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Topic Title: Surfboard Restoration recommendation request
Topic Summary: Transition Era Surfboards Hawaii "Hawaii Freedom" Single Fin
Created On: 12/16/2019 11:20 AM
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 12/16/2019 11:20 AM
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weldertom2

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I'm looking for an experienced person to restore the finish on a vintage transition era beauty I have acquired. Who are the local guys that do this?
 12/16/2019 12:00 PM
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RioSirju

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Eric Freeman is your guy, can't remember the contact# though.
 12/16/2019 02:58 PM
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nukeh2o

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Ed Townes is a consummate craftsman, and has many happy customers who will vouch for his work
 12/16/2019 06:42 PM
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ofdphildo

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Heirloom Surfboards, Matt Holladay.
 12/28/2019 06:22 AM
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Lounge-A-Rama

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George at Surfguys Surf School, two thumbs up!

From their website:
Surfguys surfboard repair for all makes and models, most are finished in 24 hrs. Minor dings or cracks, delams, fin boxes, and broken in half on all Polyester or Epoxy boards.
Boards built locally or from all other locations on the planet. Expert, quality repairs for whatever you have, better and faster than all others. Call 321-956-3268 or email: surfguys@surfguyssurf.com
Surfboard repairs for all boards for the beginner to the expert surfer with over 41+ years of service to the surfing community, and became the first authorized repair facility for Firewire in Fla in 2006, and Aviso said I was the only one on the east coast to repair one of their boards without any direct help from them.

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Edited: 12/28/2019 at 06:30 AM by Lounge-A-Rama
 12/28/2019 07:30 AM
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johnnyboy

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I forget who said it one here but they said restoring surfboards is like restoring sneakers.

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 12/28/2019 09:47 AM
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Cole

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Originally posted by: johnnyboy

I forget who said it one here but they said restoring surfboards is like restoring sneakers.


He seems to be looking for a re-gloss, which is pretty easy, but very time consuming, especially if there are old repairs, raised pin lines, or pressure dings to deal with.

 12/28/2019 04:08 PM
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equipeola

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George at Surfguys Surf School, two thumbs up!

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 12/31/2019 07:18 AM
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steveholloway

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