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Re: New Mega Platter

I got to ride my Maxi Paipo on some better waves last weekend. I had a blast! I rode it both with quad fins and as a twin. I also put my new Cove pad on it. I now see why Skiff likes bigger boards. It definitely has much better down the line speed and the ability to get past sections better. I am ab...
by jbw4600
Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:56 pm
 
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: New Mega Platter
Replies: 11
Views: 1353

New Covepad Deck Material

Here are couple shots of the new material that Covepads uses now. It is about 5/16". It isn't quite as grippy as the old pad material. But it looks a little better and I think it will last longer. I still don't see why everyone doesn't these pads. They are great! So much more comfortable. NO WA...
by jbw4600
Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:05 pm
 
Forum: Swim Fins, Skegs & Other Paipo Gear
Topic: New Covepad Deck Material
Replies: 6
Views: 919

New Mega Platter

Here is my first attempt at a "mega platter". It is 4' 9" x 22.5" x about 2 1/4" max thickness. I was inspired by Skiff and decided to make one for a local break (Bolinas), where I could never make the section and for other wally breaks. I took it out this weekend for the fi...
by jbw4600
Mon Mar 06, 2017 9:34 pm
 
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: New Mega Platter
Replies: 11
Views: 1353

Re: New H fin board

Hi, I think that this is your best one yet. What are the dimensions?
by jbw4600
Wed Oct 19, 2016 11:39 pm
 
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: New H fin board
Replies: 39
Views: 3535

Re: Central Coast trip

PES I can probably make it down there. I'll send you my phone number. Also let me know, if you want check out any of the surf up here in the SF bay area.
by jbw4600
Tue Sep 27, 2016 10:21 pm
 
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Central Coast trip
Replies: 29
Views: 4766

GIVING Away Shaping stand and glassing

Anyone in the San Francisco Bay Area want a shaping stand and glassing stand? I am moving.
by jbw4600
Tue Aug 30, 2016 11:16 pm
 
Forum: For Sale, Wanted or Trade
Topic: GIVING Away Shaping stand and glassing
Replies: 0
Views: 618

Painting Blanks Before Glassing

What do you guys think about painting blanks before glassing? I am worried about delamination. Has anyone problems with delamination? I am thinking about painting an eps blank.
by jbw4600
Wed Aug 24, 2016 12:02 am
 
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Painting Blanks Before Glassing
Replies: 2
Views: 593

Re: New Wood Paipo Mnia board

Thanks Trevor. I'll make a 5/8" version also. So horizontal orientation of the grain is the best?
by jbw4600
Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:32 pm
 
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: New Wood Paipo Mnia board
Replies: 6
Views: 1200

Re: New Wood Paipo Mnia board

I made a male mold out of EPS foam. And the i clamped it down with a bunch of clamps. I also put some weights on it. It is more flexible than I expected. I might make another with 5 layers of 1/8" plywood. I wasn't looking when cut the sheet up for me at the lumber yard, They cut it with the gr...
by jbw4600
Tue Aug 16, 2016 11:12 pm
 
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: New Wood Paipo Mnia board
Replies: 6
Views: 1200

New Wood Paipo Mnia board

Here is another one: 48" x 20" with 2 1/4" nose and 3/8" tail rocker. It has Vee or belly in the front and concave in the tail.I laminated it out of 4 layers of 1/8" luan plywood with epoxy. I'll post some pictures of the vee and concave later. I am losing my shaping room so...
by jbw4600
Fri Aug 12, 2016 1:29 am
 
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: New Wood Paipo Mnia board
Replies: 6
Views: 1200
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