Just general surfing stuff

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by No Pants Lance » Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:40 pm

you use an inflatable?

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Legion » Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:57 pm

Avalanche backpack. Classified as Dangerous Goods due to explosive trigger and compressed argon or maybe nitrogen. It has its own special section in the IATA regulations. I always get airline permission. In Europe they see dozens and just wave you through. In Australia I've always had a slight delay but not bad. Until last time when they had to get about ten people involved. Managers, ground crew, airport staff. All wanting to open everything up and inspect everything. 38° and sweltering in winter clothes. It was ridiculous.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Fri Dec 18, 2020 11:53 pm

Nitrogen is dangerous stuff, you don't want to breathe that in.

You going to upgrade to the supercapacitor pack?

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Legion » Sat Dec 19, 2020 12:08 am

Most likely, so I don't have to hassle with stupid Australian check-in counters and maybe one day contemplate North America again.

I don't want to breathe either N2 or Ar but both are presumably good candidates for compressibility and inertness.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by offshore1 » Sat Dec 19, 2020 12:17 am

alakaboo wrote:
Fri Dec 18, 2020 11:53 pm
Nitrogen is dangerous stuff, you don't want to breathe that in.

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You're taking the piss boo, surely.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Sat Dec 19, 2020 12:20 am

:wink: Don't call me Shirley.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Lucky Al » Sat Dec 19, 2020 2:28 am

Alakaboo! :)

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Trev » Sat Dec 19, 2020 6:15 am

offshore1 wrote:
Sat Dec 19, 2020 12:17 am
alakaboo wrote:
Fri Dec 18, 2020 11:53 pm
Nitrogen is dangerous stuff, you don't want to breathe that in.

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You're taking the piss boo, surely.
I sure hope so.
#sixfeetissixfeet!

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Sat Dec 19, 2020 11:32 am

No, I'm serious, if everyone keeps breathing it there won't be any left to put in the tyres!

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Cranked » Sat Dec 19, 2020 12:11 pm

LOL
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by No Pants Lance » Sat Dec 19, 2020 1:42 pm

'boo, you sayin' nangs are no go?

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Sat Dec 19, 2020 3:07 pm

Never appealed to me, but a mate built an octobong that used a nitrous bulb and an aquarium pump to great effect.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by offshore1 » Sat Dec 19, 2020 3:21 pm

I ain't breathin that shitt, and I ain't takin no vackseen neither.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by No Pants Lance » Sat Dec 19, 2020 4:13 pm

yeah but 'octobong' . sounds sik.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Sat Dec 19, 2020 4:43 pm

+1
Erase.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Nick Carroll » Mon Dec 21, 2020 11:04 am

whoa Kelly and John, first five mins is sick.

both the turns off the barrels, Kelly's on the left and John's on the right, are the real shit.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by foamy » Mon Dec 21, 2020 11:40 am

Italo and Gabs semi in the water at Pipe. The WSL site seems to have gone down. The WSL must be loving life at the moment

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Nick Carroll » Mon Dec 21, 2020 12:15 pm

yeah it's a bit up and down today.

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