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Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 31st December 2008, 10:56 PM
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Posted By flipper
Hey: I was wondering if you could offer us an...

Hey: I was wondering if you could offer us an updated review of the 10.5 and maybe how it compares to any other SUP boards you have ridden. What's great about the 10.5? What's maybe not so great? ...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 24th December 2008, 07:49 PM
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Posted By flipper
you're so right about the sweet spot. it's...

you're so right about the sweet spot. it's larger on the 11.2, of course, but in both instances what i find interesting is how big and huge a difference it makes when you're standing in the right...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 23rd December 2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By flipper
val: i think you're right regarding different...

val: i think you're right regarding different approaches. the hawaiian pro designs referred to is, i believe, make by longboard legend donald takayama and while it may be the same volume as the...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 9th December 2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By flipper
Thanks, Wardog. I fall to my knees quite a lot...

Thanks, Wardog. I fall to my knees quite a lot so it sounds like the new surface texture prolly wouldn't be the thing for me.
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 7th December 2008, 01:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By flipper
Wardog: What's your opinion of the AST Classic...

Wardog: What's your opinion of the AST Classic surface?
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 1st December 2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By flipper
Er ah well okay, the secret is out but not by a...

Er ah well okay, the secret is out but not by a whole bunch. John: when do you think we'll get the first riders' reports? I'd like to buy one of these boards but not without hearing some pros and...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 21st November 2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By flipper
Come on, John H, don't be shy, weigh on in here! ...

Come on, John H, don't be shy, weigh on in here! You must be hearing something about the 10-3, or am I wrong?
And also: what's this AST Classic surface I hear about? Is it soft on the knees or...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 14th November 2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By flipper
Thanks you, Wardog. Just to try to get a little...

Thanks you, Wardog. Just to try to get a little better understanding: What does the Drive do as well or better than the UB and what does it do less better, er, um, less well, I mean, you know what I...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 13th November 2008, 04:44 AM
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Views: 793
Posted By flipper
hey john et al: any 10.5 Drive news?

Just curious if you (or anybody else here) has taken one of the new 10.5s for a spin or knows anything about it -- not so much in terms of its shape but in terms of its riding characteristics, etc...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 16th September 2008, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By flipper
i have the 11-2 as well and really love the...

i have the 11-2 as well and really love the longboard feel of that thing, as well as how it noserides. i guess what i'm trying to do is duplicate that feeling in a shorter board -- which is maybe a...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 15th September 2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By flipper
Better noseriding on the 9-8?

Anyone have some fin selection tips to make the 9-8 easier to noseride than it already is? Most noseriding longboarders don't use side bites, going single fin only. But the 9-8 has a pretty wide...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 10th September 2008, 08:40 PM
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Views: 535
Posted By flipper
I'm pretty sure they don't come w/ the board. at...

I'm pretty sure they don't come w/ the board. at least they didn't with mine, nor with anyone else's that i know of. been some complaints about that.

in a related matter -- is anyone going with...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 28th August 2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,569
Posted By flipper
hey jim: great responses from you, just as i've...

hey jim: great responses from you, just as i've come to expect. meanwhile, in your sig line, unless it's a one-off mistake in the post just above, you need to add a com. to www.extremewindsurfing,...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 18th July 2008, 12:39 AM
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Views: 818
Posted By flipper
thanks, bob!

thanks, bob!
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 17th July 2008, 06:09 PM
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Views: 818
Posted By flipper
so, do you think oxidation would only happen to...

so, do you think oxidation would only happen to the wood finish bottom boards? my sportech has a regular (red) bottom, but i've been worrying about leaving it on my car ever since i read your june...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 6th June 2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,498
Posted By flipper
from my reading of john hibbard's texts, he's...

from my reading of john hibbard's texts, he's been nothing but pleasant and as helpful as he can be given that that the situation is just now unfolding. i haven't seen any shouting. i haven't seen...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 5th June 2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,498
Posted By flipper
great responses from jim and john here. what's...

great responses from jim and john here. what's been said has put my mind at ease and, in my case at least, the issue to sleep, albiet maybe not entirely to sleep with the fishes. good going, guys. ...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 5th June 2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,498
Posted By flipper
john: it's very heartening to see you behaving in...

john: it's very heartening to see you behaving in such a stand-up manner (haha) in regards to alap's issues. it'll be interesting to see how it all plays out.
in terms of getting boards back to...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 4th June 2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By flipper
Jonysan: see http://tinyurl.com/6387xc John:...

Jonysan: see http://tinyurl.com/6387xc

John: how do you line your center fin up in relationship to the GL's?
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 4th June 2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,498
Posted By flipper
What this suggests to me, and I may be wrong, is...

What this suggests to me, and I may be wrong, is that if the design team is looking into this kind of thing, then there is probably some kind of design or manufacturer's flaw; which is a bummer for...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 2nd June 2008, 02:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By flipper
thanks, john. i appreciate the response. now i...

thanks, john. i appreciate the response. now i think i'll post the same question over on the maui board and see if i can't get a few more answers there ...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 31st May 2008, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By flipper
ideal 9-8 fin configurations?

Any ideas about ideal fin configurations for the 9-8, especially for the first month or two of owning one -- ie, maybe less performance in return for more stability and more side-to-side yaw control?...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 24th March 2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By flipper
ade: you write: "I use a carry harness on long...

ade: you write: "I use a carry harness on long hauls that packs up and attaches to my leash." is this a commercial product or a homemade solution? got a picture or a link or a how-to?
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 8th March 2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,939
Posted By flipper
mike: i took out my brand-new werner 82" paddle...

mike: i took out my brand-new werner 82" paddle for the first time yesterday, too, and like you say -- wow, what a difference having the right paddle is. and it's not like i came from a heavy...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 6th March 2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,939
Posted By flipper
wardog: thanks for weighing in re my 12-6! also,...

wardog: thanks for weighing in re my 12-6! also, i gather from what you say that you might concur with john re the differences between the starboard 11-2 and the jimmy 11? the idea of more glide and...
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