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Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 14th December 2008, 02:31 PM
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Views: 297
Posted By stoneaxe
11-2 for sure. I'm 6-4, 245 and plenty of float....

11-2 for sure. I'm 6-4, 245 and plenty of float. Like wardog said, you'll want two anyway. I learned on a 12-6 and just bought an 11-2 for me and a 9-8 for my wife. She also has an 11-0 Oxbow. As far...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 10th November 2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,673
Posted By stoneaxe
I never thought i'd write about any experience on...

I never thought i'd write about any experience on the 9-8 because i thought I was too big for it. Wrong! Had 4 amazing rides on the board yesterday. Only 4 because we were getting ready to leave and...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 10th November 2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By stoneaxe
Thanks Tiesda. Much appreciated.

Thanks Tiesda. Much appreciated.
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 7th November 2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By stoneaxe
Groups feature in Forum

I just stumbled upon the groups feature and the ability to upload pictures to the forum. is this something that is supposed to be active and if so why not more obvious? Inserting images from 3rd...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 7th November 2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Posted By stoneaxe
I took my 11-2 out today in near nor'easter...

I took my 11-2 out today in near nor'easter conditions and got beaten up. Its going to take a bit of work before I can handle these kind of conditions on it like I can my 12-6.

Today was 6-8 ft @...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 7th November 2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By stoneaxe
Pantone Color Code for Starboard Red

Question for John.

I'm getting ready to refinish my 12-6 and need the Pantone color code to have some paint mixed. One of the guys on standupzone mentioned you had given him Pantone Red 485C as...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 6th November 2008, 02:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Posted By stoneaxe
Got my 11-2 and a 9-8 last week. So stoked....and...

Got my 11-2 and a 9-8 last week. So stoked....and there are waves forecast for tomorrow finally. I've been riding a 12-6 for a bit over a year and had a chance to try an 11-2 last summer (Thanks...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 4th October 2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,174
Posted By stoneaxe
Outriggers aren't crazy

Outriggers aren't crazy....:D

Hehe...I never got a round to building this. I was thinking of it as a fishing cruiser. Something super stable. This is 14 x 30.
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Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 24th September 2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By stoneaxe
Great to hear. Can't wait to get my own!

Great to hear. Can't wait to get my own!
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 15th September 2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By stoneaxe
Zane Schweitzer SUP Crossing

Congrats to Elle Cochran, Zane Schweitzer, et al...for the Molokai Youth in Motion Challenge. Great achievement.

I was fortunate to meet Zane at the ke nalu Board and Paddle Showcase...what an...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 13th September 2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By stoneaxe
I was going to make a joke about fatass vs....

I was going to make a joke about fatass vs. A.S.S. but you've already heard that one...:). Maybe you should sell it to your soon to be much lighter than you brother.
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 13th September 2008, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,073
Posted By stoneaxe
No problem Chris. I modeled the 1st two after the...

No problem Chris. I modeled the 1st two after the Whiskey Jack paddles. It's nice to steam bend the shaft to form the blade bend but it just doesn't lend enough strength. I'm still in the middle of...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 26th August 2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,569
Posted By stoneaxe
Ouch....don't like the looks of...

Ouch....don't like the looks of that....particularly as I'm about to get one and well over 95 kg. So sorry...I feel your pain.
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 26th August 2008, 04:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,073
Posted By stoneaxe
Chris...NP...I realize that now. Making them...

Chris...NP...I realize that now. Making them parallel to the stroke instead of perpendicular is exactly what I was talking about above. I made my 1st few perpendicular and that is part of the reason...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 22nd August 2008, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By stoneaxe
Hehe...if I could do 1/10 of what Laird can do in...

Hehe...if I could do 1/10 of what Laird can do in the water I'd die a happy man.
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 21st August 2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,073
Posted By stoneaxe
The glassing should mitigate the concerns about a...

The glassing should mitigate the concerns about a spearpoint if it breaks. I built my 1st paddles with the laminations running perpindicular to the stroke so that I could bend the shaft into the...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 21st August 2008, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By stoneaxe
Thanks Adam. I'm ordering a UB shortly...had a...

Thanks Adam. I'm ordering a UB shortly...had a chance to demo one and loved what it did for my surfing. I can certainly understand not thinking of anything else. Nothing in my 50 years has ever...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 19th August 2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,073
Posted By stoneaxe
I tried all the paddles at showcase on kenalu and...

I tried all the paddles at showcase on kenalu and ended up buying a werner spanker. I also really loved the malama. It's all so personal though. Maybe even more so than boards are. Some that I really...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 19th August 2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By stoneaxe
We made it!

The Cape Cod Bay Challenge was a big success. Conditions were less than we had hoped for and it ended up being 28 miles instead of the planned 24 so our time was 7.5 hours to complete the journey...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 6th August 2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By stoneaxe
Jimmy also makes the "great white" a 14" fin....

Jimmy also makes the "great white" a 14" fin. Maybe too much. Seems like 30 strokes without a correction on the 11-2 is pretty good. A little more rail pressure and some technique adjustment and you...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 1st August 2008, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By stoneaxe
I'm sure the marketing dollars get spread pretty...

I'm sure the marketing dollars get spread pretty thin. They have to choose sparingly/wisely. Always next year...It's going to be a race next year. Already excited about that.

638....We've had such...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 1st August 2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,311
Posted By stoneaxe
Extreme...I'm surprised you didn't sink the 9-8...

Extreme...I'm surprised you didn't sink the 9-8 and were unimpressed by the UB. I rode both the 9-8 and the UB a couple weeks ago. The UB I fell in love with...caught some great waves and all I had...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 24th July 2008, 02:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By stoneaxe
LOL...I'm getting more grief for that poster. My...

LOL...I'm getting more grief for that poster. My status on standupzone is a reflection of what is being read into it. All in good fun. I wish it were a poster of me...he has hair too....:D

We've...
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 23rd July 2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By stoneaxe
3M mastic tape. A 1" x 10 ft roll is about $7....

3M mastic tape. A 1" x 10 ft roll is about $7. I've had one application last about 2 months of heavy use. Peels off clean when you want to replace it. Here's a how to on Ke Nalu....
Forum: Do it standing up! The Stand Up Paddling Forum 18th July 2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By stoneaxe
Hehe...I'd have no idea. I'd probably just get a...

Hehe...I'd have no idea. I'd probably just get a new fin if it was dinged badly enough.
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