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by Uncle Grumpy
Sat Oct 16, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: A Ripple in the Force
Replies: 21
Views: 97725

Re: A Ripple in the Force

Hey Bob,
Like so many of Tom's ideas, I don't think the fins went any farther than his experiments.
by Uncle Grumpy
Fri Oct 15, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: A Ripple in the Force
Replies: 21
Views: 97725

Re: A Ripple in the Force

Of all the famous "surfers" I've known, Tom might be my favorite. Tom Morey was one of the nicest smartest coolest surfiest people ever. He will be remembered as the creator of the Boogie board but he was so much more. The man was a certified genius and I will miss him. FWIW "Boogies&...
by Uncle Grumpy
Thu Sep 09, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Latest Paipo
Replies: 9
Views: 25348

Re: Latest Paipo

Very Nice.
FWIW,
Boat builders have a long held superstition against using walnut in watercraft.
It's known to them as "coffin wood".
I wouldn't worry about it tho'. ;)
by Uncle Grumpy
Fri Aug 27, 2021 8:59 am
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: It had to happen eventually.
Replies: 3
Views: 10174

It had to happen eventually.

Lazy? Out of shape?

Get Yourself an ELECTRIC BODYBOARD!!

You have options!

https://firduo.com/products/searover-el ... ea-scooter

https://kymera.com/

firduo
firduo
by Uncle Grumpy
Sat Aug 14, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: Paipo Web Pages
Topic: Paipo Slippah
Replies: 6
Views: 30968

Paipo Slippah

Made with wood. Like all true Paipo. :P
Cowabunga
https://www.reef.com/s/ReefUS/paipo.html#email-signup
by Uncle Grumpy
Mon Jun 28, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: River surfing:Setting the record straight.
Replies: 17
Views: 18289

Re: River surfing:Setting the record straight.

Excellent work.
by Uncle Grumpy
Tue Jun 08, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Very thin rails with bouncy
Replies: 16
Views: 30859

Re: Very thin rails with bouncy

I gotta say, that little space machine looks like a heap of fun. :D
by Uncle Grumpy
Mon Feb 01, 2021 12:04 pm
Forum: Paipo Web Pages
Topic: Bellyak
Replies: 1
Views: 17306

Bellyak

I was searching rotomolded products and found this oddity.
https://www.bellyak.com/the-bellyak/surf/

Image
by Uncle Grumpy
Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Anyone from near San Francisco (not Santa Monica)on the forum?
Replies: 5
Views: 8393

Re: Anyone from Santa Monica on the forum?

Ahoy Bob,
Might want to revise your title.
Santa Monica is in their name and their email address but the company is in Tracy, 300 miles north of Santa Monica and about 70 miles east of San Francisco.
IIRC OG AZN and Poobah are the closest.
by Uncle Grumpy
Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:03 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Poobah & Mr Mike OB Rag interview
Replies: 3
Views: 6173

Re: Poobah & Mr Mike OB Rag interview

Glad to hear Mike is still active..
Hope you and yours are as well as could be expected....
by Uncle Grumpy
Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Poobah & Mr Mike OB Rag interview
Replies: 3
Views: 6173

Re: Poobah & Mr Mike OB Rag interview

Have not seen nor heard from Mr. Mike for some time.
Have you had any contact with Mike, Poobah?
by Uncle Grumpy
Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Quad Concave Body Board Study
Replies: 88
Views: 1023523

Re: Quad Concave Body Board Study

Looks like a stall from here.
Bodyboard version of a tail stomp.
by Uncle Grumpy
Tue Nov 17, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Nose thickness
Replies: 16
Views: 10164

Re: Nose thickness

Mike Stewart has a couple videos that go into the details of skillfully riding a BB much of which can be applied to Paipo riding as well.
The sound quality on this one is pretty awful but it's worth watching.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEhXYm6UAyg
by Uncle Grumpy
Sat Oct 31, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Quad Concave Body Board Study
Replies: 88
Views: 1023523

Re: Quad Concave Body Board Study

The first alaia I built was slightly oversize. Over time I slowly paired it down little by little eventually thinning it out to to where it was thin enough to flex enough to really give some spring back when it was pushed. Less than 3/8ths" It was the best thing ever. It felt alive and was such...
by Uncle Grumpy
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Quad Concave Body Board Study
Replies: 88
Views: 1023523

Re: Quad Concave Body Board Study

Those first gen boogies perhaps too flexi. Still fun.

morey
morey
by Uncle Grumpy
Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: cutting edge board design
Replies: 2
Views: 4171

Re: cutting edge board design

took it out yesterday in small waves with offshore winds and had a frickin’ blast.
Simple works. ;)
by Uncle Grumpy
Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: Dreamtime
Replies: 4
Views: 6798

Re: Dreamtime

Right before the Covid hit SHACC opened an exhibit featuring Surfing in The Movies. We had Greenough's Big Wednesday camera rig on display that weighs over 30lbs. A Go Pro weighs a little over 4 oz. There's also a 35MM film case carrying a copy of Jack McCoy's film Storm Riders (two reels) that weig...
by Uncle Grumpy
Wed Sep 02, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: tales-of-the-boogie-men
Replies: 2
Views: 4435

Re: tales-of-the-boogie-men

+1
Tom Morey is one of my favorite people.
by Uncle Grumpy
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Paipo Board Design & Building
Topic: Non Skinny Paipo
Replies: 6
Views: 8710

Re: Non Skinny Paipo

Given the reasons for the nose design, does it add much thickness? You'd assume it does but the nose rocker would thin it out a bit. Has it been in the water yet? I naturally used the cut off from the front of the board for the scarf to get the increased nose rocker, handle and leash plug into the ...