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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Cranked » Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:46 pm

There's far worse places than Kupang to hang out waiting for a plane though.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:45 pm

So the welsh are always singing!
Erase.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:56 pm

......and eating pasties.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Morgan The Moon » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:14 am

...and Eating chips and gravy from chip alley in Cardiff and drinking Brains SA.

The singing bit is a generalisation, but get yourself along to an international rugby match in Cardiff and you’ll hear it and feel it.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by JaM71 » Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:18 am

Beanpole wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:56 pm
......and eating pasties.


Pasties are a Cornish delicacy
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:02 pm

Watched a good Asher Pacey clip that featured multiple beach Beanpoles as the counterpoint to Asher. Those pathetic beach going boomers are everywhere.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by BA » Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:42 pm

Sideways Surf have opened an outlet store in Brookvale. Any good my Queensland comrades?

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Jorgo » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:04 pm

They started with just one store on the Goldie..they do have a wide range of almost every bit of surfing kit and the prices are pretty keen..havnt had to return anything so don't know how they arecustomer service wise...but as I say nearly all mainstream labels carried clothing and wetsuit wise.Probably been around for at least 8 years id say

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Cyclone » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:35 pm

BA wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:42 pm
Sideways Surf have opened an outlet store in Brookvale. Any good my Queensland comrades?
One of my mates was running a water craft hire firm on the Passage for a friend while it was on the market.
Bought a SUP paddle from them.
Broke on first use.
No problem they said. We'll send it back to the supplier. They'll probably replace it. Might take a week or three.
He has some anger management issues.
The police came.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Cyclone » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:40 pm

They have some good prices though.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by jimmy » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:10 pm

BA wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:42 pm
Sideways Surf have opened an outlet store in Brookvale. Any good my Queensland comrades?
Sideways are sorta like the Kmart of the surf world. There’s stuff I would buy from there but other things I’d stay clear of. Their boards are all made in Bali although shapes are licensed from from reputable shapers like Phil Myers from Free Flight, Webber, Annesley etc.

I’ve picked up some really cheap name brand wetsuits like an O’Neill 2mm LS steamer for $150.

Always swore that I’d never buy a board from there but when I was still commuting back from here every Friday. I had my usual Friday lunchtime surf before I’d jump on the plane. Snapper was pumping and I creased my board on my second wave. Gutted that I’d miss out. I drove to their Tweed store and bought a new board for $420 and was back in the water in 40 mins. The board went really well and ended up using it for 6 months until it started to delaminate around the tail pad so gave it to my daughter.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by BA » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:26 pm

Thanks all. Cheap wetsuits are what I’d be keen on.

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