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Your favourite board brand?

Postby surfingmilzo » Sat Oct 27, 2012 8:57 pm

ello :)

Whats you guys favourite boards?

i like loads
-JS
-CI
-Lost
-pyzel
-gulf stream

Yours?
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby Philchapman » Sat Oct 27, 2012 10:59 pm

Dogs Bollocks.
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby Black » Sat Oct 27, 2012 11:04 pm

At the moment the two boards I ride the most are Royal & Diplock.
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby roberdy » Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:45 am

Royal and Glide fo shure
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby Obelix » Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:33 am

Don't have one (yet), but brand I'd most like to get hold of is a Royal. Some of his logs & pigs look so awesome that they've actually got me wanting to start longboarding come summertime, while his Simzers give me a permanent erection.

Channel Islands and Lost are the two brands that bore me most. There are so many of them around that I'd compare them to Fords or Toyotas, while the smaller brands like Empire, Royal and Hynson are the hand-made Bugattis and Lamborghinis.
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby surferireland » Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:39 am

Lambo & Bugatti - Volkswagens, just not as we know them Jim
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby Obelix » Mon Oct 29, 2012 10:17 am

surferireland wrote:Lambo & Bugatti - Volkswagens, just not as we know them Jim


Still handmade and quality, Big Fella
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby Vince Noir » Mon Oct 29, 2012 11:24 am

my two luke young shortboards are apparently bullet proof. great boards
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby REO » Mon Oct 29, 2012 1:41 pm

Fluid Juice.. :)
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby rodent » Mon Oct 29, 2012 1:43 pm

Glide
Boarddesign
Bing
Anderson
Mandala
Barland

:-D
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby smelly skater » Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:47 pm

DIPLOCK
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby Chai Wallah » Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:20 pm

Royal
empire
Glide
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby roberdy » Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:56 pm

Chai Wallah wrote:Royal
empire
Glide


nice, I have one of each :) :-D
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby burhou » Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:20 pm

Not sure Blackie would like his boards being described as a brand but Blacker surfboards for me.Great boards from a great guy.
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby Chai Wallah » Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:23 pm

roberdy wrote:
Chai Wallah wrote:Royal
empire
Glide


nice, I have one of each :) :-D



I am missing one, but Paul will probably get the next order if I don't get something special from California
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby lecky94 » Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:13 am

Empire
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby Chrisisted » Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:52 am

Empire, JP and hopefully Glide in a few weeks time
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby gavtheoldskater » Tue Oct 30, 2012 12:54 pm

the brand is irrelevant, its the shaper you should be thinking about. they are the artist, the label is just that.
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby Philchapman » Tue Oct 30, 2012 7:25 pm

Okay, so nobody else rates Dogs Bollocks? :lol: Or even remembers them? Oh well, I guess I'd better go for some more recent shapers/brands..... some of whose boards I've tried, and some I hope to try one day.
Chris Christenson, for shaping pretty much anything, and doing it well.
Campbell Bros. for sticking with the Bonzer through the years and coming up with the design in the first place. Magic boards.
Jeff McCallum for taking all the history and knowledge from his area and keeping it evolving. Great range of shapes.
Josh Hall, for being a really talented shaper, and keeping the lineage going.
Ryan Burch, for trying something different.
All the "hydrodynamica" shapers, for also trying something different, that obviously works.
Roy Stewart, just for being himself, and pushing lots of peoples buttons!
Pete Ryan, for making the best Compsands in the U.K., and for fixing my fin for me for free!
Manny Caro of Mandala, for making such great looking shapes.
Marc Andreini, for the speed/fun of the Vaquero.
Brian Hilbers....for the Hull influenced designs.
Spence kellogg/Paul Gross.... for reinterpreting "Sam", and their other Hulls.
Danny Hess, for making boards that last.
Nine Lights, for making boards that last.
Pete Ryan (again) for making boards that last.
Timberline, for making boards that last.
Ah, you know what?.... There are just too many great shapers out there to include all my favourites. There are enough great shapers to keep everyone happy.... But what about the materials that the boards are made from? Shit blanks and boards with a life of 6 months/1 year.... surely there's got to be more interest/investment in boards made from materials that LAST???
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby Werwulf1919 » Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:48 am

Chai Wallah wrote:Royal
empire
Glide


This :wink:
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby twinfin » Wed Oct 31, 2012 12:59 pm

firewire
nigel semmens
luke young
diplock
are my current boards and they all do good shapes that work . i guess we are lucky to have so many good boards on offer now.
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby artyk » Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:33 pm

blacker :-D
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby Archy_is_God » Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:56 pm

Lafarge or British Gypsum
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby browncurtains » Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:35 pm

Archy_is_God wrote:Lafarge or British Gypsum


I prefer old school ...
Minky HH40404103V classic

FTW...
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby Philshoz » Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:43 pm

Archy_is_God wrote:Lafarge or British Gypsum


Knauf............especially the 2500 X 600 for confined spaces.

Otherwise...............Wayne Lynch and Maurice Cole.
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby browncurtains » Thu Nov 01, 2012 5:17 pm

got to say loving my

7'7" Single fin Hipster Quad by Autarchy Surfboards ;)
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby dixie » Thu Nov 01, 2012 5:52 pm

had ,,,,
buntys
luke young
bob pearson
blackers
black and white
chris harris
doug haut
andreini
bob miller
michael junod
rusty
lost
royals and
GULFSTREAM

and for me its GULFSTREAM AND ROYAL A CLOSE 2ND
which is why i keep going back to jools......build a relationship with a shaper and he will make you what works for you
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby Archy_is_God » Thu Nov 01, 2012 6:54 pm

dixie wrote:......build a relationship with a shaper and he will make you what works for you[/i]


Yes!
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby smelly skater » Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:14 pm

Your having a relationship with jools :? :? :lol:
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Re: Your favourite board brand?

Postby surfrat » Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:28 pm

had a Lost and loved it, was an amazing board so they're in my favourites.
My Nexo....shaped by a guy who worked for Lost is also amazing

so anything from that stable has my seal of approval.

Had a Fluid Concept that i loved. Also a Resin8 that was awesome.
Jury out on the gulfstream, ain't had much chance to use it.
not too impressed at quality of my lady's Quiver yet.
never bothered with any other big names.
my next board will be made either by Gulfstream or Diplock I think...
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