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Old     (tn_rider)      Join Date: Dec 2009       04-06-2016, 6:43 PM Reply   
I'm having trouble finding the right board for me. I like smaller skim boards. I don't want something so slick I can't stand up on it and I don't want want something so sticky I can't break it loose. I also want something that I'm not constantly having to push to keep up(I know part has to do with the wave). Some boards on the same wave keep me in the pocket easier than others. I don't want to constantly work. I'm 5'9 180 pounds. I also don't want to spend more than $600-650 if possible. Thanks!
Old     (granddaddy53)      Join Date: Dec 2013       05-02-2016, 6:22 AM Reply   
Love my liquid force happy pill, it finds the wave for you , but ridiculously fragile epoxy board, love that board, the name is right as it consistently makes me smile on every single ride, I sh** you not. You can break it loose, do anything you want. I use the two small fins( that come spare, removed the back two fins and replaced with these)in the back holes, 2 big fins in next to forward holes as my setup
Old     (granddaddy53)      Join Date: Dec 2013       05-02-2016, 6:37 AM Reply   
At 5.9 180, you could use any board of any size, learning great surfing technique is a lot more important than board choice, but most focus on the board instead of improving their surfing and tuning their wake, next weekend I am going to try and surf my 44 inch wake skate to prove it
Old     (CarFanatic5)      Join Date: Apr 2010       05-02-2016, 7:34 AM Reply   
as far as skims go.

I'd look at phase 5 diamond daniello, inland surfer keenan skim, or victory skims. all those in my opinion are the best and fastest skims I've ridden.
Old     (wakemitch)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-02-2016, 8:32 AM Reply   
You can pick up a full carbon Victoria for $599, or the same shape in e-glass for $529. They are really stable for skimboards because the thin rail cuts and hold in the wake better.
Old     (CarFanatic5)      Join Date: Apr 2010       05-02-2016, 8:36 AM Reply   
I meant victoria, not victory skims.
Old     (SS_Hooke102)      Join Date: Sep 2011       05-02-2016, 7:51 PM Reply   
Hyperlite hifi! Super gnarly board. You should check it out.

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