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by unclethirsty
Fri Jul 10, 2015 8:51 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Help
Replies: 8
Views: 1249

Re: Help

Yes Nick your right, I'll look at this as a part of ongoing devolvement from a 'surfer' to a normal person as I'm supposed to do at my age & pretend that its the natural course of events, which it is. Meanwhile the handbreak has given me the, not too much booze, don't eat too much, you won't need th...
by unclethirsty
Fri Jul 10, 2015 8:37 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Help
Replies: 8
Views: 1249

Help

I'm shattered... I'm sitting here looking at my PC & wondering what I'm going to do for 4 days "up the coast". Ya see the problem is as I said in my post on here under quickest surf is that due to injury I can't surf for a coupla weeks. Now that's all well & good because I've got plenty to do around...
by unclethirsty
Thu Jul 09, 2015 9:05 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Quickest surf
Replies: 23
Views: 3953

Re: Quickest surf

Well, luckily the outcome of my altercation with the shore break is that I don't need surgery but no surf for 4-6 weeks, s**t!. But on the positive side, jeez its amasing how much "stuff" you can get done & catch up on, when your not chasing waves! Wife is very happy..(I'd rather be chasing waves). ...
by unclethirsty
Thu Jun 25, 2015 1:18 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Quickest surf
Replies: 23
Views: 3953

Re: Quickest surf

Guys, your stories are nearly making me fell good, if it wasn't for the fact that I'm now possibly looking at an operation to fix where a piece of bone has been pulled away from my pelvis as the ultrasound scan shows. my Maldives trip in Sept is looking shakey...F*^$, S!@T.
by unclethirsty
Mon Jun 22, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Quickest surf
Replies: 23
Views: 3953

Quickest surf

Yep, set a record today the 30 second surf. How did I achieve the milestone of surfing endurance well....Here's how it went. after a 45 min drive to Palm beach Sydney, I checked the Northern & the south end back to the north end, yep I'm in, 3', offshore & sunny, the stoke grows. Get into the wet we...
by unclethirsty
Mon May 18, 2015 4:27 pm
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: surfboard agency boards
Replies: 80
Views: 24007

Re: surfboard agency boards

Good spotting on the Diamond there Cuttle, looks intersting.There's been a lot of talk here re the XF McCoy nugs, anyone tried anything else from the XF range. Ride reports? how does the tech stand up to a lot of use?
by unclethirsty
Tue Apr 14, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Miller SUBX
Replies: 11
Views: 3620

Re: Miller SUBX

SWVIC, you'll be surprised. I've had so much fun on my 7'er I decided (at 62) I could go shorter so I'm about to pickup a 6'9" with lots of tweaks on the first one.
by unclethirsty
Thu Mar 19, 2015 10:09 pm
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Miller SUBX
Replies: 11
Views: 3620

Miller SUBX

There's been talk on here about Grants boards so here's the guy himself surfing (from his site):-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLrgebFkGk8. Got a SUBX & love it, no affilation, just a 62ys surfer really enjoying his 7' subx board.
by unclethirsty
Thu Dec 25, 2014 11:20 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: merry christmas
Replies: 11
Views: 1892

Re: merry christmas

Merry Christmas ya pack of sand eating, wax sniffing, board fondling, no good long haired (well we were), layabout surfies. Have a real good one, hope you & families stay safe......Oh look Santa left me a beer, just so happens I'm a bit thirsty today..
by unclethirsty
Fri Oct 24, 2014 9:22 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Pic of the day
Replies: 145
Views: 22455

Re: Pic of the day

Matt be thankful this doesn't come past..https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N19Y9Z2wFAs
by unclethirsty
Fri Aug 22, 2014 5:03 pm
Forum: Shortboarders only!
Topic: Hypto Krypto voted "board of the year"
Replies: 142
Views: 33589

Re: Hypto Krypto voted "board of the year"

So, has anyone actually gone & tested a Hypto, liked it & brought one. Do you still like it, how has the deck held up, apparently that was/is an issue.
by unclethirsty
Wed Aug 20, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Teahupoo Contest
Replies: 236
Views: 28294

Re: Teahupoo Contest

Does worst/best wipeout get a score, do/can they win $ for a 10 wipeout. Man they friggin well should "the commitment" fk.. me. Or at least hospital bills paid.
by unclethirsty
Wed Aug 20, 2014 8:23 pm
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Arthritis - Big Toe
Replies: 48
Views: 9991

Re: Arthritis - Big Toe

Brendo, please check you PM's.
by unclethirsty
Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:14 am
Forum: Travel & Health
Topic: Arthritis - Big Toe
Replies: 48
Views: 9991

Re: Arthritis - Big Toe

Swvic,Brendo..last boards!! come on guys that sort of talk only leads to the black dog,depression. Arthritis is a bitch, I've had a hip replaced (8yrs ago)got it in my thoracic region & neck. I get pains everywhere due to the 2 broken arms,broken hand,broken foot,broken collar bone, stitches everywh...
by unclethirsty
Mon Jul 28, 2014 3:19 pm
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: surfboard agency boards
Replies: 80
Views: 24007

Re: surfboard agency boards

Cranked, are you a big guy & normally hard on your boards.From your description of the TSA XF boards, did you get all mccoys?, seems like the xf tech is ok.
by unclethirsty
Tue Jun 10, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: new short board for big...old...guy...
Replies: 108
Views: 34231

Re: new short board for big...old...guy...

Young Grom, I can that because I'm 62yo & 100kg. recently got one of Grant Millers SUBX, 7'x 231/8 x 31/8 Single/quad options, absolutely love it, thing paddles extremely well & I can still throw it around.
by unclethirsty
Tue May 27, 2014 6:36 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Fiji 2014
Replies: 248
Views: 22590

Re: Fiji 2014

Pity big Daz Eastlake (channel 9 personality) isn't with us anymore, he'd show 'em how its done. Just imagine in a big booming aussie accented voice yelling " Oh Sally's made the drop HACKS it off the top"... RIP Daz. Did you ever hear him call the weight lifting at the Olympics, classic they had to...
by unclethirsty
Mon Mar 10, 2014 11:09 am
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: surfboard agency boards
Replies: 80
Views: 24007

Re: surfboard agency boards

I suppose my main question is, what is the biaxial glass & epoxy like is it "really" stronger & lighter than a normal layup. You would think that if McCoy & the other shapers have had their input into the machining of the blanks they are happy with the results. I gotta admit,in Mccoys case, I wouldn...