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Cheaper options for new-style surfboard pad (flat & grooved ala Duotone)?

Postby omg » Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:40 am

So I am basically looking new front and back pads for my surfboards, and I have one Duotone's front pad which I like, but is there any other cheaper options to buy it say from Aliexpress or similar other than the expensive branded ones, please?

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Re: Cheaper options for new-style surfboard pad (flat & grooved ala Duotone)?

Postby tomtom » Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:41 am

you answer yourself Aliexpress have them and they work

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Re: Cheaper options for new-style surfboard pad (flat & grooved ala Duotone)?

Postby omg » Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:48 am

thanks, but I have tried to search them without much luck. Gone through many pads. I've only managed to find ones which have quite big squared holes and overall they are quite small in size. =/

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Re: Cheaper options for new-style surfboard pad (flat & grooved ala Duotone)?

Postby ScoopZ » Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:23 am

The only corduroy style pad on there 33cm x 37cm.

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/3296672 ... b201603_53

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Re: Cheaper options for new-style surfboard pad (flat & grooved ala Duotone)?

Postby cleepa » Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:49 pm

I have used one of those for a front foot pad. Grip and durability seem to be fine. If you have coarse sand at your spot, it will get stuck in the grooves. I still prefer the diamond pattern grips.

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Re: Cheaper options for new-style surfboard pad (flat & grooved ala Duotone)?

Postby Da Yoda » Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:20 pm

WMFG has one now...

Their 3-Pack (tail,mid,front) is $84 vs Duotone's 2-Pack at $80. It doesn't look like WMFG currently offers a 2-Pack (mid,front) like Duotone.

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Re: Cheaper options for new-style surfboard pad (flat & grooved ala Duotone)?

Postby Wolkster » Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:34 am

Saw these the other day, could be an option more like non slip than a padding.
https://kiteboarding.com/print.asp?prod ... a_traction

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Re: Cheaper options for new-style surfboard pad (flat & grooved ala Duotone)?

Postby knotwindy » Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:16 am

If it helps there is also a spray on non skid that works really well.

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Re: Cheaper options for new-style surfboard pad (flat & grooved ala Duotone)?

Postby omg » Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:56 am

Thanks, for strapless freestyle and also for a little bit of cushioning, these grooved pads with great grip is the way to go - at least for me.

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Re: Cheaper options for new-style surfboard pad (flat & grooved ala Duotone)?

Postby omg » Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:57 am

Thanks, for strapless freestyle and also for a little bit of cushioning, these grooved pads with great grip is the way to go - at least for me.


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