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    A pro photog/AV guy recommended the Canon 60D to...

    A pro photog/AV guy recommended the Canon 60D to me and I am super happy with it. You get pro quality capabilities without having to be a photography expert. You can shoot in autofocus and manual...
  2. I think I get it. Pushin' 40 myself. Tired more...

    I think I get it. Pushin' 40 myself. Tired more often (got a kid or kids? then you know). Colder quicker, even with better suits than back in the day. Less performance with more pain (knees,...
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    I've worn both and prefer a squid lid all winter....

    I've worn both and prefer a squid lid all winter. More flexible and natural feeling, particularly if your hood is not connected to your suit. I've had 'em dislodge on a nasty wipeout or two but...
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    Great soundtrack for an 8 year old's promo clip,...

    Great soundtrack for an 8 year old's promo clip, "Gutter Music". Gotta get that money, yo. All "homie" needs now is a "do-rag" and a "gat" to go along with his surfboard. Then he'll be keeping it...
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    Airs and all the skateboarding influenced tricks...

    Airs and all the skateboarding influenced tricks are like a whole other sport. If you can pull 'em off, good for you. It takes talent, no doubt. I just don't appreciate the aesthetics of it. ...
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    I spent three decades of my life in NJ dealing...

    I spent three decades of my life in NJ dealing with beach badges. In the old days, we would just avoid and harass (harmless stuff, not the legal definition that would get you 10-20 yrs in jail now)...
  7. Thread: hardcore

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    I would add shaping your own boards and sewing...

    I would add shaping your own boards and sewing your own trunks and wetsuits...maybe even growing your own food & medicine and brewing your own beer...that's hardcore.
  8. Thread: twin fin

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    If you're on Hatteras and don't want to wait for...

    If you're on Hatteras and don't want to wait for a custom, I've got a 5'10" retro fish twin fin that I shaped for sale for $475 at Avon Surf Shop in Avon. For more info check out...
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    Hope this June is better than last June...

    Hope this June is better than last June (2010)...Click on the following link for the history: http://www.swellinfo.com/surfreport/cape-hatteras-north-carolina.html/date/06-30-2010

    Be ready for...
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    Use a wetsuit cleaner first, such as oneill...

    Use a wetsuit cleaner first, such as oneill wetsuit wash or rip curl piss off. After you kill the stank, try rinsing with fresh water and drying your booties in front of a fan after each session. ...
  11. Thread: glove fix

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    Try a flexible, clear glue called Amazing Goop....

    Try a flexible, clear glue called Amazing Goop. It's at Ace or Depot. Use more rather than less on the hole. Works great, dries fast.
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    To be #1 proves someone has skills... So 'nuff...

    To be #1 proves someone has skills... So 'nuff respect due. Nonetheless, most overrated ASP champ: '87 winner Barton Lynch...consistent, 4 to the beach, solid in the big stuff but...Boring
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    Contract Glassing

    Does anybody know of any shops that do contract glassing for backyard shapers on the Outer Banks other than Gale Force?
  14. Thread: sad news

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    Rip

    Sad news indeed. Bought my first new board at Supplies in '88. Cool guy and a straight shooter in business. He defined stoke for surfers of all ages.
  15. Thread: AI autopsy

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    It's sad that such a great surfer had to die so...

    It's sad that such a great surfer had to die so young and leave behind a wife and unborn child. For the sake of the family and surfing, I hope all the rumors are false. This latest news does not...
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    When I was a grom the popout du jour was an...

    When I was a grom the popout du jour was an Aitken and man, were those boards whack. They had a seam all the way around the rails from the mold that was like a razor blade.
    As much as I hate to...
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    23 years. Learned to surf in Stone Harbor, NJ. ...

    23 years. Learned to surf in Stone Harbor, NJ. First board was a 6'3" Nectar Simon Anderson "3 fin thruster" shaped by Gary McNabb. Bought it from a local heavy who had a sign on it "x-world...
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    Exploding Plastic Inevitable

    Exploding Plastic Inevitable
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    Glass Love

    Honestly, the prices you are paying represent the market rate. Glassers are a finicky bunch. It's hard, filthy and toxic work. You're lucky you got a call back at all. Most pro glassers don't...
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    hmmmm.... interesting logic. What do you know...

    hmmmm.... interesting logic. What do you know about illegal immigration that you're holding back? That supporters of illegals cry racism to mask the true crime of people being here illegally? ...
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    and being against illegal immigration makes you a...

    and being against illegal immigration makes you a racist? What a bunch of PC crap.

    By the way, we should also arrest all of the Canadians hanging around looking for day work. Has anybody...
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    5th columnists

    The whole issue is ridiculous and beyond the pale. Some of these illegal workers are using FAKE SSNs to get jobs and pay taxes. Wow, that's stupid and and criminal. Now I'm supposed to feel sorry...
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    x-treme

    There are a lot of ways to pretend your're surfing when it's flat. Another is riding your surfboard behind a boat like a water skier. We used to call it wake surfing but now I think they call it...
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    skate or die

    Funny you should mention skates. I was out at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse this morning and I saw a skate about 4 feet wide leap several feet out of the water like it was flying. I have never seen...
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    stay away from the spackle II

    I've seen ding repairs with spackle and man, it ain't pretty. You may find your board on the road to beaterville in a hurry. Not to say it can't work as a filler in a pinch.

    Suncure is good...
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