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    it's not always about water temp...sometimes wind...

    it's not always about water temp...sometimes wind chill combined with your core acclimation is a factor. A few times, I've had to surf in both costa rica and hawaii with a vest due to wind chill.
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    snowboarding deep powder whenever I can, shred...

    snowboarding deep powder whenever I can, shred guitar...porn

    http://i1269.photobucket.com/albums/jj581/peaker2012/2014%20mar%2027/P3270531b_zps334f3286.jpg~original
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    those are some real nice little waves. How often...

    those are some real nice little waves. How often does that happen there?
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    you might also want to consider being forced to...

    you might also want to consider being forced to be on the ocean on a relatively small boat, during the absolute worst conditions and at night.
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    that was his angle; what made him original in the...

    that was his angle; what made him original in the biz. The musical chemistry between him and johnny marr was up there with page and plant, etc. I was never an unconditional fan, but I thought the...
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    I used to surf in gulf shores. Winter and spring...

    I used to surf in gulf shores. Winter and spring bring the most consistency that area has to offer...and it's significantly more consistent than panama city. Alabama point and pensacola beach are...
  7. Thread: 5 fin BEEF

    by waterbaby
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    I'm a speed freak and have box fillers in all my...

    I'm a speed freak and have box fillers in all my empty future slots, but, supposedly, deep concaves keep water flowing right over the slots. However, if the board in question has a pronounced "V" in...
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    I think you're going to find that size CP waaay...

    I think you're going to find that size CP waaay too big for you. These are wide boards...and they get exponentially wider in all parameters for each inch increment.

    A 6' CP is almost 23" wide,...
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    I know what you mean - a tuflite longboard hit me...

    I know what you mean - a tuflite longboard hit me in the head and I had to get 8 staples. TL shortboards aren't as hard...but then you have to deal with ****ty turns due to the stiffness.

    My poly...
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    You should've checked the boxes on a new board...

    You should've checked the boxes on a new board for excess resin before you even put the fins in (although most noobs make that mistake)...but once your fin got stuck and you pulled it out, not...
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    there are definitely pros and cons to tuflite...

    there are definitely pros and cons to tuflite boards. They look great and are ultra light (too light, imo)...but they don't hold wax worth a damn and are extremely stiff to the point where turns...
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    I'd go the "C" route - it's the cheapest and...

    I'd go the "C" route - it's the cheapest and fastest. Sand area. Fill it with Ding All sun cure fiberfill epoxy resin, lay a patch of glass fabric over that and then a little more fiberfill to make...
  13. If it's an established local brand, I'm guessing...

    If it's an established local brand, I'm guessing they're just trying the raw/distressed relic look. Don't know why companies do this dirty "relic" look because it doesn't seem very popular on...
  14. oops, I didn't even bother to check where you...

    oops, I didn't even bother to check where you live...I just thought you were an east coaster, like most on here. Anyway then, yeah, you know exactly what I talking about. Snowboarding out of bounds...
  15. I've never snowboarded on the east coast, but...

    I've never snowboarded on the east coast, but from what I've seen in vids, it usually only snows a few inches per storm. Even if one wanted to go off trail, most resorts rope everything off/illegal...
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    I quit buying the big brands after the...

    I quit buying the big brands after the motherboard on my top of the line dell XPS died after just 2 years (past warranty). Turns out it was a proprietary motherboard and I couldn't find...
  17. on average, may in big sur is definitely a lot...

    on average, may in big sur is definitely a lot smaller than march or even april
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    it's triple overhead here in norcal. Gotta be...

    it's triple overhead here in norcal. Gotta be something trickling down to Lunada.
  19. Thread: Lunada Bay

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    me and a friend surfed there in the 80s. Went on...

    me and a friend surfed there in the 80s. Went on a monday morning and no one else was out. Waves were chest high+ and good long rights. No hassles (never surfed Haggartys or Indicators, either).
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    sups at teahupoo?...they deserve death. Most...

    sups at teahupoo?...they deserve death. Most people know noses that wide and round will dig into a vert face...they either didn't get the memo or are so bored with real surfing, they're resorting to...
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    I was just comparing the rocker on the layzboy,...

    I was just comparing the rocker on the layzboy, bottom feeder and rv. The LZB has the most, by a small margin, but also has a good flip in the first 3 inches of the nose (helps not pearling a lot...
  22. yep, got me loling. Hilarious.

    yep, got me loling. Hilarious.
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    haven't ridden either, but, fwiw, I have ridden...

    haven't ridden either, but, fwiw, I have ridden the bottom feeder and the couch potato.

    The RV looks like a streamlined version of the bottom feeder. For me, the bottom feeder had pretty good...
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    I went there for a year. It's a really tough...

    I went there for a year. It's a really tough school, so it's actually a good thing the waves aren't good more often...you'll need to study your ass off to make it there.

    As for the waves, you...
  25. Thread: Fish Stories

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    I was surfing the jetties at Pawley's island, SC,...

    I was surfing the jetties at Pawley's island, SC, waiting for a wave when I saw a shark fin in the distance. I sat there watching it as it came closer, headed straight for me. The water was muddy,...
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