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Chipped board. How bad is it?

Postby GTC » Mon Mar 15, 2021 12:11 pm

Hi there,
I am learning hydrofoiling so it was a matter of time that my arness hook made some damage to the board deck.
Here's a picture of the small dent (there's is one more). This Gong board is supposed to be made of epoxy :-? .
What do you suggest?

Thanks in advance
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Re: Chipped board. How bad is it?

Postby matth » Mon Mar 15, 2021 12:34 pm

I would sand it, tape out the perimeter, and then just use some two-part epoxy.

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Re: Chipped board. How bad is it?

Postby downunder » Mon Mar 15, 2021 3:22 pm

I would suggest not to worry :)

Have so many dents on epoxy boards, no issues.

If u send and fill it will look worse.

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Re: Chipped board. How bad is it?

Postby AndersP » Mon Mar 15, 2021 5:59 pm

Put some layers of Alu tape over it. First a small patch that covers the damage only, then a bit larger and last patch even larger.

It will last for years. Not duct tape but pure aluminium.
When you have offseason you can do a more professional repair if You think it's neccesary.

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