After reading about all the attacks, and getting texts from friends about two great whites being caught on Manhattan Beach the other day.... I said, yea, whatever. And went out to El Porto...
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Thanks for the good laugh.
Oh, and how about the leash?
Again, there are so many brands... Any one in particular that's been a better experience for you?
UC Santa Barbara
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I can't seem to find any user reviews on traction pads.
Are they all virtually the same?
One of my buddies claims Creatures of Leisure makes the best.
I swung by a shop, and the guy told me...
Oct 20, 2012, 12:46 AM
WHOA!!! That is one big Biscuit.
I thought this had to be a 5'8" with a typo.
I didn't know they made 'em that big. That can easily float two guys. Or Shaq... or Yao Ming.
Oct 5, 2012, 09:28 PM
Yes I did, Turrtle! Thanks.
He is working on it right now, and if all goes as scheduled, the board should be shaped by 10/9.
I've been checking his blog www.oakfoils.blogspot.com daily to see if...
Oct 4, 2012, 04:49 PM
Thanks for the valuable info.
Yea, I've noticed some companies specifically mention the volumes of their boards.
And a buddy of mine told me that I should be okay with around 30L. I'm 5'9" 168...
Oct 3, 2012, 11:22 PM
I posted a thread some time ago asking for help with getting my first shortboard.
I'm in good hands with a local shaper as of today, thanks to all you who shared words of wisdom.
My question is,...
Oct 3, 2012, 07:52 PM
Hope you find a good board.
But one thing's for sure. If it's an actual CI Pod, a 6'0" is too big for your weight.
So I got the Locean Labs Naked Surf through mail. Went out with it once yesterday.
It tells you to put some on minutes before surfing.
I was out for well over an hour bare-backing it, and it...
I feel your pain.
I use BodyGlide religiously. But I personally don't like the feeling and smell.
About a week ago, I was surfing the web and came across this one product called Locean Labs...
Sep 23, 2012, 09:46 PM
Bet your collection will sell real fast if you offered to ship to the US.
Saw your Pod on eBay. Sweet board.
You made it clear on the "NO SHIPPING. DON'T ASK."
Thank you, fellas. Much appreciated.
I feel like I'm in good hands here.
And thank you, Turtle, for telling me about Wayne Okamoto.
I google'd him.
His blog displayed his awesome...
I'm 30, and I have only surfed for 4 years since moving to LA.
I am 5'9", 170 lbs, athletic build
I have one board (custom 7'10" Becker purchased on Craigslist) which I learned on and still...
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