PIG - AKA SAUSAGE SARNIE.
WIDE POINT WAY BACK FROM CENTER, VERY STRAIGHT OUTLINE UP FRONT, WITH SOME BIG HIPS DRAWING IN THE TAIL. A BELLY BOTTOM WITH A PINCHED 50/50 RAIL ALL THE WAY, AND A FLAT ROCKER.
This one is 9'8 x 23 1/2 x 3 1/4
with full volan glass job with UBER wide laps
a 10.5" fin box
2" balsa stringer on a brown density USblank
A matte sand finish
I've always hated how PIG's look, it wasn't until i rode one that i fell in love and i truly understood what the term 'function before form' meant. these days i always have a PIG in my quiver of longboards, for me they tend too fare better in cleaner better shaped waves, mine tend to be quite responsive (almost a little too responsive) but very fast due to the flatness! if your looking for your first longboard, i would steer clear of the PIG and look more towards a midnight express or smooth operator, the pig is more of a challenge for once you have the longboard basics down.
FIN WISE: Obviously everyones first choice is the classic D fin, it goes great in these and looks the dogs bollocks..
however i thoroughly recommend the spoon style fins (like a d fin with the back cut out) which loosen up the tail a bunch and make a very unique ride thats a little more manuverable.
I tend too build these with thick stringers (balsa or cedar), heavier weighted blanks and big wide glass laps too keep that traditional feel just how they used too be built.
9'2 x 22 1/4 x 2 7/8
9'4 x 22 1/2 x 3
9'6 x 22 3/4 x 3
9'9 x 23 x 3 1/8