The Frankensled like the name suggests is a combination of several boards distilled into one pure shape, the result of which is the perfect all rounder.
The slightly fuller outline combined with a performance rail and sensitive performance rocker means you can ride this board in a mushy shorey or solid barrels.
The Frankensled has good flotation disguised in the profile with the subtle use of the classic 80's "beak" nose which gives this board real character.
Another nod to the classic 80's board is the distinctive flyer round tail which reduces the tail area allowing for tighter arcs when on the back foot working perfectly with the speed and release of the single into double concave.
Available in XF construction bigger guys can ride this board at their normal length while the rippers can ride it a couple of inches shorter.
5.10 x 19 1/2 x 2 3/8
Volume: 29 Lit
FCS Fusion Finplugs
EPS Core - 36 Gram EPS Foam
Biaxial Deck - Added Strength an Durability
Epoxy - Super White Resin Finish
Content: Board incl 3 Fins
Built using the latest in EPS/Epoxy materials; the XF technology combines a lightweight EPS core with Biaxial fibreglass cloth and Epoxy resin. All XF boards are constructed using a 36gram EPS core with a high-grade timber stringer, each board is hand laminated using epoxy resign and biaxial fibreglass on the deck providing a lighter, stronger board that feels fast and responsive under your feet increasing performance in a wide variety of conditions!
- Biaxial Fibre Glass has about half of its fibres aligned along the length of the cloth (0 degrees) and about half across the cloth (90 degrees) lending itself as a perfect option for creating a controlled flex pattern.
- Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) foam is a version of polystyrene foam typically found in the core of Firewire surfboards. EPS is typically the lightest of the three foams used in surfboard construction resulting in a much lighter board translating to increased buoyancy and floatation. Basically the lowest density or lightest board will float you the best! The advantage of better buoyancy is added paddling speed and increased manoeuvrability allowing you to ride a smaller board. EPS foam core is also less likely to deteriorate over time!
- Epoxy resin is a healthier alternative to polyester as epoxy emits 50-75% fewer VOCs (volatile organic compounds) than polyester resin, which means a decrease in harmful chemicals in the shop and the environment in general. In fact, epoxy is a common household item, safe to use without a mask and with only moderate ventilation. Epoxy is lighter than polyester. Under most circumstances, resin makes up a large part of a completed boards overall weight. Not only is epoxy lighter than polyester, but less is needed per coat. This ends up meaning a lighter surfboard, a big plus for most surfers. The biggest bonus However is the durability and strength of epoxy resin.