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by Poobah
Sat Jan 07, 2012 10:35 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: The Crabb Belly Board
Replies: 4
Views: 1953

The Crabb Belly Board

Patented by Robert Crabb back in the heyday of the Paipo Nui. Sort of like an HPD with rail fins. Grumpy...have you ever seen one of these at the foundation? Anyone else? http://www.google.com/patents/USD207612?printsec=abstract&dq=bellyboard&ei=8fYIT5bNOorC2wX9i9iZDg#v=onepage&q=bellybo...
by Poobah
Sat Jan 07, 2012 9:17 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: The Beach Coaster
Replies: 4
Views: 2009

Re: The Beach Coaster

The inventor mentions "new and useful improvements in beach coasters" as though that were the preferred name for a bellyboard at that time. He also uses the term "beach coasting," and sometimes simply calls the board "the coaster" Something to keep in mind when looking ...
by Poobah
Sat Jan 07, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: The Wava Hull
Replies: 5
Views: 2965

The Wava Hull

I recently sold my BAQ Wava Hull to raffdog19. As part of the deal, I asked him to round up the History on this board...maybe interview the inventor. raffdog19 also mentioned that the inventor's nephew is getting the latest version of the Wave Hull next week.
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by Poobah
Sat Jan 07, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: The Beach Coaster
Replies: 4
Views: 2009

The Beach Coaster

A 100 year old design. A combination of rigid and flexible materials that might do well in choppy conditions.

http://www.google.com/patents/US1023601 ... &q&f=false

The inventor was from Pittsburgh. Do any of these Beach Coasters survive in East Coast museums?