What the HaydenShapes site says about the Golden Gun:
‘The Golden Gun is a step up board for conditions that require extra connection with the wave as well as paddle power. A go-to board for Big Wave legend and Shipsterns local, Marti Paradisis, the Golden Gun is suited for and is predominantly ridden in waves from 6-12ft in sizes from 1-2 inches longer up to their 7’0 – 7’2 Hawaii Boards.
It has a forward foil and outline to give the board a controlled drive. The fuller foil in front of the front foot allows it to bury the forward rail line of the board to engage a powerful line yet not have the board be over powered and bogged down.
The rocker of the Golden Gun is medium entry rocker to allow fast paddling and speed forward on the board. The tail end of the board has more curve allowing control of speed and power during critical turns.
The concave matches the rocker style with a slight single in the front of the board, for slight lift, blending into a deep double to vee out the tail. This keeps the board nice and lively for a step up board especially when traveling through the barrel or carving off the top.’
What people are saying about it:
“My Golden Gun has been perfect for this season.” – dylanwouldgo on Instagram
“Too amazing.” – sillaberg on Instagram
“The Haydenshapes Golden Gun is great for good waves over 4-6 foot. It’s extra speed through a forward outline and medium entry rocker combined with a rounded pin tail and double concave through the tail gives you the perfect combo of speed and control. Great for getting barreled and carving off the top.” – Boardcave
“It’s HaydenShapes’ offering for when the swell size gives you an elevated heart rate. A tight swallow or rounded pin will compliment this perfectly, and the most important thing you need to know is that this board is kinda the final word in bigger waves.” – Redbull.com
“When the waves are serious and it’s time for a step-up or a gun, Haydenshapes Surfboards Golden Gun will give you the confidence to charge the biggest, baddest waves you have an appetite for. Foam is distributed precisely where you need it to paddle into large, fast moving waves yet the outline, curvy rocker and subtle, intricate bottom contours are designed to heighten the sensitivity of your connection to a large and/or critical wave face. Take the drop, draw powerful lines and control speed with confidence with Haydenshapes Surfboards Golden Gun.” – Benny’s Boardroom
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