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  1. Hey NickM, I am not positive, but Greenlight...

    Hey NickM, I am not positive, but Greenlight might still be doing classes. If not, I used to be the head instructor there, and I am going to be offering one on one shaping in the spring at my new...
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    Pretty spot on what Swellinfo said. There are a...

    Pretty spot on what Swellinfo said. There are a bunch of different types of yoga and all you can really do is experiment until see which ones you like the best. Some are more meditative, while others...
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    The first thing I noticed when I started yoga was...

    The first thing I noticed when I started yoga was how much my surfing improved. You gain a crazy new understanding of how your body works and moves and it translates directly into your time in the...
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    patgeds22, easy solution-- Take the board to...

    patgeds22, easy solution--

    Take the board to your local glass shop and have them pop a center fin box just forward of the rear plugs. It would put the box at around 6" up from the tail which might...
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    Hey, Southsidesurfer thanks for keeping it...

    Hey, Southsidesurfer thanks for keeping it local--a lot of great names have been mentioned here and you should choose based on references and who you get the best vibe from. Send out some emails and...
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    Yep, mgarbutt, I didn't want to mention your name...

    Yep, mgarbutt, I didn't want to mention your name without permission, but that was yours for sure! Best investment I ever made, thanks again!
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    Yes it will absolutely make a difference! There...

    Yes it will absolutely make a difference! There are many factors that can affect how a longboard will ride including, but not limited to, outline, rail profile, bottom contours, volume, glassing...
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    Haha Tom! No words need be said here.

    Haha Tom!

    No words need be said here.
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    Got my Skil 100 a while ago from someone who...

    Got my Skil 100 a while ago from someone who posts here. I adjusted the action, took out the clicker to make it super loose and had it cleaned up and powder coated. By far the best investment I've...
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    I have a friend down in Costa Rica who rides...

    I have a friend down in Costa Rica who rides sitting on the nose of his shortboard just like in live4truth's picture. I've seen him go pretty fast like that (traffic laws are pretty lax) and he says...
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    Definitely Palmers. It's like flypaper under your...

    Definitely Palmers. It's like flypaper under your feet!
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    The patches are designed to add stiffness to the...

    The patches are designed to add stiffness to the tail in the area of the fins and alter the flex pattern in the back 16-18 inches of the board (assuming it's real carbon fiber). What this does for...
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    Hey normandy, took my boat out on Monday off of...

    Hey normandy, took my boat out on Monday off of Avon/Belmar and there were still plenty of bunker active with people still pulling in some good sized stripers. Bluefish are plenty active and fluke...
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    There are a lot of really smart, innovative...

    There are a lot of really smart, innovative people in all aspects of the surfboard construction industry.

    That was cool, thanks for posting!
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    Yeah I agree with ejensen, I can remember quite a...

    Yeah I agree with ejensen, I can remember quite a few really fun longboard days right before sundown. That's the best time to score it besides dawn patrol--all the, ahem, visitors are doing other...
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    vbbutton, I don't know if you ran into this yet,...

    vbbutton, I don't know if you ran into this yet, but this is a pretty good step by step process of the basics of board building: http://greenlightsurfsupply.com/surfboard_building_guide.aspx

    Also...
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    Nice pictures guys, some really good shots of the...

    Nice pictures guys, some really good shots of the East Coast at its finest! Here's two from a random summer swell a couple years ago:
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  18. OK, OK back on topic. endlesssummer, If you're...

    OK, OK back on topic.

    endlesssummer, If you're not in a time constraint, my one piece of advice would be to take your time. A longboard is a big purchase and you'll definitely benefit from looking...
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    getgnar, you should definitely check out Surf...

    getgnar, you should definitely check out Surf Costa. I spent 10 days with those guys a month or so ago and had a great time and got some really good waves.

    They're down in Esterillos (a short...
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    Butch girls don't usually ride huge logs... ...

    Butch girls don't usually ride huge logs...

    Sorry, had to go there!
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    Nice! Maybe one day those dolphins will return...

    Nice! Maybe one day those dolphins will return the favor.
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    It definitely was a lot of fun, great to see some...

    It definitely was a lot of fun, great to see some familiar faces as well.

    Hope everyone enjoyed the glassing demo and congratulations to the winner!
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    Hey Mikey, Here is a link to the thread...

    Hey Mikey,

    Here is a link to the thread referenced above: http://www2.swaylocks.com/forums/planer-question-mike-d-or-jim-or-any-other-planer-badass

    Some other good resources are:...
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    Hey choppa, it's really tough to tell based on...

    Hey choppa, it's really tough to tell based on dimensions alone. Like DaMook said, it really does depend on volume.

    For example, picture a really high performace shortboard outline. A pulled in...
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    Haha! What happened to classy resin tints and...

    Haha! What happened to classy resin tints and super clean pinlines? Now it's scribble all the stupid sh*t you have in your head with whatever writing utensil you can find... Less than 2 months til...
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