Dan Mann began building custom boards in 1996. Over the last 18 years, he has been at the cutting edge of surfboard shaping and innovation including all aspects of board building. In addition to building his own brand Mannkine, Dan has shaped and glassed boards for Channel Islands, glassed for Rusty, Xanadu, and Joel Tudor. Since then he has become the head of Design and Research & Development for Firewire Surfboards. His designs include the best selling Dominator, Sweet Potato, Potatonator, Baked Potato, and the Unibrow.
The HELL RAZOR is the ultimate high performance Hybrid replacing your normal short board (ride it approx.1” shorter). The HELL RAZOR is morphed up from the HELLFIRE and retains its high performance characteristics. We flattened the double concaves slightly and the overall foil is more refined, with a slightly narrower nose and tail, but with plenty of width to make sure you don’t get hung up while riding.
While it’s virtually impossible to design a single board that will handle every type of condition, the HELLRAZOR comes ‘razor’ close. The boards come in a 5/4/3 fin configuration providing you options for changing wind conditions.
The Hellrazor in FST is built with inserts for straps. No pads or fins included.
All boards come with Futures boxes unless otherwise noted.
FUTURE SHAPES TECHNOLOGY
FST relies primarily on the PARABOLIC Balsa Rail to control flex while the high density aerospace composite vacuumed to both top and bottom decks provides significant impact strength, and is stronger than the traditional PU surfboard. Please note our boards are definitely not indestructible and if slammed by a thick lip, or if you land incorrectly in the flats after doing an aerial, it is possible to break them.
The Parabolic Balsa Rail features 12mm balsa built from 3 x 4mm strips, which as mentioned not only control flex and add strength, but also act as a buffer against rail dings. Furthermore, the long-term flex memory supplied by the balsa rails ensures boards maintain their lively feel for longer.
With a retail price point slightly above premium polyurethane surfboards, FST offers an extremely high performance, durable surfboard.
*FIREWIRE KITEBOARDS DO NOT INCLUDE FINS*
***PHOTOS SHOWN ARE STOCK IMAGES***
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