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    This might be really obvious but check the surf...

    This might be really obvious but check the surf report before you go and bring whatever you need to cover the expected waves just like anyplace else.

    My experience has been that a standard...
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    DFR has a lot of rocker. It's made for good...

    DFR has a lot of rocker. It's made for good punchy waves. If you surf those often it will work. In flatter, smaller waves you want flatter rocker. Oversimplifying but that's how it works.

    CI uses...
  3. All my boards are glassed fairly light but my...

    All my boards are glassed fairly light but my Merrick is the only one that gets a ding if you look at it. The glassing flat out sucks. They use a number of different glassing houses, some better than...
  4. Thread: Paulonia

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    I loved my old red Caballero. Don't turn it into...

    I loved my old red Caballero. Don't turn it into a handplane. That is a sick deck little shorter and wider than the others at the time, perfect concave, short tail, great for ollies...

    That board...
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    Tropical Storm Frequency 8633

    Tropical Storm Frequency

    8633
  6. Thread: Hypto kryptos

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    They carry a lot of volume. You really need to...

    They carry a lot of volume. You really need to ride them very small or you end up with a very floaty board. To me once I get below like 5'8, the lack of rail line bothers me and I'd probably ride one...
  7. Thread: Chantal

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    No happy endings with Chantal.

    No happy endings with Chantal.
  8. Thread: Chantal

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    Makes me think of the Ted white trash girls names...

    Makes me think of the Ted white trash girls names scene:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7URSM_ShQQ
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    Certainly not a scientific comparison but I...

    Certainly not a scientific comparison but I basically used the Badger the same way I would use the Neutragena at the same beach (New York) for the same period of time at the same time of the year...
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    Worst burn I've ever had recently was when I...

    Worst burn I've ever had recently was when I switched from supposedly "bad" Neutragena with avobenzene to the top rated all natural Badger brand sunblock based on the EWG recommendation.

    I'm not...
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    Start swimming. Work up to this (copied it from a...

    Start swimming. Work up to this (copied it from a surf mag. Think it comes from Nick Carroll):

    THE 1500-METER SURF SWIM TRAINING SESSION (a la WTFK)
    (4 - 5 times a week, all done freestyle,...
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    It depends alot on which company glassed it. They...

    It depends alot on which company glassed it. They use a variety of different glassers and of course quality can vary board to board.

    I got an Semi Pro 12 last year which was glassed by Mystery...
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