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by saltman
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 18567
Views: 1624516

Re: Where did you surf today ?

And his phantom kite on the left
by saltman
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 18567
Views: 1624516

Re: Where did you surf today ?

There were joules aplenty and they were killed

Steve’s time will come
by saltman
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 18567
Views: 1624516

Re: Where did you surf today ?

yesterday an in betweener
by saltman
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 4282
Views: 327875

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Most of the bootie boys i know down the coast wear o'neill. Split toe of course. The little toggle thing at the back of the heel that tensions the ankle string is the only thing that ever seems to fcuk up over time. I think the newer models have improved the design. Wore O’Neill booties a lot when ...
by saltman
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 18567
Views: 1624516

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Crankys fav at 6.30 am just 4 guys out Ruler edged lines marching down the reef double overhead sets every 10 minutes The 5.10 quartet was getting a bit chattery as it hit top speed but held in remarkably well Crowd grew to a dozen after an hour with clean up sets every 30 minutes keeping it real Ni...
by saltman
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 18567
Views: 1624516

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Took the long walk around the cliffs to an allegedly semi secret spot
Only to find the Padang Padang surf school complete with German surfer girls getting pushed into waves
Considering ulus was 2ft at best it was a bit of fun

Next 2 days look better
by saltman
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 18567
Views: 1624516

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Cranked wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:50 am
The day is but young, plenty of time for something to happen.
Crank the sage got it right
Swell showing nicely towards the bottom of the run out tide
by saltman
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 18567
Views: 1624516

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Cranked wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:56 am
Heh, that's my wave. Should be better tomorrow.

Have fun salty. I'll be back in 2 weeks, bummer we miss each other.
Forecasts got it wrong
The swell appears to have peaked last evening
by saltman
Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 18567
Views: 1624516

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Inside impossibles an hour off the new moon low tide
5 ft sets regularly turning the line up into corduroy
Between 8 and 12 guys on it
Occasionally someone from the middle section would sneak a ride through
by saltman
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 18567
Views: 1624516

Re: Where did you surf today ?

:D
by saltman
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: darren longbottom
Replies: 2
Views: 334

Re: darren longbottom

Thanks
longbum was regular contributor here especially on board design at the time of the quad revolution
by saltman
Sat Aug 04, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Weather & surf forecasting
Topic: winter 2018
Replies: 51
Views: 2699

Re: winter 2018

Canngu was unruly early Regularly Closing out between the left and right
Some decent lefts on outside bank up the beach getting better as the morning goes on
by saltman
Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 18567
Views: 1624516

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Have fond memory of OC
at the size it just starts to work
but that was 12 years ago
by saltman
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 18567
Views: 1624516

Re: Where did you surf today ?

I'm packing, 7 am flight tomorrow. It's all up to you now salty. Steve expects good quality pics. Hope you and your son get some quality waves Fark landing the afternoon the swell jumps from 6ft to 12ft @ 14seconds Then doesn't look like droping below 8ft @14 seconds for first 5 days ! One day @ 20...
by saltman
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Single fin shortboards
Replies: 261
Views: 97411

Re: Single fin shortboards

Any idea what the construction quality is like ? Blanks, glassing etc? Even if they’re well priced, it’d be a shame to see one fall apart like an al merrick etc A young fella I know bought an ed Sinnott board from sideways 499 special Within a month it looked the deck like he had dropped a bag of o...
by saltman
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Single fin shortboards
Replies: 261
Views: 97411

Re: Single fin shortboards

Shit they are cheap! As most boards at Sideways are
by saltman
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Shortboarders only!
Topic: post your modern day sickness
Replies: 685
Views: 105579

Re: post your modern day sickness

I wonder what it would lose by adding some meat to make it easier to move around the lineup ??

I doubt my 57yo tendons and joints could manage the g forces of a board like that
by saltman
Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 18567
Views: 1624516

Re: Where did you surf today ?

steve shearer wrote:
Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:17 pm
be a good sport Cranked and charge your phone up.

no offence but pictures tell a thousand words.
Check the live cam action on BaliBelly
Padang looks perfect