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New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby longwhitecloud » Fri Dec 23, 2016 3:42 am

cool, if i had some here i would put them on my short board for the hell of it and have a surf! #ankletweakage?

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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby Da Yoda » Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:10 pm

cristovao wrote:That looks really cool. Did that got on anywhere in the world? Or was it just a dead end innovation?
It was short lived, but they were the hot item for a few years within the skimboarding scene. It was the early 2000's and they were really popular in S America. Even some competitions were created around them. I think they died off with skimmers because the concept killed the ability to pull shovits and bigspins on a skimboard which was becoming the "new cool" back then.

Here's a pic of them in their original packaging that I was able to find online...
http://picclick.ca/Sector-Deck-velcro-b ... 83379.html

Pretty sure they were base off one of these patents...
https://www.google.com/patents/US20040235372
https://www.google.com/patents/US5454743
https://www.google.com/patents/US4645466

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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby cristovao » Wed Dec 28, 2016 9:32 pm

Thanks Yoda, for the intresting historical facts.

Did you ever used that, or had any feedback from someone who used it?

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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby AmericanRonin » Sat Jan 28, 2017 5:43 am

Could always try doing half-straps, so you can get out of them more easily. Like the guys who invented Freebords did.

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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby mede » Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:03 pm

BWD wrote:I hope you are not going to infringe on my octo-skin TM octopus skin deck pad system!
:lol: :naughty:

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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby NorCalNomad » Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:02 pm

Da Yoda wrote:
longwhitecloud wrote:magnets, veclro..mega stick wax, track locking...! #wild guesses....
Velcro! It's now time to bring back Sector Deck...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyEcJ0jhE_I
People are doing those things without straps now...

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Re: New arguments for the old discussion “Straps vs Strapless”

Postby scottnorby » Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:38 pm

...check out the new wax mats by surfco. Lots of good rumors flying around that they 'finally got the formula' correct.
Soft like the nose guards. But super thin and as grippy or grippier than wax.
https://www.surfcohawaii.com


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