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    P.S. Sorry to have to say this - and no...

    P.S. Sorry to have to say this - and no disrespect Dalarast, but gobs of suncure are not a repair for a ding this size, it is leakproofing so you can surf until you can get the job right. I often...
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    Is that a nose ding? Tail of a fish? Hard to...

    Is that a nose ding? Tail of a fish? Hard to tell from the photo. Ding repair is not rocket science but there are a lot of little tricks to learn - often the hard way - rebuilding a nose/tail...
  3. Nice notion, but not worth it

    As a person with a lot of sporting gear over the years, my experience with renting or lending out has not generally been positive. Stuff gets broken, lost, torn, dented - plenty of "ooops factor". ...
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    fins fins fins

    just change to a narrower fin and a little extra wumph on the bottom turn and it will turn just fine. fin choice makes a HUGE difference in longboard performance. it can make a dog of a board into...
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    Married twenty years. Bottom line, surf trips +...

    Married twenty years. Bottom line, surf trips + family/couple trips don't mix and often end with everyone feeling frustrated. If it is firing, you want to be out as long as you can paddle. If you...
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    Lbi weekend forecast is messed up too...

    Lbi weekend forecast is messed up too...
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    19 years of marriage. Much of it in NCal - cold...

    19 years of marriage. Much of it in NCal - cold water, no gloves. Never thought about it, never lost it, but I have a snug fit. I almost never take it off.
    Also works great as Sand Cougar...
  8. Thread: I know... I know

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    The timing on this one is even better than the...

    The timing on this one is even better than the Goldman-Sachs lawsuit announcement. As soon as Obama announces he is going ahead with offshore drilling (including deepwater drilling off our...
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    CA house of delegates... As a refugee from...

    CA house of delegates...

    As a refugee from NCal, I can tell you that pot use is much more prevalent and accepted there, even among older folks. Grow your own has been going on a long time, plus...
  10. Thread: pumping

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    creates a wicked shorebreak that breaks tourons...

    creates a wicked shorebreak that breaks tourons necks. Can you say lawsuit?
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    Sometimes I will do ding repair in winter...

    Sometimes I will do ding repair in winter conditions by prewarming the board and the resin, and as the last poster noted, bringing the board indoors to cure. I would not attempt any large repairs or...
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    This thread is just what I have been hoping to...

    This thread is just what I have been hoping to see on swell info. Lots of positive energy and encouragement for a committed newbie! If the dude can learn in winter, then he will turn out to be core....
  13. Thread: Really?

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    I had just gotten back from costa, and truth be...

    I had just gotten back from costa, and truth be told, I had as much fun that morning than I had during much of my costa trip!
  14. Thread: travel bags

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    To get by without spending a fortune: Borrow a ...

    To get by without spending a fortune:
    Borrow a day bag from a friend that is significantly larger than your normal day bag for the board.
    Wrap board in several layers of bubble wrap or sheet foam...
  15. Thread: Beach Pumping

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    One of the issues is that the effect of pumping...

    One of the issues is that the effect of pumping on surf breaks and bottom contours is temporary - temporary in a geological context. If unmodified again - it will go back to the way it was, but over...
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    Poll: Boards

    Boards are all Tufflite. Mine was packed adequately for a tufflite board with foam sheeting, bubble wrap, foam tip and tail blocks, all in a cardboard carton. No damage to mine in shipping. Yes...
  17. Thread: Mal Pais, CR

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    CR tourism is suffering due to the economy. ...

    CR tourism is suffering due to the economy. Prices are very negotiable. Call and negotiate your own price and I am sure you can get what you want at a price you want. It worked for me for my CR...
  18. Thread: De lam repair

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    Smaller delams can be fixed as noted above (drill...

    Smaller delams can be fixed as noted above (drill and squirt...). Bigger ones you will have to cut out and reglass. Drill several holes big enough for the tip of the syringe. This way you can get...
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    It is still fine there now. Enjoy. By earlyJune...

    It is still fine there now. Enjoy.
    By earlyJune the skeeters are quite thick. Not too bad during the day but dawn and dusk are serious blood loss times. Can be unpleasant at those times.
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    Maybe he is a SUP'r... Never has to even touch...

    Maybe he is a SUP'r... Never has to even touch the water.
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    I think the point is that the rangers are...

    I think the point is that the rangers are overzealous to a fault and will selectively enforce the rules depending on whether you are a surfer or not. For me, I have had several ridiculous encounters...
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    Noaa's "swell"

    Keep in mind that NOAA's definition of swell is "longer period than the local windchop". Thus if you have 4s windchop on top of 8s windwaves, the windwaves will register as "swell". Check the...
  23. Thread: Bummer

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    It is a tricky forecast and the models have not...

    It is a tricky forecast and the models have not been consistent in showing the track of Sunday's L. If the L tracks south, we get a good NE fetch as the storm moves offshore. If it takes a more...
  24. Thread: OCMD Going OFF!

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    Going off is mainly a state of mind, often helped...

    Going off is mainly a state of mind, often helped by good surf conditions and good buds to surf with.
    Thanks for sharing the stoke!
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    Hooded, well sealed 5/4/3 gets me thru most of...

    Hooded, well sealed 5/4/3 gets me thru most of the winter. When the water temps get below 40,,I retreat to a 6/4. I like to stay in the water until I am tired or the surf dies, not leave because...
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