One of my most memorable sessions ever was on that board as a twin.

Looking forward to him revisiting twinzers. Manifesting ASTwz in my future.
 

HMRKS

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Manny just posted that he's got three Microlight twinzer fish for grabs right now - 5'6", 5'8", 5'10". They look insane, FCS with Jack Jensen twins and canards. Ain't gonna be cheap but will be worth it.

Lol in his DMs flirting right now as a matter of fact. Awaiting guidance on sizing given my brief MLSC experience.

Edit- Per manny these are "pretty foiled". Would be best to feel em up in person.
 
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nineohtoo

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The twinzers he posted looks sick. I hope someone here scores.

Side note, I hope the ASQ I get is pretty foiled. I felt up someone's 2 1/4" and thought it felt perfect, but I'm getting 2 3/8" with concave deck :x (my concave decks from other shapers have generally been ~1/4" thinner to make up for the extra foam in the rails)
 

WesCantDress

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This is the culmination of owning many ASQs and their variations, from 5’2” to 6’9”, in multiple constructions: 6’8” x 21.25” x 2.75” AST Delta-V Microlight. Touch thicker than stock, slightly pulled in nose, a bit more deck roll to the rail, an emphasis on paddle and running different fin configurations in an all-arounder package. Couldn’t be happier with how this came out.
Saw this in person and it melted brain. Photos cannot do it justice. My buddy had a carbon fiber bike and i went to lift it I almost threw the thing over my head, it was very light. Had the same experience with KC's board. And the lines, bottom contours, everything about it was familiar but somehow surprising. Ride report please if you haven't done one
 

kyle

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Hey Bro’s, we’ve got space for one more board in our NYC box if anyone wants to hit up Manny for one of these joints. We’ve got 4 in there and as long as yours is around 6’ or shorter and is with boxes, we can fit ya in. Holla atcha boy - 718-809-1029
 




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