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Walden Mega Magic 2 SLX Longboard

Walden Mega Magic 2 SLX Longboard

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews)

US$870US$1,145

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Product Description

For 2017 we’re introducing the Walden Mega Magic 2, a new updated version of the Mega Magic… The Mega Magic has become one of best selling Walden surfboard designs ever, it shares the design aspects of the Magic Model but with added volume. This board has become so popular because its increased volume allows a rider to move to a shorter board while maintaining stability and float, yet it still manoeuvres with all the performance of the Original Magic Model.

Volume is taken from the length and redistributed to the width and thickness which provides excellent float and stability while still maintaining the famous Magic Model performance.  The Mega is about 1/2-1″ thicker and 1-2″ wider than a standard Magic Model. The Mega Magic will float like a board that is 12-18″ longer. For the bigger guy that normally rides a 10’0, with the Mega he can ride a 9’0 without giving up float or stability.

The Mega Magic 2 nose has been slightly pulled in – still excellent for nose riding, but the narrower nose will also perform better for more top to bottom riding.  We took out the step deck for a smoother transition from deck to rail creating a thinner rail for more sensitivity, feel and control.

We Introduced FCSII fin boxes to the whole line up, snap in fins allow more versatility of fin selection on the fly.

Specifications

NOTE: rider weight is based on board volume and intermediate rider skill level.
LENGTHWIDTHTHICKVOLUMEFINSAPPROX WEIGHT RANGE
7'2''23 1/2''3 1/2''65.4 ltr7" Center / FCSII Performer sides85kg / 187lb or less
8'0''23 1/2''3 3/4"78.93 ltr7" Center / FCSII Performer sides85kg / 187lb +
9'0''24''4''98.5 ltr8" Center / FCSII Performer sidesideal for all weights
9'6''24 1/4''4''106.2 ltr8" Center / FCSII Performer sidesideal for all weights

Technical Info

Technology

SLX Epoxy Construction

SLX construction produces a controlled flex pattern by combining the versatility of epoxy materials with the added advantage of reduced weight. All SLX boards have an EPS core with a high-grade timber stringer, which is laminated by hand using epoxy resign, biaxial fiberglass and a specialized construction process.

Featuring a high strength-to-weigh ratio, and designs CNC milled directly from the shapers files. SLX boards feel light, responsive and are very sensitive under your feet. These boards are extremely versatile, easy to ride, and can be used in wide variety of conditions.

You can find out more about GSI's surfboard construction on our surfboard technologies page

Board Concave

Magic Bottom

Designed and Patented by Steve Walden, the Magic bottom is a complex design including chines and single to double concave features. Walden's specific combination and placements create a board that has great lift and speed but also initiates turns easily.
Rail

Full

This is a high volume rail.
Surfer Skill Level

Beginner, Advanced, Intermediate

Wave Height

1-6ft Waves

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  1. 5 out of 5 Outstanding!

    Got back in the lineup after 35 yrs. I used to have a quiver that included everything from a 5’5″ box fix, 6’6 pintail, 8ft foamie, to 9’6″ long board. This is just what I needed. The big volume lets me paddle out without exhausting myself and also gets me on most waves I try for. The 8ft I bought turns very well with a swept back tail and hard rails. When I make the drop, the tail allows for a hard bottom turn. Very responsive. The foil is big in the mid section where it’s buoyancy keeps me moving when the waves stalls for a moment. I may not be as in shape or agile as I was as a teenager, but this board is forgiving and allows me plenty of room for advancement. I caught as many waves in 1-2ft as I did in 4-5ft. Awesome! Here’s a photo of me catching one of the first waves in 35 yrs and my first session with the MegaMagic.

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  2. 5 out of 5 Mega Magic 2 9'6"

    I have been riding a Mega Magic 9’6″ for several years now, and in 53 years of surfing I can honestly say I have enjoyed it more than any other board I have ever ridden. However there were times I wished it was a little bit smaller. About a month ago I bought a 9’6″ Mega Magic 2 thinking it might be the board I had occasionally wished the old one was.The Mega Magic 2 is all I hoped it might be. It is feels lighter, faster and is easier to control in strong winds. You have managed to put more magic into a slightly smaller package and I thank you for doing so.

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