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    1. 04-09-2010 05:07 PM #376
      I weigh about 155 so I guess a lighter flex as I don't need the board to be super stiff.
      GLi : M3 : CX5
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      04-09-2010 08:13 PM #377
      Hey everyone, this is my first post on vw vortex!
      I started longboarding as trasportation around my college campus, and I met others who cruise around campus so now its a daily thing!
      I surf a 8'2 Dolsey short longboard
      and I skate a 44" Arbor blunt koa with sector 9 trucks and wheels
      wake, bake, and skate all day everyday

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      04-09-2010 11:43 PM #378
      Quote, originally posted by MOKO1.8t »
      and I skate a 44" Arbor blunt koa with sector 9 trucks and wheels
      wake, bake, and skate all day everyday

      welcome...as i told danny_16v...good man [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      hows the arbor ride? my buddy just got one but im waiting to actually get to ride it.
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      04-10-2010 10:33 AM #379
      Quote, originally posted by dosmas »
      welcome...as i told danny_16v...good man [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      hows the arbor ride? my buddy just got one but im waiting to actually get to ride it.

      Thanks man
      the arbor is pretty stiff and rides amazing for cruising, Im not big into sliding so I dunno about that...
      Its got a big tail and concave for versatility. I can kickflip it on a good day, boneless 180 fingerflip on a bad day.
      I love it [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      Ide take a picture but my phone commited suicide on a ferry a few days ago


      Modified by MOKO1.8t at 7:36 AM 4-10-2010

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      04-12-2010 03:44 PM #380
      nice. arbor doesnt make boards for sliding. they mostly seem to be cruising and carving boards. nothing wrong with that though. got to ride an arbor pintail the other day and i most say its very clean and a good looking board. arbor= [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
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    6. 04-15-2010 01:37 PM #381
      Quote, originally posted by danny_16v »
      Where did you get your Dervish? I want to get one, where do they sell them for the best price?

      Danny
      Sorry for the late reply. I haven't been here in a while. I ordered my Dervish from MUIR SKATE http://www.muirskate.com They had the best price I found and the service was awesome. Scott assembled and shipped my board the same day I ordered. The ride is awesome. If you have questions don't hesitate to call him. He was very helpful.
      As dosmas mentioned, the new Tan Tien from loaded may also be worth a look.
      my complete consists of:
      Dervish F1
      Paris 180
      Otang In Heat Orange
      Venom BD yellow(board) Orange (road)
      Garver ceramic bearings.
      -matt



      Modified by !mCm! at 10:57 AM 4/15/2010

    7. 06-13-2010 07:59 PM #382
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      06-13-2010 11:09 PM #383
      holy wideness!
      specs?
      nice graphic too.
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      07-26-2010 10:18 PM #384
      It is one of the original Sector 9 Pintails. It originally came with Tracker B2's and ~65mm Sector 9 wheels, but that photo it's setup with wide Originals and ABEC 11 wheels of some type. The Originals make for some really sick carving, you can get the rail of the board almost all the way on the ground.

      Anyway, just the other day I was going through my garage and decided to take this out. It's a birch wood Madrid on old Tracker B2's and soft Commet wheels of some type. Rolls like a tank, although if it were maple it would ride a little smoother. Still makes for a great mellow cruiser non the less.





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      07-27-2010 07:27 PM #385
      sweet pics. been wanting some originals for awhile now...no doubt that the rail of the board goes to the ground!
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      07-28-2010 11:59 PM #386
      Yeah. I wish I could find another pintail like that old Sector 9. It started to crack a few years ago so it's been rellegated to wall hanger status.
      It was the PERFECT pintail though.

      I also have one of the original Cosmic Riders which started to crack as well. Never was a big fan of the board, but I love the graphics. Everything Sector 9 makes now a days looks cheesy as hell (even if the decks themselves are alright).
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    12. 08-11-2010 10:17 AM #387
      I am looking into getting an Arbor Pin koa. The board is the size and width that I want but at 6'5" 250 pounds I don't want
      It to be to flex though. Does anyone have this board here and can give me some much needed input? Thanks.

