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    http://easternsurf.com/?option=com_k2&vie...

    http://easternsurf.com/?option=com_k2&view=item&id=1540:one-hit-wonder&Itemid=109

    Slide 13... pretty sure there were waves in western LI....

    sounds like you just missed out on a...
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    This picture only applies to very long period...

    This picture only applies to very long period swells, which this swell wasn't. Surfed in MoCo from 6pm til dark, and sets were well overhead/double overhead, and other beaches were closed...
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    since you already have the month and town picked...

    since you already have the month and town picked out, not sure what other advice we could offer. go online, research the hotels, find something that fits your budget that is nice, do the same for a...
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    Poll: They build billion dollar arenas for the events,...

    They build billion dollar arenas for the events, I'm pretty sure even landlocked cities can build a wave pool, especially now that the technology is getting very good.

    so yes, there will be...
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    Owning a board and sitting on it with 500 other...

    Owning a board and sitting on it with 500 other tourists at the surfing beach in August while your girlfriend snaps pictures of you that you later use for your Facebook profile does not make you a...
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    Cloudbreak is Fiji.... Don't even know why I...

    Cloudbreak is Fiji.... Don't even know why I read these message boards anymore. Pretty sure no one on here actually surfs.
  7. Single fin square tail that is also 3 1/2 thick...

    Single fin square tail that is also 3 1/2 thick should be fine. confirm it has a concave nose and you should be fine. $600 is a steal. also confirm low nose rocker and a tail kick.

    I've...
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    Heard a commercial fishing vessel had to dump...

    Heard a commercial fishing vessel had to dump their catch due to heavy seas/too much weight on board. Makes sense seeing that it was only one species of fish.
  9. Thread: Best Boards

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    if you really want to move to a board that is...

    if you really want to move to a board that is better fitted for your size, you will go through a frustrating adjustment period. Your Gravy is just under 34 liters, per the CI website. You are 125...
  10. Thread: The Cove

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    how about I just pick you up the next time its...

    how about I just pick you up the next time its going off? would that work better for you? PM me your cell and I'll be sure to call you on my way to the beach.
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    As a frequent visitor of Negra, and I'm saying...

    As a frequent visitor of Negra, and I'm saying this in a friendly way, stay away from Negra if you are coming from Nosara. It is not a close drive, probably at least 1 1/2 hours. So unless you wake...
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    Unfortunately with the outgoing tide the jetties...

    Unfortunately with the outgoing tide the jetties to the north weren't breaking well, and barely had half the size the inlet had. I reluctantly paddled out into that crowd.

    And yeah, most of the...
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    I 100% agree with earning respect in the water,...

    I 100% agree with earning respect in the water, and that rank exists. I 100% disagree with dropping in on someone due to safety issues (this guy wasn't doing it 50 feet down the line, he was...
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    Manasquan Localism (assumed)

    surfed the north jetty of squan inlet tonight. Fun chest to head high sets. gotta say I haven't seen such blatant localism/d-baggery in a long time. To the 3-4 guys sitting on the peak, grow up. ...
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    Like I posted earlier, I am a "front footed...

    Like I posted earlier, I am a "front footed surfer". With that said, i agree 100% with what everyone says here ON A THEORETICAL LEVEL in that there is no such thing as that, or if you surf that way...
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    Front footed surfer here too.... I've been...

    Front footed surfer here too....

    I've been riding for my HPSB a 6'2" x 18 5/8" x 2 3/8" Remix (Channel Islands) for about 3-4 years. Absolutely love the board.

    I'm 5'10" and depending on the...
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    I'm not on either side of the "war". I've lived...

    I'm not on either side of the "war". I've lived in both sides, and I can tell you the waves from LBI to Sandy Hook have more size and power. I have 20 years of experience in this state backing this...
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    wow, bet the locals are thrilled with your post...

    wow, bet the locals are thrilled with your post...
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    A lot is made of bottom contour, the continental...

    A lot is made of bottom contour, the continental shelf, and how it affects long period swells (over 15 seconds).

    What isn't taken into account is how inshore bottom contour and depth affects...
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    There are many aspects of a nose riding LB that...

    There are many aspects of a nose riding LB that come into play well before the length of the board does. Nose rocker, nose concave, tail rocker/tail kick, width, type of rails... all heavy factors...
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    Couple of thoughts on this. No need for a...

    Couple of thoughts on this.

    No need for a beginner to spend money on a name brand fiberglass shape, or go to a local shaper for their local knowledge/expertise. Beginners just need something...
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    The Q Cell/Glass option is probably the most...

    The Q Cell/Glass option is probably the most professional, but Kidrock's suggestion to just fill it with resin would work fine. And unless you are a WCT surfer, you won't feel the weight difference...
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    PM me for info. I'm a pretty OCD type person...

    PM me for info. I'm a pretty OCD type person when it comes to this, and I've got training calendars I'd be happy to share. I'm training for an April trip to Costa (6th in 5 years) and I have a...
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    It's on the ocean side, and after surfing...

    It's on the ocean side, and after surfing yesterday further up the beach, its probably pretty accurate.

    New 7mm boots didn't keep my feet warm for more than 15 minutes. they were numb within 30...
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    WCT Fins. Won't add speed to the board, but tons...

    WCT Fins. Won't add speed to the board, but tons of drive. very performance driven as well.

    If you are looking for something that will help produce speed, whether its cause you are in crappy...
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