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  Topic: Long or short harness lines
mamero

Replies: 52
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PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:17 pm   Subject: Long or short harness lines
I have noticed that sometimes it "feels" that my sail "might" be leaning too far to windward and that I am sailing very low; perhaps too low even for a seat harness. Sailing in a s ...
  Topic: Long or short harness lines
mamero

Replies: 52
Views: 14349

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:59 am   Subject: Long or short harness lines
I find that even when I'm hooked/strapped in and blasting there is still some weight going through my extended arms (holding) rather than transferring through the harness. My stance feels dialed in s ...
  Topic: Long or short harness lines
mamero

Replies: 52
Views: 14349

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:10 am   Subject: Long or short harness lines
Are tired forearms and tired hands a sign that perhaps your lines are TOO long? I find that even when I'm hooked/strapped in and blasting there is still some weight going through my extended arms (hol ...
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

Replies: 98
Views: 14099

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:56 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
If you have a bathtub refinishing company in your area, those guys can match any color. You'd be amazed. Very nice job on your repair. Especially the sanding!

That's a good idea for the future. Tha ...
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

Replies: 98
Views: 14099

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:55 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
I prepared a swatch to figure out what will be the closet for the anti-grip. Swatch in the foreground. An untouched area of the board in the background.

1. Sharkgrip set in epoxy. Epoxy very fresh ...
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

Replies: 98
Views: 14099

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:15 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
I was going to apply the anti-skid in one of the layers of clear coat. However, the coating used for the anti-skid gives the blue a hazy look and contributes to lightening the base color. A clear coat ...
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

Replies: 98
Views: 14099

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:14 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
I was going to apply the anti-skid in one of the layers of clear coat. However, the coating used for the anti-skid gives the blue a hazy look and contributes to lightening the base color. A clear coat ...
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

Replies: 98
Views: 14099

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:29 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
If thats the color match, Walmart would be as good

Looks good except color match, I would have painted it a contrast color.

The only place they could get a clear scan of the board was at the nos ...
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

Replies: 98
Views: 14099

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:27 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
I'm now ready for the satin clear coat and the anti-skid.

Questions first.

Do I need to sand the base coat before I apply the clear or can I lay the clear coat directly down? As you see, the edg ...
  Topic: Is my board still Watertight?
mamero

Replies: 98
Views: 14099

PostForum: Windsurfing Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:17 pm   Subject: Is my board still Watertight?
Making progress!

Primed and sanded. I decided to skip the putty and go straight to primer.
https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1759/41882654884_19970114ff_c_d.jpg

Colour matched base coat applied. Ba ...
 
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