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Re: New (to me) stuff on Tom Wegener's site

A long conversation with Tom at a Sacred Craft event several years ago is what led to my getting hooked on the Alaia type boards.
If you ride prone, you sould have at least one.
by Uncle Grumpy
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:20 pm
 
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: New (to me) stuff on Tom Wegener's site
Replies: 1
Views: 32

Re: Greetings from the Island thats not an Island.

"it was like riding a longboard boogie board " I like this comparison. The great feeling of trimming down the line, drawing a clean line, but prone. But yet,6', isn't it a bit too long ? This is the one I'm on in the avatar. It's 5'5" X 15.5" and I am planning on building a 6 fo...
by Uncle Grumpy
Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:52 am
 
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Greetings from the Island thats not an Island.
Replies: 11
Views: 1159

Re: Everybody wants to

nomastomas wrote:Just curious Uncle G...do you feel the same way about the the foam paipo a.k.a. Morey Boogie Board?


No.
Only those shitty ones made from really cheap EPS like the ones Krusher mentioned.

FWIW I love Tom Morey and his creations..
by Uncle Grumpy
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:22 am
 
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Everybody wants to
Replies: 37
Views: 361

Re: Everybody wants to

In 2016 alone, Costco sold 100,000 of those abominations.

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by Uncle Grumpy
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:52 pm
 
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Everybody wants to
Replies: 37
Views: 361

Re: Need Advice on Build

I found this one which is not me but pretty much the "superman" way I typically ride in small stuff....................
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lw0vSU8Do-M
by Uncle Grumpy
Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:15 pm
 
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Need Advice on Build
Replies: 31
Views: 1299

Re: A couple of waves in Galicia, Spain

Faster for sure.They glide right over flat spots. Also more comfortable paddling for me with my bad neck. I'm not so sure about the turning from the nose. I feel it's more from the middle like right where your navel would be when you are riding. I use my body as much as my legs for maneuvering the b...
by Uncle Grumpy
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:53 am
 
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: A couple of waves in Galicia, Spain
Replies: 14
Views: 411

Re: A couple of waves in Galicia, Spain

When I first started riding the alaia style boards it took me about six months of regular use before I felt like I had it figured out.
Completely different from other craft.
by Uncle Grumpy
Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:31 am
 
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: A couple of waves in Galicia, Spain
Replies: 14
Views: 411

Re: Yater

Here ya go Bob.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/5793442 ... 590819074/

Surfing keeps you young, that's for sure. ;)
by Uncle Grumpy
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:17 am
 
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Yater
Replies: 3
Views: 120

Yater

This turned up on FB today with the caption "Renny going surfing on his stick"

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by Uncle Grumpy
Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:25 pm
 
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Yater
Replies: 3
Views: 120

Re: A couple of waves in Galicia, Spain

Been sayin' it for years. In small waves there's no match for speed and fun.
by Uncle Grumpy
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:37 pm
 
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: A couple of waves in Galicia, Spain
Replies: 14
Views: 411
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