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Today was a day off mixed blessings, time to admit my old West wetsuit having survived four winters was fit for retirement.

But blessed with a new wetsuit ­čÖé

The knowledgeable staff at #sortedsurfshop know their wetsuits, ┬átheir wetsuit warehouse aptly named the #wetsuitcentre┬áis where┬áJeff and his staff patiently helped me find the ideal winter wetsuit – be prepared to try on a few brands to find the ideal fit for your frame.

I now have a C-Skins Hot Wired 5×4┬á

I’ll add my review of this wetsuit later on in the season when the sea temperature fully drops out.

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#jeffthdingman

Acid resin tint

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┬áThis morning was all about color – well actually shades of blue and white to compliment a

full fabric deck on this unique soul surfing vehicle.

More pics to follow.

SMITH SURFBOARDS

Bournemouth Sup n surfboard repair

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2 x Zre carbon paddles repaired, enjoy Marco

Notice both trailing edges required repair work – these top flight paddles are amazingly light and require only minimal maintenance from time to time, (as with all water sports equipment). Consider the abuse a paddle gives the side of a SUP its amazes my there’s not more damage to both – a testament to today’s quality materials and construction methods.

Quality SUP / SURFBOARD repairs by Jeff The DING MAN

A typical outcome of a collision between two surfboards.

Rail damage from the front right fin.

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 Rebuilt correctly from the inside out.

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Damage from the left side fin, note the distance of the cut through the tail pad…

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Surfboard tail pad removed.

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 Rebuilt to maintain flex and strength.

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 Ready to carve again.

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One nice http://jsindustries.com/surfboards-v2/blak-box

NOSE CRACKED.

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Carbon / Kevlar and glass fiber repair.

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Paint work blended in and several clear coats.

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This Fanatic Hawk┬áis a quality bit of kit –

very impressed with its construction the surfboard industry could learn a thing or two from windsurf technology.

DING MAN WINDSURF SUP KITE SURF SURFBOARD REPAIRS

 Tail corner crushed.

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Plus 2 FCS style FIN PLUGS needed replacing due to the impact from snapping both front fins.

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At least the customer kept his board watertight ­čÖé

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(During) and the end result.

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Quality surfboard repairs in Bournemouth Dorset UK

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Jeff the Ding Man

The damage, a crushed and cracked surfboard rail.

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After routering out the damage and rebuilding / fairing multiple layers of fiberglass.

Just visible on your left.

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Enjoy your Gulf Stream Fastback Neil.

Sup repairs Bournemouth

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Marco enjoy your 14ft ocean race Starboard,

have to mention how light this board is for it’s size. Just in for some minor repair work,

all completed with carbonfibre and colour matched.

Quality Sup, surfboard & windsurf repairs.

SUP REPAIRS DORSET UK

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Tail and Nose smashed after falling of  the roof of a van.

(forgot to tie it down – hey we all have)

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A carbon and epoxy repair just like the original construction.

I always try to make my repair work invisible within reason ­čśë

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Ready for training and racing on this 14 foot Starboard SUP

Enjoy Ryan James

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http://www.zre.com/ryan-james-wins-with-zre-sup/

http://www.tushingham.com/sup/team/ryanjames

Quality repairs completed by Jeff The Ding Man