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Old    Robert Garcia (ragboy)      Join Date: Aug 2007       02-29-2012, 3:25 PM Reply   
That duffy/shredstixx/chaos thread got me thinking. RJ and I love getting many different types of boards and seeing how they work behind our boat(s). Whether its RJ riding, or teaching a newb, which we love to do. So as a wakesurf boat owner, depending on who you ride with or how you surf, what is your Killer Quiver? Money not being a consideration, what would be the boards you felt you had to always have on your boat? No need to bash any brand or anything, just for fun.

I asked RJ, here is what he said:
  1. His favorite custom Soulcraft Jetty, probably the 4.8 fangtail at the moment. (3-2-1 twinzer setup)
  2. 4.8 SS Hazen, hopefully the new custom chaos version coming to replace the one he has been riding. Using same fins that CK Jr uses. Can't remember the name. The ones it came with didn't work well.

I was kinda surprised, thought he would add a couple more, but he said those are his favs, and that they surf so differently, its fun to go from one to the other. But he said he had a couple other for consideration.

  1. The new Walker Project Signature edition. It looks like it has evolved from the version he had, and he can't wait to try one, he loved his first one.
  2. Inland Surfer Sweet Spot Pro. He had a lot of fun on this board, and it surprised him a lot that it felt heavy, yet he could fly it well. For a production board, pretty cool.

Now for me as the host/boat owner, I have a lot more people to please. From my 6 yr old Jesse all the way up and then friends like Frank Wolter and Dennis.
  1. The Walker Project Grom with thruster setup. You can't beat this board for little ones, so light but performs well. Easy to flip, not very floaty. Jesse's favorite.
  2. Shredstixx Nano in thruster. Its too floaty for little ones like Jesse, and not as fast down the line as the Grom, but Thomas has great control with it, and he loves it. The thrusters on both of these boards are great because you can take out the back fin once the rider gets better, and its a new board.
  3. Soulcraft Jetty 4.10 with twinzer and additional back fin. This will ride guys in the low 200s with a big wake like ours and works great. The cool thing with this board is you put the back fin in and we taught many people on this board and SUPER stable. Then pop the back fin out and guys like RJ and Chase can seriously rip it up. The extra fin box may add a tad of drag or weight, but not enough to be noticeable to RJ.
  4. Inland Surfer Sweet Spot Pro and buy the extra fins. Same thing, put in all fins to teach, then pull them out to rip it up. This is a real fun board with everyone we have thrown it out to. This is also a great "boat board". Easy rides up to 250 or more on a decent wake, yet 150lb guy like RJ can rip it. Also easy to buy.
  5. The Walker Project Bazooka, like a 5.3 big enough for 350lbs. To date, haven't seen any big guy boards that make fat guys smile like the bazooka does. Oh yeah, tall heavy guys like SlimJim too. ;-)

Anyway, thats a long list, but we really do need all those boards with our large family and guests. Not trying to leave out skim or anything, just don't do that much unless mitch or sean is out with us. But no worries, what is your favorite board list for your boat? Remember, money is no object, only rackspace.
Old    jkw (lakesurfer)      Join Date: Jul 2009       02-29-2012, 9:00 PM Reply   
My board: Original Fly Boy. I still have not ridden a board that even compares (at least for me)
Boat board: Inland Surfer Blue Lake (quad fin). Still feel like an idiot for selling mine.

Boards I would like to spend more time on: Any that somebody will let me ride that are light and fast. There are so many good boards out now. Especially from the custom guys. My only issue is how $ they are becoming and how fragile they are.

Last edited by lakesurfer; 02-29-2012 at 9:02 PM.
Old    Robert Garcia (ragboy)      Join Date: Aug 2007       02-29-2012, 9:03 PM Reply   
yeah, that original flyboy was an amazing board. I still remember holding that thing out with an extended arm the first time, how light it is, and yet strong.
Old    Greg "The Hammer" (leaks)      Join Date: Oct 2005       03-01-2012, 8:52 AM Reply   
Heres a picture of my "Quiver"
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Old    Duffy Mahoney (duffymahoney)      Join Date: Sep 2008       03-01-2012, 8:54 AM Reply   
Wow greg. Being friends with Jerry must be nice
Old    Robert Garcia (ragboy)      Join Date: Aug 2007       03-01-2012, 12:55 PM Reply   
Thats pretty cool greg.
Old    Timmy! (timmyb)      Join Date: Apr 2007       03-01-2012, 12:55 PM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by duffymahoney View Post
Wow greg. Being friends with Jerry must be nice
No kidding! Easy $4k worth of boards...
Old    Frank Wolter (wofrankwo)      Join Date: Jul 2009       03-01-2012, 8:18 PM Reply   
We have the following boards: walker project custom bazooka, inland surfer green room, drew danielo pro carbon skimboard 60", hyperlite landlock, one of soul crafts first boards a blue 5' twin fin, smed wombat, original flyboy, custom shred stixx elevation, shred stixx elevation

need to get 2 more boards:

a skimboard for chris to compete on this year ..... all the ones he has tried he liked the danielo diamond tail the best

