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by diggerdickson
Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Strahan tassie
Replies: 105
Views: 6294

Re: Strahan tassie

Think I will just have to pick my days for surfing Indo. We have settled on house and have now moved into Queenstown. We like it here, it’s quiet, isolated, and peaceful. Yes it’s cold but that’s okay. I know have to sort out power to my back sheds and watertight them. They will make great shaping a...
by diggerdickson
Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Injuries Blog
Replies: 78
Views: 7685

Re: Injuries Blog

Compared to nick and others I’ve gotten off lightly. Urchin needles through the right ear and cheek from kissing the rocks at brown water, , 15 stitches somewhere in the top of my head from the break wall at Nambucca heads.Shattered L3,4,5 with arthritis set in, disks naturally fused to pelvis bone(...
by diggerdickson
Sat Mar 03, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: that wetsuit discussion...
Replies: 1969
Views: 297039

Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Has anyone tried the xcel infinity wetsuit??
by diggerdickson
Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Strahan tassie
Replies: 105
Views: 6294

Re: Strahan tassie

Will also need a wood heater for the shaping bay to bring the temps up for glassing
by diggerdickson
Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Strahan tassie
Replies: 105
Views: 6294

Re: Strahan tassie

Rustt, that’s the bloody go mate, we should be ready in about August to get one of those slotted in. It will be small steps at a go. We sorta have a five year plan with the house, as I have to be careful with my back so I will be taking my time with everything. As for do we know what we are getting ...
by diggerdickson
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: that wetsuit discussion...
Replies: 1969
Views: 297039

Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Happy belated birthday trev
by diggerdickson
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Strahan tassie
Replies: 105
Views: 6294

Re: Strahan tassie

Personally I wouldn’t invest in property in queenstown in a million years. Though with my history of money management and investments (lack of) that might be the best endorsement you will ever get, for what is say is no good normally turns out to be incredible opportunities
by diggerdickson
Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Strahan tassie
Replies: 105
Views: 6294

Re: Strahan tassie

Queenstown, it’s classic small town living. Not much going on there at all. Just the way I like it. I don’t really ever need to work again though I’m hoping once the kids reach some sort of independence with their ASD issues I can go back to work. I tried driving school buses a month ago and it caus...
by diggerdickson
Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Strahan tassie
Replies: 105
Views: 6294

Re: Strahan tassie

Digger, if you are going to shape boards and give us the BBQ photos of the finished product (ie when you put the board on the BBQ to show the rocker etc), you are going to have to do something about that backyard. Guys on here are pretty vicious when it comes to lawn care :-D-: Looks like a good pl...
by diggerdickson
Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Strahan tassie
Replies: 105
Views: 6294

Re: Strahan tassie

No rental market yet. Most buy as it’s still cheap though with the mine reopening that may change late this year.
by diggerdickson
Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Strahan tassie
Replies: 105
Views: 6294

Re: Strahan tassie

I know the start up manager living in queenstown and prices are beginning to skyrocket there as news gets around about the start up.
by diggerdickson
Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Strahan tassie
Replies: 105
Views: 6294

Re: Strahan tassie

Economy's pretty rooted down there. Mines have shut down in the area. No jobs. Hence the cheap houses. Would think the rental market would be pretty non-existent Loof. Buy a weekender. Flights to Tassie are cheap. The mine in queenstown is in a soft start up right now. It will be fully operational ...
by diggerdickson
Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Strahan tassie
Replies: 105
Views: 6294

Re: Strahan tassie

I'm living in Port Campbell now. Buckets of room for the bus in the backyard if you'd like a little detour on the way down King Island is spectacular. Spent a couple of weeks there and would return at moment's notice Now that is bloody tempting Swivic, love Port Campbell. Will mention it to the mis...
by diggerdickson
Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Strahan tassie
Replies: 105
Views: 6294

Re: Strahan tassie

Good the fcuk on you, digger. One day for sure. Stone's throw from the West and day trip to the NW. Plenty of gems nearby, in and out of the ocean. My mum spent much of her childhood on Robbins Island. I need to get there before I'm dead. Closest I got was a fantastic left just near on the mainland...
by diggerdickson
Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Strahan tassie
Replies: 105
Views: 6294

Re: Strahan tassie

Cheers Rust and no mate it’s not. It’s 56 Macnamara Street Queenstown for 85000. At the moment on realestate.com.au it says under offer. If anyone ever travels that way on the West Coast after April drop us a line and we can catch a wave. Though I will be without internet till September or October. ...
by diggerdickson
Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: biggest wave ever U ever surfed?
Replies: 59
Views: 7938

Re: biggest wave ever U ever surfed?

No idea on height, don’t really care actually. I’m 6 ft high exactly, so biggest was about double and a half overhead, maybe triple, felt like triple at the bottom, however wave hieght are judged doesn’t bother me. I use the scale to small, fun height, ok gotta concentrate height, am I fit enough he...
by diggerdickson
Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Strahan tassie
Replies: 105
Views: 6294

Re: Strahan tassie

Thanks guys.
by diggerdickson
Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Strahan tassie
Replies: 105
Views: 6294

Re: Strahan tassie

We bought a house in queenstown. 5 bed, repayments of only 70 a week, really bloody small mortgage. Can’t go wrong when we like small town living. I’m gonna set up a shaping bay, make some bellys with trail harbour in mind. We’re leaving gympie on the 24th next month. Time to check out of the east c...