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by belly rider
Wed Sep 14, 2016 8:52 am
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Uh-oh Kelly Slater better look out--warm water too!
Replies: 14
Views: 3431

Re: Uh-oh Kelly Slater better look out--warm water too!

COULDN'T AGREE MORE WITH GREEN The land of the long white cloud-- New Zealand that is for those that don't know it Been there back in 1985 and traveled every inch of that country for 9 months GREAT GREAT surf uncrowded and friendly natives -- at least back then Two oceans two coasts to choose waves ...
by belly rider
Fri Sep 09, 2016 5:33 am
Forum: For Sale, Wanted or Trade
Topic: Board bag, swim fins and Rasta keels
Replies: 9
Views: 3423

Re: Board bag, swim fins and Rasta keels

Hi Paul
hope you are doing good
I was interested in picking up the bag and the fins
Could you then safe keep them till I come back to the US in January or are you planning to move out from SD area???
Dave
by belly rider
Thu Aug 11, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: It's prone but not a paipo
Replies: 16
Views: 3876

Re: It's prone but not a paipo

any body tried to figure out how to duck-dive one of those inflatables
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by belly rider
Mon Aug 08, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: It's prone but not a paipo
Replies: 16
Views: 3876

Re: It's prone but not a paipo

damn with that price tag i'll let you figure out the math on how many custom made paipo's you can have built by top shapers
or how many you can build yourself by buying top material
Additionally what kind of exercise can you get by getting dragged in the water by a machine
by belly rider
Wed Jul 06, 2016 5:53 pm
Forum: About the Forums - Read Me!
Topic: Testing 1-2-3 3.0.12 to 3.0.14
Replies: 2
Views: 4346

Re: Testing 1-2-3 3.0.12 to 3.0.14

"Roger" well received
test looking good
what's your vector victor
Ha ha

I actually was experiencing problems in connecting to the forum for a while
Hope problems were resolved
by belly rider
Tue Jun 28, 2016 2:34 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: which resin for plywood ?
Replies: 9
Views: 3017

Re: which resin for plywood ?

WEST system was developed originally for wood strips that Ideally are much thinner then that-- your picture Actually imagine very thin layers that make up flexible plywood -- each impregnated with WEST Epoxy and layered on top of each other making the desired thickness I guess you could also soak th...
by belly rider
Mon Jun 20, 2016 9:59 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: which resin for plywood ?
Replies: 9
Views: 3017

Re: which resin for plywood ?

In my opinion one of the best products in the world for wood is the WEST system- Wood Epoxy Saturation System It does exactly what its initials state-- it saturates and SEALS totally wood fibers with EPOXY resin This system was originally invented in the mid 80's and applied for the construction of ...
by belly rider
Thu Jun 09, 2016 7:03 am
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: The Secret is Out in PNG
Replies: 3
Views: 1593

Re: The Secret is Out in PNG

Long Live this kind of spirit :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by belly rider
Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:37 am
Forum: Swim Fins, Skegs & Other Paipo Gear
Topic: Swim Fins with Booties
Replies: 24
Views: 7142

Re: Swim Fins with Booties

This is for Nels and Rodntube-- man thanks for reminiscing those Rondine Fins by Cressi Sub Totally forgot about the Gentle rubber on the feet and best fins for free-diving True Truths I use to drill hole in the middle front part and slip a string with knot through hole and then tie it around my ank...
by belly rider
Fri Mar 18, 2016 10:10 am
Forum: Swim Fins, Skegs & Other Paipo Gear
Topic: New Fin Technology
Replies: 9
Views: 3327

Re: New Fin Technology

Got a very similar fin from Dale Velzy when he was still alive
and confirm that this style fin was originally a work design of Dale and Hap
Was wondering if a three fin version would not be too much drag when installed 8-)
by belly rider
Sat Dec 19, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: For Sale, Wanted or Trade
Topic: 4'2 bellyboard
Replies: 9
Views: 2656

Re: 4'2 bellyboard

what would you say the volume of this board is??
by belly rider
Mon Sep 14, 2015 1:00 pm
Forum: For Sale, Wanted or Trade
Topic: Surface Mount Leash Attachments
Replies: 2
Views: 1557

Re: Surface Mount Leash Attachments

Mitch Surf shop had some this past February when I was visiting the San Diego area
I think I saw some also at the Clairmont surf shop SD
by belly rider
Thu Jul 02, 2015 10:02 am
Forum: For Sale, Wanted or Trade
Topic: Bellyboard Assortment SOLD
Replies: 9
Views: 3690

Re: Bellyboard Assortment

I am interested in seeing all pictures as well
looking forward to your pics
by belly rider
Sun Apr 26, 2015 3:56 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Bag Surfing Article at UK Mat Surfers
Replies: 2
Views: 1455

Re: Bag Surfing Article at UK Mat Surfers

thanks for posting this article great reading it revokes memories at Sandy Beach back in the end of the 80's Remembered a group of tough guys showing up in Harley's ready for a Sunday cook-out At one point a group of them pulled out black lawn bags and went out in 3 foot Hawaian SIZE waves inflated ...
by belly rider
Sun Apr 05, 2015 12:47 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: fiberglass a ply paipo
Replies: 10
Views: 3306

Re: fiberglass a ply paipo

I will back totally up Mr. OZ-AZN advice West Marine System boyz are the ones that invented/created the WEST system-- Wood Epoxy Saturation system They take thin wood plies soak them in their EPOXY formula in order to seal the wood grain from moisture and layer it at different angles to build up INC...
by belly rider
Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:07 am
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: UK/ireland superstorms
Replies: 20
Views: 5954

Re: UK/ireland superstorms

North of La Spezia Home break is Andora -province of Savona west of la Spezia- first guy to ever surf that beach when Italians did NOT even have a clue on what this sport was about However now I am exploring south of Siena/Grosseto area for more "Med-Madness" Funny Fickle sea the Med Bob i...
by belly rider
Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:39 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: 4'2 Bellyboard
Replies: 33
Views: 9883

Re: 4'2 Bellyboard

Hi Paul
what kneeboard do you have for sale-- or was it just a figure of speech
remember me i'm the guy that bought your last two boards -- paipo and kneeboard
please provide measurements and pics if you got something
Dave Rigo
by belly rider
Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:00 am
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: UK/ireland superstorms
Replies: 20
Views: 5954

Re: UK/ireland superstorms

what a beautiful country you live in Man those pictures are fine but that water looks pretty darn cold-- I admire you suiting down to a 5mm Here in the Med we ware those 5 mills in the coldest of the winter months -- february But then again cold is only relative to where you live Thank God I was luc...
by belly rider
Sat Mar 07, 2015 10:11 pm
Forum: For Sale, Wanted or Trade
Topic: Tbelly
Replies: 6
Views: 2830

Re: Tbelly

Hey Paul glad to hear your knee on its way to recovery
Got any pics for me to see on that new board -- its probably complete by now
by belly rider
Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:53 pm
Forum: For Sale, Wanted or Trade
Topic: Tbelly
Replies: 6
Views: 2830

Re: Tbelly

Hey Paul here I am in Los Cabos and finally had a chance to try your board Despite what Thomas originally was saying that it would be a bit corky for me I think the volume gives me extra support for smaller waves and I feel it just floats me fine I am interested to see the board that you are going t...