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Any info about this board?
« on: January 07, 2022, 08:28:49 PM »
I just picked up this sexy board today, wondering if anyone has any info about it?

The person I bought it from guesses it's from about 2012. It's super pristine, far too pristine for me, ha.

Dimensions are written as 10' x 23" x 29" x 17 6/8" x 4 1/8"

Sure is purdy. I'm hoping it's a good replacement for my beloved old Naish Nalu that was 10'6" x 28" (the older narrower model). I loved that board but I recently snapped it and I stalled out on the repair. Hoping this one is a similar nimble feeling longboard.


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Re: Any info about this board?
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2022, 09:18:37 PM »
That is a great find!
Blue Planet Duke: 10'5" x 32" x 4.5" @ 190 Liters (2 Dukes)
Sup Sports Hammer: 8'11" x 31" x 4" @ 140 Liters
SUP Sports One World: 11'1" x 30" x 4.5" @ 173 Liters
CJ Nelson Parallax: 9'3" x 23 1/2" x 3 3/16" @ 78.8 Liters (prone surfing longboard; Thunderbolt Technologies build in Red construction)

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Re: Any info about this board?
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2022, 09:28:09 PM »
I just picked up this sexy board today, wondering if anyone has any info about it?

The person I bought it from guesses it's from about 2012. It's super pristine, far too pristine for me, ha.

Dimensions are written as 10' x 23" x 29" x 17 6/8" x 4 1/8"

Sure is purdy. I'm hoping it's a good replacement for my beloved old Naish Nalu that was 10'6" x 28" (the older narrower model). I loved that board but I recently snapped it and I stalled out on the repair. Hoping this one is a similar nimble feeling longboard.

Did you get it from this guy??

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Re: Any info about this board?
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2022, 12:53:47 AM »
Ha great pic! So psyched to try this board.

And I found this:

https://www.mensjournal.com/adventure/longboard-spotlight-laird-standup/

130 liters, looks like I'm going to be doing some swimming.

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« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2022, 03:03:14 AM »
I think the board model you have is the one Laird is using in this video, but in the video I think the board does not have a deck pad and it might be a 10'6" length.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dcuw4xGLaNk
Blue Planet Duke: 10'5" x 32" x 4.5" @ 190 Liters (2 Dukes)
Sup Sports Hammer: 8'11" x 31" x 4" @ 140 Liters
SUP Sports One World: 11'1" x 30" x 4.5" @ 173 Liters
CJ Nelson Parallax: 9'3" x 23 1/2" x 3 3/16" @ 78.8 Liters (prone surfing longboard; Thunderbolt Technologies build in Red construction)

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Re: Any info about this board?
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2022, 04:35:57 AM »
Excellent find! Early Laird board designed by Bob Pearson, Pearson Arrow, Santa Cruz. All the info is right in front of you. Epoxy, looks like a repaired broken fin box. Other than that, He shoots, he scores!

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Re: Any info about this board?
« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2022, 08:17:09 AM »
Everyone I've known that owned or owns this board raves about it's surfability.  I demo'd one at Doheny, and loved it.  Surfed great, nose rides like a dream. They are quite thin and fragile near the nose so don't go off-road during noserides, but other than that, it's a keeper for sure.

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Re: Any info about this board?
« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2022, 08:39:35 AM »
Yeah, this is mine, and loved it when I was still SUPing before that dang foiling came along. :)


One of two SUP surf boards I still have, that I can't seem to bring myself to get rid of.
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Me: 6'1"/185...5'1" Kings Foil Board...5'4" Kings Wing Board...9'6" Bob Pearson "Laird Noserider"...14' Lahui Kai "Manta"...8'0" WaveStorm if/when the proning urges still hit.

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Re: Any info about this board?
« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2022, 07:08:15 AM »
Quiver Shaped by: Joe Blair, Blane Chambers, Kirk McGinty, and Bob Pearson.
Me: 195#, 6'2"

 


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