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by alakaboo
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 21624
Views: 2332487

Re: Where did you surf today ?

One's measured on the deck, one on the base.
by alakaboo
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 21624
Views: 2332487

Re: Where did you surf today ?

As I understand it, in the Hawaiian scale the conversion factor slides with size. So, a 6 foot wave may be 10 to 12 feet imperial, but a 20 - 25 feet wave is probably around 25 - 35 imperial. Of course I don't really care foamy, I never ever just say feet, I always suffix it "faces" or use knee, wa...
by alakaboo
Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 6002
Views: 588594

Re: Just general surfing stuff

It's not a particularly difficult thing to build an artificial reef. Paying for it and getting it approved without modification is another matter. This one was 18+ million, and that's leaving a lot off the balance sheet. It was nearly abandoned in favour of groynes a few times. If the council rates ...
by alakaboo
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 6002
Views: 588594

Re: Just general surfing stuff

You're essentially wearing salt-encrusted used condoms and you're surprised they don't smell great?
by alakaboo
Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 21624
Views: 2332487

Re: Where did you surf today ?

McCoy guns and semiguns are the business.
by alakaboo
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 21624
Views: 2332487

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Conditioning, ala Pavlov
by alakaboo
Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 21624
Views: 2332487

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Steve could do eleven tricks I reckon 1) pop up 2) trim 3) floater 4) cutback (standard not full cranked roundhouse) 5) slash 6) snap 7) barrel 8.) 360 (once in 1989) 9) bottom turn 10) check turns 11) re-entry Don't forget this winning move. Guaranteed 10. https://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb195...
by alakaboo
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 6002
Views: 588594

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Tell us about the time Alberto Tomba said you had great style
by alakaboo
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 6002
Views: 588594

Re: Just general surfing stuff

The person who gave them the most shit about calling it off was Mark Healey. He kept calling BS on the claim they didn't run it because they didn't have the boards, he kept saying that the big wave guys said they could use theirs. I'm actually glad they called it off, the wsl would've wasted most of...
by alakaboo
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 21624
Views: 2332487

Re: Where did you surf today ?

You're one charming mothafcuckin pig. I mean you'd have to be ten times more charming than that Arnold on Green Acres, you know what I'm saying?
by alakaboo
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 21624
Views: 2332487

Re: Where did you surf today ?

offshore1 wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:57 am
Drailed wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:50 am
alakaboo wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:47 am
maybe one pump, then eject.
Story of Boo's life.
According to his missus anyway.
I already said it was like being 15 again.
by alakaboo
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 21624
Views: 2332487

Re: Where did you surf today ?

There were some mechanical shutdown barrels in Yamba yesterday in the devil wind. I mindsurfed them for a half hour, knowing full well they were too fast, then suited up and headed out (first time in a steamer in about 2 years*). Threw myself over the ledge on about 25. It was a late drop, bottom tu...
by alakaboo
Sun Aug 04, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?
Replies: 1820
Views: 245838

Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

The imagery of stuffing stingray flaps into stockings is .. vivid..to say the least
by alakaboo
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?
Replies: 1820
Views: 245838

Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

About a dozen other shark species caught, two marlin, and a couple of tangled turtles. Mortality very low, less than 2%. Once you put a tail rope on a shark, it will be settle down. Assume they use a whole mullet for bait. Mild steel Circle hooks used, very effective in hooking in the side of the j...
by alakaboo
Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 6002
Views: 588594

Re: Just general surfing stuff

And then go surfing on your new board!
by alakaboo
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Ebay Bargains thread
Replies: 1704
Views: 265572

Re: Ebay Bargains thread

tootr wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:58 am
Chris Christenson 6.0 six channel, $450.

https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/wilsons ... 1223158289
***Swoons***
by alakaboo
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 6002
Views: 588594

Re: Just general surfing stuff

AJ has a very trustworthy countenance.
by alakaboo
Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: that wetsuit discussion...
Replies: 2160
Views: 400074

Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Couldn't you just wear those neoprene socks some boogers wear?
Latex socks to ride 20knt onshore kneecappers in the rain seems a bit much.