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An AL MERRICK 8FT  SURFTECH  in for repair.

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Nose damage and a small puncture.

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The results.100_6349

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I added colour pigment to the resin to assist in hiding the repair – followed by a little paint and clear.

SURFBOARD REPAIRS BOURNEMOUTH

BY JEFF THE DING MAN

Please can the owner get in touch as I’ve lost your details

Tail rebuilt now with 12 oz of glass.

Underneath shot stringer/foam repaired + both tips.

Leash plug replaced and glassed over for extra strength.

Nose rebuilt.

This fishcuit truely was battered…

now given a new leash of life.

Enjoy Geordie.

To view the ‘before’ posting follow the below link…

https://southcoastcustomsurfboards.wordpress.com/2012/02/15/al-merrick-fishcuit-in-for-ding-repairs/

Fish surfboard repairs in Bournemouth

 Fish “Butt crack”  wrecked at local Jurassic reefs.

Leash plug about to fail!  Solarez won’t fix it!

Above Rail Dings

& Both Tail Pins (common on fish tails)

& Lastly The Nose (cracked and letting in water)

Click on below link for board info…

The Fishcuit – Channel Islands Surfboards by Al Merrick

surfboard ding repairs in Bournemouth

Geordie’s Fish

(Completed repair photos to be posted soon)

This is Andrews 5’10”

Al Merrick the Biscuit which lost out

against a Jurassic coast reef.

After caring repair…

Note only the top FCS plug took the impact..

and all fin angles back to

original specification..


I also repaired this boards FCS fins to complete the repair.. follow link

Kimmeridge Reef vs Surfboard Fin

&

 Read THE BENCH-LORD’s comment at the bottom of the page from

Magicseaweed. with the below link,

Jeff the Ding Man 

Andrew’s Al Merrick FCS fins impacted upon

one of Kimmeridge’s Jurassic reefs.

The damage shot..

note trailing edge flattened & rear tab has

stress lines visable – due to tab being bent out of alignment

resulting in a broken FCS plug.

During surgery…

FIN-NEATO

Both side fins re profiled together to ensure

symmetry & tab trued to maintain alignment.

surfboard DING REPAIR BMTH