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8'8" SMIK spitfire vs 8"10' Sunova placid

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Created by 100yearsold Saturday, 15 Feb 2020
100yearsold
4 posts
Saturday , 15 Feb 2020 5:08PM
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Have Been Using 9'5" spitfire and also 9'5" wide point and really enjoy both boards
looking at going to something a bit smaller
87 kegs 58 years old
would like stability and glide (ease of catching a wave)
surf small to medium only at this stage ( Cottesloe, mettem pool and Yallingup
cheers

backbeach
NSW, 17 posts
Saturday , 15 Feb 2020 8:15PM
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Hey champ could you give us some feedback on your 9'5"s especially the spitfire. I'm similar specs to you and am interested in a board I can feel stable enough on to help me advance from gumby status.
The smaller Smik boards look pretty enticing are they in your sights?

Nugdam
QLD, 381 posts
Saturday , 15 Feb 2020 7:31PM
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backbeach said..
Hey champ could you give us some feedback on your 9'5"s especially the spitfire. I'm similar specs to you and am interested in a board I can feel stable enough on to help me advance from gumby status.
The smaller Smik boards look pretty enticing are they in your sights?


If you are after a smaller easy board to use. I reckon a 9'2 x 29 hipster longboard would be an awesome step down. They are incredibly stable for there width.

So fun to throw around as well.





Scotchman72
QLD, 119 posts
Saturday , 15 Feb 2020 8:14PM
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100yearsold said..
Have Been Using 9'5" spitfire and also 9'5" wide point and really enjoy both boards
looking at going to something a bit smaller
87 kegs 58 years old
would like stability and glide (ease of catching a wave)
surf small to medium only at this stage ( Cottesloe, mettem pool and Yallingup
cheers


hi mate have you considered the 8'10 ShortMac -Smik, aslo have 8'10 Creek and 10.6 Nalu
just offloaded the 8'10 Hipster at 32 wide and 140ltr to much corky float for my weight great board through
Im 85kg 6ft its a great board

100yearsold
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Saturday , 15 Feb 2020 6:38PM
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backbeach said..
Hey champ could you give us some feedback on your 9'5"s especially the spitfire. I'm similar specs to you and am interested in a board I can feel stable enough on to help me advance from gumby status.
The smaller Smik boards look pretty enticing are they in your sights?


Love the spitfire 9'5
very forgiving
good stability when the wind get up...
good glide to catch waves
fun board

100yearsold
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Saturday , 15 Feb 2020 6:40PM
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Scotchman72 said..

100yearsold said..
Have Been Using 9'5" spitfire and also 9'5" wide point and really enjoy both boards
looking at going to something a bit smaller
87 kegs 58 years old
would like stability and glide (ease of catching a wave)
surf small to medium only at this stage ( Cottesloe, mettem pool and Yallingup
cheers



hi mate have you considered the 8'10 ShortMac -Smik, aslo have 8'10 Creek and 10.6 Nalu
just offloaded the 8'10 Hipster at 32 wide and 140ltr to much corky float for my weight great board through
Im 85kg 6ft its a great board


Haven't heard a lot about the short mac
would like yo know your thoughts on both the Boards you have
the creek and the short mac



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