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Front deckpad

Postby kas911 » Sun Jun 19, 2016 4:35 pm

Yo my lil homies

Considering saying NO NO NO (Brenda Walsh style) to the all mighty sex wax. Is a normal deckpad put on backwards the way to go? Or what do you use as a front pad on your strapless kite surfboard?


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Re: Front deckpad

Postby BudhaNl » Sat Jul 16, 2016 6:38 pm

I've been using Agenda Surf deckpads for a while, highly recommended!

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Re: Front deckpad

Postby peppers » Sun Jul 17, 2016 6:40 am

Lunasurf front tracktion pads are great. Using Alien WHO 3 piece pads in my two boards:

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Re: Front deckpad

Postby Kamikuza » Sun Jul 17, 2016 12:27 pm

I had the Versatrack whatever it called, clear film on the front. Zero slip, great for feet or boots, very light. The edges peel after a while, but that's easy fixed so buy a bigger set than you need. $70 or so for a fish package...

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Re: Front deckpad

Postby Jwoo » Sun Jul 17, 2016 3:53 pm

I like the WMFG 6 pack. When tacking upwind, my back foot is normally just in front of the rear pad, so if there's a gap between the pads, I still have to rely on wax. With the 6 pack, everywhere I need to place my feet is covered. It's weird not worrying about melting the wax though. I still set my board deck down!

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Re: Front deckpad

Postby NorCalNomad » Sun Jul 17, 2016 4:27 pm

If you can't find the wfmg pads locally also longboard pads work well.

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Re: Front deckpad

Postby Bushflyr » Mon Jul 25, 2016 2:44 am

After using a bunch of deck pads I have to say the WMFG is really good. The cut pattern keeps my foot from slipping forward during jumps.

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Re: Front deckpad

Postby TomW » Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:05 pm

BudhaNl wrote:I've been using Agenda Surf deckpads for a while, highly recommended!
I use the agenda surf full pad, it's big enough to cut to size and put your arches under where you want them.

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Re: Front deckpad

Postby cleepa » Tue Aug 16, 2016 1:42 am

I get SUP pads. Usually does 2+ boards and is a lot cheaper.

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