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by diggerdickson
Thu Jan 29, 2009 11:12 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: STUPID ways to ding your board
Replies: 38
Views: 2825

Re: STUPID ways to ding your board

2 stories, first one very embarassing, jumping of the pool at cronulla and relising that leg rope was wrapped around a pole on the pool edge, set slammed me, smashed board and body, laugh about it now, but at the time......................... :lol: Mate just picked up a board made by crooked river d...
by diggerdickson
Thu Jan 29, 2009 11:11 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: STUPID ways to ding your board
Replies: 38
Views: 2825

Re: STUPID ways to ding your board

2 stories, first one very embarassing, jumping of the pool at cronulla and relising that leg rope was wrapped around a pole on the pool edge, set slammed me, smashed board and body, laugh about it now, but at the time......................... :lol: Mate just picked up a board made by crooked river d...
by diggerdickson
Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:54 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Pro Surfers Height and WeightSaw
Replies: 27
Views: 6067

Re: Pro Surfers Height and WeightSaw

Maybe you're just not very good at surfing yet.[/quote] :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Nick tell us what you really think mate, classic, made me laugh Im 6 foot, not what you call tall, but not a short arse, Im only of average ability at the age of 42 so my surfing has slowed down from what it ...
by diggerdickson
Fri Jan 23, 2009 10:39 pm
Forum: Board Design, Repairing, Shaping, etc (was called Equipment)
Topic: CROOKED RIVER
Replies: 6
Views: 1162

CROOKED RIVER

As a kid I use to catch the train down to georra and with my mates for the weekends occasionally, I came across a guy that use to shape surfboards called crooked river, got a board of him once that was okay, he was a real top bloke. Does anyone know what happened to him, I understand that he is not ...
by diggerdickson
Fri Jan 23, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: Shortboarders only!
Topic: division surfboards
Replies: 34
Views: 8139

Re: division surfboards

peter shaped my boards when he was in thornliegh, before division. He shaped about 4-5 boards for me and they were all fantastic, as my surfing progressed I always took my old boards back to him and he took plenty of time with me discussing what I wanted out of each new board, and giving me honest f...
by diggerdickson
Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:45 pm
Forum: Board Design, Repairing, Shaping, etc (was called Equipment)
Topic: channels
Replies: 53
Views: 6758

Re: channels

excellent advice salty, thankyou
by diggerdickson
Tue Jan 20, 2009 11:46 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: seeing sharks while surfing
Replies: 78
Views: 5762

Re: seeing sharks while surfing

I had one huge scare with a mate down at sussex inlet, both had feet up on the board, scared silly, caught next whitewater in cause the thing was just swimming in circles below us, ohhhhh man. I lived in south oz for 2 years and never saw one :shock: A But as one other guy said, that the ones you do...
by diggerdickson
Tue Jan 20, 2009 11:34 pm
Forum: Board Design, Repairing, Shaping, etc (was called Equipment)
Topic: channels
Replies: 53
Views: 6758

Re: channels

Thanks salty, certianly have given me plenty to ponder over as I have time, have to save for it, my heart says go the channel though I think I will be talking to a few local shapers up here as well, get some good research in and talk in lenght with john gillard, the guy is a legend. Will post when t...
by diggerdickson
Tue Jan 20, 2009 4:42 pm
Forum: Board Design, Repairing, Shaping, etc (was called Equipment)
Topic: channels
Replies: 53
Views: 6758

Re: channels

So yeah not for everyone, but man, neither is a Chateau Mouton Rothschild '86.Nick Carroll Owl status lol, Nick thanks for the sum up, I remember the guy who shaped my board for me know, Peter Daniels. Man I loved that board, the board just loved a big hard sweeping bottom turn and was beautiful whe...
by diggerdickson
Tue Jan 20, 2009 12:38 am
Forum: Board Design, Repairing, Shaping, etc (was called Equipment)
Topic: channels
Replies: 53
Views: 6758

channels

the best board I ever owned was a 6 5 rounded pin with deep channels running all the way through the tail, that was way back in 86 when I could still surf well, shaped by Peter out at thornliegh, its been so many bloody years ago I cant even rember his last name. Years have passed on, Ive moved up t...