The LSD/BoardStore GTX has become an all round favourite amongst the Board Store staff. Especially when its pumping!
This year we got talking with Luke Short about materials, board design for WA and collaborations which has resulted in this! The first of many Board Store limited edition models.
Store owner Toddy Taylor along with the BoardStore staff have put plenty of boards to the test over the years here in the South West and together have a good understanding of what works well in WA. Luke being the incredible shaper he is took on this information and applied it to the original GTX, customising it into an all round West Oz shred sled thats both strong and extremely versatile for a variety of different surfers.
Construction: The "XF" is hands down one of the most durable constructions we have trialled through out our years of experience in surf retail (we have trialled a lot of boards).
Its construction is made up of a double twisted weave fibreglass combined with Innegra S fibre (the white lines through the board). Not only does it improve the boards performance but also add's strength meaning glass fractures and pressure dings are a lot harder to come by.
Unlike most other epoxy constructions the XF has a stringer and slightly more glass adding a little more weight to the board which gives it a similar feel to a PU in waves with power.
After riding the new and improved GTX its safe to say that it could handle almost anything the South West can throw at it from 2 to
Read our GTX review HERE!