Mitsven Stinky Model

Discussion in 'Surfing' started by ekim, Nov 6, 2019.

  1. ekim

    ekim Active Member

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    Looks interesting. Sidebites are farther back. Anyone tried one? stinky1.jpg
     
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  2. DanSan

    DanSan Well-Known Member

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    Do you have a side shot?
    The light is giving the impression of
    Some serious nose rocker..
    And wow those side are far back..
    If it was just ..say futures boxes.
    I would venture that it was meant to be either a
    Single or twin..
    I saw a board on mollusksf site.
    I think"soma" was the label..anywho..
    Interesting find..ekim...very interesting..
     
  3. JMJackFish

    JMJackFish Well-Known Member

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    DKNJ has one
     
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  4. ekim

    ekim Active Member

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    paging DKNJ
     
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  5. DKNJ

    DKNJ Well-Known Member

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    That was
    That was my 2nd Stinky. I asked Bob to foil it out a bit more, 2 3/4 at the stringer & we made that 1 obviously a 2+1. ( the original was a single) The fin set up is a tight cluster with the leading edge of the center fin even with the trailing edge of the front fins. One of the best features of the Stinky is the rail profile. Bob said he uses a " Takayama rail" & it is pure butter off the bottom. I remember 1 session in particular where most guys were air dropping the take offs & this board was able to set a rail & soften the drop & project out of the bottom turn. Accelerating where most guys were bogging down & not making the section.
     
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  6. DKNJ

    DKNJ Well-Known Member

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    One of
    That board & it's single-fin predecessor, were my go to boards for a period of 4-5 years.
     
  7. Veterano

    Veterano Well-Known Member

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    DK, What were/are the dims on those two "Stinkys"? Thanks.
     
  8. DKNJ

    DKNJ Well-Known Member

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    I will double check but if I remember correctly, 18x23x17 1/2x 3 original
    18x23x17 1/2x 2 3/4 the board pictured here
     
  9. thomas

    thomas Active Member

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    Takayama rail is a tucked under edge, correct?
     
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  10. Veterano

    Veterano Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. Length(s)? I may have missed that post?
     
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