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NEW - 5'5" Wegener Mr. Simmons Plybeam

NEW - 5'5" Wegener Mr. Simmons Plybeam

Regular price $ 950.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $ 950.00 USD
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This is a unique offering, as our Plybeam Construction is only available in kit form. Constructed with marine plywood planks and cork rails, this board was built by Mike during the filming of our DIY instructional videos that accompany the PlyBeam kits. 
The Plybeam is a mere 2 lbs heavier than its all-cedar counterpart, 13lbs and 11lbs respectively. Jack bounced between a Plybeam and Original Construction Simmons all summer and noted that the difference in weight was negligible. So go ahead and grab yourself this Simmons before it's too late!
If you're familiar with the evolution of surfboard design, then you've heard of Bob Simmons, who - before there was a surf industry - developed radical new ways of thinking about board design.  Applying science gleaned from naval architecture texts, Simmons melded the performance characteristics of displacement and planing surfaces to obtain performance characteristics unheard of at the time but which are now essentials of most modern surfboard shapes.
In the same vein of experimentation is our friend Jon Wegener, who shares our interest in making and spreading knowledge about alternatives to the standard surfboard.
We're proud to offer the Mr. Simmons, Jon's re-evolved interpretation of the now famous mini-Simmons style board.  Jon's take of the tombstone-outlined original includes a subtle single-to-double concave, some belly through  the nose, progressive rails, and good volume for paddling. 
It's located in our York Maine shop. Local pickup is available or contact us for a shipping quote. Don't want to wait? Buy the board now, we'll put your name on it, and we will reach out to discuss pick up or shipping options. 

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  • Finished Board Specs
  • 5'-5" x 21" x 2-9/16" / 13 lbs / Volume 35.70
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