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Indo trip with 2018 Smook Shredder MK2

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Created by vendeavours Thursday, 12 Oct 2017
vendeavours
VIC, 277 posts
Thursday , 12 Oct 2017 9:12PM
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Rider weight : 75>80
Age : 59
Style : Wave ,been surfing from a
Age of 16
Build Q : 9/10
Satisfaction : Stoked
Disclosure: Designer/ Owner/
Rider (99% Board
sales go to local Australian
businesses Vic surf board / glass
laminater Sydney blanks , cloth
,Epoxy,Cad machines

Had great trip to Indo this year
and lucky to pick up two new designed Smook Shredder MK2
5'2"x 18.75 x 2.31" 27Lts
5'5" x 18.75 x 2.31" 29 Lts
Have designed these boards with
more Lts than normally would use
I was amazed & stoked how clean
& easy the 5'2" was to use for the 1st time in 3 >6ft waves with fully
lit 10 m V4 Reo .Due to my normal board I ride is 20 Lt 5'6" surf board shape or 5'2" Shredder MK1 23 Lts The planning hull design & reduced
tail width with flyers and step in rails with thinner rail for tuning ,better up wind and hand grip if required Also used 5'5" for surfing in the mornings This board was very fast and this could be my go to board for
traveling surf &kite The 5'2 " has
strapp plugs but I would not use them it is so stable and so mutch fun unstrapped
Happy Shredding
Pics from Indo on 5'2" board




toppleover
QLD, 1207 posts
Thursday , 12 Oct 2017 8:53PM
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Great looking boards,but I personally would be keen for something with less sharp edges - more like the FW Evo shape.

I'll def be getting in touch with you guys for my next board.

Approx price & build time please?

vendeavours
VIC, 277 posts
Thursday , 12 Oct 2017 10:17PM
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toppleover said..
Great looking boards,but I personally would be keen for something with less sharp edges - more like the FW Evo shape.

I'll def be getting in touch with you guys for my next board.

Approx price & build time please?


Thanks Toppleover Not a problem they are custom boards Have tried Evo and Vader which are great boards and my MK1 I was trying to improve / design for kitesurfing
Have email you price etc

charliewest
QLD, 4 posts
Friday , 13 Oct 2017 10:28AM
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How do these boards compare to the Firewire range vader/vanguard/evo?

vendeavours
VIC, 277 posts
Friday , 13 Oct 2017 1:54PM
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charliewest said..
How do these boards compare to the Firewire range vader/vanguard/evo?


Have not had chance to compare on water but will try soon It has planning hull of Evo and thinner rails so should be better on turns and same up wind and waves it same Vader for wave size Have used at Indo well over head



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