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Post by Graham_U » Tue Dec 23, 2008 12:42

In a moment of madness after returning from Holiday I order a Kombat 97 from Boardwise like that I sailed in Antigua. However having just taken delivery I can not believe this is the same board. Its tiny!
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I suspect it will turn into a large expensive paper weight in the garage.
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Post by Val » Tue Dec 23, 2008 23:37

The packaging is also a problem as it's between the door and the tumble dryer - although I'm sure I can work something out! :)

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Post by Ian Long » Wed Dec 24, 2008 09:25

I'm sure you will grow into it with time :-) With the obvious exception of Neroli's K-Bay, there is no such thing as a board that is too small :-) Good board for Weston to, so I will expect to see you taking it out to play in the 3D stuff next year as well :-)
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Post by kelvin » Wed Dec 24, 2008 11:27

cor 97 thats a HUGE board :lol:

have fun its around the ideal size for this part of the country , stick with it dont be tempted to run for that extra volumne when its a little light with a grunty 6m on it will be great chop basher for the sunny side of the bridge .
forget dreaming "its time to loop"
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Post by dro » Wed Dec 24, 2008 13:42

You are totally and utterly BONKERS

Safest thing is to use it as a door stop.

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What do you mean not ENOUGH wind ?

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Post by Val » Sat Dec 27, 2008 23:46

Doorstop!!!

I think not Huw. I have enough trouble getting to the gardening gear and the tumble dryer as it is! Currently "we" have 4 boards and round about 7 sails in the way! (not to mention the Quiver thingie, and the several boxes of extra bits and pieces plus the wetsuits hanging from the ceiling................)

I feel a spring clean coming on.......

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Post by Graham_U » Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:23

Its alright Huw, Val never got the guided tour of your garage. She still has this strange idea that there should be a clear path between the doors in the garage.

Just to create some space I've moved the Kombat into the living room to keep it warm during this cold weather.

I got half way through fitting the footstraps on Sunday before the call of the pub at lunch time distracted me. Currently its got two so it will be alright on a starboard tack. Mind you for a fat foot like me, these new Starboard footstrap take some loosening. There seems a fundamentally design flaw, as the adjustments is very limited one piece outer sleeve, no matter how much you loosen the inner strap! Give me the old Bic ones any day.

Also had a play at fitting the Fin which is a USbox. Its the first time I've seen one of these, are they really as flimsy as they look? The slot is very tight and need some gentle persuasion with the Mallet. I much prefer the Trimbox, not sure sure why its gone out of fashion?
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Post by dro » Tue Dec 30, 2008 12:38

You are totally and utterly BONKERS


STILL APPLIES


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PS What's wrong with my Garage?
What do you mean not ENOUGH wind ?

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Post by Graham_U » Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:02

Nothing wrong with your garage in my mind Huw, the organisation of it is something to aspire too! However I suspect Val might object to having to climb over things. :lol:
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Post by Graham_U » Mon Jul 13, 2009 08:55

the Kombat finally got wet for the first time on Sunday at Hayling. It went well and I was very glad to have it.
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Post by kelvin » Mon Jul 13, 2009 18:53

frigging hell
7 months to get it wet
i,d have worn it out by now :lol:
forget dreaming "its time to loop"
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Post by Adrian » Thu Jul 16, 2009 12:34

Yeah but Kel - you could wear it out in one day :twisted:

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Post by Graham_U » Thu Jul 16, 2009 14:03

He sails more in one day than I sail in 7 months as well. :???: I think that the first trip I've made since I got it that warranted it, most of the other have been in-land.
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