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    Default Choosing Board Type For Sand Skimming

    Which qualities should I look for, i.e. 3/4 or 5/8, what type of rocker etc.

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    how much do you want to spend vic makes a flat land board which will be good for sand skimming but try to get a wave riding board. It is a lot more fun than riding the shore line. If you want i have a vic foamie for 100.
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    if all you want to do is sandskim then any wood board from publix or walmart will be fine.

    if you are trying to float out to waves and ride them, then you'll start needing a foam core board.

    that's not to say you can't ride waves with a wood board though....
    Then I would say.....Ha,ha,ha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve E View Post
    if all you want to do is sandskim then any wood board from publix or walmart will be fine.

    if you are trying to float out to waves and ride them, then you'll start needing a foam core board.

    that's not to say you can't ride waves with a wood board though....
    I seen the wood skims at walmart, they look like they would stick in the sand and most of them are twisted!
    Other than that, I can't think of any good wood skim companies.
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    If you're a serious sand skimmer and money isn't a real issue, DB Skimboards is your best place to start looking. http://dbskimboards.com/boards/ All their boards are really high quality maple and glide like a dream.

    You"re other option would possibly be Victoria's Matrix http://victoriaskimboards.com/boards/matrix.php or Victorias cheaper cousin, the traditional woody http://victoriaskimboards.com/boards/woody.php

    Hope this helps you out a bit and points you to some sort of direction...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Gordon View Post
    I seen the wood skims at walmart, they look like they would stick in the sand and most of them are twisted!
    Other than that, I can't think of any good wood skim companies.
    Oh! Oh! Oh! Oh! I know! I know! J Gordan Skimboards makes good wood skimboards!

    http://www.jgordonskimboards.com/
    Last edited by B.M.R.; 05-18-2011 at 05:01 PM. Reason: Forgot the link.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Gordon View Post
    I seen the wood skims at walmart, they look like they would stick in the sand and most of them are twisted!
    Other than that, I can't think of any good wood skim companies.
    haha i stand corrected.
    Then I would say.....Ha,ha,ha

 

 

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