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Re: Jimmy Lewis Super Frank?
« Reply #45 on: June 13, 2018, 11:56:47 AM »
JL Super Frank 8’6” x 32
NSP Surf Wide 8’10”
Fanatic Allwave 9’2”
NSP Cocomat 14’

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Re: Jimmy Lewis Super Frank?
« Reply #46 on: June 13, 2018, 11:58:04 AM »
Hi all,

I’ve had the 8’6 x32’ SF for a month or so and can say it’s the best sup I’ve owned to date.  I find it extremely maneuverable, easily pumps down the line and easy to turn.  Backside surfing is great, s-turns and cutbacks rebounding off the whitewater feels easier than any board I’ve owned.  This is the smallest sup I’ve had so I’m sure the shorter length makes turning and such easier.  Paddles great and like someone mentioned I can paddle hard for a wave and not worry about digging the rail.  Unlike others I only ride one board and this is the “one”, it’s a keeper for me for sure.  I have no plans on going shorter or narrower because I ride one board I want stability in all conditions and this SF gives me that.  The insert handle is the best and the board is light.  I ride it as a quad plus a true Ames small fin.  I’ve heard JimmyLewis sups are bullet proof so I was surprised it sustained two small dents on the upper deck not sure how.  I’ve since covered the deck with RSPro patches and rail guard, I want this one to last.

Me: 54 yrs old, 5’9 ish, 205,fairly fit.  Regular surfer for over 30 y, sup surf 5.
JL Super Frank 8’6” x 32
NSP Surf Wide 8’10”
Fanatic Allwave 9’2”
NSP Cocomat 14’

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Re: Jimmy Lewis Super Frank?
« Reply #47 on: June 13, 2018, 11:59:42 AM »
Haha, not sure what happened but the above pic and review got separated!  Sorry for the confusion.
JL Super Frank 8’6” x 32
NSP Surf Wide 8’10”
Fanatic Allwave 9’2”
NSP Cocomat 14’

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Re: Jimmy Lewis Super Frank?
« Reply #48 on: June 13, 2018, 12:51:18 PM »
LB congrats on finding the one. I noticed the denting on JL boards. There wouldn't be cracks or creases or chips, but sometimes little dents, But even then, not many and not often.     
Bullet V2; RS 14x26; New Deal 9'6; BluePlanet 9'4

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Re: Jimmy Lewis Super Frank?
« Reply #49 on: June 14, 2018, 08:38:11 AM »
review??

Badger posted on for the 7'6 regular somewhere on here.

This is the review I did back in December.  It's my favorite board for small days up to about head high.

https://www.standupzone.com/forum/index.php/topic,32873.msg369422.html#msg369422

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Jimmy Lewis Super Frank 7'6 x 31" 115L
Sunova Flow 8'10 X 31" 119L (Low volume version)
Jimmy Lewis M-12'6" X 28" 237L
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Re: Jimmy Lewis Super Frank?
« Reply #50 on: June 14, 2018, 09:00:16 AM »
Yeah, I think I'm going with the 7'6 lean, the 100L scares me a bit, but........given the width and the shape, I think it will be a bit more forgiving than a traditional shape at 100L. I'd rather have a bit of challenge early on then get a board and think that it's too wide or too long.
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8'8" JL SuperTech 
10'1" JL Black and Blue
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