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by krusher74
Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:54 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Balsa Twin Fin
Replies: 34
Views: 12879

Re: Balsa Twin Fin

Beautiful looking creation!
by krusher74
Sat Nov 10, 2012 6:15 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: My new SDF surfboard Paipo
Replies: 67
Views: 25788

Re: My new SDF surfboard Paipo

The dimensions are on the last photo, but if you cant read them its. 44.1/4" long 21 3/8" wide and 2 5/8" thick. yeah as you say, guys seems to come to paipos from all angles. My background being bodyboarding I have come at it from that angle, with the curve of this board being taken off my favorite...
by krusher74
Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:17 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Cork deck
Replies: 48
Views: 19986

Re: Cork deck

Hard to say, at least a day; the main reason I added the glue topcoat was the extra weight of the absorbed water made the board too heavy. It probably will depend on the density of the cork used. Some is very dense and not too absorbant but the stuff I had sucked up a lot of water. Your mileage may...
by krusher74
Thu Nov 08, 2012 1:37 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: My new SDF surfboard Paipo
Replies: 67
Views: 25788

My new SDF surfboard Paipo

Well here are the first photos of my new paipo, it's glassed and hot coated but not sanded yet.

My two inspirations were:

Larry Goddard (named it the rincon rocket)

Tom Wegener's Seaglass tuna which I borrowed chine rail and concave from for finless use.
by krusher74
Thu Nov 08, 2012 7:01 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Cork deck
Replies: 48
Views: 19986

Re: Cork deck

I Think my elbows would like a nice bit of cork to rest on, thanks for the info!
by krusher74
Thu Nov 08, 2012 6:19 am
Forum: Swim Fins, Skegs & Other Paipo Gear
Topic: Duckfeet/DaFin comparison (land-based early impressions)
Replies: 30
Views: 12527

Re: Duckfeet/DaFin comparison (land-based early impressions)

In my opinion Duck feet are the worst fins i have ever owned! duck feet are horribly long, (i did cut a fair few inches off them and get some use out of them) I much prefer the more "standard" bobyboard company fins I would choose, mike stewart vipers/toobs blunt cuts/churchills (the list goes on!) ...
by krusher74
Thu Nov 08, 2012 6:04 am
Forum: Swim Fins, Skegs & Other Paipo Gear
Topic: Custom hand made board cover for freakishly small board
Replies: 18
Views: 7704

Re: Custom hand made board cover for freakishly small board

My 63 squareback inst on the road stuck driving the stupid 1954 bus!!