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by buddy
Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Fiji - Denarau in August
Replies: 56
Views: 2714

Re: Fiji - Denarau in August

Maybe abstain from drinking and pack some Soylent powder next time, lol.
I don't think the commercial variety has any human contents in it :)
by buddy
Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15916
Views: 1223814

Re: Where did you surf today ?

That swell and tide combo last night looks to have made an incredible bank. I'm sure you'll see where soon enough, Steve. Sent from the angels ;)
by buddy
Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: that wetsuit discussion...
Replies: 1769
Views: 259612

Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Might look into those tops. Don't need rubber on your arms in summer here.
by buddy
Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15916
Views: 1223814

Re: Where did you surf today ?

They seem to come and go.
by buddy
Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15916
Views: 1223814

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Surfed at Steve's point. Seems like every step I took on the way in, I stood on an urchin. Is there a particular season for them?
by buddy
Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 3043
Views: 189719

Re: Just general surfing stuff

I have a 5'6 Lil Zappa from Muzz. It's quite similar in that it has a fairly parallel outline, it's a swallow tail quad with vee in tail, and has a hip in the outline (rather than a flyer). It looks as though the fin placements are similar too. It's the best board I've ever had...It's actually the ...
by buddy
Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Shortboarders only!
Topic: Fin Construction
Replies: 9
Views: 633

Re: Fin Construction

I believe I can tell the difference between plastics and corelight and then full fibreglass. Other stuff, not so much. I like full fibreglass a bit smaller than corelite. Too stiff IME if theyre the same size.
by buddy
Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 3043
Views: 189719

Re: Just general surfing stuff

There was no new information, but it has just kept me interested. Looks like a fun board.
by buddy
Fri Aug 18, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 3043
Views: 189719

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Anyone had experience with one of these? There's one on gumtree I'm considering. http://www.bourtonshapes.com/the-stinger/ http://www.bourtonshapes.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/bottom-550x205.jpg Murray is a highly regarded shaper, he has also worked closely with Bruce McKee in the past, and that...
by buddy
Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 3043
Views: 189719

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Anyone had experience with one of these? There's one on gumtree I'm considering. http://www.bourtonshapes.com/the-stinger/
by buddy
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: that wetsuit discussion...
Replies: 1769
Views: 259612

Re: that wetsuit discussion...

You gotta ease in to surfing without a wetty top each summer. Toughen up the trunk.
by buddy
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Weather & surf forecasting
Topic: winter
Replies: 97
Views: 6232

Re: winter

I will be working dawn till midday but looks like a nice low tide around 1 so I'll see how it is on the incoming.
Will be on the hunt on the slightly more exposed breaks on Monday though.
by buddy
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Weather & surf forecasting
Topic: winter
Replies: 97
Views: 6232

Re: winter

Desert storm this weekend?
by buddy
Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 3043
Views: 189719

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Would have loved an AI v Medina heat.
by buddy
Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Fiji - Denarau in August
Replies: 56
Views: 2714

Re: Fiji - Denarau in August

Same as Lennox, anga's, bells, winki etc
by buddy
Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Fiji - Denarau in August
Replies: 56
Views: 2714

Re: Fiji - Denarau in August

That's similar to the experience I've been told by my mate who's been 3 times. Crowd factor that is. I'm yet to go, but that factor is part of the pull.
by buddy
Sat Aug 12, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15916
Views: 1223814

Re: Where did you surf today ?

I've had some of my best surfs, no leggy.
It can be amazing the sections you make when you've committed, the extra effort you apply to make it.
by buddy
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 15916
Views: 1223814

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Yeh, perfect little runners off the wall. Only 1-2ft but.