The …Lost Sub Scorcher is Kolohe Andino’s small wave rip stick for maximizing gutless surf with a high performance design. This board is shorter and wider than your standard shortboard with a wide bump squashtail design. Don’t be fooled into thinking it’s a pro-only board. The Sub is EASY to surf and catch waves on due to the wider nose and flatter entry rocker. Available in Firewire FST construction. ...Lost Sub Scorchers and Scorchers also available in custom PU/Poly.
"I wanna board for 'mush'. Something short and wide, but still a hi performance shortboard….something like Dane's board", Kolohe Andino.
The challenge was laid down. Starting with the old SD, we squashed the dims to 5'6" x 19 3/4" x 2 3/16", lowered the entry rocker and shallowed out the concave through the center to straighten the rail line (for drive) and made it easier to lay such a wide platform over on a rail. Voila! Our stubbiest shortboard yet, but it still carves like a real board. Kolohe wanted to call it "The Trashcan Lid" because you don't need to go dumpster diving to get one of these.
Future Shapes Technology (FST)
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, far greater than traditional surfboard construction methods.
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 FST boards maintain their lively feel for longer.