Very latest wing board

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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by CHRISPI » Sat Feb 27, 2016 7:43 am

The pictures don’t show the contours very well, but the bottom contour came out well, may be the next board will be wingless

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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by CHRISPI » Sat Feb 27, 2016 1:04 pm

Looks slick I like the way this foam holds the pressed in curves, it is still a bit flimsy. I plan to place a backbone ridge plate on the deck like the cork boards
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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by bgreen » Sat Feb 27, 2016 4:44 pm

Making a wingless board of the same design as the winged one might make for interesting comparisons.

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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by soulglider » Sun Feb 28, 2016 8:36 am

what kind of glass can you use on this type of foam, epoxy or poly?
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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by CHRISPI » Sun Feb 28, 2016 11:31 am

You can use both but I will stick with epoxy. I have only ridden winged boards for the last 15 years what will happen if I find wingless is better my brain will explode?! You can get lost going down thies obscure pathways ? But its FUN

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Re: Very latest wing board

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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by CHRISPI » Thu Mar 17, 2016 1:17 pm

Exceeded the commonsense rule by a long way on this one, its much cleaner without the rear centre strut. The weight so far is 2kg. Will it twist apart?
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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by bgreen » Thu Mar 17, 2016 3:43 pm

Chrispi,

I don't recall reading that you'd been riding these boards for 15 years. What were you surfing before? What got you started on this trip?

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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by CHRISPI » Thu Mar 17, 2016 5:39 pm

Body surfing, knee boarding, and body boarding. I loved body boarding the most, but I did a silly thing I asked why body boards have not changed in years? and tried to answer that question ever since

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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by CHRISPI » Sun Mar 20, 2016 11:32 am

The glassing is finished, the strut s have finished well, and the idea on this one is to clean up the water flow between the split decks. The final sanding has revelled some pleasing lines
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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by soulglider » Sun Mar 20, 2016 12:20 pm

Very nice work man! personally i like them without the paint, but then again thats just my opinion.

the main board shape is very inspiring to me. if its ok with you i want to try and copy it as close as i can from pix. again, nice job.

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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by CHRISPI » Sun Mar 20, 2016 3:07 pm

Thanks Tim this one will be plain white with a red foam deck to use up left over’s. Did you pick up that all the contours, were prest out of laminated flat 9mm foam sheets, so there is very little foam lost setting the rocker, it holds dome and flat radii well.

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Unread post by CHRISPI » Sat Mar 26, 2016 5:19 pm

I hate this stage off the process, all those small defects start showing, and design remorse sets in .Is it strong enough, will I look a complete chop when I ride it .
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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by CHRISPI » Fri Apr 08, 2016 6:44 am

I am very pleased with my foam deck experiment
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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by bgreen » Fri Apr 08, 2016 5:18 pm

You shouldn't have to worry about drop ins. It would be fascinating to see how these boards surf.

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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by CHRISPI » Fri Apr 08, 2016 7:05 pm

I can’t wait to get it in the water. I still have to clear coat and make a leash plug

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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by Uncle Grumpy » Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:02 am

bgreen wrote: It would be fascinating to see how these boards surf.
I'd be happy just to see a photo of one actually being ridden...........
Paipo surfer in repose,
Nose on the nose,
No grunting he-man pose.
See how fast he goes!
What is it he knows?

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Unread post by kfitz + » Sat Apr 09, 2016 4:53 pm

Second that, Grumpy, Great job. Push the envelope !

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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by Pes78 » Sat Apr 09, 2016 9:05 pm

Very interesting stuff you got going there. I say next gathering in you neck of the woods, would love to try one.

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Re: Very latest wing board

Unread post by CHRISPI » Fri Apr 15, 2016 8:22 am

The board is finished, with ss leash plug or may be call it a bollard but it’s strong. I found working with white difficult it is easy to miss flaws in the reflective light. The horizontal fin plate has a bit more surface area than the black board, but the deck is substantially smaller with very little volume. I suppose this is my first hollow board, test ride on Saturday!!.I would really like to get together with other Paipo board builders ,the only other prone boards I get to ride hear are body boards and they fell like riding a wet carpet
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