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by OaxacaBob
Sat Aug 12, 2023 3:58 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Foto of 5 newly built boards here in Oaxaca (Mex)
Replies: 2
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Re: Foto of 5 newly built boards here in Oaxaca (Mex)

Better say thanks for the heavy lifting design wise. That's why I kinda modeled my build on your T-belly. A old shipwright once told me "the hard way is the easy way" and true with a chambered board. I had access to inexpensive local cedar clear grain 100" boards at 2.75" X 1.25&...
by OaxacaBob
Sun Aug 06, 2023 3:23 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Foto of 5 newly built boards here in Oaxaca (Mex)
Replies: 2
Views: 47338

Foto of 5 newly built boards here in Oaxaca (Mex)

FinFinBrds2.jpg Ready for a coast trip test run to the Oaxaca point and beach break delights. Inspired by many great posters here on this forum. Epoxy super expensive here so plypos are birch ply 1/2 and 3/8 and end grain epoxy sealed then varnished: 1) 51X21 "Fungly" model (thanks to &qu...
by OaxacaBob
Sun Aug 06, 2023 3:12 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: My 5 newly built boards (from a newbie here)
Replies: 2
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My 5 newly built boards (from a newbie here)

FinFinBrds2.jpg From the left: 1) a Fungly model (thanks to SoulGlider) scaled up to 50X21 (for my 6-3 frame) and of 1/2" birch ply. With makeshift traction pad and varnished. 2) a smaller Fungly, 48X18 and of 3/8ths ply, with experimental handle and a bit more depth to the tail. Very flexy. 3...
by OaxacaBob
Sun Aug 06, 2023 2:53 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Duckdiving tips for plypo newbie (& boards built)
Replies: 1
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Duckdiving tips for plypo newbie (& boards built)

First time poster and forum newbie. 68 yrs old and lifelong surfer, off and on. In Oaxaca state, Mexico and have surfed a mat for 3-4 years now for health reasons but finally tired of fighting a airbag out thru the impact zone. And thrilled to discover this site, go thru the rich interviews, and stu...