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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Davros » Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:52 am

I like the twinny feeling but I've never really tried to master the full twin feeling. I had a MR mega twin but rode it with a trailer and the Quartet is a twin with two trailers.

Just got a little tax refund, was going to put it towards a holiday with the kids, think I'll buy some Rasta keels instead. :-D-:

BTW I have futures Controllers I don't use as I don't have futures boxes. Anyone wants a lend happy to stick in the post.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Rustt » Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:37 am

Davros wrote:
Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:52 am


Just got a little tax refund, was going to put it towards a holiday with the kids, think I'll buy some Rasta keels instead. :-D-:

That's the realsurf spirit. :)

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beerfan » Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:15 pm

Davros wrote:
Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:52 am
I like the twinny feeling but I've never really tried to master the full twin feeling. I had a MR mega twin but rode it with a trailer and the Quartet is a twin with two trailers.

Just got a little tax refund, was going to put it towards a holiday with the kids, think I'll buy some Rasta keels instead. :-D-:

BTW I have futures Controllers I don't use as I don't have futures boxes. Anyone wants a lend happy to stick in the post.
Ah futures. I've nearly pulled the trigger on a tt a few times, in the cart off board cave etc but the rasta keels are so highly rated and I've only got fcs keels. Dimensions wise they're quite similar ( and I have 2 sets to play with ) and I'm sure mine would work fine, just not 100% about it. I dunno why, I don't surf anything like rasta
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Davros » Mon Aug 07, 2017 2:22 pm

You don't drink enough before you look at surfboard sites.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beerfan » Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:52 pm

Haha !
we are the angry mob
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But we're also easily swayed

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Mon Aug 07, 2017 4:09 pm

Beerfan wrote:
Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:15 pm
Davros wrote:
Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:52 am
I like the twinny feeling but I've never really tried to master the full twin feeling. I had a MR mega twin but rode it with a trailer and the Quartet is a twin with two trailers.

Just got a little tax refund, was going to put it towards a holiday with the kids, think I'll buy some Rasta keels instead. :-D-:

BTW I have futures Controllers I don't use as I don't have futures boxes. Anyone wants a lend happy to stick in the post.
Ah futures. I've nearly pulled the trigger on a tt a few times, in the cart off board cave etc but the rasta keels are so highly rated and I've only got fcs keels. Dimensions wise they're quite similar ( and I have 2 sets to play with ) and I'm sure mine would work fine, just not 100% about it. I dunno why, I don't surf anything like rasta
What dims would you be looking at Beerfan?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by OddaP » Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:08 pm

Beerfan wrote:
Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:06 am
Davros wrote:
Sat Aug 05, 2017 9:05 am
"To grovel or not to grovel? This is the question"

Of late when it's been 1-2ft I've been riding my 6'3 CV2 fish or my DVS All Rounder (7'4) . They aren't really meant for the small stuff, a few lads on here would say the CV2 needs juice, the All Rounder is an incredible board that really has a 2-5ft range.

Question is do you keep riding a board like the CV2 and try to make is work in small weak waves. It works but you work and ultimately you remain surf fit. The All Rounder in small stuff is a fun cruiser that turns, nose rides etc...or

Does one buy a full short board groveller for ease of paddling and get a little shortboard turning arc...sorter best of both worlds?

Put some side bites from your 7'4" as rears in your CV2 and try that it out. Or twins in the front and no rears.
Keep riding it. It will work, still far less effort than a lot of other boards.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beerfan » Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:29 am

Drailed wrote:
Mon Aug 07, 2017 4:09 pm
Beerfan wrote:
Mon Aug 07, 2017 1:15 pm
Davros wrote:
Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:52 am
I like the twinny feeling but I've never really tried to master the full twin feeling. I had a MR mega twin but rode it with a trailer and the Quartet is a twin with two trailers.

Just got a little tax refund, was going to put it towards a holiday with the kids, think I'll buy some Rasta keels instead. :-D-:

BTW I have futures Controllers I don't use as I don't have futures boxes. Anyone wants a lend happy to stick in the post.
Ah futures. I've nearly pulled the trigger on a tt a few times, in the cart off board cave etc but the rasta keels are so highly rated and I've only got fcs keels. Dimensions wise they're quite similar ( and I have 2 sets to play with ) and I'm sure mine would work fine, just not 100% about it. I dunno why, I don't surf anything like rasta
What dims would you be looking at Beerfan?
Around 5'10".I've still got boards to offload first though. Trying to wait til I'm getting wet more often. But if I found the cash i reckon I'd have one.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by ctd » Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:13 am

Hatchnam wrote:
Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:00 pm
Recommendations for a waterproof digital watch for surfing that's under $100 that "lasts" and won't fog up if taken in the shower ? Can't be bothered taking a watch on and off, once it's on it fkn stays on.
g-shock on special $60 approx

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by foamy » Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:21 pm

If the aim of a surf mag is to make the reader want to go surfing, this bloody issue is working a treat.
Thanks Crabmeat, you manipulative bastard.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Davros » Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:39 pm

Yep just purchased at Avoca Beach agency. Enjoyed the intro from the guest editor, bloody true as well!!

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Trev » Sat Aug 12, 2017 1:11 pm

Davros wrote:
Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:39 pm
Yep just purchased at Avoca Beach agency. Enjoyed the intro from the guest editor, bloody true as well!!
Did he mention the motivation of his many Realsurf friends?
#sixfeetissixfeet!

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Davros » Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:38 pm

Well there's a nod to the Islamic State for Dummies on the editors note. Carroll gets a mention with a amusing quote about Chopes

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:41 pm

Chopes?
Erase.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by crabmeat thompson » Mon Aug 14, 2017 2:46 am

foamy wrote:
Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:21 pm
If the aim of a surf mag is to make the reader want to go surfing, this bloody issue is working a treat.
Thanks Crabmeat, you manipulative bastard.

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Making it, got me looking into flights to NZ and pricing a van to live in for 3 weeks.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:38 am

I found a spot over there with good fishing, amazing produce, good surf and close enough to an airport.

Unfortunately it has worse weather than Sweden and the inhabitants share a set of teeth.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by No Pants Lance » Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:03 am

hey Iggs! wanna do this next week, Sunday, out at Parramatta Riverside

http://arabfilmfestival.com.au/film/gaza-surf-club/

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:11 am

No Pants Lance wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:03 am
hey Iggs! wanna do this next week, Sunday, out at Parramatta Riverside

http://arabfilmfestival.com.au/film/gaza-surf-club/
My kinda film, I'll come too.
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