random thoughts from slide65

"hand-shaping is critical to the evolution of the surfboard. It has been passed down from generation to generation... Hand-shaping really is the soul of the surfboard and in many ways the soul of surfing itself.
It will be a sad day if the hand-shaped surfboard ever goes away."
— Greg Noll

Category Archives: feedback

Hard at work

.   .   .   .   The recent period of highly usable well groomed swells have provided the ideal playground for product research and development. Here we see¬†Josh Daniel hard at work testing the noseriding capacities of his new log. Top loggers surfing together push style and board design to higher levels. Clean […]

Mini-simmons feedback

This is what Smiley Dave has just posted on his blog, regarding his mini-Simmons. Various folks have been asking how I’ve been getting on with my Mini-Simmons, so here’s the skinny 10+ surfs in. 7ft Mini (ish) Simmons by Slide65; Photo: Dave Barnwell First impressions were the Mini-Simmons is an effortless speed machine, and that […]