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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:38 am

Okay Maroubra is usually a series of quick drop peaky beach breaks which isn't Midlengths like the CSIs forte. Depends how quick on your feet you are. Jacksons used to have the Southside pretty covered. They shut up shop years ago though. Might be worth a trip over to Brookvale. I would avoid most of the retail shops in the Eastern Suburbs although I'm not sure about the shop at The Bra.
My advice is try and deal with someone around your own age or older with a good rep. The advice Ive had over the years from twenty something sales staff in surf shops is laughable.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Thud » Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:34 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:20 am
yeah, very much so.

and the major diff is that the board still flat out trims like a mofo unlike that Chilli which has the front half of the board flapping around in the breeze like a half sucked cock.

good mid has to have that flat out trim speed otherwise its poor design.
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….this was pushing off the wall not diving in.

...running out of breath underwater hasn’t been an issue. Not too bad for a 62 y/o who surfs irregularly.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Sat Feb 20, 2021 7:19 pm

Wouldn't a half sucked cock still be erect and raring to go?
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Re: Midlengths

Post by grapsta » Sun Feb 21, 2021 6:53 am

Beanpole wrote:
Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:38 am
Okay Maroubra is usually a series of quick drop peaky beach breaks which isn't Midlengths like the CSIs forte.
Should mention I'm moving to Tugun soon...will be surfing Cabarita and Goldie and Byron

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Trev » Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:36 am

grapsta wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 6:53 am
Beanpole wrote:
Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:38 am
Okay Maroubra is usually a series of quick drop peaky beach breaks which isn't Midlengths like the CSIs forte.
Should mention I'm moving to Tugun soon...will be surfing Cabarita and Goldie and Byron
I grew up at Tugun.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:30 pm

Get something big and fat if you want to surf Caba. We used to call it Bog A Rail. Bladier for everywhere else.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by grapsta » Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:55 am

Yeah I lived there a while back.

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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Mon Feb 22, 2021 12:25 pm

An often frustrating wave as I'm sure you know if you lived there. Pretty spot though.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Trev » Mon Feb 22, 2021 12:52 pm

Was awesome in the mid 60s.
Maybe the sand was lined up differently.
Regularly took off just inside the headland and had long walls all the way across the bay to just in front of the rocks.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Trev » Mon Feb 22, 2021 12:53 pm

And there was a whole school of stingrays lived in the bay. You'd look down on them as you surfed.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:33 pm

Yeah, the main beach tended to be a very different wave with not much sand in between unless it was big. Then again Greenmount and Rainbow used to break into the bay as well. Greenmount used to run right down the side of the headland unless it was big. Rainbow was like Ti Tree.
Caba was always a fatter wave. Unless you took off in front of the headland. First person I saw do that was Keith Paull. Gleavy used to do it on a mal.
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Drailed » Mon Mar 01, 2021 11:54 am

steve shearer wrote:
Fri Feb 19, 2021 7:00 am
thought that Chilli looked shit.

half the board is out of the water at all times. terrible rocker.

just an inefficient shortboard.
Jesus, its fccckn awful...
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Re: Midlengths

Post by Beanpole » Mon Mar 01, 2021 2:22 pm

So grapsta if you have the cash have a look at Billy Tolhursts shapes. The Thunderbolt ones are exy but I think he's still shaping at Coffs. Given what you said about coming down off mals.
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