Just got the 6"5 DT Hammer, amped to try it out soon as swell hits.
Does anyone have any personal experience with these boards?
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Thread: Dan Taylor Surfboards
Dan Taylor Surfboards
Sep 15, 2008, 01:38 AM #2
Yeah, I had a 5'10 and it snapped right in half on a not so heavy wave. Very dissapointed.
Sep 15, 2008, 02:48 PM #3Member
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Gone for Broke
Yep, had a 6'1" snapped during hannah on a chest high wave in OCNJ.
Sep 15, 2008, 03:01 PM #4
Sam Hammer seems to snap them constantly... Was watching one video (forget which) and it was hammer and a few other guys and hammer was the only one to snap his board and he actually snapped a few of them.
Thanks for the feedback. Doesn't look very promising then, probably snap it this winter.
I also noticed that when I was messing around with the board, had it placed on the carpet and layed down on top it, got up on my bare feet---couple movements like this and next day I noticed small dings on it. So the fiberglass and foam material must be pretty damn weak cause I weight 155lbs and board is a 6"5.
**** man, looks like made wrong decision. But hopefully it performs well before it breaks .
Hopefully others might jump on say board was great and didnt snap yet...haha
Sep 15, 2008, 07:18 PM #6
Yeah, by all means, I loved my D-T! Rode it for a month in Costa and it was awesome. I just feel like they snap way easy.
Sep 15, 2008, 07:24 PM #7
its a good shape, just not the strongest glassing schedule. ride it till it dies, then get a wynn
Good stuff, I'm amped cant wait to ride it.
Has anyone had that experience of just jumpin on a board lightly with bare feet and the board dings easily? Just seems a bit strange, def last time I do that after getting new board. I wanted to get a feel for it wit the deck on and where my foot would land.
Whatever, its going to get beat up anyway this winter so dont care, just curious.
Sep 16, 2008, 12:48 AM #9Member
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have a 6 1 dt. awesome board, very fast and snappy. but the tail delaminated after a few months. good luck with yours