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by slowy
Wed Oct 01, 2008 11:54 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Peter Troy passes away...
Replies: 15
Views: 2139

RIP Peter, Best wishes to all family and friends. Funny how as a grommet you take so much for granted. I remember rockin' into Pete's shop at M'ba for a quick purchase of some wax etc and getting "stuck" with one of his long stories. Don't get me wrong even back then most of the stories we...
by slowy
Tue Aug 26, 2008 11:57 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Advice on Sea Urchins
Replies: 11
Views: 3319

Mate these urchins suck!! But it is a wonder that more people don't get nailed, as on a really low tide it is clear that some places are full off them. Whenever I try to pull them out I always get some "invisible" bits left behind that eventually work there way out. One thing is, do not ap...
by slowy
Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:50 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: the fat bat project survives horrid shark attack
Replies: 634
Views: 71896

Well I am heading back down to Adelaide in late Nov/early Dec for a week or so. Will take board if needed to pass on to our Southern brethren. Keep it in mind as the time draws closer. Great shots of the Bat and SDC. Keep em' coming. Cheers Ben. PS mark I didn't notice the stabilser fin with the boa...
by slowy
Mon Aug 18, 2008 10:05 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Saturday's Selection (pics)
Replies: 7
Views: 1648

Great shots Wes, are the first few shots at the Cowrie hole?? Fark I surfed Merewether but that looks heaps better.
Ended up surfing merewether on Friday lunch time..it was cranking with bugger all people out..the rock off and paddle kept the numbers down!!
by slowy
Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:52 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: the fat bat project survives horrid shark attack
Replies: 634
Views: 71896

Great art work SDC, wish I had of dropped off my shorty as well for some work!! PS thanks for the "surf decals" T-shirt, nice little suprise. I will pass on a few pics to Mark to put up on his site, in short I only got two short surfs on the Bat, as it took 2 days for the ding repair, then...
by slowy
Thu Aug 14, 2008 9:05 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: the fat bat project survives horrid shark attack
Replies: 634
Views: 71896

Sorry to hear that RV, all the best. So I am willing to hang onto the bat for another week or if anyone else wants to take take over the Bat I can deliver it down to Sydney this Sat mid morning (I'll come down the F3 so somewhere relatively easy). So post here or PM if you want to have a burl on the...
by slowy
Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:58 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: the fat bat project survives horrid shark attack
Replies: 634
Views: 71896

SDC, no PMs yet mate.
by slowy
Wed Aug 13, 2008 11:52 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: the fat bat project survives horrid shark attack
Replies: 634
Views: 71896

The Bat has been [b]wounded [/b]as Mark said, but no that badly...chunked tail and a crack accross the mid line of the tail. But the good news is that the ding has been fixed, I put glass into both coats so it would be nice and strong for the rest of it's journey. Finished sanding this morning so ke...
by slowy
Mon Aug 11, 2008 9:05 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: the fat bat project survives horrid shark attack
Replies: 634
Views: 71896

Righto..I'm getting back to NSW this Tuesday (12th) I will organise to pick up the board and have a burl on it. I am planning to move it on down to Sydney this weekend..Mark is it still going to RV? Maybe if people are keen (and there is some swell) a few could meet up on the Sat morning somewhere c...
by slowy
Fri Aug 01, 2008 9:08 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: the fat bat project survives horrid shark attack
Replies: 634
Views: 71896

MMMM..still no sign of the Fatbat and it is now Friday morning! I would have loved to have a crack on it..especially as the waves were pumping on the central coast yesterday, the "test pilots" still all scored great waves ..luckily as the mob was starting to turn on me with no fat bat 2 da...
by slowy
Thu Jul 31, 2008 7:42 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: the fat bat project survives horrid shark attack
Replies: 634
Views: 71896

Mark.
Haven't heard from Craig yet to pick the board up!?
I sent pm but not sure if it is getting through to you.
Do you know any news..is he holding the aquabat hostage? There is swell around.
Cheers Ben
by slowy
Fri Jul 25, 2008 9:41 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Lending boards
Replies: 25
Views: 2616

Classic!!!! man that made me laugh!!! Russell was a boat builder and in true Aussie spirit goes..well I work with fibrerglass..how hard can making a board be!! And has a crack. There used to be soooo thick, but so were most other boards, and those chisel square tails and sharp as rails that he used ...
by slowy
Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:47 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Lending boards
Replies: 25
Views: 2616

Just heard that the lent board has been getting some use over indo and some great waves have been had on it so far, also in one piece....so far!!! Sorry for the diversion, Mark, the board I lent him was one I picked up before a O/S trip from Southport surf in South Oz (when living down that way), lo...
by slowy
Mon Jul 21, 2008 9:13 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Lending boards
Replies: 25
Views: 2616

I agree with Oldman, if you can't be without it..don't lend it!! Was at a boardriders comp a couple of weeks ago and lent a mate a bigger board to take to Indo for a three week trip. Now I don't know this bloke that well, but he just snapped his gun (that day) and was in need of a bigger board to ta...
by slowy
Wed Jul 09, 2008 12:09 pm
Forum: Bodyboarders only!
Topic: Shark Island 06.07.08
Replies: 13
Views: 2648

Purri do you have a touch of the Belinda Neals going on?? "Don't you know who I am?"
by slowy
Fri Jun 13, 2008 3:42 pm
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: IDEA ?
Replies: 146
Views: 27004

Mate...get that board down to newie/central coast!!! I am frothin' to give the fat bat a go. Very selfish of me..but haven't riden a quaddie since way back, keen to give a "new" style one a burl. Guys please keep the piccies coming. Cheers Ben PS Mark, my MORE shortie is just getting bette...
by slowy
Wed May 28, 2008 1:31 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Work that allows you to surf during the week
Replies: 97
Views: 10689

Or you get it off, and the surf will be crapola...
by slowy
Fri May 23, 2008 12:29 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Work that allows you to surf during the week
Replies: 97
Views: 10689

Cancer research, which is govt funded..I really don't even have core hours or total hours...I used to be a subbie in the building game and that was pretty flexible, but this science research job is the biggest rort I have ever come accross. Lovin' life.