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  1. dingpatch replied to the thread how to wear a shark.

    Ha, ha, ha, , , , yep, seen it, done it, , , , , every once in a while the spinners get pretty thick around Cocoa Beach. One day some...

    Oct 16, 2018 at 9:35 PM
  2. dingpatch replied to the thread 2nd attempt at making wood keels.

    Nice. Keep at it and you will be pleased, , , , , ,

    Oct 15, 2018 at 7:02 PM
  3. dingpatch liked kclibman's post in the thread 2nd attempt at making wood keels.

    @dingpatch, you are a master, my friend - I've just been making silly little fins from broken skateboards but was inspired to do so...

    IMG_2769.jpg Oct 15, 2018 at 7:01 PM
  4. dingpatch replied to the thread Anyone interested in a street cruiser skate deck, , , ,?.

    Going to FalseDawn, , , , 32 inches, 8 inches wide, Virgin Islands Mahogany with vertical Bamboo stringers. [IMG]

    Oct 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM
  5. dingpatch liked shadydave's post in the thread leash plug in old heavy log.

    One who installs a leash plug in a vintage board will be harshly chastise by the vintage surf gods. If you must attach a leash PLEASE...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 4:54 PM
  6. dingpatch liked SeniorGrom's post in the thread leash plug in old heavy log.

    Nooooo..leash plug!! Stick-on if you must.

    Oct 15, 2018 at 4:53 PM
  7. dingpatch liked joepoko's post in the thread leash plug in old heavy log.

    alright so, i want to surf this old hannon, but i'm a mongoloid and don't want to surf it without a leash, because it'll inevitably hit...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 4:53 PM
  8. dingpatch replied to the thread leash plug in old heavy log.

    Yes, the "stick ons" are fairly sturdy. Otherwise, go see the friendly guys at Ace Hardware, , , ,. LOL

    Oct 15, 2018 at 3:53 PM
  9. dingpatch liked SeniorGrom's post in the thread 2nd attempt at making wood keels.

    Very nicely done! I’m no woodworker and have only done a few wood keels. Boy can you remove material fast when foiling compared to...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 10:08 AM
  10. dingpatch replied to the thread 2nd attempt at making wood keels.

    Yes, a "sealer" coat would be fine. But, and so, here's what I've found to be "MY" best process for keels, , , , , Run wood through the...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 10:07 AM
  11. dingpatch replied to the thread 2nd attempt at making wood keels.

    My biggest problem with "keels" (and I've only made a couple because of it) is the effects of the resin on the thin wood. My very best...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 9:15 AM
  12. dingpatch liked Jmazz's post in the thread 2nd attempt at making wood keels.

    I actually find this therapeutic , I'd like to get good at it, would be great to have my fins on someone's board one day

    Oct 15, 2018 at 9:07 AM
  13. dingpatch replied to the thread 2nd attempt at making wood keels.

    It's a start, , , , , and looking pretty good! It took me a good while before I figured out how to eliminate my "short comings". The...

    Oct 15, 2018 at 8:00 AM
  14. dingpatch liked Jmazz's post in the thread 2nd attempt at making wood keels.

    My 2nd attempt at fins, Single side foil, getting better. But still not perfect

    20181014_160539.jpg Oct 15, 2018 at 7:53 AM
  15. dingpatch replied to the thread Anyone interested in a street cruiser skate deck, , , ,?.

    Ride it like a boss, and let all the little rippers know who is in charge, , , , ,

    Oct 14, 2018 at 11:07 AM