New Surfboard

Discussion in 'All Discussions' started by samsurf33, May 9, 2013.

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  1. samsurf33

    samsurf33 Member

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    Feb 25, 2013
    I am thinking about getting a new board. What are your favorite Channel Islands boards or others that you like better?
     
  2. es-dot

    es-dot Well-Known Member

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    Jan 20, 2013
    haydenshapes hypto krypto "magic board" and the shred sled also by hayden. i have both and love them.
     

  3. shacktime00

    shacktime00 Active Member

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    Jan 13, 2013
    Where did you get your hypto-krypto? It says your from the philly area and thats where I am also so any shops or dealers you know of would be great.
     
  4. es-dot

    es-dot Well-Known Member

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    Jan 20, 2013
    heritage in margate nj they have a few in stock,heritage is the only spot i get my boards really good ppl.
     
  5. Dune

    Dune Well-Known Member

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    May 7, 2013
    SUPERbrand's are awesome, They're all I ride. They're solid and last a long time. I'd recommend going short, i'm 6'3 and ride a 5'8. Also they have some of the best people on their team.
     
  6. samsurf33

    samsurf33 Member

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    Feb 25, 2013
    what models are the best? i am about 5'11-6 feet and intermediate surfer
     
  7. LBCrew

    LBCrew Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2009
    Last edited: May 10, 2013
  8. samsurf33

    samsurf33 Member

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    Feb 25, 2013
    I was thinking of probably getting a channel islands board
     
  9. santiago58

    santiago58 Well-Known Member

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    Feb 5, 2011
    sunrise in cherry hill stocks haydens, right over the bridge from you on rt 70
     
  10. DrDarkMatter

    DrDarkMatter Active Member

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    May 5, 2013
    I love my Stretch Fletcher four fin. As far as Channel Islands go, I really like the Fred Rubble.
     
  11. jchafard

    jchafard Well-Known Member

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    Aug 10, 2011

    Any reason? There are a ton of shapers out there with the same quality/shapes as Merrick's designs. It'd be silly to think "I only want a Channel Islands."

    Look at Roberts and Vernor.. Awesome shapes.
     
    Last edited: May 11, 2013
  12. West Surfboards

    West Surfboards Member

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    Oct 11, 2011
    Order from someone actually surf , the Fly Cockroach rips, Mysto, insane for small conditions and the FU in the pocket surfing. Airhead is great all round board. or for some real waves the WNS.
    http://www.westsurfboards.com/
     
  13. Thewaternerd

    Thewaternerd Well-Known Member

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    Feb 16, 2013
    What types of waves are you surfing?
    Small Mush-Dumpster diver New flyer or Weirdo Ripper and motor boat 2
    Head high on up-DFR kills it Semi pro 12 looks good also
    All around- Fred rubble and MAYBE the new T low
    Hope it helped
     
  14. JERSEYboarder

    JERSEYboarder Well-Known Member

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    Jun 30, 2009
    wow no recommendations for a roy stuart yet? ;) but i recently picked up the "INLET" from green light in manasquan nj and am in love with it its a great board and rides well in all that i have ridden it in so far!
     
  15. tuggernuts

    tuggernuts Active Member

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    Apr 30, 2013
    Check out the Rickland Shred Sled, Iv had 2 of them. Best all round board iv owned. He's got many other models too I liked.

    http://www.ricklandsurfboards.com/shortboards-shred-sled.php

    He can build you a custom board and ship it to you for less then going to your local shop and buying one off the rack. Hes easy to deal with, just call him up, tell him how you surf and what you are looking for in a board and he'll work with you to get you exactly what you want.
     
  16. meatloaf

    meatloaf Well-Known Member

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    Nov 30, 2011
    ply wood (painted)
     
  17. Kahuna Kai

    Kahuna Kai Well-Known Member

    Dec 13, 2010
    Hynson black knight quad. Sickest board I ever owned.
     
  18. Erock

    Erock Well-Known Member

    Aug 6, 2011
    I've never been happy with the SUPER glass jobs. I have a 6'3" Vapor that used to be my daily driver, love the shape but it'll get a pressure if you merely look at it the wrong way.

    So, since no one else has thrown this out: GET A COIL
     
  19. Kahuna Kai

    Kahuna Kai Well-Known Member

    Dec 13, 2010
    Everyone is hyping COIL around here. Is it that great of a surfboard?
     
  20. samsurf33

    samsurf33 Member

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    Feb 25, 2013
    I'm also looking for a board that is not very expensive so does any body know a good board for a lowish price?