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by the trout
Tue Jul 29, 2008 7:15 pm
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Custom Paint job.
Replies: 52
Views: 11729

Re: Custom paint

Not sure if you're aware of it or not but Martin Worthington does sprays for Grant so don't be scared to throw him something of a challenge. Martin is the airbrush talent behind Terry Fitzgerald's far out 70/80's boards. http://img153.imageshack.us/img153/2696/p1010264bw5.th.jpg Throw a bucket of p...
by the trout
Tue Jul 29, 2008 7:05 pm
Forum: Board Design, Repairing, Shaping, etc (was called Equipment)
Topic: carbon fibre surfboards
Replies: 3
Views: 2086

Re: carbon fibre surfboards

mercer wrote:Are carbon fibre glassed surfboards worth it?

i wouldnt you would get nearly 3 custom shapes for that
support your local shaper
in a surfboard C /F is overated
by the trout
Sat Jul 26, 2008 5:01 pm
Forum: Shortboarders only!
Topic: firewire sale
Replies: 41
Views: 7844

hey guys the more that splinter awaythe better it gets
now i dont know whether he will
but a comp sand board coming from josh
will be better than anything coming from thailand
&keep the work in this country+ i couldnt see josh making anyone wait as long as what has been the case so far.
by the trout
Sat Jul 26, 2008 12:06 pm
Forum: Shortboarders only!
Topic: firewire sale
Replies: 41
Views: 7844

Bros Neilsen was a big seller of firewire until they couldnt pay for the boards they had, so in a smart move, FW went and grabbed them before BN went into liquidation. If only we'd all been so clued in..... As for re-sale, yeah mate they actually do retain their value. I usually sell my old ones fo...
by the trout
Fri Jul 25, 2008 11:15 am
Forum: Shortboarders only!
Topic: firewire sale
Replies: 41
Views: 7844

Bros Neilsen was a big seller of firewire until they couldnt pay for the boards they had, so in a smart move, FW went and grabbed them before BN went into liquidation. If only we'd all been so clued in..... As for re-sale, yeah mate they actually do retain their value. I usually sell my old ones fo...
by the trout
Sat Jul 12, 2008 11:10 am
Forum: Shortboarders only!
Topic: Board Suggestions for Indo? (3rd in the quiver)
Replies: 25
Views: 8729

onawave wrote:well looks like its board shopping for a sa or something different today...

defo not the black beauty
contact john harris
no one shapes better indo boards
ph 0424939660
by the trout
Wed Jun 25, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: Shortboarders only!
Topic: SUNOVA EXPERIENCE
Replies: 218
Views: 51112

surfercross wrote:It is a 5' 11" nitro with balsa bottom and a corecell deck with the standard glassing.
what glassing ratio is on that board
dont forget more flex might also mean a less volume
(thiner board)
by the trout
Thu May 22, 2008 10:01 pm
Forum: Shortboarders only!
Topic: SUNOVA EXPERIENCE
Replies: 218
Views: 51112

i had a couple of epic failures recently using urethane glues that was really disheartening almost gave up That's the part that scares me off. I got as far as buying a variable sander. I look for vacuum pumps on ebay etc. I'd be willing to get a router and planer too. But no matter how much I read ...