anyone have one? if so, what do you think? what sized surf do you ride it in and when does it perform best? thinking about one for waist-head high surf. just broke my rocket and i didn't exactly love it...
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what volume did you get the custom at? I was thinking the 19.5 stock width would be too wide. I can agree with the lower rail apex to help in bigger conditions and bottom turns. So you added more rocker in the tail? More like the driver?
turtle sounds great i think i'm more leaning towards what you did with the board. I really like what you did with the rails as I think the stock rails are too boxy. Did you go and speak with Matt about it or goto a local shop? Would be interesting to see what your board looked like vs the stock as its pretty similar dimensions but tweaked nicely! How did the stock 5'11 go when you were 185-190?
i'm 5'11 height and weigh about 165-170lb. I ride a 5'11 x 18.88 x 2.32. 27.6L seems to float decent and goes alright in 3ft surf. I like the way the mini driver looks and I think it would be a super quick fun board.
I was thinking about getting the 5'9 but I wanted to get something longer (like you did), shorter width and obviously rails at 2.32 as I really like the rails on my driver and don't seem to bog a rail like I do on some other boxy railed boards. I found surf shops didn't really know what they were selling (jacks, hss) and felt like i wanted to talk to the shaper but can't find any info to speak with someone at lost directly about it.
I think by getting the longer board you could ride it in bigger surf (like you mentioned before wants more) so maybe a 6'0 but keep the volume around the same 27.5 mark.