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Using bodyboard with stringers?

Postby B19 ELS » Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:44 pm

I was thinking of cutting up an old body board and putting stringers in to strengthen and stiffen it. Anyone else done this?

Once up and riding well, its just a foot platform.

Any pictures would be great!

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Re: Using bodyboard with stringers?

Postby grigorib » Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:05 pm

I saw a pics of plywood sheet glued to them. Ugly AF but works.

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Re: Using bodyboard with stringers?

Postby Jyoder » Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:07 pm

Saw pics on one where the body board was cut up and a fiber glassed core added then foam glued back on outside to resemble the original board.

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Re: Using bodyboard with stringers?

Postby plummet » Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:24 pm

I was going to. But it would have taken more effort than laminating some bamboo i had lying around.

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Re: Using bodyboard with stringers?

Postby winduser » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:23 pm


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Re: Using bodyboard with stringers?

Postby reyrivera » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:50 pm

You have to be well-powered as it is hard to get up on a short board. Once you are up and going, it can be tricky, at least for me since I'm used to regular boards, but yes, for fun its doable, but not for beginners. I was able to successfully ride it with different mast lengths.

http://www.bayareakiteboarding.com/foru ... =1&t=14728


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