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Old 5th May 2010, 08:28 AM   #1
Larsonaut
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Default Volume of next (smaller) board...

Love to get some advise on what size makes sense for my next board.

I weigh approx. 90kg, 190cm, and am a reasonable intermediate - nail most but not all jibes, and love speed. Learning to bump n jump. Sail mostly off Cape Cod in waters that get pretty choppy in high wind, with rolling swells/chop but no breaking waves.

Current Rides:

Futura 133 that I rig with a 9.0 - 7.5 - 6.5
Kombat 105 rigged with 7.5 - 6.5 (happiest size) - 5.6 - 5.0 (board is not happy, unbalanced. Maybe the sail, maybe my size, I dunno, it just doesn't feel good with 5.0.)

I need something for those (rare) days calling for a 5.5 - 4.x where the K105 just gets unbalanced and knocked around.

Looking at the Kode 86, maybe 80, maybe...?

Curious what overlap in sale range makes sense. Is that the right thing to think about?

Board Spec Sale Range
Futura 133 6.0 - 9.5
Kombat 105 5.0 - 7.0

Kode 86 4.0 - 6.0
Kode 80 3.5 - 5.5
Kode 74 3.3 - 5.3

Would the Kode 86 be my best choice, or would I get more range and not give much up to go with the K80? Or hell, the K74....?

Or an iSonic?

Thanks for your thoughts and advise!
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