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supnorte

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10 ft of pure fun - Infinity New Deal (video)
« on: January 23, 2019, 07:11:33 AM »

Disclaimer: I'm the Portuguese distributor for Infinity (and other great SUP brands, like SIC and Black Project...)
I've recently had the chance to get my hands on a Infinity SUP New Deal 10'0 x 29" (139 L) and totally loved it. So much fun!
I had already tried this board before but only in a short session and not so fun waves. This times I did a couple of sessions in small but perfect conditions (it was a great week in Portugal, too bad supthecreek had an ankle injury).

The New Deal is the perfect example of a performance SUP Longboard (available in different sizes, widths, and volumes), and of course it surfs very differently from the common all-rounder or even intermediate level SUP. That's doesn't mean that in it's wider widhts and bigger volumes, this isn't a great board for someone trying to progress their abilities, since it's much easier to control, trim, manouver than a regular SUP.

My day to day board is the Infinity B-Line 7'11 x 27" (85 L) and I'm 1,80 m and about 73 kg (I'm guessing...) and I surfed that exact spot on the days before with the B-Line. Trying to compare a bit, I can say that the New Deal is easier to control on bottom-turns and carves than the B-Line (I think the wing bat tail plays in in this case) and I can do the same type of turns I was doing on the B-Line but less aggressive, and as with the B-Line, the board doesn't lose speed on turns even in small waves. With it's refined and thin rails and lightweight (I think the weight is a key factor in manouvering a big board) the New Deal is shredding machine. I also tried a few more classic longboard moves (walking around on the board, dropknee, etc), but I'm not a longboarder so I didn't do any real hang fives but I want to get there!

Hope you enjoyed the video!

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Re: 10 ft of pure fun - Infinity New Deal (video)
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2019, 07:45:05 AM »
what a nice day there, boy that looks fun!!!!

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Re: 10 ft of pure fun - Infinity New Deal (video)
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2019, 09:27:29 AM »
Recently installed a beeg fin in my Infinity New Deal 9'6" and waxed the Hexatraction!

Should be fun!
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Re: 10 ft of pure fun - Infinity New Deal (video)
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2019, 09:32:55 AM »
If only I could find a place to put a 10 foot board in my new place.

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Re: 10 ft of pure fun - Infinity New Deal (video)
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2019, 10:37:42 AM »
Recently installed a beeg fin in my Infinity New Deal 9'6" and waxed the Hexatraction!

How did this play out - Is it just MORE BETTER?

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Re: 10 ft of pure fun - Infinity New Deal (video)
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2019, 10:48:52 AM »
Beasho - Yep. It's been chilly here lately. Have hexa on three boards. Sliding around no fun.

Coldsup mentioned he waxed everything in the 1-3 C waters he plays in.

Light goes on. Sticky Bumps Original Base Coat step 1; step 2 Sticky Bumps Original Cold . Hexa completely covered.

Awesome! Mo bettah!
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Re: 10 ft of pure fun - Infinity New Deal (video)
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2019, 12:29:39 PM »
nice supnorte and can you send that lefty wave my way  8)

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Re: 10 ft of pure fun - Infinity New Deal (video)
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2019, 01:34:12 PM »
Recently installed a beeg fin in my Infinity New Deal 9'6"...

SupNorte  - vids like that keep me going through the winter   :D

MrBeeg - how do you like that 11" fin? I have the original fins on that board and wouldn't mind a little more stability...
Bullet V2; RS 14x26; New Deal 9'6; BluePlanet 9'4

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Re: 10 ft of pure fun - Infinity New Deal (video)
« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2019, 02:26:48 PM »
Dusk Patrol - Looks by your signature you also have the 9'6" New Deal. When I got it we had a series of huge waves.

Needless to say I used the stockers.  Carved on the open face up to DOH. PDLSFR and I had some fun.

Switched out to 2 + 1. Better than the stockers for tip time, but still not quite right.

Just installed the 11' sweeper which is a dead ringer for the fin in my Midget Farrelly 9'6" G & S
stringerless.

Guarantee I will post a report  the next time I get out.

All this renewed interest in Logging expressed here has been a refreshing off shore breeze of Aloha!


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Re: 10 ft of pure fun - Infinity New Deal (video)
« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2019, 06:23:29 PM »
I’ll look forward to your report out... thanks...
Bullet V2; RS 14x26; New Deal 9'6; BluePlanet 9'4

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Re: 10 ft of pure fun - Infinity New Deal (video)
« Reply #10 on: January 24, 2019, 11:06:00 AM »
Great video, I'm waiting patiently here for the new ones to come into the shop, glad to see you like it

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Re: 10 ft of pure fun - Infinity New Deal (video)
« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2019, 08:59:12 PM »
so whats the verdict using a single large fin on a new deal??
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Re: 10 ft of pure fun - Infinity New Deal (video)
« Reply #12 on: February 05, 2019, 06:59:46 AM »
Harder to turn. Sweet on the tip. It still only weighs 16.2 pounds however.

Gotta have quick feet. My suspicion is anyone with more than 145 pounds of skinny olde fahrte would benefit by the ballast!!
Let it come to you..
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SMIK Hipster Twin 9'2"
SMIK 8'8" Short Mac Freo Rainbow Bridge
Infinity 8'5" RNB
King's 8'2" Accelerator SharkBoy