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by saltman
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Midlengths
Replies: 1680
Views: 215765

Re: Midlengths

What size Greenough for a 7-3 do you think
I do like using side runners but am open to going full single
by saltman
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where's Roy dissappeared to ?
Replies: 3
Views: 134

Re: Where's Roy dissappeared to ?

He is working for Waikato council
by saltman
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 20416
Views: 2029978

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Small clean runners this morning, crystal clear warm water Just me a neighbor and his 2 micro groms on the bank - a left that kept rolling up out of the deep water - sometimes all the way to the shorebreak a right that occasionally had a fast very walled up ride rode the 7-3 midlength and had a ball...
by saltman
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Sumba
Replies: 37
Views: 1263

Re: Sumba

Nice - I look forward to your Sumba report
This morning I finished shaping a 6-9 bonzer to take with there in 5 weeks
by saltman
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Board Design, Repairing, Shaping, etc (was called Equipment)
Topic: My attempt at making a Fish!
Replies: 3
Views: 296

Re: My attempt at making a Fish!

Good video , and great to see the board worked
Personally I would never go for a black spray or resin tint on my boards
besides the heat issue it shows every imperfection
by saltman
Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Sumba
Replies: 37
Views: 1263

Re: Sumba

steve shearer wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:35 am
agree. Outside Corner is insane, bigger the better.
Wow a birthday surprise you came back !
by saltman
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Sumba
Replies: 37
Views: 1263

Re: Sumba

Harris’s Hotel At Tuban is close to airport and the surf
Baruna Holiday In on the beach and a bit more upmarket
There’s a few small hotels on the road to the Baruna that are walking distance from airport reef as well
by saltman
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5366
Views: 475839

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Steph doesn’t fall
by saltman
Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 20416
Views: 2029978

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Will probably pass each other at the airport
by saltman
Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 20416
Views: 2029978

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Cranked wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:03 am
Ha! I think I'm going to need my flat, wide groveller today.
I might have asked before
Will you be around from 16th April?
by saltman
Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Surfers right to be total dickheads under threat
Replies: 20
Views: 1070

Re: Surfers right to be total dickheads under threat

I am quite pleased ski drivers got fined at Kirra
by saltman
Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Midlengths
Replies: 1680
Views: 215765

Re: Midlengths

Took it for a paddle up at the beachie on Saturday. Conditions less than ideal. 2ft @ the alley. Was nice to get a feel for it. Great size board for me. Love how it paddles. Can’t wait to get it in that 3-4ft range. You would be almost packing for Sumba by now? Like the dims of that board - I think...
by saltman
Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 20416
Views: 2029978

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Nick has spent the last 40 years preparing himself for something great. All this knowledge and enthusiasm must not be wasted. He should be ready by now to apply his skills and this knowledge to produce a book, or maybe a movie script, that dramatises the incredible history of surfing and surfers fr...
by saltman
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Midlengths
Replies: 1680
Views: 215765

Re: Midlengths

Is versatraction still around $100 a full deck?
It am surprised it’s still in the market
I remember early days John Shimook? Was the agent touting it in Australia
by saltman
Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 20416
Views: 2029978

Re: Where did you surf today ?

DY point at first light
left over swell not quite affected by the southerly , 2 or 3 wave sets so not enough to go around by 6.30am
by saltman
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 20416
Views: 2029978

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Beanpole wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:34 pm
Have I mentioned the height of the new speed bumps in Bronte Cutting?
Took the foamy out and had a ball.
You road the speed bumps on your foamy?
by saltman
Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 20416
Views: 2029978

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Fanno's Jew comment was put way out of context and was a pointed putdown of Chas Smith and not remotely intended as a racist slur against the Jewish people. He called Chas a “fcccckn jew”. I think you must be trolling. Context Loof - Coolie guys put a Fccckn in most sentences Fcckn Parko Fcckn Fann...
by saltman
Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Board Design, Repairing, Shaping, etc (was called Equipment)
Topic: Epoxy longboard repair
Replies: 9
Views: 2116

Re: Epoxy longboard repair

Does Aldi have specials on acetone?
Asking for BP