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by Rugerdier
Mon Mar 04, 2013 4:01 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: My latest paipo experiment
Replies: 9
Views: 2820

Re: My latest paipo experiment

It is a small world! Would be good fun getting some new opinions on the boards though as well as trying something completely different so give me a shout when you're back in the country! This'll be the first paipo I've built that doesn't have fins so will be interesting to see how it goes, which is ...
by Rugerdier
Sat Mar 02, 2013 11:42 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: My latest paipo experiment
Replies: 9
Views: 2820

Re: My latest paipo experiment

Based on my original Aku Shaper plan I'd estimate it at around 22 litres, hard to be too precise as I mainly used Aku Shaper to plot the outline, I had a fair idea of rocker, concaves and channels before hand, but 22 litres seems a fair estimate.
by Rugerdier
Fri Mar 01, 2013 6:17 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: My latest paipo experiment
Replies: 9
Views: 2820

Re: My latest paipo experiment

Good question! There were three main reasons, firstly was purely cosmetic, with the logo and 4 stringers there wasn't an obvious place for it on the nose. Secondly due to it being bigger than any of my previous paipo's, on a good wave there is the possibility of standing up, so offers more options i...
by Rugerdier
Thu Feb 28, 2013 7:31 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: My latest paipo experiment
Replies: 9
Views: 2820

Re: My latest paipo experiment

Noticed Krusher's posts from Wales, haven't seen any other paipo's in the water yet though! The design is based predominantly on my last paipo which has been huge fun. It's a foam cored board with a balsa skin and has the same sharp rails and three stage base (minus the channels and tapered rails) b...
by Rugerdier
Thu Feb 28, 2013 6:23 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: My latest paipo experiment
Replies: 9
Views: 2820

My latest paipo experiment

Good morning gentlemen, short introduction I suppose, I've been building and experimenting with wooden bodyboards and paipo boards in my back garden for a few years now and strangely I've only recently discovered this site! Anyway I've been reading through the message board and some very interesting...