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  1. #11
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    Nov 2010
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zippy View Post
    The tails on my first 2 boards were too thick for me. The inability to sink them in a turn made the board feel very skatey and non-positive? I guess I would say it had no bite and was hard to pivot off of the point of the swallow. The last board I shaped I fiinshed and put it up until glassing. When I pulled it back down the tail just looked wrong so I tapered it down to just under an inch at the very back. Turned out to be one of the best boards I shaped and I am pretty sure it was that thin tail end that did it.
    that makes alot of sense. thanks for the reply and insight

  2. #12
    Hey jml7140

    We'll guide you to design and shape a board that is magic in its own way. There are a lot of subtle things you can do to your shape that will help you ride waves exactly the way you want.
    Looking forward to getting started with you!

    ~Brian
    www.greenlightsurfsupply.com
    Shape Your Surfing Experience

  3. #13
    Thanks Brian

    I've been looking forward to this for a while now - it's a christmas present from my fiance.

    What an awesome f'n fiance!