Surfbort medical advise (aka ding repair)

Discussion in 'All Discussions' started by NJsurfer30, May 11, 2018.

  1. jaklsurfs

    jaklsurfs Well-Known Member

    Apr 26, 2015
    The steve lis fish style boards were really the best performing all around boards i rode in early 70s,rode a 5'3" Natural Art by scott busby full on fish ,keel fins from laminate and 3 inches thick ,love the fishes.
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  2. NJsurfer30

    NJsurfer30 Well-Known Member

    Dec 28, 2016
    The surgery kept getting rescheduled, but to be honest it probably wouldn't have made a difference. My bort tragically lost its fight with delam aids last weekend... suggesting that it was far more advanced than I had initially expected. Snapped in half last Saturday in semi-mushy waist to shoulder high onshore slop while my brother in law was paddling it back out after a ride and got caught inside. Not the most dignified way to go, but at least technically it was hurricane groundswell, which is a little more respectable than summer wind chop. 14 years not a bad life for a poly longbort that was my only bort for most of that time, and thus got ridden (albeit not always well) in lots of well-overhead hollow winter surf that could've easily killed it.

  3. LBCrew

    LBCrew Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2009
    My condolences, brother.
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