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Sunova Shroom

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Created by CaptainJimbo > 9 months ago, 20 Jul 2017
Happyhaydo
NSW, 47 posts
18 Aug 2018 7:30PM
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Here's some pics of the Sunova shroom 7,9 if you draw it Sunova can do it
this board rocks I rode it again today after being on my Sunova flow
forgot how much fun shrooms are








SunnyBouy
301 posts
19 Aug 2018 12:30AM
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That's niiiiice !!

Tell is what it's like in the Surf

I bought a 7'6 Shroom the other week, sold my 8'3 to a friend. Not had the small one out yet other than paddle it in flat water to understand the balance points on it, and do some tail spins
Let you know soon what it's like

Happyhaydo
NSW, 47 posts
19 Aug 2018 7:18AM
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Mate these little shrooms just glide into waves and turns are snappy and fun . It doesn't take long to get your balance on these boards , I've only rode in 2ft max waves . I know it's hey say it's a mush board but it loves clean faces too . They are a little harder to spin around compared to pin tail boards but you adjust your feet and get past it. I've had no problems on this board I've adapted to it real easy so that's a credit to Burt's design his nailed it . You will see just take it easy get used it and enjoy the way it surfs . I swapped boards with a guy on Sunova style the other day he said great feeling board said it would be great on some really 2 ft plus waves too . Mine paddles straight into waves compared to my flow which tends to spin a bit until I adjust my paddle strokes . What has amazed me is how you just turn and paddle and the shroom gets its own speed and finds the wave no problem drops in nice and smooth setting you up for what ever you want too do on the wave
cruise or turns . And paddles through the wash no problem the nose I just press down and paddle through the wash.

Enjoy buddy fun board let me know what you think of the 7,6 ??

Gboots
NSW, 580 posts
19 Aug 2018 8:23AM
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Haydo how does your friend compare it to the Sunova Style for getting into waves ? Shroom seems more versatile on our break here, but I would love to add a Style to the quiver one day. The Shroom and Style seem at alternate ends of the equation but they actually have similarities in use for small waves

Happyhaydo
NSW, 47 posts
19 Aug 2018 5:08PM
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Hey Gboots I caught some waves on the style great feeling board 29 inch wide 9,6 has a lot more glide into the waves
and a rolled deck low rails so you get on rail really easy . Nice feeling board surfs great a bit less stable but still surfed un real on the shroom with wide tail you just have to move your back foot from rail to rail only slightly just a different way to surf but still fun and good feel . I'd like a style or acid one day but how many boards do I own lol ??

Gboots
NSW, 580 posts
19 Aug 2018 6:09PM
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A 9'6 Style would be perfect . Better volume ratio too

pete53
NSW, 154 posts
21 Sep 2018 11:25AM
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Happyhaydo said..
Well I got my 7,9 shroom what a unreal looking board I customized the board with colors can't wait to get out and let you know my thoughts any tips on this board before I give it a crack


How long did it take from order to delivery? What was custom cost compared to off the rack?

Happyhaydo
NSW, 47 posts
21 Sep 2018 6:31PM
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I think it was 5 weeks when it finally started part of that was design and getting my colors the way I wanted
but Sunova send you plans to check
i I I think ?? they charge $200 for custom colors and another $200 for changes to size , but if your happy with sizes and just want to custom colors I think $200 extra but check with the board shops

Happyhaydo
NSW, 47 posts
21 Sep 2018 6:37PM
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www.seabreeze.com.au/forums/Stand-Up-Paddle/Review/BLACK-ACID-with-DEEP-PURPLE---sunova--9-2-Acid--?page=5#19

check this thread you get the full experience ??

Happyhaydo
NSW, 47 posts
9 Jan 2019 10:26PM
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Anyone else got reviews on
small Sunova shrooms

SunnyBouy
301 posts
9 Jan 2019 9:55PM
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Well I love my little one. The didn't get on with the 8'3 because to me it felt big and stiff. I did try it out with the rear fins removed and it became skaty but no good for drive through the mush.
The 7'6 I have is much much nicer. Proper flicky and slashy with plenty of drive through the mush and small stuff. Biggest wave I've had it out in is shoulder sucky and it didn't really like the hollow sections much.. much happier with the belly bump waves that are a little slower, then it's just a huge amount of fun.
It'll happily work your technique into shape, you'll soon start to find the limits then forget them and carry on.
For some reason the Shrooms seem to have been forgotten in Berts range, yet I think for the European mush surf we get they're ideal.

Oh, the 8'3 is a big board... you need to be at least 95kg to get it to move around, I'm 78kg and really should have gone for the 7'6 in the first place.. sold the 8'3 to a mate who loves it..

The world needs more Shrooms

Happyhaydo
NSW, 47 posts
10 Jan 2019 9:01PM
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Yeah I agree it really depends on the waves you ride but the shroom loves waves up to head high , I've had some great surfs picks up speed so easy and You can definitely get your turns going . The other week end I took a mate out
he was riding my 8,5 flow he was going pretty good then swapped on the 7,9 Shroom caught 2 waves and said this is the board he likes best and wouldn't stop raving bout it lol . He said he didn't really like the flow . Definitely wouldn't say it's just a mush board just a bonus that it eats mush . If I was surfing perfect waves I'd ride a acid . We'll have to tell the world how good shrooms are for beach breaks ??

SunnyBouy
301 posts
11 Jan 2019 5:56AM
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Agree, it does get a lot of attention at the beach. Mostly because mines naked balsa, it sort of sticks out amongst the PopOuts..
I've paired mine with an 8'7 Flow, which again is fabulous.
I think I've got conditions covered where I am...
I do like your custom colours ..

Bighugg
NT, 143 posts
Sunday , 20 Jan 2019 6:13PM
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Love your custom graphics .
With that big concave what's it like when you walk up the nose ?
Do you walk the whole board when you chase lump n bump mashup ?
Cheers

Happyhaydo
NSW, 47 posts
Sunday , 20 Jan 2019 9:56PM
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Hey buddy it's a very stable board even when I move up too push nose down on full waves or offshore winds
but generally I don't need to put your self in the right position and couple of paddles and it picks up speed to get on the wave . That's what the big concave helps with to get the board to accelerate fast in smaller to medium waves . Truely a lot of thought has gone into the shroom Sup yes it's different but gee it works well can't wait to get out soon and get more out of mine .

Bighugg
NT, 143 posts
Monday , 21 Jan 2019 7:48PM
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CHOICE ??

Bighugg
NT, 143 posts
Monday , 21 Jan 2019 7:59PM
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Where could I pickup a 8'7 for Vic in March ? ????



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