Have been riding a 6'10" spitfire and just recently a 6'3" baked which I really enjoy. I'm 62 years young ,classed as fit to very fit and have been surfing 30years. The BP has really opened up a whole new dimension in short board surfing for me,which I enjoy.On the volume calculator I fall within the 44 to 49ltr range. I am thinking changing my board sizes down to round the 50 to 52 litre volume, like this. 601 BP,606 Potatnator,7'Hellfire . I like a bit of volume as at times I can be a little slow to my feet.The 6'10 spit has cured this so I feel I don't want to go too low in volume ,even though the calculator says I could go 5'11" BP and a lot lower in the Potatnator.We are blessed with good surf in our area in NZ ,points and reefs that give me quality waves at least 3 days a week. I would appreciate any feed back. Thanks.
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Dr. Emmett Brown
- Nov 2011
6'0 - 175lbs - 30yrs - SoCal -
503 TG Baked Potato - 506 RF Potatonator - 506 WRF Vanguard - 510 FST Unibrow - 600 FST Michel Bourez - 600 FST Alternator - 602 FST Alternator Round - 603 FST Artillery
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- Aug 2012
5'8" - 170lbs / 172cm - 77kg
503 x 21.25 x 2.4, 32.4L Baked Potato TG (pending), Futures
504 x 21.50 x 2.5 , 35.7L Sweet Potato FST, Jordy + Q400
508 x 20 x 2.4, 31L SpitFire FST, FEA Techflex
Fin Tree: EA Techflex, Jordy Smith L, MulCoy 5-fin, Deviant Fin, QD400 Rears
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