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    Average surfer on a bonzer perspective coming,...

    Average surfer on a bonzer perspective coming, get ready. Had 2. A 6'2" and a 6'6" in '88 and 89'. Both Campbell Bros. Maybe they work better in SoCal points but they always felt like I had to hold...
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    She blinded me with science. And that link w/...

    She blinded me with science.
    And that link w/ Knox on the bonzer only confirms that those things are a waste of plastic foam and fiberglass. Please let them go away and let's move on.
    Wish the...
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    No, a board more dense (heavier) of the same...

    No, a board more dense (heavier) of the same displacement does not float as well as a lighter, less dense board. A 12lb. hull will not sit as high in the water as a 7lb. hull of the same exact size....
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    Great 70's single fin riders: Terry Fitzgerald...

    Great 70's single fin riders: Terry Fitzgerald was my fave for the fast high trim and Shaun Tomson for his stinkbug front foot tube riding. Check out Shaun at the end of 5 Summer stories and...
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    Would be real cool to get a blank of some lighter...

    Would be real cool to get a blank of some lighter wood. Any luck sourcing some balsa, paulownia, or some of that cactus wood that I seen Gary Linden do a few boards out of a few years back? What was...
  6. Thread: Flex

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    I feel flex when I bottom turn an old clapped...

    I feel flex when I bottom turn an old clapped out, mushy deck PU board. Feels like I tapped the brakes. No squirt or not as much squirt. It's because more bend is being put into the rocker under my...
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    Plan on a shaped blank that might net out 2" max...

    Plan on a shaped blank that might net out 2" max thickness if you are lucky. That delaminated area is way down deep in the blank. You will see after you start picking at it some. Impossible to glass...
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    Enjoy! OBX may be my favorite place ever and I...

    Enjoy! OBX may be my favorite place ever and I wished I could go with. So close yet so far away. Party on mi amigo. Damn work.....
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    You do know that by the time you strip any of the...

    You do know that by the time you strip any of the fiberglass off it will take a lot of foam with it. It will end up very thin depending on how thick it was to start. I say if you want a real mini...
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    Just be real careful getting them over 5'10"...

    Just be real careful getting them over 5'10" because if you end up popping up ahead of the fins (which you will because they will catch a softie early on) you will have trouble setting a rail hard...
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    You pull the tail and then they lose the effect....

    You pull the tail and then they lose the effect. Start making them "performancey" by pointing the keels at the center of the nose putting curve in the outline then they don't have the unbridled skim...
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    On a Harley you are crazy. Those things are made...

    On a Harley you are crazy. Those things are made for bar hopping and blvd. cruising. And the balance is way off on them anyway with their stupid non- unit style of primary drive and transmission...
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    Slidey fun. But if you wanna get barrelled you...

    Slidey fun. But if you wanna get barrelled you might want to get the keels in the board was made for. But you can get used to and rip on anything if thats what you're into.
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    What is their goal with the parking meters...

    What is their goal with the parking meters anyway? It is never going to stop anyone from going to WB to enjoy the beach on summer days. Any money generated can't be but a pittance compared to the tax...
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    I see these all wheel drive GM Safari and Chevy...

    I see these all wheel drive GM Safari and Chevy Astro vans that are pretty interesting. They are mid 90's to mid 2000's or so and sport a 4 or so liter V6 so not horrendous mileage. Seen them on the...
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    CB and Topsail are better anyway. More room and...

    CB and Topsail are better anyway. More room and fewer yayhoos in the way and at my elbow. Unless you are into hanging out with high maintenance broads, trustafarians and their progeny. Damn the meter...
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    The quality of that surf is insane. Kudos to...

    The quality of that surf is insane. Kudos to those guys for documenting it. That Hammer dude can ride a barrel now. With that name he could have a great career as a pro wrestler. I want to know how...
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    Same as a regular EPS core/epoxy surfboard. Grind...

    Same as a regular EPS core/epoxy surfboard. Grind out the busted up area making sure to leave a bevel around surrounding good glass to blend repair back. Prepare a small batch of epoxy resin. Take...
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    They shine in certain situations under the feet...

    They shine in certain situations under the feet of someone who is open minded. They go best in soft face, mushy, slopey waves that are best suited for logs. You can figure them out for bowls and they...
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    Kind of a bummer...Seems that is pretty much the...

    Kind of a bummer...Seems that is pretty much the run of the mill life cycle of a basic PU stick though. Just get your ding guy to do a nice repair on her and move on. First fart in a new car seat,...
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    You must be an enormous dude to even think about...

    You must be an enormous dude to even think about riding that monster fish. You would have to be real heavy and have to stand directly over the inside rail to hold it down on a hard bottom turn. Why...
  22. They all look the same and have lost the "Wonder...

    They all look the same and have lost the "Wonder how they ride? Sure are 'spensive so they gotta go fast" appeal. Thankfully the dudes that bought 'em at full pop found out that they only rode as...
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    Why don't you show the video to your local shaper...

    Why don't you show the video to your local shaper guy and see if he could cough up something close to that? Looks like about 5'8" X 20.7" x 2.6", 15.5" nose, maybe 16" tail. Rocker looks less than 4"...
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    Dang, I think they look pretty badass. If yall haven't noticed there is a trend in color work these days on surfboards and I think these guys are a being a little bit bandwagonesque. Seems some board...
  25. Thread: Mini ramp

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    But are you using treated ply or regular? How...

    But are you using treated ply or regular? How about screws. Regular cheap ****e drywall screws rust and pop in no time seems like even through 10 layers of paint. And water between the plys butted up...
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