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by saltman
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:52 am
Forum: Shortboarders only!
Topic: 6 Channel bottoms
Replies: 17
Views: 1834

6 channels

I surfed my 6'6' Laurie byrne this morning - only take it out when its clean and hollow. there is something special when the wave starts to suck and those channels generate a heap of drive under your feet. But pretty ordinary on the fat sections. Definetly much better with the H2s or those small TC ...
by saltman
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:46 am
Forum: Shortboarders only!
Topic: Feedback for new fins
Replies: 13
Views: 1555

new fins

Not sure if you are referring to the early curved webber fins, or the H series - toed out, very up and down and foiled on both surfaces - they come in 3 sizes I have had the H series for 2 months and find them very fast and drivey from one turn to another - no loss of speed, they also hold a higher ...
by saltman
Fri Feb 17, 2006 11:41 am
Forum: Shortboarders only!
Topic: S-cores
Replies: 64
Views: 8428

epoxy & indo surf

Tested the tufflite TC plus 6-0 and Byrne 6,6 channel last year for 4 weeks in indo and had a ball. . I surfed Ulu OC largish morning on the 6 channel byrne tufflite, another guy on a byrne 6,9 TC - we were both very positive about our boards They do handle size really well if its clean, its the cho...
by saltman
Fri Feb 03, 2006 10:17 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Sublime Surfboards Gold Coast New Website...
Replies: 11
Views: 1174

PB Nice clean site - loads very quickly not full of BS . The quote is favourite one, should be more prominent - I have had it superimposed on a poster size picture of all my kids. and kept in their rooms to remind them
by saltman
Fri Dec 16, 2005 1:26 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Tufflite retailer
Replies: 9
Views: 1160

tufflite e coasy

Vidler surf (soon to be a Brothers Nielson store)on the Gold Coast Hwy Nobbys Beach have heaps and will do good deals
by saltman
Thu Dec 15, 2005 11:52 am
Forum: Board Design, Repairing, Shaping, etc (was called Equipment)
Topic: epoxy V fibreglass
Replies: 10
Views: 6311

Tufflite Epoxy

Rug is spot on about downsizing I reckojn you can knock 4 - 6inches off your regular board have been riding a 6-0 TC tufflite for 8 months and absolutely love it (am wrong side of 40 and 80Kg) I was riding custom fibreglass from 6-4 to 6-6 for 30 years before. I am sure the corky comment comes from ...
by saltman
Thu Dec 15, 2005 11:40 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: is bali that bad now?
Replies: 15
Views: 1998

Bali safe

I was in Bali (for the 14th time) with family of 5 before, during, and after the last bomb, as well as immediately before and after the first bomb. There are more balinese victims than you would believe and getting caught up in the fear only makes more innocent victims. we decided after the last bom...