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by dUg
Thu Oct 31, 2013 2:01 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: The national war on bikie gangs
Replies: 36
Views: 8306

Re: The national war on bikie gangs

I hear the "Mild Ones" scooter club will be next on the hit list.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8Jsw6wwW7A
by dUg
Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:53 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Events at Nazare
Replies: 15
Views: 4123

Re: Events at Nazare

I Maya looked OK when Carlos ran over her with the sled, a bit less OK when he ran over her with the ski, and fairly not OK while she got dragged 25m underwater. Things with the rescue seemed to go a lot better once she had been washed in, face down, to within 10m of the high tide mark. I disagree w...
by dUg
Mon Oct 28, 2013 8:52 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Swellnet
Replies: 9
Views: 4240

Re: Swellnet

Just. Awful.

I don't know where to begin... :shock:
by dUg
Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:57 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Chopes trials fisticuffs?
Replies: 1
Views: 1055

Chopes trials fisticuffs?

From the ASP Facebook page, 9 hours ago: The ASP is aware of an incident that took place during the non-sanctioned trials for the Billabong Pro Tahiti. The ASP Rules and Disciplinary Committee is investigating the incident to determine if further action is required. To that end, allow us to reiterat...
by dUg
Sun Aug 11, 2013 2:17 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Ask Carroll
Replies: 6930
Views: 986274

Re: Ask Carroll

Well, there may be some such people in control of various forecasting websites, but I don't know 'em. The guys I know or have known quite well include Sean Collins, Ben Matson and Ben McCartney. Sean was founder and developer of the first professional surf forecasting operation, Wave-Trak in Califo...
by dUg
Mon Aug 05, 2013 1:52 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Ask Carroll
Replies: 6930
Views: 986274

Re: Ask Carroll

Good to see some insightful, testing questions being asked and answered here. At the risk of getting needlessly deep, NC... I've long suspected websites that supply surf reports and surf forecasts are not in the hands of people with purely egalitarian agendas. On the contrary, I believe they are own...
by dUg
Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: Shortboarders only!
Topic: ...some unfinished projects
Replies: 17
Views: 6609

Re: ...some unfinished projects

kayu wrote:A 5' 4" fishtail quad getting closer to finish.....a grommet special.
Grommet? Geez I'd give it a go. :)
by dUg
Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Bong in big trouble
Replies: 783
Views: 138424

Re: Bong in big trouble

13 cents <: <: <: <: Got down to 12.5c this morning - that's almost a 50% driop in the last fortnight. Repeat - surely there is SOME VALUE in the name Billabong? NC? Wow - it's going to the wall it seems. What an absolute disaster. Last price 39.5c been as high as 42c today. Could've tripled your m...
by dUg
Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:27 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: When did the rules change?
Replies: 45
Views: 9987

Re: When did the rules change?

Fong if you ever pop back through southoz I'll show you a 105E Ford Anglia you can buy immediately, plus a dozen places where those "old" rules continue to be applied with lethal force. :D
by dUg
Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: When did the rules change?
Replies: 45
Views: 9987

Re: When did the rules change?

I've noticed. Now if your up and riding ppl paddling out will call too you to avoid them :-? I guess with most spots so utterly over crowded now, it makes some sense that the rider now has get out everyone's else way And ppl throwing there boards rather than attempt a duck dive :-? Actually saw a m...
by dUg
Wed Jul 17, 2013 5:49 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Bong in big trouble
Replies: 783
Views: 138424

Re: Bong in big trouble

right. time to get back on the sugar train

http://www.news.com.au/business/compani ... 6680655804
by dUg
Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: Shortboarders only!
Topic: ...some unfinished projects
Replies: 17
Views: 6609

Re: ...some unfinished projects

kayu wrote: 5'-11" by 18 1/4".........its designed for a quad with mckee set-up (15" tail , double concave).
^^ add an inch to the width and that's pretty much my go-to set up these days ;)
by dUg
Thu May 02, 2013 8:45 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: tRACKS mag - some things never change
Replies: 18
Views: 4524

Re: tRACKS mag - some things never change

Nick Carroll wrote:You've gotta love it when news.com.au goes into that fake outrage shtick hey.
Never.

:mrgreen:
Grooter wrote:Here's the little shit
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Sure he doesn't work for News Ltd?
by dUg
Thu May 02, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: tRACKS mag - some things never change
Replies: 18
Views: 4524

tRACKS mag - some things never change

A MONTHLY magazine that promotes itself as the "surfers' bible" of Australia has come under fire for posting a photo of a suspicious substance with the caption "some things never change". tracks-mag.jpg http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/books/surfing-mag-posts-photo-of-cannabis-on-cover/story-fn...
by dUg
Wed Apr 10, 2013 1:37 pm
Forum: Board Design, Repairing, Shaping, etc (was called Equipment)
Topic: Fins...
Replies: 38
Views: 13811

Re: Fins...

they come straight out of the same factory as FCS http://stores.ebay.com.au/Surf-Eclipse-Accessories/_i.html?rt=nc&_sid=1027229341&_trksid=p4634.c0.m14.l1581&_pgn=2[url][/url] FCS dropped Henry a while ago... but that won't stop him referring to them in the present tense to convince suckers he migh...
by dUg
Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:28 pm
Forum: Board Design, Repairing, Shaping, etc (was called Equipment)
Topic: Fins...
Replies: 38
Views: 13811

Re: Fins...

they come straight out of the same factory as FCS http://stores.ebay.com.au/Surf-Eclipse-Accessories/_i.html?rt=nc&_sid=1027229341&_trksid=p4634.c0.m14.l1581&_pgn=2[url][/url] FCS dropped Henry a while ago... but that won't stop him referring to them in the present tense to convince suckers he migh...