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    That's by far the best description of the...

    That's by far the best description of the difference between quads and thrusters I ever read.

    Kudos to you kind sir, you just won the internetz.
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    Been there and back... water was ok... definitely...

    Been there and back... water was ok... definitely needed a wetsuit though. surfed HB on the 18th, the water was friggin' cold, my feet and hands hurt for about 30 minutes before the feeling stopped....
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    Got it. But it seems there is a small swell...

    Got it. But it seems there is a small swell arriving for this weekend, and something bigger (chest to head high) for the middle of the month. Trestles usually picks anything up... and even...
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    Tell me about it... I'm from Brazil, and I...

    Tell me about it... I'm from Brazil, and I usually wear a full 3/2 during winter. After 6 months in SoCal (I surfed SoCal during the winter, BTW), I came back to Brazil in the middle of winter...
    ...
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    Thanks man. still I would like a report from...

    Thanks man. still I would like a report from someone who was actually in the water... I'm familiar with SoCal's average water temp, so if someone who's from there tell me that it's really a lot...
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    Water Temperature now.

    Hi guys,

    I'm from Brazil, I'm traveling to SoCal this Sunday.

    I checked a few sites, and it seems the water is pretty warm the last few weeks. I lived in SoCal, and the water was always...
  7. TC Aqua-Line, K2.1 or SF4 Stretch - Help?!

    Hi guys,

    I had another post here, but this time I'm being more specific. Let me try to be brief:

    I just got a 6'1'' Buddy-x. The board is fast, easy to paddle, but feels TIGHT. Takes too long...
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    did some research, seems I need more Pivot... so...

    did some research, seems I need more Pivot... so less Sweep angle.

    the SF4 seems like a good catch, but I never hear opinions on this set. How about the K2.1?

    Thanks
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    Help on selecting Fin set - rail to rail

    Hi guys,

    I just got a new stick from Surf Prescriptions. It's a 6'1'' Buddy-x. I really need your help, please read on...

    The board is pretty good. I'm still getting the feeling of it, but the...
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    It would be you, the ocean, and a few dozen...

    It would be you, the ocean, and a few dozen hungry great whites. I'd take my chances with the crowd :)
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    to be honest, since I still didn't buy a quad...

    to be honest, since I still didn't buy a quad set, I surfed it as a thruster. I'm in Brazil, and fins here are super expensive... but I'm traveling to SoCal this early September, and I will buy a...
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    Alright, here we go. I tested my new Buddy-x on 3...

    Alright, here we go. I tested my new Buddy-x on 3 to 4ft, fair conditions...

    The board is fast, although at first glance it didn't have much hold on the take off, I have to take a full bottom turn...
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    Medina's first time at Chopes... not bad at all...

    Medina's first time at Chopes... not bad at all so far.

    Go Medina, make us brazilians proud... help this insane prejudice against brazilians in surfing fade away... for the win!
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    hm, my Buddy-X is ready... as soon as I get it...

    hm, my Buddy-X is ready... as soon as I get it this Saturday (long drive, no can do before the weekend) I'll post comments on it... hopefully I'll be able to test it this Sunday, although it will be...
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    Thanks man, It's absolutely clear now :) still...

    Thanks man, It's absolutely clear now :)

    still gonna have to purchase he quad set though :(

    Aloha!
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    Hey njsurfer42, I didn't quite understand what...

    Hey njsurfer42, I didn't quite understand what fins are exactly the same on the K3/K2.1

    I understand that you can only be talking about the side fins for the K3 (because the other one is the...
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    That's a great idea... I have an old set of fins...

    That's a great idea... I have an old set of fins that suck, that they may be good enough for this.
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    yeah, I might get those... actually, probably...

    yeah, I might get those... actually, probably getting those. Also thinking about getting that smaller 5th fin. A friend of mine just got it, but hadn't have a chance to test it just yet... He expects...
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    I already have 2 thruster fin sets, FCS AM-2 and...

    I already have 2 thruster fin sets, FCS AM-2 and the K3. I'm thinking about buying the FCS K2.1 quad fin set.

    I really love my 2 thruster sets, do you think the K2.1 will be a good choice?
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    Thanks for the tips, I had no idea that a quad...

    Thanks for the tips,

    I had no idea that a quad was faster from the take off. I will definitely try it out, but probably when it's not too big, around 3 to 4ft.

    If a wave is hollow, I'm likely...
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    THRUSTER vs QUAD - Buddy-x

    Hey everyone,

    I just order a 6'1'' Buddy-x from Surf Prescriptions, Have anyone ever surfed this board? any opinions, if not on the Buddy-x, at least on the RXP bottom?

    Also, I will be able to...
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    When I was still a beginner (5 years later, I can...

    When I was still a beginner (5 years later, I can proudly call myself a beginner +), I was having this problem of doing a bottom turn, ride up the face of the wave, but by the time I would make a...
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    ****, I need to surf trestles no matter the...

    ****, I need to surf trestles no matter the crowd... I'm watching videos and checking reports, and I'm getting all amped up. The waves only look good in Trestles, everywhere else sucks it seems.
    ...
  24. Thread: Popping UP !

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    If you're falling to fast, you're probably...

    If you're falling to fast, you're probably standing too tall, it will be harder to keep your balance.

    KEEP LOW! If you bend your knees and keep yourself very low, your center of gravity will be...
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    Good to know I will surf Trestles alone,...

    Good to know I will surf Trestles alone, hopefully there will be no sharks around. I understand San Clemente has no surfers at all, California does not suit surfing very well, specially trestles, the...
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