End of the 'ROAD' for Asian made Surfboards?

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End of the 'ROAD' for Asian made Surfboards?

Postby thechimp » Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:55 am

Some say it is, with a Robotic system taking over from the outdated CNC, I think it will be down to price, but if Burton (Al Merrick) etc get on board it may well happen.

http://kinaroad.com/

http://selsurf.com/

http://www.swellnet.com/news/swellnet-d ... e-kinaroad
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Re: End of the 'ROAD' for Asian made Surfboards?

Postby kayu » Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:05 am

A very misleading "mission statement" , the elephant in the room being their over stated preference for producing perfectly 'exact' copies , time after time after time , as if it was a virtue to create another sausage machine manufacturing plant for the surf industry.....are they even capable of building a genuine custom made board to an individuals requirements ? As usual , they seem intent on telling surfers what they should ride , which just happens to be only what they make . ......ahhh , the joys of modern marketing techniques , and their dreams of dominating the world.... :lol:
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