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by saltman
Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Midlengths
Replies: 1520
Views: 176656

Re: Midlengths

Perfect I have a true Ames bonzer 5 set up
so will start with that
by saltman
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Midlengths
Replies: 1520
Views: 176656

Re: Midlengths

Thud wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:39 am
Howard special? I have one of those.
Appreciate any thoughts on fin choice
For no particular reason I was thinking some thing a Greenough 4a About 8.5inches
Will probably use some bonzer side bites
by saltman
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Mentawai quiver.
Replies: 264
Views: 11597

Re: Mentawai quiver.

tootr wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:25 pm
Depends where you shove it.
Ah that explains the smell!
by saltman
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 4756
Views: 352885

Re: Just general surfing stuff

That is an understatement
It was amazing
by saltman
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Midlengths
Replies: 1520
Views: 176656

Re: Midlengths

Thanks
That’s the plan Jorgo
by saltman
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Midlengths
Replies: 1520
Views: 176656

Re: Midlengths

Based on that design yes

Your review inspired me
by saltman
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Board Design, Repairing, Shaping, etc (was called Equipment)
Topic: Core industries blanks
Replies: 9
Views: 589

Re: Core industries blanks

That is some core beanpoling
by saltman
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Midlengths
Replies: 1520
Views: 176656

Re: Midlengths

Bottom flat to very slight concave in the nose only
Then Vee entire length
With Double concave inside the Vee through the fins and tail
by saltman
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Midlengths
Replies: 1520
Views: 176656

Re: Midlengths

7’4” x 21,25 x 2.75
The bay photo I took doesnt Represent the shape
This is a close likeness
by saltman
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Midlengths
Replies: 1520
Views: 176656

Re: Midlengths

New mid length in the making
by saltman
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Board Design, Repairing, Shaping, etc (was called Equipment)
Topic: Core industries blanks
Replies: 9
Views: 589

Re: Core industries blanks

I have only used burford
A recent board had quite a few air bubbles Apparently it’s more common now as manufacturers attempt to make the blanks whiter - little gas pockets are a side effect
by saltman
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Mentawai quiver.
Replies: 264
Views: 11597

Re: Mentawai quiver.

steve shearer wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:40 am
I drank 15-20 beers a day, plus rum, plus joints, plus Gudam gurangs and surfed 6ft+ Cloudbreak every day for 4-6hrs for 2 weeks.

pretty sure I can handle a moderate intake of bintangs.
SS Channeling his inner AI
by saltman
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Mentawai quiver.
Replies: 264
Views: 11597

Re: Mentawai quiver.

pretty sure booze not included. Just buy your beer on the boat mate, fcck taking hard liqour, you gonna be surfing 2-3 times a day in intense tropical heat - plenty of time to get pissed at home. I'm not taking hard liquor you fcukign spastic. just want a few soothers at the end of each day. maybe ...
by saltman
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Mentawai quiver.
Replies: 264
Views: 11597

Re: Mentawai quiver.

Do you need that reverse thread thingy to get your screw out?
by saltman
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 19003
Views: 1671430

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Oh yeah after 9 days away and only a tiny surf in Sydney to soothe me
I am back on the coast today to be greeted by 3 days of 1 foot wind slop and northerlies

My heart bleeds for ya cranky
by saltman
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Mentawai quiver.
Replies: 264
Views: 11597

Re: Mentawai quiver.

steve shearer wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:08 pm
think I've cannibalised most of them already. I'll go look.
When do you leave for Mentawai?
by saltman
Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Mentawai quiver.
Replies: 264
Views: 11597

Re: Mentawai quiver.

Check a surfboard factory nearby
they tend to have heaps
by saltman
Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Mentawai quiver.
Replies: 264
Views: 11597

Re: Mentawai quiver.

wow, where did you come from Albatross. I think the screw is far too fcuked from me trying to get it out to work with the super glue trick.....I've fcukkng mangled it. second job sounds out of my league. I have tried all those I have a reverse thread tool thingy works like a dream I can probably ge...