Not Wiley's boards but some random stand up boog footage...imagine it's be similar on the beaters, maybe a tad easier w/ the extra length...
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Thread: Beater Board?
Jan 17, 2014, 05:26 PM #21
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Jan 17, 2014, 05:48 PM #22
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Jan 17, 2014, 06:53 PM #25
Oh yeah, if you're over say 190lbs don't plan on doing much stand up surfing on it unless the waves have some juice and you have your skills dialed in.
Jan 17, 2014, 07:08 PM #26
Jan 17, 2014, 09:37 PM #27
Thanks for all the imput guys
Jan 18, 2014, 12:14 AM #28
Jan 18, 2014, 02:48 AM #29
I think they're good they can take a good beating, make sure they have removable fins though and I'd suggest a tri incase you really wanna start to surf. A beater is hard to turn though
Jan 19, 2014, 05:21 PM #30Senior Member
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Ok. I have one (single fin Catch Surf Beater Board) and this is my review.
Responsiveness: very. I like it for skating down little waves and such. Don't use the fins. If the wave is too big to ride w/o the fins use a real board. Reason being is that the fin(s) make it stiff and slow it down more than anything. I can also do shuv it's and 360s with no fin.
Shape/use: weird subject, I know. The bottom channels help with holding power and speed, and the foam top is just SO much fun cuz it doesn't hurt if u botch a trick. Since they are small they are easy to turn, very skatey.
Ok so that's all I've got... Really a simple board, good for the really little groms. Also, I talked to Catch Surf and they are doing pro models for the whole team. They're going to have new graphics and fin boxes that hold ANY futures or fcs fins. I like the whole thing... Don't know about y'all.
Last edited by Southsidesurfer; Jan 19, 2014 at 05:45 PM.