After searching a while I decided I wanted a walden compact disk to ride in the smaller waves. I also just realized its super cheap on the internet and was wondering if the deal was too good to be true or legit.
Thats the web page. I was wondering how everyone elses experience was buying off the internet?
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Thread: Buying a board off the net
Aug 2, 2008, 07:20 PM #1Junior Member
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Buying a board off the net
they'll probably screw you on the shipping
Aug 2, 2008, 08:56 PM #3
From my personal experiences, I would say that pretty much any company offering new boards will leave you pretty happy but steer clear of used boards unless you have a chance to check the board out before you buy it. Just my 2 cents from online board buying.
Complete headache that I'll never go thru again... unless I can find a G.Greenough spoon.
Aug 3, 2008, 12:32 PM #5Senior Member
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interesting...a knockoff Walden
from the site:
"Limited stock available at these discounts. Manufactured by Global Surf Industries and is one of the most popular surfboards in their line-up."
I wouldn't spend more than $400 on it.
Any shop that carries Global Surf boards (makes Waldens in Thailand) can order it for you for $555 which includes shipping and only takes about a week. I dont think they make the original CD anymore which might explain the cheap price. They now make the CD-4 which is slightly different.
Aug 3, 2008, 04:38 PM #7Junior Member
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I actually bought a 7'6" Walden Mini-Magic from them (Isle Surfboards) for like $375 with my "stimulus check". (Thank you Mr. Bush) Shipping was only $99. It's a great board especially since I was expecting an epoxy and it was glassed.
I also bought a retro fish under the Isle name, but my only real complaint is that it is glassed really thin, but it was new and cheap.
Aug 3, 2008, 11:29 PM #8wavesallday Guest
6'6 Walden CD for Sale
Saw your posting--I'm actually looking to sell my Walden CD. I just bought an 8'0 and am looking to get a 9'0...it's in really good shape...rode it maybe twice. Polyester foam. 2 3/4 thickness, 19 1/4 width. Includes fin setup (Walden center fin, two Future side fins). Nose is red and fades to orange and yellow towards the tail. $400 cash. Would be happy to meet up with you to show it to you if you're local. I'm in Bethany Beach, DE.