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Best Deck Pad?

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Created by GizzieNZ 9 months ago, 20 Aug 2018
515
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27 Mar 2019 9:06AM
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Forgot to mention the cost of deck grip from surf shops is expensive.
Good luck

toolate
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28 Mar 2019 6:04AM
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515 said..
Forgot to mention the cost of deck grip from surf shops is expensive.
Good luck


why should it be so expensive? The 3m backing is not that much

toolate
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31 Mar 2019 2:41AM
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Is the consensus that OAM is better than FCS?
The range of pads for SUPS is pretty lmiited

toolate
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31 Mar 2019 2:55AM
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looking at pads and colors from a bunch of manufacturers has me thinking that many are made in the same factory and have different bard names slapped on them.

GizzieNZ
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4 Apr 2019 11:51AM
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colas said..
Whoa, there is no way you are going to exploit the potential of this board with a tail pad so far forward, especially with a quad setup...


Don't know whether I have ever put my foot on a tail pad when surfing a wave.......call me old and fuddy duddy if you want.....trying to get tail pad into a realistic placement for my surfing style?

colas
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4 Apr 2019 2:55PM
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GizzieNZ said..
Don't know whether I have ever put my foot on a tail pad when surfing a wave.......call me old and fuddy duddy if you want.....trying to get tail pad into a realistic placement for my surfing style?


You should try, it will change your (surfing) life, and it is really not hard. I had also to force myself to do it.

A good way to progress is to set some goal before each session, e.g: switching paddle side on each stroke, staggered stance, rear foot on the pad, ...

anchorpoint
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5 Apr 2019 6:22AM
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I have owned sunova, naish, starboard, jp , fone ,gong boards...and to be honest the fone ( french brand from tahiti) are by far the best deck pad i ever experienced....by a mile...no comparaison ....super thick...yet super grippy..its like being on your living room carpet..but tons of grip!

toolate
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5 Apr 2019 1:41PM
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anchorpoint said..
I have owned sunova, naish, starboard, jp , fone ,gong boards...and to be honest the fone ( french brand from tahiti) are by far the best deck pad i ever experienced....by a mile...no comparaison ....super thick...yet super grippy..its like being on your living room carpet..but tons of grip!


Is that FONE? or F-one? I cant find either

Hoppo3228
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5 Apr 2019 5:02PM
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toolate said..

anchorpoint said..
I have owned sunova, naish, starboard, jp , fone ,gong boards...and to be honest the fone ( french brand from tahiti) are by far the best deck pad i ever experienced....by a mile...no comparaison ....super thick...yet super grippy..its like being on your living room carpet..but tons of grip!



Is that FONE? or F-one? I cant find either


F-One Sups... they don't sell deckpads as a spare part as far as I know... OAM best aftermarket IMO, If you can't be bothered cutting your own out of foam sheeting.

colas
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5 Apr 2019 2:54PM
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anchorpoint said..
....super thick...


I depends on your taste. A lot of people (like me) prefer thin, firm pads for a more direct feel of the board (like the FCS 3mm dimple pad). Plus I find that thick and soft pads tend to block the blood in your feet, giving you aches and ants.



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