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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by swvic » Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:21 pm

I think it may have been more sinister. It was brought to my attention 2 summers back that they were in deep shit over it. I'd been using the black sport 50+ for years and it was never 50+

They did change the formula apparently and I'd notices it was more slippery than the old stuff so not anymore a very good one for the hands prior to surfing

Given the timing, your episode might have just been a bad batch. Regardless, you're a bad parent :wink:
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:24 pm

he's a bad parent who kills undersized jewfish, throw him down the well.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Nick Carroll » Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:37 pm

Beanpole wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:30 pm
That rots fibreglass
Fibreglass is chemically inert. Sunlight does not rot it. It also does not break down in landfill. Fibreglass is Evil!!!

Steve may not have had a lived experience of a PU/PE board breaking down over time but I sure the hell have, numerous times. The deck and tail gets kicked down and the foam fractures, the resin goes brittle and cracks, the board slowly leaks even through very small cracks that only a lunatic would try to fix. Eventually the flex in the board becomes soggy and it loses all its performance edge.

I take care of my boards now and don't tend to surf any one board that much but the ones I have surfed a shit load in recent years have all done something similar. They usually end up creasing out of sheer exhaustion.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:46 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:24 pm
he's a bad parent who kills undersized jewfish, throw him down the well.
There was a Vietnamese family fishing there yesterday, I saved at least 5 from heavy metal poisoning.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by swvic » Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:28 pm

Re Nick's post ^^; and the fin plugs push through the deck. Might still have pop forward, but the back end is gunna kill that board anyway. Sad end to one of my all time magics - a Maurice Cole ATM
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Over55yrs » Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:31 pm

Stories of 2 near drownings in the recent swells....and second last paragraph from Jim Banks getting the bends !

https://www.swellnet.com/news/swellnet- ... d-dog-down

https://www.coastalwatch.com/surfing/25 ... at-uluwatu

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:45 pm

Nick Carroll wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:37 pm
Beanpole wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:30 pm
That rots fibreglass
Fibreglass is chemically inert. Sunlight does not rot it. It also does not break down in landfill. Fibreglass is Evil!!!

Steve may not have had a lived experience of a PU/PE board breaking down over time but I sure the hell have, numerous times. The deck and tail gets kicked down and the foam fractures, the resin goes brittle and cracks, the board slowly leaks even through very small cracks that only a lunatic would try to fix. Eventually the flex in the board becomes soggy and it loses all its performance edge.

I take care of my boards now and don't tend to surf any one board that much but the ones I have surfed a shit load in recent years have all done something similar. They usually end up creasing out of sheer exhaustion.
Can you tell me why they go brown when they are left in the sun?
All plastic leeches the "plastic" bit out of the plastic material. That's why it becomes brittle and cracks. Exposure to sunlight speeds up this process.
Why do people paint just about every other fibreglass craft?
I'm not talking about fibreglass matting here.
Tuflite boards are painted.
The blank may collapse from UV and heat before the laminate but they all deteriorate.
By all means leave your boards out in the sun this summer and get back to me.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by swvic » Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:34 pm

All good, beanpaint'n, but please enlighten us about the rash
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:46 pm

I just found tuflite boards tended to be a bit more rash inducing.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:00 pm

Might be your ethanol levels leaking out your pores chemically reacting to epoxy paint that’s giving you hives
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by swvic » Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:05 pm

Beanpole wrote:
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I just found tuflite boards tended to be a bit more rash inducing.
Oh, fcuk, here I am procrastinating again

How so? You lie down on wax when you paddle. I'm all for education, for in this climate, I'm very rarely without some rubber. Medium to long term I think of moving to thermally friendlier waters and I need to be aware of the negatives
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by swvic » Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:07 pm

Beapaintin' yourself into the Tard Corner
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:04 pm

Mainly legs when you are proning out to paddle. I'm talking about over hours in crowded conditions.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by ajohnsen » Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:30 am

swvic wrote:
Mon Jun 25, 2018 8:05 pm
I think of moving to thermally friendlier waters and I need to be aware of the negatives
People.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Thu Jun 28, 2018 10:09 am

How fcccked is this

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beerfan » Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:24 pm

Congrats on the win, but shame you only won 4000 for your efforts 😞
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by buddy » Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:39 pm

Why do they call it under 18 and mens/womens?

But yeh, don't know why they didn't make it 6k each.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:17 pm

Oh I was wondering what the issue was. Thanks.

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