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    Wind shifted mid morning in RI on Saturday and...

    Wind shifted mid morning in RI on Saturday and what was a mess turned into nice sectiony beach break for the east facing breaks. I drove down real early from Providence, saw it was nothing and...
  2. Spic,sometimes you are such a self important...

    Spic,sometimes you are such a self important drag. It's a good place to hear directly from other people who had the same injury. Every post comes with an implicit YMMV.
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    i am dedicated to learning how. Going to...

    i am dedicated to learning how. Going to practice in white water first. When I first learned to pop on land, i popped up regular, but as soon as i was in the water on a board it was goofy. I think...
  4. Thread: SI Book club

    by Agabinet
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    Amen. I am well impressed. 'Tard, that was a...

    Amen. I am well impressed. 'Tard, that was a heck of a list.

    My favorite surf book -- "Tapping the Source" by Kem Nunn.
    And I can't believe nobody put Pynchon on here. Inherent Vice . . ....
  5. i had complete rupture, that was 12 weeks in a...

    i had complete rupture, that was 12 weeks in a cast and 12 weeks in a brace. I cut the brace short and was active in about a total of 21 weeks.
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    Roy, are you referring to the Jacobs being...

    Roy, are you referring to the Jacobs being narrow? The G&S is much wider through the tail and overall wider than the Jacobs.

    In looking at the foil of the fin, what do you suggest I consider? TIA
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    Yeah, it has the sunken deck. It is a weird...

    Yeah, it has the sunken deck. It is a weird board, so thick, flat bottom with hardly any rocker, hard rails. It should paddle easy and catch early and sail down a straight line, but I am stumped...
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    I don't have a good picture, but the board I...

    I don't have a good picture, but the board I bought doesn't have quite that little point in the tail, it's really a rounded square tail. Cool looking fin on that auctioned board! I think the G&S...
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    True. But it's cool to watch Machado surf an...

    True. But it's cool to watch Machado surf an alaia board. Wish I had that kind of skill. It would make me better on new boards. I used to ride motorcycles on the racetrack. I could ride a modern...
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    Sorry about the attachments not working. They...

    Sorry about the attachments not working. They are normal fin boxes in good shape. 1344613447 I do plan to surf them for shirts and gargles. I just like old school stuff for the heck of it. Both...
  11. Thread: Best leashes?

    by Agabinet
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    Excellent suggestions!

    Excellent suggestions!
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    Everything from 6'6" old guy short-ish board to...

    Everything from 6'6" old guy short-ish board to 9' HPLB and 9' hobie Peter Pan Slug. For really weak days in RI. Have SUP'd once or twice, but never been out on a day when the SUP guys were catching...
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    Old school shortie single fin question

    Following up an old thread. I picked up two old boards today, a 1970 G&S waterskate, 6'6" x 21 x 3, super flat and wide, hard rails tapering down in the back with rounded square tail, and an early...
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    Yeah, I saw the bike in the background too!

    Yeah, I saw the bike in the background too!
  15. There is nice mellow surf in Cozumel.

    There is nice mellow surf in Cozumel.
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    [QUOTE=LBCrew;98036] But getting back to what...

    [QUOTE=LBCrew;98036]

    But getting back to what you want to do... high, speedy trim line in medium sized surf... go with the dragless feel of a pure single fin.

    +1. I have taken to using wave...
  17. Thread: bootie alert

    by Agabinet
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    With temps in the 30s Sunday morning in Rhode...

    With temps in the 30s Sunday morning in Rhode island, the guys with no gloves were miserable waiting for waves at matunuck. I just wore 2m flash bomb gloves and 3m boots, but I stayed warm.
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    You need too busy them out when you start feeling...

    You need too busy them out when you start feeling cold and it interferes with your surfing. What you need depends on when you ate going to surf. By January in Jersey you need at least 5/4 suit with...
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    The air will make your hands cold. I would go...

    The air will make your hands cold. I would go with gloves. Maybe not boots yet.
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    attention emass! Git yer carver on

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/142464853/hendo-hoverboards-worlds-first-real-hoverboard
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    Sick stick just in time

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    Gonzalo swell hitting Rhode Island this weekend, and this piece of artwork arrived from Rick Malwitz, South Jersey shaper. 6'6" x 21.75 x 2.65 . . . So pretty I hate to wax it up.
  22. Thread: Speed

    by Agabinet
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    Everything seems faster as my reflexes and...

    Everything seems faster as my reflexes and reaction time slows down . . . But then I started old . . . still trying to get down to a 6'6" before I give up and get a SUP and no one will speak to me...
  23. Thread: Chest pains

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    Yeah, right before I had my pacemaker installed ....

    Yeah, right before I had my pacemaker installed . . .
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    A lot of guys wear booties over the rocks in RI...

    A lot of guys wear booties over the rocks in RI in spring and summer too, I chose the five fingers exactly because I thought they would have more feel than booties, but you know what, I don't think...
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    The lawsuit is over false advertising about the...

    The lawsuit is over false advertising about the benefits of pseudo barefoot running in them five fingers. I wear them ask the time surfing ppPoint Judith and Matunuck because I hate walking over ask...
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