Hey everyone im new to surfing and my wife bought me a gun type surfboard. its 7'6". i have riden more than 10 times with a long board and a short board but never a gun. i know they are a big wave surfboard but can i still ride it in the overhead or waist to head high stuff? please help! thanks!
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Thread: Gun, Short, or Longboard
Oct 11, 2011, 08:24 AM #1Junior Member
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Gun, Short, or Longboard
Dec 13, 2011, 12:10 PM #2
Sure, it will ride waves. But you won't get anywhere near the potential of the board in anything under head high.
plus, for a beginner, it would be easier to ride a longboard. But, depending on the shape of the gun, it might be easier to ride then a shortboard for a beginner.
Unless the wave is really powerfull a gun will be really difficult to ride. They are so narrow with too much rocker for smaller mushy waves.
Last edited by Zippy; Dec 13, 2011 at 08:05 PM.
Hey wait, this is a 2 month old post lol.