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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Legion » Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:27 pm

Not what you're looking for but I love the FCS leggies for < 3'. Much less elasticity but zero tangles and much better characteristics

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:27 pm

Jimmy- Not really. Why? Sun damage?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by buddy » Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:41 pm

Think I have the 7 or 8ft long one.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by jimmy » Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:42 pm

Hatchnam wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:27 pm
Jimmy- Not really. Why? Sun damage?
Just thinking that it could be a factor.
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Actually, that’s interesting. Take note, beanpole

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Cranked » Sun Jul 18, 2021 1:34 pm

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What’s the consensus on the best legrope for up to DOH for build quality and least likely to snap?

I’ve tried all the generic brands, and they’ll all snap in given situations.

Is there some product or tech out there that’s substantially better, more dependable, less likely to snap? As they all seem pretty equivalent so far.
Dakine make a 7' leash with 8mm diameter cord, all fittings over engineered compared to other brands, and just $45. I've broken about 5 other leashes in the last 3 years. Still in production I was told a few days ago - yellow and black packaging.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Sun Jul 18, 2021 1:37 pm

I snapped one of those o&e worlds strongest ones in png. It was a couple of years old though. I don’t like them they’re too thick and get in the way.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Cranked » Sun Jul 18, 2021 1:38 pm

Mine usually go near the ankle strap horn that's supposed to stop entanglement, the ones without the horn are less likely to break.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Sun Jul 18, 2021 1:59 pm

jimmy wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:42 pm
Hatchnam wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:27 pm
Jimmy- Not really. Why? Sun damage?
Just thinking that it could be a factor.
Unlikely in the middle of winter. Cars lucky to get to 20 degrees inside.
Eat some steak and stop being a whiny little cnut.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:06 pm

Cranked wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 1:34 pm
Hatchnam wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 10:48 am
What’s the consensus on the best legrope for up to DOH for build quality and least likely to snap?

I’ve tried all the generic brands, and they’ll all snap in given situations.

Is there some product or tech out there that’s substantially better, more dependable, less likely to snap? As they all seem pretty equivalent so far.
Dakine make a 7' leash with 8mm diameter cord, all fittings over engineered compared to other brands, and just $45. I've broken about 5 other leashes in the last 3 years. Still in production I was told a few days ago - yellow and black packaging.
This one? Sounds ok

https://powerhousesurf.com.au/collectio ... 16-bigwave

Will see if I can find one in NSW with free shipping
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100% she was going to stand on my board to impress her friends.
Surfing at Langland Bay, Gower Peninsula, Wales
https://youtu.be/y5ePxFSHjv0
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by marauding mullet » Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:28 pm

I remember reading something on here or maybe Swellnet from a guy who worked for a leg rope company. He said the critical factor is the age of the leg rope regardless of what it’s been through. Even brand new ones still in the packaging are unreliable after a certain time. Can’t remember, maybe 12 or 18 months and they won’t sell them.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Cranked » Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:39 pm

Hatchnam wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:06 pm
Cranked wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 1:34 pm
Hatchnam wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 10:48 am
What’s the consensus on the best legrope for up to DOH for build quality and least likely to snap?

I’ve tried all the generic brands, and they’ll all snap in given situations.

Is there some product or tech out there that’s substantially better, more dependable, less likely to snap? As they all seem pretty equivalent so far.
Dakine make a 7' leash with 8mm diameter cord, all fittings over engineered compared to other brands, and just $45. I've broken about 5 other leashes in the last 3 years. Still in production I was told a few days ago - yellow and black packaging.
This one? Sounds ok

https://powerhousesurf.com.au/collectio ... 16-bigwave

Will see if I can find one in NSW with free shipping
That's the one. I said 7' but wasn't really sure about the length. Its the best around that I've seen, and cheaper that most.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:59 pm

Just ordered the 6”0 in WA. Express post $49.99 total. Hopefully it’ll arrive soon.
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Fri May 14, 2021 1:37 pm
100% she was going to stand on my board to impress her friends.
Surfing at Langland Bay, Gower Peninsula, Wales
https://youtu.be/y5ePxFSHjv0
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by jimmy » Sun Jul 18, 2021 3:31 pm

Beanpole wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 1:59 pm
jimmy wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:42 pm
Hatchnam wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:27 pm
Jimmy- Not really. Why? Sun damage?
Just thinking that it could be a factor.
Unlikely in the middle of winter. Cars lucky to get to 20 degrees inside.
Incorrect, Beans. A car left in 20 degree heat for 2 hours will reach 45 degrees inside the vehicle.
Hatchnam wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:13 pm
How about tame down the scatter gun must consecutively post on every thread behaviour you compulsive mongoloid.
swvic wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 11:54 pm
Actually, that’s interesting. Take note, beanpole

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Sun Jul 18, 2021 4:34 pm

I meant a car left in 14 degree heat might reach 20 degrees Jimny.
Eat some steak and stop being a whiny little cnut.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Wyre » Sun Jul 18, 2021 5:09 pm

Hatchnam wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:59 pm
Just ordered the 6”0 in WA. Express post $49.99 total. Hopefully it’ll arrive soon.
Link, hatchy? I need a leggie too!
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by jimmy » Sun Jul 18, 2021 6:37 pm

Beanpole wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 4:34 pm
I meant a car left in 14 degree heat might reach 20 degrees Jimny.
Wrong again Beans. 14 degrees outside means 39 degrees inside the car after 2 hours.
Hatchnam wrote:
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How about tame down the scatter gun must consecutively post on every thread behaviour you compulsive mongoloid.
swvic wrote:
Mon Feb 01, 2021 11:54 pm
Actually, that’s interesting. Take note, beanpole

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Sun Jul 18, 2021 6:40 pm

Wyre wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 5:09 pm
Hatchnam wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:59 pm
Just ordered the 6”0 in WA. Express post $49.99 total. Hopefully it’ll arrive soon.
Link, hatchy? I need a leggie too!
https://powerhousesurf.com.au/collectio ... 16-bigwave
Beanpole wrote:
Fri May 14, 2021 1:37 pm
100% she was going to stand on my board to impress her friends.
Surfing at Langland Bay, Gower Peninsula, Wales
https://youtu.be/y5ePxFSHjv0
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by buddy » Sun Jul 18, 2021 6:53 pm

jimmy wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 6:37 pm
Beanpole wrote:
Sun Jul 18, 2021 4:34 pm
I meant a car left in 14 degree heat might reach 20 degrees Jimny.
Wrong again Beans. 14 degrees outside means 39 degrees inside the car after 2 hours.
Wouldn’t full sun, partial sun, shade play a significant role?

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