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Forum: Surfboards and Surfboard Design

Discussion about different aspects of surfboard shapes, sizes, design, fins, etc.

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  2. Rethread an FCS screw hole

    The board I picked up yesterday has a stripped hole in the leading, right FCS plug. I'm going to need to rethread it before I can ride it. Bummer,...

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  3. Quiver Thread...Post 'em up!

    LBCrew on another thread stated that he is at a point of having a minimalistic quiver. Just got to that same place myself with a quiver that I'm...

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  4. Post What is the best small wave board out there?

    I am about 5'10" and i weigh about 130. Im thinking about either getting a 5'6" Dumpster Diver, or a 5'5" Pod. Any suggestions? I want a board that...

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  5. A roy stewart inspired longboard

    Just a finish coat left to go. Roy's parallel profile design was to tempting not to try.

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  6. Hollow wooden surfboard

    Does anyone have any experience building these? I've shaped a couple alaias and want to move on to something a little more user (rider) friendly. ...

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  7. Building the 'Hotkurl' 10'5"

    Here are the three internal panels for the 10'5" Hotkurl. Three layers are used rather than the usual two, so that they can be made thinner, this...

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  8. Roy's Gun project: Old Faithful 9'5" pintail

    http://www.roystuart.biz/2014/12/old-faithfull-16-021-pintailed-gun.html

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  9. CI Dumpster Diver vs. Neck Beard

    I know this debate has probably been done a million times, but I'm looking at getting one of the two as a small waves board. If you could only have...

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  10. NEW FCS II Screwless Fin System! You guys seen this?

    Sick Vid. so stoked. What are your thoughts? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CatMg6eUyak

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  11. Dumster Diver or Neckbeard ***the big debate***

    Hi, I currently have a 5'6'' dumpster diver and love it, however it isn't as good as its been hyped up to be in crummy knee-high to waist high...

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  12. Step up board

    I hear so many people talking about bringing step up boards when they go somewhere sweet to surf like Pr and whatnot. So what exactly are they? Is it...

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  13. Building the 6'6" Gang Buster. Roy Stuarts Parallel Profile construction method.

    Here in this thread my goal is to share my wood working with anyone who cares to look. I am open to advice and suggestions from anyone with a solid...

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  14. I've decided I'm going to build a board

    I need something to pass the time on weekdays after work and on weekends. Why not shape a board? It's educational, may improve my surfing, and won't...

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  15. A wooden fish

    So I'm building a fish for my brother. Thought I'd share it with the SI crew. I'll post pictures as I go so whoever wants to watch can follow along....

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  16. What board size do you ride?

    I'm curious what size board you ride for your body size?

    by Camjon10
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  17. do not understand the craze of CI, rusty, lost other mass produced boards

    Personally I like a board that is hand shaped by one guy from the USA. Price can be the same even cheaper in some cases. Thoughts?

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  18. Short, Long, or SUP, what's the difference and why does it matter?

    I've been coming to swellinfo for years to check the surf reports and have been reading posts on here for quite some time, only recently did I choose...

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  19. discuss: quad v thruster quantified

    http://eprints.qut.edu.au/16824/1/c16824.pdf neat paper, bit technical

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  20. Mixing Fins on a Quad setup...

    Hey, so I have been riding pretty much thruster (3fin) setups. One of my boards has a 5 fin setup. I ride it primarily as a thruster. I did ride it...

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