40lb surfboard

Discussion in 'Surfboards and Surfboard Design' started by Jon_balsamo_, May 9, 2020.

  1. Jon_balsamo_

    Jon_balsamo_ New Member

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    May 9, 2020
    I had recently picked up a old beat up long board to repair and it seems like a pretty easy fix however it weighs about 40 pounds and I’m not sure why. There seems to be no water coming out of the holes and it’s been sitting in a shed for years. I was looking online and couldn’t find anything really, does anybody have any ideas on what to do?
     
  2. Notaseal

    Notaseal Well-Known Member

    Apr 18, 2015
    If the brand is Vicious Fishes that was one of the first boards i ever shaped and glassed.
     

  3. antoine

    antoine Well-Known Member

    Mar 10, 2013
    I don't know if I could paddle a 40lb board or if I could even turn it. How about some pics and dems?
     
  4. jaklsurfs

    jaklsurfs Well-Known Member

    501
    Apr 26, 2015
    Is it about a 9 6 or bigger, they were heavy to begin with,Clark foam used to have a 3.9 pound density foam for big boards ,pu foam, polyester resin maybe a tail block and a built up stringer all adds up ,but water will saturate a board and will not evaporate then its a fungus or stuff in it and it adds weight
     
  5. jaklsurfs

    jaklsurfs Well-Known Member

    501
    Apr 26, 2015
    They got a beer brand called vicious fishes down here in NC bra
     
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  6. antoine

    antoine Well-Known Member

    Mar 10, 2013
    Reminds me of a guy named Roy
     
  7. jaklsurfs

    jaklsurfs Well-Known Member

    501
    Apr 26, 2015
    Yeah like a dragon board ......gawd look out ,on an impact its a bone breaker
     
  8. jaklsurfs

    jaklsurfs Well-Known Member

    501
    Apr 26, 2015
    a color coordinated helmut and the orange suit your in the money
     
  9. jaklsurfs

    jaklsurfs Well-Known Member

    501
    Apr 26, 2015
    I picked up a 9 6 donald takayama last spring ,when i first picked it up musta weighed forty pounds
    Took it home stripped all the glass off it still took several days for the foam to dry
    Now its about 25
     
  10. jaklsurfs

    jaklsurfs Well-Known Member

    501
    Apr 26, 2015
    Repairs can get ugly and way too heavy when they dont need to be
    I Use foam when i can then go to
    Qcell which has to be mixed with resin
    i use it for different repairs like around FINBOXES
    When all else fails saw the board into pieces small enough to fit Into trashcan
     
  11. antoine

    antoine Well-Known Member

    Mar 10, 2013
    So why not just glass the fin? On a long board you're not moving the fin around much anyway
     
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