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From portugal Fresh and new!!!

Postby pistollero » Tue Mar 02, 2004 2:34 pm

Check out this boards.. made by rocket team!

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Postby urbanr » Tue Mar 02, 2004 11:26 pm

excellent boards..

i'm all ready to start work on my first formica boards... they'll most likely look identical to your white one.

regarding your 'fibra boards', especially the grey one... can you tell me how it's finished - what paint system did you use and how durable is it?

the reason i'm switching to formica is mainly because of the durability issue... where we kite it's really shallow and boards tend to get nicked quite a bit - and repainting your board every few months becomes a real pain in the ass.




Postby Guest » Wed Mar 03, 2004 11:29 am

Holy **** cow ****

They ROCK.
I definitely like the gray one.
How do you build them, what do they weight, sizes, ... ???


::...the paint.::::

Postby pistollero » Wed Mar 03, 2004 6:43 pm

I urbanr the finish of the grey is car painting, i use a two component primary and a two component grey tint. very good finish..... the weight is about 2,6 kg... the size is 131x41 cm

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Postby Kaito » Fri Mar 05, 2004 4:29 am

NICE! :o
Very NICE! I'm tracking down materials, and studying up on board building right now. Should be making my first try in about 2 weeks.

I only hope my boards will at least come close to these!

How long, or how many boards, did it take to reach this skill level?!

Great stuff!
Thanks for the inspiration!
K. :bye:

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