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    I did it with a basic garage, a saw ( to cut the...

    I did it with a basic garage, a saw ( to cut the shape out ) and a handheld sureform to shape. Plus you need to have a little block plane ( not a big one - it won't fit into the curve on the deck as...
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    I think stay salty had it right. Push the nose...

    I think stay salty had it right. Push the nose down and lift a leg way up while hooking the other foot on the trac pad. Do it right before the wave comes, otherwise you float back up just when the...
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    I live in Richmond ( started surfing 43 years...

    I live in Richmond ( started surfing 43 years ago) and make the dawn trek, usually to Sandbridge, when a swell is forcast and I can get away from responsibilities. Looks like Sunday is a go. If the...
  4. Thread: Gsi $$$?

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    Problem is, they're not a $#!tty chinese...

    Problem is, they're not a $#!tty chinese "surfboard". A lot of them are really good boards. If they were really $#!tty we wouldn't be discussing them and almost nobody would buy one. There are plenty...
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    It has to be airbrush. The stringer is clear.

    It has to be airbrush. The stringer is clear.
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    I still have a hot orange 5'10" New Sun needle...

    I still have a hot orange 5'10" New Sun needle nose thruster from the 80s' ( bought it new when I lived on the Outer Banks). I keep it for old time's sake and becuase it has a big " Clark Foam" logo...
  7. Thread: Gsi $$$?

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    I have a Webber Fatburner ( no longer made I...

    I have a Webber Fatburner ( no longer made I think ). It's regular polyester/polyurethane construction. The glass job has held up well and it's the best all 'round board I've ever ridden. It's made...
  8. Thread: Barbados?

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    Went Christmas and scored flawless chest to head...

    Went Christmas and scored flawless chest to head high surf on the west ( yes west ) side. Long long rides.
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    This is a valuable post. I'm going to Barbados in...

    This is a valuable post. I'm going to Barbados in 2 weeks ( flying AA ) out of Reagan/ National with 2 boards in a double bag. I trial packed them and they look like one board, total weight 35 lbs....
  10. Go to Swaylocks.com and you'll find a world on...

    Go to Swaylocks.com and you'll find a world on info and people happy to answer questions. I shaped with a peice of gritty sanding belt cut and tacked to a 12" section of 2x4 and a surform hand plane....
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    by Glass
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    58 yrs old, 5' 9.5" 165 lbs and riding a 6'6"....

    58 yrs old, 5' 9.5" 165 lbs and riding a 6'6". Stoked as ever. I leave work at lunchtime a few day a week and put in 1200 yards freestyle in the pool. It works the same muscles you paddle with and...
  12. I agree w/ fupafest. If it's just something like...

    I agree w/ fupafest. If it's just something like a rail ding you can sand it, clean it out and apply a glass " bandage". I tape the area w/ masking tape, making a rectangle a little larger than the...
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    Thanks for the responses about Barbados..

    The comments tell me Barbados is a nice place and not sketchy. We thought about Tortola but someone I talked to whose brother used to have a house there said the place had changed since the cruise...
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    planning a trip to Barbados ...

    Just before Christmas. Thinking about Barbados because wife and daughter want to snorkle while we want to surf. Most places w/ waves are too stirred up ( like Costa Rica ) for good snorkeling. Seems...
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    "The watch thing"? This guy is so weird. Why do...

    "The watch thing"? This guy is so weird. Why do you care what kind of watch anybody wears? This has nothing to do with surfing and everything to do with creepyness. Plus, he's full of sh*t. I surf Va...
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    Weird thread. Weird vibe. Weird guy. I think...

    Weird thread. Weird vibe. Weird guy. I think Gruvi may have unlucky hitch hikers chained to his basement wall with muffler clamps.
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    Sticky: I have a 4/3 Hyperflex - find Hyperflex on the...

    I have a 4/3 Hyperflex - find Hyperflex on the internet - I got the top of the line ( I forget what they call it ) but it has all the features of the " big name " suits at a fraction of the price....
  18. Thread: Va Beach Spots

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    Sounds like you're driving from Richmond ..

    That's what I do. Ida moved the sandbars around a lot so waves are where you find them now.
  19. Thread: Anacapa

    by Glass
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    Thai boards ...

    Anacapa, Webber, etc are made at the Cobra factory in Thailand. I have shaped and glassed several of my own boards. I currently ride a 6'6" imported Webber Fatburner and it's a nice board. It's a...
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    O' Neil Psycho 3/2 fullsuit 50.00

    Like new perfect cond. Size LS ( 5'7.5" - 5'9.5" 160-180 LBS ) very warm & stretchy located Richmond,VA CELL 804 402 9520
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    O'neil psycho1 3/2 fullsuit

    Size LS ( see O'Neil size chart on internet ) back zip, welded seams, perfect like new condition. Always freshwater rinsed. High quality warm semi dry and stretchy suit. 50.00 location: Richmond,VA...
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    futures boxes ...

    When I installed them I first figured out exactly where to place them and then traced a line around them. Then I took the fin box away and cut along the line with an exacto knife. That way you'll get...
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    yes, full suit.

    yes, full suit.
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    O'neil Psych1 3/2 for sale

    Size LS ( 170-190lbs 5' 7.5"- 5' 9.5" ) perfect like new condition . Warm and flexy. 50.00. Location: Richmond,VA cell 804 402 9520. Alex
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    info on boardbuilding

    Go to Swaylocks.com. You'll learn everything you can learn without doing it yourself.
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