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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Thud » Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:23 am

Yeh, but the developers are all going bust 'cause no one is buying 'em.

I wish the north coast of NSW was more like the north west coast of the US with San Diego chucked in
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Kunji » Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:00 am

South coast > north coast
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by black duck » Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:04 am

Kunji wrote:
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:00 am
South coast > north coast
Not for surf
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Kunji » Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:17 am

black duck wrote:
Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:04 am
Kunji wrote:
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:00 am
South coast > north coast
Not for surf
:shock: :lol: wtf? You gotta be joking mate. South coast is littered with world class reefs. North coast basically has no reefs. Just mellow open faced beachies.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by steve shearer » Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:34 am

north coast has a better, more wide open swell window.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by black duck » Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:11 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:34 am
north coast has a better, more wide open swell window.
Agree. Not so many slabs but better waves all round (as SS notes) and the beachies are generally superior too.

Plus, it’s where I surf so stop pumping it up Coops or I’ll let down your tyres next time you hit Mystics :-D-:
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Kunji » Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:48 pm

:lol: i thought as much. Dont worry mate, ill be south of there.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:52 pm

True. The North Coast has no World Class Waves. There are no point breaks on the North Coast and any wave that breaks is never long or hollow. That's why it's so uncrowded up there all the time.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Hatchnam » Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:21 pm

Far more limited options when the size kicks in up north coast though. Down here it’s game on.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:02 pm

Game off for me anyway so it's hypothetical. Like 80-90% of surfers.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Hatchnam » Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:29 pm

Are they the outer sanctum ?
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Beanpole » Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:36 am

Is there?
Obviously if there is a set of something it is defined by what is outside the set. However, since you can put that into a set there is ultimately nothing that is not in a set. Therefore sets cannot exist: Bertrand Russell's Paradox.

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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Hatchnam » Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:43 am

So you never take sets then ? Your missing out. Sucked in.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:11 am

In deference to Geoff McCoys fixation with, and veneration of single fins, I was prepared to give them another go, so I brought three Zots to Bali this time and some Gulwing and Winged Keel fins.

I've tried both before and, compared to a thruster or quad, I've have had no luck with the Gulwing and some success with the the Winged Keel. To start with and to ease my way into single fins, I also brought a 6" single to use in a 2+1 configuration.

Yesterday the surf was a bit unruly early (first light is 5:30am) but settled down a bit by 7:30am. Just four out with sets head to head and a half, still lumpy. First wave and I found that the 2+1 completely changed the boards performance compared to the quads I have been using for at least a year.

I was expecting it to be stiffer and preferring longer arcs, but it wasn't. It was looser, far easier to turn, and to bury the rail. It could also surf in longer arcs as expected, and hold a fast line without pumping, but the choice of using short arc rail burying turns was a real surprise. Under heavy back foot pressure I could feel the single centre fin letting go as the fin started stalling, but the rail fin (a very small quad rear) had just enough bite to hold until the rail took over.

The wind turned very light offshore and conditions were near perfect. It took another hour for the crowd to hit a dozen and meanwhile we racked up a lot of good waves.

After that surf the single experiment can wait... I went out and found another 6" and a 6.5", and set up all 3 boards as 2+1s.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Thud » Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:44 am

2+1 = power thrusters
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Cranked » Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:14 am

Right on Thud. I've used 2+1s a lot, but always in mid lengths and they were OK, but never really lit up.
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by Thud » Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:44 am

I have a 6'6 2+1. Loose and drivey as hell. Not the easiest board to dial but when it comes together....

@Trev. Some dude from Noosa called Gary Vaughn (also a local real estate agent) is having a ding ding battle with Joel Tudor on Insta. Know him?
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Re: Where did you surf today ?

Post by alakaboo » Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:54 am

Cranked wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:14 am
Right on Thud. I've used 2+1s a lot, but always in mid lengths and they were OK, but never really lit up.
Very sensitive to placement of the centre fin/the fin cluster shape.
Mark where it is now. Half an inch further back and it'll be a down the line board, half an inch forward it'll probably be unrideable.

I like small upright side fins with a bit of base, probably how your quad find are.

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