a smaller skim board for a boat board
Old    Chris Kinsey Sr. (Elite95)      Join Date: Feb 2011       03-02-2012, 5:58 AM Reply   
Slayshtank did a "quiver corner" a few years back. Here is a link. My favorite is Johnny. That has to be the best "quiver" of all time!
http://slayshtank.com/2010/06/quiver...-johnny-stieg/
http://slayshtank.com/2010/05/the-qu...the-elevation/
http://slayshtank.com/2010/03/quiver...der-alec-wood/
http://slayshtank.com/2010/02/quiver...der-jack-oman/
http://slayshtank.com/2010/02/the-qu...r-rebecca-ort/
Old    Greg "The Hammer" (leaks)      Join Date: Oct 2005       03-02-2012, 8:06 AM Reply   
Johnny does have some nice toys, but I only see three Wake Surf boards, and two ocean boards. The rest are just toys. How can you include a moto cross bike into your "Quiver"?
Old    Greg "The Hammer" (leaks)      Join Date: Oct 2005       03-02-2012, 8:11 AM Reply   
Quiver
Possession of a number of surfboards combining various lengths, templates, rockers, and bottom contours suited to varying types of surf. Surfing A-Z
Old    Greg Anderson (ReSession)      Join Date: Apr 2010       03-02-2012, 8:13 AM Reply   
I've accumulated a decent quiver, thinking of adding the Keenen Flegel Pro Model [*Not pictured: IS Blue Lake] - the board on the left is a Flyboy prototype from Jeff Walker he sent me late last Summer, and the Shred Stixx Custom was shaped by Rusty and has carbon fiber rails and iBeam. My favorite is the Flyboy prototype!
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Old    Frank Wolter (wofrankwo)      Join Date: Jul 2009       03-02-2012, 9:18 AM Reply   
We also have 6 ocean boards: 11'6" infinity longboard tandem, 9'2" playboy tribal longboard, 9' channel islands fish big guy shortboard, 6'5" bz shortboard thruster w/ glass on fins, 6'2" rusty piranha quad surf tech,merrick eagle wing 6'1" thruster

not so bad for being landlocked ...... picture of all would be pretty cool!!
Old    Robert Garcia (ragboy)      Join Date: Aug 2007       03-02-2012, 11:45 AM Reply   
@anderson nice pic and nice quiver! Nice to see them all lined up. I should take a picture of this one wall in our hay barn, kinda nuts.

@greg What dictionary did you find that in? ;-)
Old    Greg "The Hammer" (leaks)      Join Date: Oct 2005       03-02-2012, 11:54 AM Reply   
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Originally Posted by ragboy View Post
@anderson nice pic and nice quiver! Nice to see them all lined up. I should take a picture of this one wall in our hay barn, kinda nuts.

@greg What dictionary did you find that in? ;-)
http://www.ronjonsurfshop.com/surfingglossary.aspx
Old    Greg "The Hammer" (leaks)      Join Date: Oct 2005       03-02-2012, 11:56 AM Reply   
http://www.surfline.com/surfology/su...sary_index.cfm
Old    Robert Garcia (ragboy)      Join Date: Aug 2007       03-02-2012, 12:00 PM Reply   
@greg, thats great. I knew the term was used, but I didn't know it was actually bonified on the internets.
Old    Greg "The Hammer" (leaks)      Join Date: Oct 2005       03-02-2012, 12:03 PM Reply   
It's the real deal "Ho-Daddy"
Old    Greg "The Hammer" (leaks)      Join Date: Oct 2005       03-02-2012, 12:16 PM Reply   
http://www.yourdictionary.com/ho-daddy
Old    Harold Hemming (h20king)      Join Date: Dec 2009       03-03-2012, 6:48 AM Reply   
Here is ours.I have a custom soulcraft Jetty 5"0" a phase five Drew carbon XL and soon to have a custom soulcraft diamond fang tail.My wife has a soulcraft custom diamond fang tail and a shredstixx Rebeca Ort.Our boat board is an inland surfer green loogey carbon rail
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Old    Robert Garcia (ragboy)      Join Date: Aug 2007       03-03-2012, 2:33 PM Reply   
That centurion soulcraft is a sick looking board, that logo the way it is done came our amazing.
Old    itsme (itsme)      Join Date: Nov 2003       03-06-2012, 6:04 AM Reply   
Here is a snapshot of our lower level/surf storage area.

Missing from this pic are:Walker Signature 4'6"
Walker Signature 4'6" Wide Tail
Flyboy James Red /Orange Proto
Flyboy James Blue proto
Liquid Force Quad 4'8"
Liquid Force Dom 54"

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Old    Mitch (wakemitch)      Join Date: Jun 2005       03-06-2012, 7:42 AM Reply   
itsme, how are the Doum and TC Custom from liquid force? I havent had the chance to ride them yet.
How do they compare to high end Phase 5s?
Old    Johnny Stieg (jstieg)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-25-2012, 3:21 PM Reply   
here are a few of my boards i have used behind a boat. most work some not so much


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Old    Jo Shmoe (joeshmoe)      Join Date: Jan 2003       04-26-2012, 12:00 PM Reply   
some things should not be done sitting down
http://www.bikehacks.com/bikehacks/2...e-surfing.html
only in India
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xD2wf...=1&safe=active
Old    Anthonyv911 (tonyv420)      Join Date: Jul 2007       04-26-2012, 1:54 PM Reply   
My IS Black Pearl, for me
CWB Tsunami for newbies ( seems like I have never had anyone not be able to get up on this board)
Ronix Koal for whom ever wants to ride it.
And of course the Nubbin Ragboy gave me last year for beginners.
And if I can ever get some spare cash, a custom Soulcraft built just for me! ( surf style )
itsme, that is a great selection! are you sure this isn't the local surf shop?? J/K

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