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RE: [ksurf] Re: underground decks, any decks

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  • Mark Pronk
    Nick, You can do that easily.. I ve built a TT myself and was hurt plenty by the ultra-sanding effect of the DIY antislip. So i just sanded it down a bit like
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      Nick,

      You can do that easily.. I've built a TT myself and was hurt plenty by the
      ultra-sanding effect of the DIY antislip. So i just sanded it down a bit
      like you say and not it's allright.

      mARC

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      >-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
      >Van: kiteboardingjapan [mailto:nick@...]
      >Verzonden: vrijdag 1 november 2002 12:58
      >Aan: kitesurf@yahoogroups.com
      >Onderwerp: [ksurf] Re: underground decks, any decks
      >
      >
      >Does anyone find that the non-slip around the grab handle hurts their
      >hands? I haven't tried the board on the water yet, but it seems like
      >this area may be best sanded down a bit.
      >
      >Nick
      >
      >--- In kitesurf@y..., "hernanhome" <hernanhome@i...> wrote:
      >> Nick:
      >> I have a new wt142 and have no anti-skip. Underground was a
      >> windsurf board factory so, i think, they are used to this type of
      >> finish. On the other hand is far less work as you dont have to
      >> sand and polish the deck as when you want a polished finish. (I
      >> have done more than 400 custom windsurfboards)
      >> I personally thing that non-skid on kiteboard is a bad thing. Last
      >> year I "sand my knee" to the bone in a wipeout over a hard non
      >> skid board (naish).
      >> If yours have it, sand it without fear (sandpaper 120-150), until
      >> you get a soft and even texture.
      >>
      >> Enjoy your board, post coments later.
      >> ( Im trying to found the best fin config. yet)
      >>
      >>
      >> --- In kitesurf@y..., "kiteboardingjapan" <nick@h...> wrote:
      >> > Why does Underground spray their decks with a non-slip
      >> coating. I
      >> > can't see why a board you don't gibe has it. Can someone
      >> enlighten
      >> > me? Got my WT 142 today, and we've got 25+ knots forcast for
      >> the next
      >> > 3 days!
      >> >
      >> > Nick
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