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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by alakaboo » Tue Nov 15, 2022 9:48 am

steve shearer wrote:
Sat Nov 12, 2022 8:35 pm
can't afford anymore sunk costs.
Anymore implies additional.

The $360 you've spent are sunk costs.
Any more (not the adverb) costs are not yet sunk.

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by steve shearer » Tue Nov 15, 2022 10:01 am

Yes, right you are.

Copy that.
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Post by Trev » Tue Nov 15, 2022 10:07 am

^^
Tard 1 and Tard 2 right there.
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by Mr Puffy Pants » Tue Nov 15, 2022 10:59 am

steve shearer wrote:
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I've already spent $360 on wetsuits- that I'm not really happy with.
I can't remember the last time I was unhappy with a wetsuit. The worst of it is how even brand new high end ones invariably have at least one tiny pinhole but that's it.

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Post by steve shearer » Tue Nov 15, 2022 11:03 am

Yeah, I thought there was an inexorable path of improvement in materials and "features" which migrated down the chain from high end to low end suits.

So, as long as I picked the middle road I would be apples.
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Post by Drailed » Tue Nov 15, 2022 11:40 am

No idea how Shearer can keep championing Need wetsuits, they fall apart so quickly. He must be getting kickbacks
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by steve shearer » Tue Nov 15, 2022 11:48 am

Mine have never fallen apart, they last ages.

But this one is so fcuking stiff.

All fully paid retail Loof.

I have the receipts mate- so go fcuk a cat.
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by marauding mullet » Tue Nov 15, 2022 11:59 am

I’ve learned my lesson with all these online brands. If I can’t try a wetty on in a shop, I’m not buying it, and happy to pay bricks and mortar shop price.
I was impressed though with Independant SurfCo policy to refund if not satisfied, they were true to their word. The suit I bought was as stiff as a honeymooner’s cock.
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by Mr Puffy Pants » Tue Nov 15, 2022 12:11 pm

My lesson is: buy premium wetsuit from a handful of brands. Always buy LT. Buy from overseas at the end of the northern summer (i.e. now) for next year.

You listening Rip Curl, you cnuts?

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by steve shearer » Tue Nov 15, 2022 12:15 pm

Good strategy, won't work for me.
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by swvic » Tue Nov 15, 2022 12:18 pm

NC got into me for calling them cnuts. Born at Bells not too far from where I lived, but expected to pay primo compared with OS buyers. Had wholesale contacts for a few years which was great and also got many good deals from smallish people in the industry who were looked after by RC. No longer an option

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by alakaboo » Tue Nov 15, 2022 12:21 pm

Mail forwarding.

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by swvic » Tue Nov 15, 2022 12:22 pm

Oh, let's not forget Gerry fcuken Harvey and his ilk ensuring GST was added to OS purchases
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by Mr Puffy Pants » Tue Nov 15, 2022 12:23 pm

@swv, that's why they are cnuts.

I shop around and use things like eBay as well where unscrupulous sellers don't care what Big Wetsuit cartel members say.

And yeah, you can use Boo's mail forwarding service. Why do you think he moved there? He has quite a lucrative side business.

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by swvic » Tue Nov 15, 2022 12:24 pm

alakaboo wrote:
Tue Nov 15, 2022 12:21 pm
Mail forwarding.
Of course. I had one once. Maybe should look back into it. As per Legion, what's your address and please break down the commission structure for me
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by steve shearer » Tue Nov 15, 2022 12:38 pm

I need some lures I can only get in USA- can you mail forward them for me Boo?
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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by alakaboo » Tue Nov 15, 2022 12:51 pm

Anything is possible, for a fee

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Re: that wetsuit discussion...

Post by Mr Puffy Pants » Tue Nov 15, 2022 1:07 pm

Shit, sorry 'boo.

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