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    I've got a 5'6 I'm looking to get rid of. Great...

    I've got a 5'6 I'm looking to get rid of. Great condition. PM me.
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    There were lots of people out in hoods in NY...

    There were lots of people out in hoods in NY yesterday and I have no idea what they are going to do when it actually gets cold. Hopefully stay home. Veterans Day meant everyone in the world was in...
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    Really none of the thousands of other people with...

    Really none of the thousands of other people with a Hypto have FCS?
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    Hypto Krypto Fin Suggestions FCS

    Picked up a used 5'6 x 19 3/4 x 2 3/8 Hypto Krypto with FCS 2 fin system. Came with plastic Accelerators and board feels a little stiff. Could just be the design with the low tail rocker and narrow...
  5. If you think Matuse suits are warm, it must not...

    If you think Matuse suits are warm, it must not get cold where you are. Those suits are terrible for actual cold. Their 4/3 is like a 3/2 and not a particularly warm one. Wind goes right through...
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    Poll: I got a new Xcel Drylock 5/4 last winter and it...

    I got a new Xcel Drylock 5/4 last winter and it kept me warm and it was a cold ass winter. Water temps were down around 36. I've got 4/3 Revolt as well and they seem pretty similar so I'd go for the...
  7. Thread: Future fins

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    I've got two set of Roberts Next Generation...

    I've got two set of Roberts Next Generation Future tri fins sets. One is medium (red) and one is large (blue). Each used once, perfect condition. $85/set shipped USPS priority anywhere in the states...
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    If you have a local shop that sells Roberts, they...

    If you have a local shop that sells Roberts, they can probably handle a custom order for you and if you get in with one of their shop orders, they will basically absorb the shipping cost.

    I met...
  9. Thread: Super Fling

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    My bad, was thinking 2 5/16 or 2.32. In any case...

    My bad, was thinking 2 5/16 or 2.32. In any case 2 1/2 is fairly thick in shortboard rails if you aren't a pretty big person and want to sink the rail particularly if the outline is wide.

    Really...
  10. Thread: Super Fling

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    For the guy who has the 5'4 how are the rails?...

    For the guy who has the 5'4 how are the rails? They say they are 2 1/2 which seems very thick to me but if they are pretty foiled out, might work. Just wondering if coming off boards that are more...
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    More rake = more drive, less pivot. Think...

    More rake = more drive, less pivot.

    Think about it, if you are trying to rotate the fin in the water, something that is straight up and down will spin easier than something which rakes back which...
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    Anyone Ridden a WRV Skyline?

    Anyone ridden a WRV Skyline? I like the look of the outline, a little wider in the nose but not too stubby and were designed with my local waves in mind but haven't ridden a WRV in years as my local...
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    Who makes good eggs like this, maybe a little...

    Who makes good eggs like this, maybe a little shorter? Would be nice to have one for a change of pace but don't want a kind of cheater, funboard sort of thing but a real classic egg but with modern...
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    The commercial versions have a heating element as...

    The commercial versions have a heating element as well you can switch on and off and they use a timer so you don't need to remember to turn off.

    Seems like pretty simple mods.

    Between one of...
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    Dry Guy: ...

    Dry Guy:

    http://www.amazon.com/DryGuy-Wide-Body-Boot-Glove-Dryer/dp/B0000AMK8R

    But yours is way cheaper.
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    Also MSW sucks in my experience. Between...

    Also MSW sucks in my experience.

    Between Swellinfo (which is pure computer models) and Surfline (which has real human beings) and some local knowledge, you can usually get a good idea of what to...
  17. Thread: pool training

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    The best thing for surfing is surfing. The more...

    The best thing for surfing is surfing. The more you swim, the stronger you get the more waves per session, the more you actually surf.

    I've done some other surf specific exercises (Taylor Knox...
  18. Thread: pool training

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    Clipped this from one of the surf mags awhile...

    Clipped this from one of the surf mags awhile back. Think it comes from Nick Carroll. Pro tip, get this to fit on a single sheet of paper, print it out, get it laminated, bring it to the pool:

    THE...
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    I've got a 6'8 Surftech one. I've tried it with...

    I've got a 6'8 Surftech one. I've tried it with each fin set up. From my experience, it works best as a tri. I picked up a FCS fin that is the same as an PC5 but fits in a box...
  20. Thread: Groveler Seach

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    Lost Bottom Feeder. Get it pretty small since...

    Lost Bottom Feeder.

    Get it pretty small since they carry a ton of volume. Perfect for east coast mush. Been surfing mine since last spring with everything from a 5 mil/boots/gloves/hood to...
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    Mustache in Island Park, NY near Long Beach. ...

    Mustache in Island Park, NY near Long Beach.

    Went out of business sometime in 80s. Boards and bongs. It's where Jeff Spicoli would have shopped.

    If you wanted a sick airbrushed Lance Wave Tools...
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    I used to run my Mini Driver as a quad for...

    I used to run my Mini Driver as a quad for smaller surf with K2.1s in the front and the Mayhem quad rears and it works pretty well. But now I basically ride my Bottom Feeder if the surf is...
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    Mini Driver works really well for me but haven't...

    Mini Driver works really well for me but haven't had it out in well overhead surf yet. Biggest surf was probably the 4th of July swell that showed up before dark and got a overhead+ where I am. The...
  24. Haven't ridden an RV but have a Bottom Feeder and...

    Haven't ridden an RV but have a Bottom Feeder and it is a great board for weak waves. You still need a longboard if you want to ride knee high waves but a Bottom Feeder or RV will make those days...
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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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