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by Tartan Jack
Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Rails
Replies: 11
Views: 4521

Re: Rails

It's just 3 hours from my door to Sullivan's or Isle of Palm, or 3.5 to Folly (a bit further out). That includes gas/restroom stops Not too bad . . .
As for the cops . . .
They are pretty bad, so just set it on cruise at 5-over and relax.
by Tartan Jack
Wed Jan 30, 2013 2:32 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Rails
Replies: 11
Views: 4521

Re: Rails

Thanks a ton for the replies! I am now the owner of a planner and have played with it a bit. Here is the initial quiver: http://s141.beta.photobucket.com/user/MacWage/library/CarolinaPlanks%20And%20Surf [Edit: can't figure out how to direct-post to this forum. What I do on other ones doesn't work he...
by Tartan Jack
Tue Jan 29, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Rails
Replies: 11
Views: 4521

Re: Rails

Thanks.
That was my plan.
Now . . . I need to get a hand planer . . .
I realized I don't have squat for tools. I'll get shots in the AM of the three I've roughed out the overall shape (cut outline, but I need to sand, plane, sand, then paint and varnish.
by Tartan Jack
Mon Jan 28, 2013 2:24 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: First Paipo Commission Finished
Replies: 6
Views: 2038

Re: First Paipo Commission Finished

That's what I thought, but it's prettier than most "show" ones I've seen . . .
by Tartan Jack
Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:31 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: First Paipo Commission Finished
Replies: 6
Views: 2038

Re: First Paipo Commission Finished

Gorgeous.
Is it designed to be ridden or a show-piece?
by Tartan Jack
Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:29 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Rails
Replies: 11
Views: 4521

Rails

I'm new here, but have been reading this forum off and on for several years. As an admirer of a lot of yall and your boards (esp. Mr Mike), I have decided to take the plunge and make some myself. Presently, I am working on 6-8 designs in parallel (not ideal, but I live 3 hours from the beach and it'...
by Tartan Jack
Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:49 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Introduce yourself
Replies: 48
Views: 19038

Re: Introduce yourself

Greetings. I am John "Tartan Jack" Wages. I live in South Carolina, unfortunately 3 hours inland from the coast . . . I learned to body surf at White Sands/Disappearing Sand in Kona, Hawaii years ago. I would do it whenever I was at the beach back on the East Coast and the waves were big enough to c...