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Model 8

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Model 8
Length Width Thickness Volume
5'5" 18.30" 2.13" 23.0L
5'6" 18.40" 2.15" 23.6L
5'7"  18.50" 2.18" 24.6L
5'8"  18.60" 2.20" 25.2L
5'9"  18.70" 2.22" 26.0L
5'10" 18.82" 2.25"  26.8L
5'11" 18.85" 2.28" 27.8L
6'0" 19.00" 2.32" 28.8L
6'1" 19.10" 2.35" 29.8L
6'2" 19.25" 2.40" 31.0L
6'3" 19.35" 2.45" 32.3L
6'4" 19.45"  2.50" 33.5L
6'5" 19.50" 2.55"  35.0L 
6'6" 19.60"  2.65" 36.7L
6'7" 19.70" 2.70" 38.0L
6'8" 19.85" 2.75" 39.6L 
Model 8
Length Width Thickness Volume
5'5" 18.30" 2.13" 23.0L
5'6" 18.40" 2.15" 23.6L
5'7"  18.50" 2.18" 24.6L
5'8"  18.60" 2.20" 25.2L
5'9"  18.70" 2.22" 26.0L
5'10" 18.82" 2.25"  26.8L
5'11" 18.85" 2.28" 27.8L
6'0" 19.00" 2.32" 28.8L
6'1" 19.10" 2.35" 29.8L
6'2" 19.25" 2.40" 31.0L
6'3" 19.35" 2.45" 32.3L
6'4" 19.45"  2.50" 33.5L
6'5" 19.50" 2.55"  35.0L 
6'6" 19.60"  2.65" 36.7L
6'7" 19.70" 2.70" 38.0L
6'8" 19.85" 2.75" 39.6L 

For the Model 8 we added more rocker coming from the Sista Brotha which translates into quicker and shorter arc turns. This board surfs a great variety of conditions from punchy beach breaks to long points. The deck is flatter, creating more natural flex and paddling power, yet making the board more sensitive with a lower center of gravity. A bit fuller nose helps transitioning through flatter spots and dead sections but not compromising the lip attack. If you're in the market for a board that is fast and loose, the Model 8 is the board for you.

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*All boards are made to order unless stock is shown. Please allow 8 to 10 weeks for Poly (Pu/pe) and 10 to 12 weeks for Epoly/EPS, possibly a little longer depending on construction and add ons such as color. If you need to have a board rushed, please select our RUSH option.

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*NOTE: PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

**ALL STANDARD DIMENSION BOARDS WILL COME STOCK WITH NO ADDED FEATURES.

***PRICE SHOWN IS FOR PU SURFBOARDS ONLY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.

****SHIPPING COST FOR BOARDS IS BASED ON SIZE.

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    MW
    02/28/2021
    Mark W.
    United States United States
    Rusty M8

    My overall experience was that it cut through the water a lot better than a liquid shredder foam board. The Rusty glided across the water like a hot knife through butter.

    MD
    01/25/2021
    Mike D.
    United States United States
    User friendly and easy to ride

    The model 8 is related to the sista brotha but is geared towards more firing conditions. User friendly and easy to ride like the sis/bro, it turns great but can handle steeper waves more easily. (Although you can push the sis/bro in some juice!) The model 8 I love to grab when it looks like it’s steep and hollow.

    RL
    12/22/2020
    Robin L.
    United States United States
    Custom 6'6" Model 8

    I picked up my Model 8 a few weeks ago and thanked Pedro and the other guys at the shop. I haven't had an opportunity to write you a thank you email yet so I just wanted to drop you a line and let you know this board rips! Not only does it look better than I was expecting but it's also the best board I've ever felt under my feet. You and your team nailed it. I'm a customer for life and can't wait to work with you guys again.

    CC
    09/28/2020
    clay c.
    great board

    Got a custom 5.10 just a touch thicker than a stock. Got it to replace my 5.9 Sista Brotha as a good waves board and was the right move. Got it in E-poly. Bright white, lighter than PU/PE, perfect rails and foil. Been riding it in waves shoulder to head high + and it is just a rippa. Very fast and can be surfed more aggressively than my other boards. Rusty seems to know a thing or two about shaping good boards. For me, I see his expertise in the rails and foil/ volume distribution. To get the rails and the paddling volume like this from a different shaper I would have to get a thicker board which I did not want. Hats off to Rusty and his crew.

    DD
    08/19/2020
    Diogo D.
    Love the board and team behind it

    I had a trip scheduled and the rusty team went above and beyond to get the board to me before my trip. Tracy, Pedro, you guys are my heroes. I am surfing the Genevieve hurricane swell in Cabo bc of you!!

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