The winter of our content.

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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by --++sunstroke++-- » Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:45 pm

steve shearer wrote:Chest zip wetsuits are the ultimate example of marketing hype over substance.
Agreed.

Much easier getting in & out of a back zip wetty.

Braithy - Only keep your wetsuit hung up until it is dry, then put it away until you are going to use it again :-)
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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by --++sunstroke++-- » Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:47 pm

steve shearer wrote:I'm on the third season of an Oneill Gooru 2mm long sleeve springy. But it's very tired now.
My Gooru 3/2 steamer just had it's first repair after about 4 seasons (lower leg seam had come apart).

Ready to go again for another couple of years 8) 8) 8)
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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by crabmeat thompson » Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:53 pm

i saw an oneill 2mm superfreak with a chest zip for $280, and it's all black. i might pull the trigger.

glad we had this chat.
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You are both absorbing salt and urinating.

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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by cedric » Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:57 pm

Braithy, Quiksilver ebay store # some bargain steamers on sale, example . 3x2 steamer bz gbs $ 89- didn't go thru the whole site of 4 pages but worth a look.
Any truth in the sideways wetsuits are made in China and of inferior rubber compared to the Thai built ones ?

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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by crabmeat thompson » Thu Jul 16, 2015 5:07 pm

ah, i loathe to buy another quik suit.

dearest suit i ever had was a 6-hunge quik suit. it started to leak a month later, by the following season it was like wearing a flyscreen. it was all black with the red square logo on the chest, that model.
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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by Beanpole » Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:42 pm

I've still got an old O'Neill springy that looks like it will last for ever......but it's pretty clunky compared to my new Billabong one. QSilver steamer is still going strong after two seasons now.
Got a couple of Bong steamers online a few years ago. One for junior and the price was so good I got one too. My one was made in China. It basically fell apart at the stitching. Came from Canada.

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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by Donweather » Fri Jul 17, 2015 12:35 pm

el rancho wrote:i bozzed a mates e4 rip curl chest zip the other day. comfortable and stretchy etc but I was getting flushed in the front. I thought that was the supposed advantage - no flushing?

stick to my back zip for now.
Sounds like your mate has a fatter neck than you and has stretched it!!!

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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by el rancho » Fri Jul 17, 2015 12:53 pm

Guess so.
I had to hold my piss for an hour and a half too

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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by Nick Carroll » Fri Jul 17, 2015 1:00 pm

steve shearer wrote:Chest zip wetsuits are the ultimate way of humiliating people.

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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by Beerfan » Fri Jul 17, 2015 1:21 pm

el rancho wrote:Guess so.
I had to hold my piss for an hour and a half too

Nah, you didn't did you? You're just telling everyone that coz you feel guilty surely.
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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by steve shearer » Fri Jul 17, 2015 1:53 pm

Harharhar Carroll .
I want Nightclub Dwight dead in his grave I want the nice-nice up in blazes

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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by Nick Carroll » Fri Jul 17, 2015 6:11 pm

im never letting you forget it.

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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by steve shearer » Fri Jul 17, 2015 7:41 pm

I forgot to tell you that when I came in from that session one of your tradie mates in the carpark said I'd ripped all over you but not to mention it because you were a bit fragile about it. :twisted:
I want Nightclub Dwight dead in his grave I want the nice-nice up in blazes

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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by el rancho » Sat Jul 18, 2015 4:17 pm

heaps of meaty swell this morning, didn't think it'd show up so early.

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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by Beanpole » Sat Jul 18, 2015 9:48 pm

A friend sent a shot of Dbah. Seemed okay and smooth but not that big.

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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by jimmy » Sat Jul 18, 2015 11:31 pm

I ventured south to D'bah. It was fun on the low this arvo.

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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by el rancho » Sun Jul 19, 2015 8:32 am

I've been surfing there for weeks. Its been incredible mid week with nobody out and big hurtling barrels.

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Re: The winter of our content.

Post by Nick Carroll » Sun Jul 19, 2015 9:28 am

steve shearer wrote:I forgot to tell you that when I came in from that session one of your tradie mates in the carpark said I'd ripped all over you but not to mention it because you were a bit fragile about it. :twisted:
oh please, you'll have to do a bit better than that shearer

anyway it was 8' for a while yesterday morning. but what do I care, I'm going to Hawaii where it is Warm.

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