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by Junkman
Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Mike Stewart vid
Replies: 3
Views: 1012

Re: Mike Stewart vid

Really like the high-line speed run at 1:21
by Junkman
Tue Nov 22, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Need feedbacks on the HPD XL
Replies: 51
Views: 7676

Re: Need feedbacks on the HPD XL

GeoffreyLevens wrote:Don't these boards behave a lot like plywood when you lose them in that they rarely if ever get carried very far by the wave, popping back up right near you?
The board generally stay pretty close if you get separated. There are exceptions, but at least you have on fins!
by Junkman
Mon Nov 21, 2016 4:14 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Need feedbacks on the HPD XL
Replies: 51
Views: 7676

Re: Need feedbacks on the HPD XL

[quote="Papa Paepo o"]I do shape Hawaiian Papa Paepo`o Boards,

Papa Paepo o - Great looking boards. Do you put any spoon or lift in the nose? Are your boards glassed?
by Junkman
Sun Nov 06, 2016 3:59 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: New plywood paipo
Replies: 12
Views: 2425

Re: New plywood paipo

Looks like a fun shape 8-)

How is the steam iron technique applied?
by Junkman
Thu Nov 03, 2016 10:13 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Need feedbacks on the HPD XL
Replies: 51
Views: 7676

Re: Need feedbacks on the HPD XL

bgreen wrote:Junkman, where do you usually surf?
It really depends on the conditions/direction of the swell & wind. Oh, and my family & work obligations.

Don't want to broadcast specific locations, but I'd be happy to talk with you via PM - give me a shout.
by Junkman
Wed Nov 02, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Need feedbacks on the HPD XL
Replies: 51
Views: 7676

Re: Need feedbacks on the HPD XL

Do you mean it is a little bit like a bodyboard, where you really have to slice the wave's face to turn ? Also, I'm quite short, 5,5 foot, I am concerned about the board (especially this XL model) being just too big for me. I can't speak to a comparison to the bodyboard/sponge because I never reall...
by Junkman
Wed Nov 02, 2016 2:00 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Need feedbacks on the HPD XL
Replies: 51
Views: 7676

Re: Need feedbacks on the HPD XL

I've ridden HPD boards for the last few years, and I'd recommend giving it a go. I don't wear a leash and the only times I've been hit by the board is from pulling in to a closeout section. But regardless of the situation, if I do become separated from the board I protect my dome because, as I'm sur...