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by bc
Tue Sep 10, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: Weather & surf forecasting
Topic: MHL Open Day
Replies: 0
Views: 2922

MHL Open Day

If this is your sort of thing, the Manly Hydraulics Laboratory at Manly Vale will be open to the public this coming Saturday (14.9.2013).
(they manage the buoys for wave data collection etc)

http://new.mhl.nsw.gov.au/
by bc
Sat Feb 09, 2013 9:35 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Free Surf DVDS
Replies: 5
Views: 1310

Re: Free Surf DVDS

No luck with "The Junior Diaries" sorry.
by bc
Sat Feb 09, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Free Surf DVDS
Replies: 5
Views: 1310

Free Surf DVDS

Anyone still watch surf DVDs?
I have about 50 I'm getting rid of.
Some are Bali specials.
Some are off magazines.

They're all yours if you can tell me why you deserve them.
-be inventive if you can't be truthful.
Pick up from Redfern/Surry Hills.
by bc
Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:43 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Swell drought's about to end
Replies: 115
Views: 16683

Re: Swell drought's about to end

There was discussion of diverging swell predictions, which could put us in either option.
Cross your fingers and be ready to go.
by bc
Wed Nov 21, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: Shortboarders only!
Topic: Free foam fin block
Replies: 0
Views: 1784

Free foam fin block

Free to anyone on here.
Good if you travel with a board with fixed fins.
Pick up from Redfern.
Send me a PM.
(it's like this but a bit older, if you don't know what I'm talking about)
http://www.thesurfboardwarehouse.com/p- ... board.aspx
by bc
Wed Oct 17, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Thoughts on ZoSea's 'takeover' of the ASP? Nick?
Replies: 71
Views: 11790

Re: Thoughts on ZoSea's 'takeover' of the ASP? Nick?

a question i have :?: why is it left too the big three to carry pro surfing :?: the macquarie bank isnt short a quid and owns fcs ( :?: ) why shouldnt they cough up some coin for a event :?: :idea: wat about cobra and all these asian board builders....there reaping sales...wheres there support :?: ...
by bc
Sun Oct 14, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Thoughts on ZoSea's 'takeover' of the ASP? Nick?
Replies: 71
Views: 11790

Re: Thoughts on ZoSea's 'takeover' of the ASP? Nick?

According to the Surfer Mag article: "The acquisition, which was signed as a term-sheet deal, will be formally finalized after a series of meetings between ZoSea and the current ASP Board that will take place between now and December 17" Sounds like the recent David Jones takeover bid which turned o...
by bc
Sun Oct 14, 2012 5:46 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Thoughts on ZoSea's 'takeover' of the ASP? Nick?
Replies: 71
Views: 11790

Re: Thoughts on ZoSea's 'takeover' of the ASP? Nick?

"Do you have any formal association with ZoSea? If so, what is it? Slater: No, I don't. Terry is involved and is my manager but this is a separate deal that I didn't even know about until It was well under way." http://www.theaustralian.com.au/sport/pro-surfing-signs-new-media-deal/story-e6frg7mf-12...
by bc
Fri Apr 01, 2011 8:05 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: A Moving Letter from Gerry Lopez
Replies: 26
Views: 3561

Re: A Moving Letter from Gerry Lopez

The largest prize in women’s longboarding is $50,000
Trilobite - Out of interest- What's the biggest prize in men's longboarding?
by bc
Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:19 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Roy Stewart's Makaha voted surfboard of the year 2010 !
Replies: 115
Views: 8723

Re: Roy Stewart's Makaha voted surfboard of the year 2010 !

Given the momentum of that thing, wouldn't you need a new fin every time you wipe out, as it goes crashing into the shore?

Assume about a 5% repair cost, you're looking at $25k per outing.
by bc
Wed Dec 01, 2010 6:11 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: A rather enlightening article re AI..
Replies: 13
Views: 2061

Re: A rather enlightening article re AI..

How come on CSI Miami they get the toxicology report back in a matter of hours, but it takes over a month for Irons' to be done?
by bc
Sat Nov 13, 2010 12:47 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Richard Cram gone ?
Replies: 11
Views: 2734

Re: Richard Cram gone ?

Ringmaster wrote:... without at least doing ANY research is scraping the bottom a bit isn't it
Ringmaster wrote: what's DGAF :?:
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=dgaf
by bc
Sat Oct 23, 2010 2:25 pm
Forum: Board Design, Repairing, Shaping, etc (was called Equipment)
Topic: anyone hear heard of Inegra?
Replies: 58
Views: 9142

Re: anyone hear heard of Inegra?

silvafish wrote:apart from the carbonfibre which gets so hot you can hardly touch it..the blackbitch is 4yrs old 4 trips to indos
How do you find wax lasts on the board compared to standard construction due to the extra heat absorption? I have a red fibreglass board that loses wax at a far greater rate,
by bc
Sat Oct 09, 2010 9:32 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Bombora now online
Replies: 3
Views: 642

Re: Bombora now online

marcus wrote:cheers BC
when does the next episode come out?
Not sure about ABC. but there's this - if you can cope with the ads.

http://www.smh.com.au/tv/show/bombora/t ... 124bb.html
by bc
Wed Oct 06, 2010 11:42 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Bombora now online
Replies: 3
Views: 642

Bombora now online

Now available to watch free online, along with a pile of other stuff.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Sw-tIO-Jx8&list=SL
by bc
Sun Oct 03, 2010 10:55 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Great Coastal Walks
Replies: 20
Views: 2425

Re: Great Coastal Walks

Royal National Park
-Train to Otford, hike to Bundeena, camp overnight along the way. Then ferry across to Cronulla. About 20km
by bc
Tue Sep 28, 2010 10:07 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: The Drifter
Replies: 36
Views: 4296

Re: The Drifter