Tuesday, August 5, 2008

2008 Space Odyssey (Woodstock)








Say hello to the newest addition to the Grey Ghost fam. I call him Woodstock and he is 4'6". My brother bought the foam to make this board, for $2 at the rockaway swap meat. In its previous life it was a boring old 7'10 China "Funboard" with a thruster setup. It was snapped about 2' down from the nose so I didn't have much to work with. I worked out a template on some graph paper a while back and I figure this was an opportune time to give it a shot. Oddly enough I figured a way to cut the china thruster egg funboard down so that I had a perfect blank for this little guy. With minimal adjustment the rocker was exactly where I wanted it and all I had to do was put rail bands on it and turn them. I did this all by hand. No power tools. I'm going to foil my own fins for it and even glass it myself for old times sake. Stay tuned for the progress. Peace

14 comments:

  1. Alllright!

    I cut down a found snapped longboard too, came out 5'0" on the nose. Little fishy. Thought it was a dog at first and now it is my go to board. Shit it even made my pick as the board to go with me to Mex last month. Glassed myself also but you one upped me with the homemade fins. You're stylin' Ghost.

    -pushingtide

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  2. Post a link dude. Or better yet email some photos. Thanks for showing love. Big Upps to PUSHING TIDE.

    Peace,

    The Ghost

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  3. clams lets talk about that paipo--I want to build one

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  4. I'll help you out Lentini. Email me

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  5. Also we got one big woody to glass shortly. Glueing up the rails this week. shaping shortly after. holla.

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  6. Word up! I'm down let me know

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  7. now this is effin dope dude... took the el paipo out in some micro the other day with Spritey... soooooo fun. Looks like we both scored at the board swap.Glass that woodstock and lets roll!

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  8. yo bless how come no posts on Ble$$land? Enquiring minds want to know! when you starting the neww woody? I want in

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  9. I would like to ride that El Paipo. I'm going out tomorrow to look for a little bump somewhere. Give a call. You can try the wooden paipo. I want to ride yours before I finish Woodstock.

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  10. Woodstoke!

    I have visions of a little kneelo action at the L.Lounge, should you ever get out L.J. Way. Very, very cool.

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  11. Thanks for the stokers Dude!! If you ever find yourself in rockaway shoot me an email ahead of time and your more than welcome to have a sesh on it. Where is L.J.?

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  12. L.J. is home to the Lobster Lounge. Birthplace of original kneelo tube rulers like Rex Huffman.

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  13. How'd it end up ridin'?! I am sure it was fun.

    Goddamn, i love looking at this post for stoke!

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