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by belly rider
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: June 3, 2020, O`ahu Southshores @ "HIGH SURF ADVISORY"....
Replies: 2
Views: 623

Re: June 3, 2020, O`ahu Southshores @ "HIGH SURF ADVISORY"....

Absolutely great pics and south coast action
Really enjoyed your post pictures
by belly rider
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: End of an Era
Replies: 15
Views: 495

Re: End of an Era

Thanks Rodndtube for your solidarity Thomas I just hope you have a chance to hook up with another laminator You know I would like to commission you two more MPH boards-- but we are stuck in an "impasse" -- until hopefully you find an Epoxy laminator lab where to take your boards Good luck and keep i...
by belly rider
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: End of an Era
Replies: 15
Views: 495

Re: End of an Era

Thomas so sorry about the above news The frustration extends out to us clients as well It takes years to find a good shaper and then we get this kind of disappointing news and the uncertainty that the future might bring I heard that during the covid shut down the government sent checks out to famili...
by belly rider
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Travel Board
Replies: 14
Views: 326

Re: Travel Board

bgreen. that bisect board of yours looks great
Good Job
by belly rider
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: british invasion
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: british invasion

Paul let is know how it rides in those Atlantic waves
by belly rider
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Mini Paipo a gather up at European Wooden Surfboard Meetup
Replies: 6
Views: 1538

Re: Mini Paipo a gather up at European Wooden Surfboard Meetup

Geoffrey that was a good one got to admit but my hot tempered Italian girlfriend would make me pay a high price for that one
Thomas Nomas knows her and can testify to these words
by belly rider
Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Jeff Quam on paipo & hot curl boards
Replies: 4
Views: 1380

Re: Jeff Quam on paipo & hot curl boards

thanks for the post Good one
by belly rider
Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Mini Paipo a gather up at European Wooden Surfboard Meetup
Replies: 6
Views: 1538

Re: Mini Paipo a gather up at European Wooden Surfboard Meetup

I call it the Med (mediterranean) Madness its a fickle enclosed sea The waves can get oceanic quality in locations like Sardenia -- probably the best and most consistent place for waves in this enclosed sea Israel seems to be classified as having good med madness North Africa must have its share of ...
by belly rider
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: New board
Replies: 14
Views: 2602

Re: New board

Darn airlines I hate the way they handle our luggage despite it being a surfboard or a suitcase
by belly rider
Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: TBG5
Replies: 99
Views: 30086

Re: TBG5

I premer leg leashes and buy the 5' COMPETITION extra thin one
Never really experienced tangling as I am tall 6'2" and my long legs probably keep the leash stretched enough to avoid wrapping around
by belly rider
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: TBG5
Replies: 99
Views: 30086

Re: TBG5

great looking line up of Floridian boards
by belly rider
Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Hot Curl Prone Board
Replies: 15
Views: 4475

Re: Hot Curl Prone Board

WAVES the Med Madness is ONNN finally look at my instagram photo-s Finally after a long as ever flat spell the Mediterranean delivered nice waves Pictures posted are from Marina di Pietrasanta pier in Toscana Now I am wondering if that Siciliano side of the boot got its share too there must be a Sic...
by belly rider
Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Wood Paipo
Replies: 16
Views: 6672

Re: Wood Paipo

float like a butterfly and sting like a bee
and here comes the punch ......
I am also having fun with your foam TC
by belly rider
Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Hot Curl Prone Board
Replies: 15
Views: 4475

Re: Hot Curl Prone Board

Thomas I love your deep V's on all my kneeboards you shaped for me so far
Maybe we should work on something like this as our next project
by belly rider
Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Swim Fins, Skegs & Other Paipo Gear
Topic: Traction Pads and Clear Grip
Replies: 2
Views: 2601

Re: Traction Pads and Clear Grip

I have bought a few Covepads myself for my Paipo's as well as most of my kneeboards These traction pads are of good quality and come in plenty colors to suit all tastes They don't absorb water and have these channels to drain it fast from its surface The pads are not abrasive on the skin as the surf...
by belly rider
Mon Jul 01, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: New summer Groveler
Replies: 36
Views: 10506

Re: New summer Groveler

Thomas is there an advantage with heavier boards related to inertia ??
Weight gaining speed and carrying it possibly through a longer time period through the wave
by belly rider
Mon May 20, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: New summer Groveler
Replies: 36
Views: 10506

Re: New summer Groveler

Wow look at that Premier motorcycle helmet holding that new pad down
The helmet comes right from my neck of the woods-- they are the best
Lightest and you should try their Dyneema fiber products as well
\Congrats for the pad and the helmet
by belly rider
Wed May 15, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: paipo single fin fcs 3d, choppy dais
Replies: 5
Views: 2697

Re: paipo single fin fcs 3d, choppy dais

More side fin examples
by belly rider
Wed May 15, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: paipo single fin fcs 3d, choppy dais
Replies: 5
Views: 2697

Re: paipo single fin fcs 3d, choppy dais

Some side foiled fin examples
I can not find my FCS 3 side fin pictures I mentioned in my original text-- if I find them I will post them for you
by belly rider
Wed May 15, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: paipo single fin fcs 3d, choppy dais
Replies: 5
Views: 2697

Re: paipo single fin fcs 3d, choppy dais

Center Foiled fin examples from my collection