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wrybread

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Any details on this PSH All Arounder?
« on: February 16, 2017, 10:59:21 AM »
I just bought a 9'6" Paddle Surf Hawaii "All Arounder" off Craigslist, couldn't resist the $650 and pristine condition. I'm wondering if anyone knows any details on it? It has a different tail than all the other PSH All Arounders I've seen so I'm wondering if its an early design?

I've had one session on it in crappy windswell and its a fun cruisey board, plenty stable for me and I'm 6' and 210 pounds. Not a barge but also not a potato chip. I haven't had it in proper conditions yet but it was surprisingly turney even with my absurdly wrong fin setup.

It came with a tiny little 4" or so single fin, and I forgot to bring spares, so that was challenging, but ultimately fun. Sideways takeoffs!

And does anyone have any fin setup recommendations? I'll probably run it as a thruster.

And those stickers are heading for the trash!

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Re: Any details on this PSH All Arounder?
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2017, 11:06:40 AM »
I had one 5 yrs ago, fun all around board.  I found it worked best for me with a 7" center and 4" sides.   I mostly surf CA central coast beach breaks and reefs with lots of water moving.   built to last, kinda wish I had it back.   I am looking for PSH 12' gun in good condition if any one knows of one available.   enjoy the board.

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Re: Any details on this PSH All Arounder?
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2017, 11:09:25 AM »
>  I am looking for PSH 12' gun in good condition if any one knows of one available.   

Ha that's the board that gave me my love for PSH boards. Love that board. I also have the Jimmy Lewis Bombora, which is a very similar shape with a touch more rocker. I love that board too, and have been grabbing it on big days over the PSH, so you might want to include that in your search.

I'm in Northern California, surfing mostly beach breaks too.

Thanks for the tips on the fins.

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Re: Any details on this PSH All Arounder?
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2017, 11:55:55 AM »
Probably an older model, they added quad boxes  on later models. 7" center and 4" sides sounds about right to me, that's about what I use on our 10'6 PSH AA.

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Re: Any details on this PSH All Arounder?
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2017, 01:25:52 PM »
This is about an 8yo 9-2 allarounder. Yours must be older than that as Blane had become a quad believer by then. I've got 4 allarounders and they all work as quads or singles. Good luck with the fin puzzle.


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Re: Any details on this PSH All Arounder?
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2017, 01:39:34 PM »
Nice score for $650...can't go wrong with that especially in such good condition.
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Re: Any details on this PSH All Arounder?
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2017, 01:41:14 PM »
Agreed, score. I actually had to haggle up to $700 since I couldn't pick it up for 3 days and there's no way it was going to last. And plus I'm the world's worst haggler.

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Re: Any details on this PSH All Arounder?
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2017, 02:20:34 PM »
Great Board!!!! Enjoyed mine for years before I finally sold it! Sometimes I still  wish I had it in the quiver.... Here's an old post about the PSH's
http://www.standupzone.com/forum/index.php/topic,9501.msg82986.html#msg82986

 


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