by John Mc » Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:12 am
by drowningbitbybit » Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:32 am
John Mc wrote:I am 6'5" and weigh 15 stone / 95Kg / 210lbs and the board is 6'8" x 19 3/4 x 2 7/8
by John Mc » Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:55 am
drowningbitbybit wrote:John Mc wrote:I am 6'5" and weigh 15 stone / 95Kg / 210lbs and the board is 6'8" x 19 3/4 x 2 7/8
At 6'5 and 15st, that board would be quite a challenge - not impossible, plenty of people ride boards only a little taller (or even shorter) than they are, but you would need to be fairly competent to start with.
If you were asking "should I buy this board", I'd say no, find something with a bit more volume (21" wide) and a rounder shape - but as you've already got it, I'd say give it a few more goes and see whether you think its worth putting the effort in and going through a bit of frustration.
Not impossible, will just need a bit of time and effort
by IB_Surfer » Mon Jun 17, 2013 12:54 am
by Rickyroughneck » Mon Jun 17, 2013 1:22 am
by John Mc » Mon Jun 17, 2013 4:47 pm
themathteacher wrote:Ditto, the size is fine, your ability isn't. Hang on to the board, it will eventually be the right one.
Also, I always ask, what size fins you got on it?
by John Mc » Mon Jun 17, 2013 4:49 pm
Rickyroughneck wrote:Give it a wax and try again, report back.
by drowningbitbybit » Mon Jun 17, 2013 9:25 pm
John Mc wrote: I was thinking of taking the centre fin off and giving it a go?
by John Mc » Mon Jun 17, 2013 9:39 pm
drowningbitbybit wrote:John Mc wrote: I was thinking of taking the centre fin off and giving it a go?
Sure, give that a go - it won't work, but it'll be a valuable lesson in what that centre find does
by drowningbitbybit » Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:50 am
by IB_Surfer » Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:33 am
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