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original maliko 14
« on: February 11, 2012, 08:50:56 PM »
Three stages of the Maliko 14.. Block, blank, milled...solid core, all carbon, bamboo veneer deck..

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Re: original maliko 14
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2012, 04:59:37 PM »
Ok Bill, you have us all in suspense,......more pics please 

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Re: original maliko 14
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2012, 10:45:41 AM »
Maliko 14' looking stealthy.. Vacuum laminated and ready for inserts ( fin box and leash plugs ).... At this stage the weight is 15.75 lbs... Looking for a finished weight of under 18 lbs...Deck patch is bamboo veneer...

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Re: original maliko 14
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2012, 11:08:46 AM »
Wow, impressed you're dropping weight. Wasn't your original about 21 pounds? Switched glassing factory too?


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Re: original maliko 14
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2012, 08:18:41 PM »
Same factory.. Higher quality foam... left a layer of cloth off the bottom..

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Re: original maliko 14
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2012, 10:26:16 AM »
Bill San, how wide?  Let me try it.  I'm of the mind that light is right.  Those few pounds are huge.

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Re: original maliko 14
« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2012, 04:55:12 PM »
This one is 14' x 25.5'' x 5.25'' with a target weight of 18 lbs with pad....Light is right...

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Re: original maliko 14
« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2012, 05:15:09 PM »
wow

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Re: original maliko 14
« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2012, 05:22:23 PM »
What do you think about just redcapping the carbon and sanding it.
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Re: original maliko 14
« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2012, 07:09:50 PM »
I keep thinking I wish I could have brought home admins Maliko after using it in the downwind showcase. Was that one 27.5 wide? I was surprised how stable it was for me.
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Re: original maliko 14
« Reply #10 on: February 25, 2012, 11:27:28 PM »
SwwwwwwwEEEEEEET!

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Re: original maliko 14
« Reply #11 on: February 26, 2012, 01:26:35 AM »
Awww man!  That is EXACTLY what I want for Christmas (last Christmas!).  ;D

My Maliko 14' is the fastest thing I've paddled downwind.  Period.  The only thing that I can think to improve is the weight. Mine is not bad; around 27 lbs with pad and fin, if I remember correctly. 

But 18 lbs?  Cheeeehuuuuu!!!    ;D :o ;D
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Re: original maliko 14
« Reply #12 on: February 26, 2012, 10:02:34 AM »
Stoneaxe.. Randy's board was 27.5'' or 27.25'' Jill Rigg's, Jeremy"s wife is now the proud owner of that Maliko 14' and has been seeing plenty of water time...

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Re: original maliko 14
« Reply #13 on: March 07, 2012, 11:29:03 PM »
I'm still amazed how stable it was. I absolutely loved that board. Shawn Vec made me a nice board based on what I remembered of that one but didn't capture the same magic. Maybe one of these days. Are you still sending boards out to Rick Romano?
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Re: original maliko 14
« Reply #14 on: March 08, 2012, 10:09:20 AM »
Still sending boards out all over...These new Maliko's are going to be slippery...

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