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Offline potrillo

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Personal Review/Experience with Natures Shapes
« on: July 17, 2014, 02:37:02 PM »
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  • Experience with Natures Shapes:
    Mike Becker was great to work with. He's a genuinely nice guy, has great customer service and makes a great board.

    Offline The Lone Surfer

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    Re: Personal Review: Faktion Surfboards vs Natures Shapes
    « Reply #1 on: July 17, 2014, 03:06:17 PM »
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  • Oh lord.

    Mark has shaped many a board for me. Every time was a good experience, he was professional and quick. And the boards were top quality

    Offline waveslider

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    Re: Personal Review: Faktion Surfboards vs Natures Shapes
    « Reply #2 on: July 17, 2014, 03:32:38 PM »
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  • You should have just quit surfing when the board was 2 inches shorter than you ordered

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    Re: Personal Review: Faktion Surfboards vs Natures Shapes
    « Reply #3 on: July 17, 2014, 03:34:54 PM »
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  • You should have just quit surfing when the board was 2 inches shorter than you ordered

    hahahahaha. waveslider, i'm enjoying your posts lately  ;D ;D

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    Re: Personal Review: Faktion Surfboards vs Natures Shapes
    « Reply #4 on: July 17, 2014, 03:37:36 PM »
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  • China never makes my board 2 inches shorter..Im sticking with far eastern challengers
    ..Whore it to death then sell the corpse on Craigslist... (used to be Ebay but eff Ebay and Paypal)

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    Re: Personal Review: Faktion Surfboards vs Natures Shapes
    « Reply #5 on: July 17, 2014, 04:03:04 PM »
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  • "the food here is pretty good, so please indulge me while I explain the one star review. I came here with a bunch of people from work because someone had a groupon..."

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    Re: Personal Review: Faktion Surfboards vs Natures Shapes
    « Reply #6 on: July 17, 2014, 04:35:53 PM »
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  • Never a bad experience (or board) from either

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    Re: Personal Review: Faktion Surfboards vs Natures Shapes
    « Reply #7 on: July 17, 2014, 04:41:39 PM »
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  • Your a schmuck. Go play golf, schmuck.

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    Re: Personal Review: Faktion Surfboards vs Natures Shapes
    « Reply #8 on: July 17, 2014, 04:47:13 PM »
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  • Just curious, what is standard practice among shapers when something goes wrong?


    There had to be some disconnect, as 2" on a board is a big miss.
    So heavy you can't even pick it up.

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    Re: Personal Review: Faktion Surfboards vs Natures Shapes
    « Reply #9 on: July 17, 2014, 04:56:34 PM »
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  • Pretty rough to blow someone up like that on a message board.  I just picked up my first board from Mark last saturday, the whole experience was smooth and enjoyable. 

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    Re: Personal Review: Faktion Surfboards vs Natures Shapes
    « Reply #10 on: July 17, 2014, 05:09:50 PM »
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  • Just a note: Potrillo has one post, ever.  Take that for what you will. 
    You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.

    http://www.condotheband.com

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    Re: Personal Review: Faktion Surfboards vs Natures Shapes
    « Reply #11 on: July 17, 2014, 05:12:06 PM »
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  • Just a note: Potrillo has one post, ever.  Take that for what you will. 


    Excellent point.


    I have boards from both and wouldn't hesitate for even a moment to get boards from both again. And I have more than one post here on the forums.  ;)
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    Re: Personal Review: Faktion Surfboards vs Natures Shapes
    « Reply #12 on: July 17, 2014, 05:15:51 PM »
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  • Mods take this tripe down ASAP


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    Re: Personal Review: Faktion Surfboards vs Natures Shapes
    « Reply #13 on: July 17, 2014, 05:19:57 PM »
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  • A shaper once told me that a lot of boards aren't always to spec, even if the dimensions are written on the board. So, I went home and measured a few of my boards. Sure enough, a few of them were off from the dim's written on the bottom. None of them were custom, just used boards, I'd picked up. Probably doesn't make a huge difference, but it's good to know if you're trying to dial in those perfect dimensions.

    So, Potrillo, how'd you find out it was 2 inches shorter? Did you measure? Are you sure it wasn't intentional and he added foam to the width or thickness? Maybe he saw that you look like a heroic paddler and you didn't need the extra foam.

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    Re: Personal Review: Faktion Surfboards vs Natures Shapes
    « Reply #14 on: July 17, 2014, 05:50:41 PM »
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  • I agree with a shut down of this thread. Bad vibes


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    So heavy you can't even pick it up.