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TomW
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Moses Fluente 550/590 + 330/325 and 633 set
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Re: Pocket board building

Postby TomW » Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:38 pm

This method is wasting less materials than using surfboard blank.
And I prefer wood core so I can leave it clear, no painting or CF to cover ugly green foam core...
But I am wondering about ecological impact of using Balsa.....

thewindego
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Re: Pocket board building

Postby thewindego » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:28 pm

Nice work and shape again! What will your final layup be? Sealing the wood from water migration will be important as compared to marine foams like corecell.

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Pierrot
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Re: Pocket board building

Postby Pierrot » Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:17 pm

Finished board. Tested and approved in the TCI.
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TomW
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Local Beach: Vejbystrand, Habo Ljung, Lomma
Gear: TW Surfboards 5-0
TW Surfboards hydrofoil board 120 and 135
Moses Fluente 550/590 + 330/325 and 633 set
North Mono 7, 9, 12
Ozone Reo 5
Ozone Hyperlink 9mUL, 7m
Flysurfer Sonic 2 13m
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Re: Pocket board building

Postby TomW » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:46 pm

Where's TCI? Those Ketos foils look really nice.

thewindego
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Re: Pocket board building

Postby thewindego » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:23 pm

Turks and Caicos Islands.

stevez
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Re: Pocket board building

Postby stevez » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:55 am

Latest pocket board build coming on nicely:
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Re: Pocket board building

Postby stevez » Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:22 am

Here's the finished board.
84 x 44cm (33 x 17.5")
2.2kg
Hoping to try it out this afternoon.
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TomW
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Local Beach: Vejbystrand, Habo Ljung, Lomma
Gear: TW Surfboards 5-0
TW Surfboards hydrofoil board 120 and 135
Moses Fluente 550/590 + 330/325 and 633 set
North Mono 7, 9, 12
Ozone Reo 5
Ozone Hyperlink 9mUL, 7m
Flysurfer Sonic 2 13m
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Re: Pocket board building

Postby TomW » Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:42 pm

Stevez,

How did you build it? Is it hollow with span wize rib/spacers? Then you put in Cork rails?
It looks really ghetto. But what the heck, if it works, then that's what matters!
That one you should call the lunch tray or the cutting board...


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