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more cheap shit from china! 

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Yes Some of there low end boards are made in china, but they are still the cheapest out there and for people like me who primarily flatwater SUP, There is not alot of reason to spend 1500. The higher end boards they make are made in Thailand at the same factory that the premium brands (and premium priced) in surf and SUP use. I just thought i would share, I have only nice things to say about tower boards, they perform very well and are priced well. why wouldnt you want that? :)


http://www.towerpaddleboards.com/?Click=14089

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      Howzit boardin,One thing is for sure,the girl is made in the USA.Aloha,Kokua

Aloha, Kokua

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      Howzit boardin,One thing is for sure,the girl is made in the USA.Aloha,Kokua

haaaa'' you still got your eye inn

these people never learn i could not think of a worse place to post that crap

no points for you boardin/


cheers huie

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Huie, where should I post this then? I realize that china is taking away jobs, but that does not mean that the demand for produces at a lower price has changed. I am someone who is always lookin for the best deal. I posted this topic for people who are in the same boat as me, looking for a great board for as cheap as possible. If there is a shaper out there who can make me a similar sup with a pad for the same price or cheaper I would buy it from them. I am always trying to buy American, the fact that Tower gets there boards from a different country doesn't bother me. I look at the business and they are an American company who has created many jobs here in America,they may not be shaping jobs, but retail,sales, and so on. I am a small. Business owner and I always try to support other small businesses.

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Huie, where should I post this then? I realize that china is taking away jobs, but that does not mean that the demand for product at a lower price has changed. I am someone who is always lookin for the best deal. I posted this topic for people who are in the same boat as me, looking for a great board for as cheap as possible. If there is a shaper out there who can make me a similar sup with a pad for the same price or cheaper I would buy it from them. I am always trying to buy American, the fact that Tower gets there boards from a different country doesn't bother me. I look at the business and they are an American company who has created many jobs here in America,they may not be shaping jobs, but retail,sales, and so on. I am a small Business owner and I always try to support other small businesses.

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kokua wrote:


      Howzit boarding,One thing is for sure,the girl is made in the USA.Aloha,Kukui



 Well she could be from Australia or France. Maybe Albania. Then again she looks  a lot like The Russian bride I just ordered.  I really really hope colleen never reads this. what ever you do don't ever get an Irish girl mad at you!


Now back on topic. You can get a much better deal on a Chinese SUP at Costco. The whole works paddle, fin, leash.  And I do not work for Costco! Kook isa rasist term. now that is funny.

According to Mikki Dora Malibu went to the Dogs in 1964. The Chumash Indians will tell you it was 1664.

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thats true she could be, you have got to love girls with boards though. Really costco? How much? it never crossed my mind to look there. thanks for the tip.

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Go sell your china shit somwhere else kook. We make boards here not import crap and steal jobs...

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WOW! First of all I am not selling anything and I am not a "kook" I am very white from MN. No need to get racist. I am just trying to share the stoke. Some people( like me) want a affordable board. This company is based out of San Diego.


And yeah the girl Def made in the USA. :)


 

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This isn't the only company selling boards in the $700 ---- $900 price range.  I noticed though that this company (Tower) doesn't include a carbon fiber paddle for that price.  Based in San Diego, but made in Thailand, China, Viet Nam or Taiwan.  When you can buy an SUP with pad. leash, fin and paddle in that price range, a local shaper is hard pressed to do any better.

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So boardinbenny ....? What part of Tower SUPS are you in? Marketing perhaps? Nice try with the T & A ...... 

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I am not any part of Tower, I am just a happy customer. I thought that I would share the good experience that I had with them. I do not understand why everyone is attacking me for posting this. I joined this forum because I enjoy making boards and I enjoy to SUP. so please don't tell me that the boards from tower are crap, I don't think they are crap and I have one. Unless you have a board from them I would rather not her how the boards are crap. I know there are other company's out there that sell boards for 700-900, in my searching they were the best.

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Your such a kook you dont even know your a kook(BTW its not racist maybe where your from but if you look it up has nothing to do with color just ability and attitude) Please go hang out with your yuppie SUP friends and talk about how sweet those new pop outs are and get off a shaping forum.

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Girvin


I have seen bullying like this on other forums but have never been a target of it personaly, I feel bad for you that you have to belittle other people in order to get your point across. I am on this shaping forum because I enjoy making boards. And to tell me to get off the forum just because I am sharing my experiences is ridiculous, and hurtfull. I am a nice person and there is no need to attack me, I have done nothing to you personaly. Please treat me with respect and I will do the same. If you dont like what I have to say, then stop following this thread.

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Nope still a kook, hahahahaha. Also as a shaper everytime another chinese popout POS is bought or recomended you steal one from a hardworking shaper. So you have done something to me.... He was making fun of you for going to costco not giving you a tip.... kook

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so everytime i make and sell a board I am stealing from all the other shapers out there? makes a lot of sence. If the boards made in china are POS then you shouldnt have anything to worry about being a shaper because the consumer will realize after they have bought a shitty first board and will buy a more expensive one next time, that they want a handcrafted work of art for there next board.

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Mate there`s a site called Stand up zone which is a forum for SUP community, maybe you should post it there.
if you have read all other post on swaylocks and appriciate this community you might have not made such post.
Always think whether it`s appropriate before you make a post... Hand crafters and shapers who makes boards to feed there family are suffering because of people like your self who exchanges good crafts for a cheap priced mass produced surfboards.

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KMD put it in a more mature and elogant way. Thanks KMD I am a neandertal when it comes to this subject.

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I am sorry i didnt realize that by posting a link and telling people about a product that i enjoy, that i would be robbing shapers of being able to feed there familys, and I did think before i posted. I have done tons and tons of looking on the internet for a board that i could afford, If it happened to be made by china so be it, thats what i was able to afford at the time,and I have gotten hooked on the sport and wanted to share the stoke. Mabey one of you can shape my next SUP for me. I would love to feed your familys. Dont get me wrong, I support what shapers do and did not mean to offend so many people.


 


On a lighter note I am interested In someone to build me my next SUP, let me know if any of you are interested.

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Try king stand ups out of Socal they have a great price and very high quality.

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    Howzit Girvin,Has anybody checked what Blaine has been upto lately with his SUP's. Aloha,Kokua

Aloha, Kokua

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Mr Girvin there`s always two types of cops, the harsh one and the nice one but both with the same goal in mind. LOL

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I think BB54 had it right (or as he would put it, write) when he originally stated:

" If you are not Into SUP's you should give it a try."

So that advice sold me. I'm going to skip right to Not being Into SUPs, but will also NOT give it a try.

Nice financial advice BB54, you want to support local shapers, but, CAN'T find a product cheap enough. So you set your sights for "quality" lower?

Then cheaper is acceptable.

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"He's so haole, he don't even know he's haole"

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HEy Kokua, I hant seen any of blaines lately but still hear he is th eman also kalama got his own shapes coming out. I actuall just shaped a 7'11 x 30 x 4 stand up simmons baord with stepped rails to get the thickness to HPLB size. There is a pic on my blog. Not sure if it will even work but I was board and will be away from the surf for a month so thought this will fit in my truck and I can get a work out in.

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When I wanted a SUP and wanted to get it for a good price- I shaped it.

Thats what I am doing here, trying to discuss boards that are shaped by hand with the people who have shaped them.

Mark