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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Wyre » Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:12 am

Thanks salty. I have to give this thing a go when it isn't 8ft!
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Rustt » Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:57 pm

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Swellnets wave of the day. Look familiar rustt?



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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by crabmeat thompson » Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:49 pm

is that even a wave?

it looks like boat wake.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by foamy » Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:27 pm

Here's a new Reef Waterproof Leather Sandals ad with Shane Dorian.
I haven't seen a better ad for a pair of thongs.

https://youtu.be/UZAefuG1bSY

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Rustt » Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:58 am

I've had it with leggies, broke another FCS yesterday, after having tried Creatures and O&E with the same result, breaking at the molded ankle strap end. I'm going to give a couple of these a try https://staycovered.com/collections/sur ... surf-leash they have a guy selling them in Aus. Anyone used these?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:58 am

Short or long board?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by marauding mullet » Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:52 am

Have had no trouble with Balin, but I get the thickest ones in 7’
Something I read on S/net about ditching them after 2 years max regardless of brand.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Rustt » Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:01 am

Thud wrote:
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Short or long board?
short

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by ctd » Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:09 am

You need to stop bailing when paddling out :-D-:

Or falling off

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by buddy » Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:19 pm

Anyone tried smart leash co.? I wish their big wave cord wasn't in 10ft only.
Based up here in Ballina.
They look pretty good Rust. Who's selling them in Oz?

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Rustt » Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:56 pm

https://staycovered.com/pages/australia-sales, Kirk Birke recommended them as he and others around the area have been using them in some pretty solid waves.

Local point has a bubble to take off on and bomb sets get you if the swell is pushy, so yeah it is from throwing my board. But these are 8' leggies and they always break in the same spot.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:58 pm

Dreamtime Beach at Fingal is a death trap.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:44 pm

As is Blueys up the road. If the rips don't get ya the prices will :wink:
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:11 pm

Here's some stylish surfing from Tyler Warren. Well I think it's stylish.

https://vimeo.com/257052425
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Cranked » Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:09 pm

Yep, nice fluid, minimalist style.

The only fins I saw were quads,right?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by buddy » Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:16 pm

Cranked wrote:
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Yep, nice fluid, minimalist style.

The only fins I saw were quads,right?
What?
There was twinnies, thrusters and those guns were probably singles.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:51 pm

There were bonzer fins on the orange board, maybe the one with coloured rails too.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:42 pm

it was nice, I don't know, it looked a bit weak to my eye.
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