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by crabmeat thompson
Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Kelly's wave.
Replies: 225
Views: 21701

Re: Kelly's wave.

Yeah of course would enjoy a turn, no doubt about that but watching the pros on the same wave over and over again is ffcckn boring. For me anyway. agree. although i'd go one step further. if i never surf a wavepool, i'll still die happily contented with my surfing life. i dunno, i just don't get st...
by crabmeat thompson
Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Kelly's wave.
Replies: 225
Views: 21701

Re: Kelly's wave.

The GOAT wants to become surfings first billionaire. Discuss. Michael Jordan was sports first billionaire and after speaking to kelly, him following that path is something he is candidly aware of. he'll never get there. he won't even get halfway there, but that won't stop him from trying. kelly for...
by crabmeat thompson
Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Weather & surf forecasting
Topic: Will spring have some zing?
Replies: 24
Views: 689

Re: Will spring have some zing?

what a depressing state of affairs ... spring is just an all round shit time, huh?
by crabmeat thompson
Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 3018
Views: 178804

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Wyre wrote:
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:57 am
I just got a second hand board that requires futures fins. Can someone link me up to a thread or gimme some recommendations?

Haven't bought fins for years, futures never.
welcome to the very best fin system in the world!
by crabmeat thompson
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15762
Views: 1186994

Re: Where did you surf today ?

steve shearer wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:12 pm
what about dolphins having rough sex nearby?

stay or go?

Stay and introduce yourself!
by crabmeat thompson
Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15762
Views: 1186994

Re: Where did you surf today ?

saltman wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:09 pm
Was this recent
Early season they were a long way out

The return trip much closer
yeah about a month ago.

a guy waved us in at cudgen, there were 5 or 6 biggish whites trailing a whale on the back bar.

heaps of dolphins too ... they were swimming all under and through us.
by crabmeat thompson
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15762
Views: 1186994

Re: Where did you surf today ?

they've been in closer along the tweed coast where i've been surfing. one was in so close thought it was gonna beach itself.

it had a few big sharks trailing it too. mighta been sick?
by crabmeat thompson
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15762
Views: 1186994

Re: Where did you surf today ?

little frontside barrels this morning.


huzzah!
by crabmeat thompson
Fri Sep 15, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15762
Views: 1186994

Re: Where did you surf today ?

brendo wrote:
Fri Sep 15, 2017 5:12 pm
crabmeat thompson wrote:
Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:22 pm
did 3 backhand turns on one wave this morning. it may be a record for this winter.
but but its spring....

true. i haven't turned three times on my backhand since last autumn.


sigh
by crabmeat thompson
Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15762
Views: 1186994

Re: Where did you surf today ?

did 3 backhand turns on one wave this morning. it may be a record for this winter.
by crabmeat thompson
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15762
Views: 1186994

Re: Where did you surf today ?

it's nothing but Arrant Piffle up here.
by crabmeat thompson
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 3018
Views: 178804

Re: Just general surfing stuff

brendo wrote:
Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:45 pm


why get a pyzel? are u getting a good deal on it? surely it would be cheaper to go to one of the local shapers and ask for something similar?
he got it as contra for a writing job!
by crabmeat thompson
Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 3018
Views: 178804

Re: Just general surfing stuff

It's going to be interesting, because I am about to get my first off the rack poly board (assume machine shape) from a big manufacturer for years. It'll be interesting to see how durable it is. some board makers are making high-qual gear ... others are chasing cheap materials with a higher turnover...
by crabmeat thompson
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 3018
Views: 178804

Re: Just general surfing stuff

CAD is for mass production. CAD has allowed for (some) shapers to flood the market – both online & in stores. therefore, one could argue: as a result CAD is damaging the environment. One respected shaper (here) was at the glasser recently when one of the big players in the mass production game order...
by crabmeat thompson
Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 3018
Views: 178804

Re: Just general surfing stuff

there's no question cad shapes are more effective, and practical. if you're not using one today, you're falling behind the curve. my perception is; hand shapers who have a mastered the art of hand shaping, make better boards on their cad machines, than the 'shapers' who have come along and just lear...
by crabmeat thompson
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 3018
Views: 178804

Re: Just general surfing stuff

I was being sincere. I love el wonko's shapes!
by crabmeat thompson
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?
Replies: 1506
Views: 115584

Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

saltman wrote:
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:36 pm
Maybe steve can do a short film ( in the style of the cult classic 69 Shirley St). about the rta
yes!


C'mon shep!
by crabmeat thompson
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?
Replies: 1506
Views: 115584

Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

steve shearer wrote:
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:08 pm
I'm just at RTA renewing license will try and answer when I get back Muggins.

I'd like to hear an in depth review on the RTA and their service, shep.