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11-12-2008 7:02 PM

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bac 11-12-2008 7:17 PM

Thats pretty sweet! Thats a heck of deal for the right person with the liquid assets to grab it all in one swoop! I wonder exactly what MDI boards are and how they ride. The info on their site is interesting for sure, sounds pretty cool. I think that would be a sweet job to have, but at the time, something wasn't right, as they offered a lott of different blanks in all shapes and sizes (ocean surf, big wave and longboards). However who knows, maybe poor marketing and a bad economy put them into the situation they're in. I'd never heard of them of the MDI foam they use, but then again, I'm stiil a noob to actually shaping myself <BR> <BR>(Message edited by bac on November 12, 2008)

surfdad 11-12-2008 8:03 PM

That's sick! 500 board a day capacity. What is that, 140,000 blank a year capacity? Now if you can just sell them all. MDI raw materials are freakin' expensive. That's a sweet little deal, though at 250K. <BR> <BR>TXSurf - it's a polyu blank. Polyu comes in two flavors, basically TDI and MDI. The T in TDI is Toulene - a known carcenogen and prolonged exposure can cause death, I believe that Toulene is now considered toxic. The M in MDI is Methylene (methylene di-phenyl di-isocyanate <IMG SRC="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/happy.gif" ALT=":-)" BORDER=0> ) <BR>my understanding is that it's pretty safe, the only safety issue is the dust during demolding...not "green" but a bazillion times better than TDI. <BR> <BR>JL finds ALL the good stuff! <IMG SRC="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/happy.gif" ALT=":-)" BORDER=0>

notsobueno 11-12-2008 10:17 PM

Let's all go in on it.<img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/happy.gif" border=0>

smedman 11-13-2008 7:09 AM

Bummer for these guys though. Met them at ASR last year. Bill Hamilton was working with them and I talked with him for quite a bit. I was really stoked cause I used to ride one of his longboards years ago when I was learning how to surf. Amazing board and really nice guy. <BR> <BR>They were trying to keep things USA made by setting up production in cheap industrial area outside Vegas. Guess it didn't work out...

surfdad 11-13-2008 4:47 PM

It's on ebay now, <a href="http://cgi.ebay.com/Surfboard-Manufacturing-Plant-SHORT-SALE-ASAP-Las-Vegas_W0QQitemZ200274511484QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_D efaultDomain_0?hash=item200274511484&amp;_trksid=p 3286.c0.m14&amp;_trkparms=66%3A2%7C65%3A3%7C39%3A1 %7C240%3A1318" target="_blank">here</a>. <BR> <BR>AND! They'll accept Mastercard and Visa...my limits a little tight, or I'd charge it <IMG SRC="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/happy.gif" ALT=":-)" BORDER=0>

surfdad 11-16-2008 5:25 AM

The blanks from that operation are starting to surface - as low as $20, but no delivery. Looks like some are in the LA area. Listing is <a href="http://www.swaylocks.com/surfshop/Detailed/3739.html" target="_blank">here</a>

bac 11-16-2008 1:03 PM

Man at that price I would snag a few just to practice on with different shapes. Too bad they don't ship out. I'm sure they'll go pretty quick local though at those prices

surfdad 11-17-2008 4:33 AM

I hear you, I read further in the post and he has stringerless blanks that he'll sell at $15 a crack. I'm so tempted...even went so far as to mapquest it! <IMG SRC="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/happy.gif" ALT=":-)" BORDER=0>

surfdad 12-02-2008 7:21 AM

Swiped this picture from Sway's...I had an image of this guy setting up on an exit of a freeway with a sign - Roses $5, Blanks $3 <IMG SRC="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/happy.gif" ALT=":-)" BORDER=0> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/559019/648627.jpg" alt="Upload">

notsobueno 12-02-2008 9:10 AM

How about a sign that says: <BR> <BR>Will shape for $$ <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/wink.gif" border=0>

leaks 12-02-2008 10:19 AM

^^^^^<img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/lol.gif" border=0><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/lol.gif" border=0>

konaking 12-07-2008 7:43 AM

SURFWAGON by Volvo


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