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  Topic: board PAINT advice? (after footsrap insert install mod)
grayson

Replies: 15
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:08 pm   Subject: board PAINT advice? (after footsrap insert install mod)
Modified Slalom or Formula boards don't really work that well as foil boards Shocked
Can you please elaborate on what specifically "doesn't work well"? Basic board shape and geometry of a ...
  Topic: board PAINT advice? (after footsrap insert install mod)
grayson

Replies: 15
Views: 6128

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:18 pm   Subject: board PAINT advice? (after footsrap insert install mod)
Thanks for the quick responses and suggestions!

Check out NSI for the pads.Already done. Purchased the pad material from them months ago (back when I thought I was going to just hand this project o ...
  Topic: board PAINT advice? (after footsrap insert install mod)
grayson

Replies: 15
Views: 6128

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:24 am   Subject: board PAINT advice? (after footsrap insert install mod)
I don't have a local board repair guru, so I took this on myself...

Paint lightly with good quality preferable white 2K primer and sand most of it off. Paint ads insane amount of weight.
Is he sug ...
  Topic: Seeking gear transport: VT -to- OBX
grayson

Replies: 1
Views: 7770

PostForum: Eastern and Central USA & Canada   Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2018 7:13 pm   Subject: Seeking gear transport: VT -to- OBX
Anybody driving from QC or VT down to Hatteras this spring with room for an extra sail & mast?? I'm in Burlington VT, and trying to get my 8.5 & 490 to a buyer in Avon. Shipping for this big ...
  Topic: I might have saved a life today, with help from the USCG
grayson

Replies: 20
Views: 21465

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:45 pm   Subject: I might have saved a life today, with help from the USCG
Grayson-

It is almost four years after this event occurred. I have tried to find your name a few times with no luck in the past. I wanted to thank you with all of my heart. My friend and I were not ...
  Topic: No more cold hands
grayson

Replies: 17
Views: 14454

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 8:45 pm   Subject: No more cold hands
VERY intriguing! The cold hands issue has been the limiting factor in my cold-weather windsurfing, and cracking that nut could really extend my season. Just might have to try one of these! Cool

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  Topic: Ezzy Masts Top and Bottom
grayson

Replies: 26
Views: 20898

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 3:28 pm   Subject: Ezzy Masts Top and Bottom
I sailed the Zephyr with Ezzy 430b+490t and it was great. Can't compare to how it'd feel with 460b+460t because I didn't have those mast sections when I demoed the Zephyr. I can tell you that I have ...
  Topic: Life Vest
grayson

Replies: 43
Views: 59930

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:22 pm   Subject: Life Vest
You get going pretty fast in near free-fall ... all dropping enormous falls, and hitting water at seriously high velocity.
They're hitting bubbles while wrapped in water moving at their own speed. I' ...
  Topic: Life Vest
grayson

Replies: 43
Views: 59930

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 10:57 pm   Subject: Life Vest
I would worry that a visor that long could yank your head quite violently upon hitting the water causing neck injury.
Interesting concern. Hadn't really considered that. And this is certainly anecd ...
  Topic: Life Vest
grayson

Replies: 43
Views: 59930

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:13 am   Subject: Life Vest
I've never been in a serious accident so I have not experienced a "need" for 25 years wearing a bicycle helmet, 29 windsurfing seasons wearing a life jacket (on flat water), or at least 43 y ...
 
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