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by Nels
Thu Jun 13, 2013 3:43 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Wegener Albacore
Replies: 15
Views: 4881

Wegener Albacore

The finless Albacore, as made by Global Surf Industries...

http://www.surfindustries.com/surfboard ... bacore.php

Anybody tried one?

Nels
by Nels
Sun Jun 09, 2013 6:39 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Ab unexpected paipo hookup in Indo
Replies: 18
Views: 5165

Re: Ab unexpected paipo hookup in Indo

Being a rather beat-up old surfer I pre-date the bodyboard, which Bob correctly ties with Tom Morey. Tom Morey invented the soft-core surfcraft...with his Morey Boogie. Since the materials were available to anyone once the idea was released, legal needs forced the coinage of the term "bodyboard" to ...
by Nels
Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Ab unexpected paipo hookup in Indo
Replies: 18
Views: 5165

Re: Ab unexpected paipo hookup in Indo

Come on guys- if it's soft and finless, it's a bodyboard. If it's a hard board or has fins, it's a paipo or bellyboard. Yes, some guys are anal about traditional Hawaiian style paipo boards being the only thing to be called a paipo, but I don't see why the magic of the term needs to be cemented in s...