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by Squidlips
Tue Aug 31, 2010 2:38 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Personal rituals
Replies: 37
Views: 2582

Re: Personal rituals

Womble wrote:wake up scratch nuts ... scratch nuts ... scratch nuts ... scratch nuts ... scratch nuts and wait.
its a frucking crab farm down there :shock:
Womble wrote:paddle away from beach ... never towards the road
:lol: :lol:
by Squidlips
Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:43 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Personal rituals
Replies: 37
Views: 2582

Re: Personal rituals

I always eat a couple of bananas on the drive down, I always take doggy for a walk along the beach before a sesh as it gives me time to suss the conditions. I always tip my board upside down in the water prior to paddling out (cool the wax) and wash off any dirt (as the deck of the board especially ...
by Squidlips
Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Hat
Replies: 22
Views: 3203

Re: Hat

CIBA dailys are $124 for 180 lenses (90 pairs)

i wear my lenses for a whole weekend+ (wash in saline at night)

so if you surf at wkends, thats 90 weeks (2 years) of eye protection for $124

they do cheaper ones, but I havent tried them...
by Squidlips
Thu Aug 26, 2010 1:15 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Hat
Replies: 22
Views: 3203

Re: Hat

Dae wrote:what are the options for protecting the eyes whilst out in the water?
i wear daily disposable contact lenses and they are UV30 protection (CIBA daily's)
by Squidlips
Wed Aug 25, 2010 1:11 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: R/C shark fin
Replies: 5
Views: 1171

R/C shark fin

Say you were out at you fave point break (longish way from shore) and out the corner of your eye you spot a 2.5 foot high grey fin hooning through the water about 80 yards away. At some point the fin turns and starts heading towards you, then dives. then it surfaces and sails past you with the famil...
by Squidlips
Mon Aug 23, 2010 1:27 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Looking for a Tow Partner
Replies: 15
Views: 1845

Re: Looking for a Tow Partner

Chris, There are a couple of trained ex navy dolphins going cheap at the base near Manly. Just harness them up like a pair of huskies and your ready. The guys at N Narrabeen have been doing this for years. Not sure how they get them to chage direction, or to stop but Im sure theyl show you how if yo...
by Squidlips
Fri Aug 06, 2010 10:24 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: wavesailor in your line up
Replies: 6
Views: 740

wavesailor in your line up

Ive been surfing for donkeys, but ive discovered i have a bit of a talent for wave sailing (well i draw crowds and they hang around) probably laughing.... I can do top to bottom turns at speed, pull floaters and airs and im still on a pretty Sh#t board. Anyhow Im gonna start wavesailing local breaks...
by Squidlips
Mon Aug 02, 2010 4:11 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: This is terrible.....
Replies: 20
Views: 2273

Re: This is terrible.....

just start a rumour there will be A 'wind generator' built there.

then 160,000 thick a$$ gippslanders will be running around screaming and petitioning for them not to build anything on it at all.
by Squidlips
Fri Jul 23, 2010 1:23 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: board blanks - high volume
Replies: 3
Views: 588

board blanks - high volume

Hi, Im after a high volume blank (wide and deep) to shape a new windsurf board. (cos I do this too) An SUP blank may cut the mustard, but the plan shape I have planned is more like an over wide egg. widest point will be 91cm length 262 cm depth approx 25 cm can anyone advise if there are blanks avai...
by Squidlips
Wed Jul 21, 2010 4:44 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: poor eyesight
Replies: 23
Views: 2105

Re: poor eyesight

get the fitting, script and lesson from OPSM, then get the second packet of contacts from an online store as they are almost half price.

btw you will get a 20% discount with OPSM if your a RACV member.
by Squidlips
Mon Jul 19, 2010 12:46 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: poor eyesight
Replies: 23
Views: 2105

Re: poor eyesight

I use disposable contact lenses. They never come out in the surf when duckdiving (although you have to close your lids) and never have any problems when surfacing. They are a good cheap way to have hawk vision in the surf. When I first put them in I was unstoppable in the surf. Where I was previousl...
by Squidlips
Tue Jul 13, 2010 5:44 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Bali - 1st time, be gentle
Replies: 8
Views: 1090

Re: Bali - 1st time, be gentle

If your going there to surf, hire a motorbike/ car and go to the Bukit.

Stay there for the week.

check out some surf pics of padang-padang, impossibles, bingin and uluwatu

all have fkn cheap accomodation.
by Squidlips
Tue Jul 13, 2010 5:05 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: 1976 VW Pop Top Kombi Camper
Replies: 10
Views: 1999

Re: 1976 VW Pop Top Kombi Camper

from what i remember from my college days, the bosch jetronic series was an electronic carby. main advantage was the introduction of overrun cut off (when you release throttle pedal the carby cuts fuel to the engine) saved a bit in petrol. even though it was marketed as fuel injection it still works...
by Squidlips
Mon Jul 12, 2010 5:04 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: 1976 VW Pop Top Kombi Camper
Replies: 10
Views: 1999

Re: 1976 VW Pop Top Kombi Camper

boogaloo wrote:What size is the engine?
Is it fuel-injection or carburettor?
1976 fuel injection.............

does it time travel too? :lol:
by Squidlips
Mon Jul 12, 2010 1:07 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: big flathead, torquay
Replies: 2
Views: 375

big flathead, torquay

Seen him a couple of times, wondered if the locals have a name for it?
by Squidlips
Mon Jul 05, 2010 5:41 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Gul wetsuits
Replies: 3
Views: 563

Re: Gul wetsuits

Gul wetties are good. I used to swear by them when I was surfing back in the UK. The warranty with them was bullet proof too, which was great. Mostly the winter steamers lasted 2 seasons (2 winters) and that was surfing every day. by the end of the second season the tapes would go and theyd spring l...
by Squidlips
Wed May 19, 2010 4:14 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Surf casualities - creepy surf breaks
Replies: 39
Views: 4443

Re: Surf casualities - creepy surf breaks

Point Roadknight - Well out past the point when its over 5ft (cos your 2 kms out in the southern ocean from anglesea beach)

13th when dark n stormy and big

Only seen big sharks at Lorne. (but love the place)