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      08-11-2010 07:18 PM #388
      my buddy got an arbor board a few weeks ago. i forget what model but it was made with similar wood/number of layers and everything. im 6'2 180lb. i was just about jumping on it and it didnt budge. i think you would be fine on the koa. hope this helps.

      from a website:
      Made with seven plies of hardrock maple and a finish ply of Hawaiian Koa, all of which are sustainably sourced. Koa's more densely packed fibers add important structure, which improves return.
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    14. 08-12-2010 09:49 AM #389
      @Dosmas. Thanks for the reply. After your post and talking to a couple other people about the arbor boards I feel pretty damn confident that I have found my first longboard. Thanks again.

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      08-19-2010 04:06 PM #390
      Just picked up my first longboard today after longing for one for years. Stumbled across a CL ad for a Sector 9 for ...FORTY BUCKS?! Grip tape looks like somone put mud on it but it is crack free, and damn near new. Just spent a few hours cruising around town. I'm in love with longboarding.

      Going to order new griptape and some other accs. I shall post pics when it gets cleaned up!

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      08-19-2010 06:58 PM #391
      damn, 40 bucks!!! thats awesome. welcome back dude. shred.
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      08-20-2010 12:52 PM #392
      I'm pretty impressed for the price I paid.



      And this happens to be the only downfall, but I ordered new griptape so it doesn't bother me at all.



      The wheels alone cost as much as I paid for the whole board !



      Where I am from people BMX or farm. So I get a lot of questions already on what the heck I am riding around on. It's pretty cool!

    18. 08-20-2010 02:18 PM #393
      erickson......these things are beautiful.

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      08-23-2010 11:01 AM #394
      snaggle tooth- board looks amazing for $40. ive been lookin for a board similar to that with gullwing and somethin super sticky.

      that website was cool enough i put my email in. good connection
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      08-26-2010 05:31 PM #395
      College finally started earlier this week. Was pretty excited to roll around campus and enjoy the hills around the area. BUT Pub Safety basically ran me down this morning only to fine me and tell me skateboards are banned from campus. They claimed if they see me with it again they will take it.

      So I just wrote an email to the head of school because I think this is bulls**t.

    21. 08-26-2010 07:35 PM #396
      Quote Originally Posted by snaggle_tooth View Post
      BUT Pub Safety basically ran me down this morning only to fine me and tell me skateboards are banned from campus. They claimed if they see me with it again they will take it.
      yeah man this is bull****.. when i was in HS and college we'd get kicked out by campus safety all the time.. once they took my friend's board.. my friend's dad was PISSED (this was in like sophomore year of HS so we were all like 15 y/o) and went straight to campus safety and told them to give my friend his fcking board back or else. they were freaked out and complied, lol.

      we'd always just give them different names when they'd ask us who we were, **** it. They can give you a fine or threaten to call the police but that don't have power to physically detain you or take your property (in TN at least..).

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      08-27-2010 01:09 AM #397
      I ended up having a stern talk with one of the officers later on and he said they have to enforce such rule because they think I'm going to, and I quote, "deface campus property". Seriously? It's a longboard, not a spray can and some explosives. People are to worried about stuff getting ruined when they just need to relax and understand what I'm doing.

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      08-28-2010 12:23 PM #398
      I don't know if these style boards have a legitimate name, but I call mine the gnarboard. My setup is a 7.75 BC Surf and Sport deck, 64mm 97a Powell Peralta wheels, Reds bearings. I don't know the width of my trucks I've had them for years, but they're Independents. I live downtown Salt Lake City and this thing is perfect for cruising around. Just the other day I made an 8 mile ride in about 40 minutes.



      That's my GnarPG stencil on the griptape


      I love how they will stand up like this




      This is my friend's




      I live on the edge... of town

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      08-30-2010 11:38 PM #399
      ^^^^
      never seen a set-up like that, i really dig it. thinking about doing that now!

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      08-31-2010 08:41 AM #400
      ive seen people do that. how does it ride compared to another board.
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