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    Yeah, both of those cues are rad. Esp. the Con CC...

    Yeah, both of those cues are rad. Esp. the Con CC minipin. Looks fairly virgin too. Be afraid to ride it with that lexan fin though, don't they get really brittle after 40 yrs. or so? Love to see...
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    Those sticks are pretty sweet actually, made in...

    Those sticks are pretty sweet actually, made in Ventura, CA if I'm not mistaken. Very clean shapes mostly geared to slightly older dudes and not so much for 14 yr. olds. The ones that I have seen are...
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    That stupid volume number has a lot of peope...

    That stupid volume number has a lot of peope confused. If it is close to the same volume then I should be able to catch waves the same, turn the same, yada yada. You can't forget the bottom curve....
  4. Maybe a 6'2" fish, 16" x 20.7" x 16.5" x 2.7" (or...

    Maybe a 6'2" fish, 16" x 20.7" x 16.5" x 2.7" (or more) w/ an 11" tail block ? Those dimensions net almost 40 liters and as long as it doesn't have to much rocker (sub 4" at the nose tip and sub 1.6"...
  5. Fuel filter. Should be changed every 12 grand....

    Fuel filter. Should be changed every 12 grand. Will destroy the fuel pump if left unchanged and let you stranded on the the old dirt highway.
  6. Thread: 400 grit?

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    By the looks of the ply stringer it may be a high...

    By the looks of the ply stringer it may be a high dollar machine cut PU California performance shortboard so that makes it soft enough to count rides through deck dents. If it is newish then I would...
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    Great story, thanks for the link. Makes one...

    Great story, thanks for the link. Makes one thankful for healthy offspring, you could really feel the emotion in dad even as he was trying to hide it.
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    The only folks that will be bummed are shapers or...

    The only folks that will be bummed are shapers or friends of shapers. The GSI boards are fine and in the end it only matters to the surfer if it fits what they are looking to get from a board. They...
  9. Thread: Bertha

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    Don't know if anyone else has checked cams...

    Don't know if anyone else has checked cams (surfchex) right now but Topsail Island looks super fun with some size (head?). Can't jet out there because of work but maybe someone has a first hand...
  10. I think the Overlins were made in Melbourne, FL...

    I think the Overlins were made in Melbourne, FL for a while as well as in Santa Cruz CA. They were actually really nice sticks, not exactly collectors items (maybe to the right dude in japan) but...
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    Have you bothered looking at the exchange rate...

    Have you bothered looking at the exchange rate for the Aussie dollar?
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    Get it dude, you will love it. It's only dough,...

    Get it dude, you will love it. It's only dough, you can make more. And think, it might be expensive but you are supporting Jake Burton who needs your help badly to fund his multinational corporate...
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    I want to have fun just like those goobers in...

    I want to have fun just like those goobers in that video. But instead I'm commenting on SI wishing the surf was at least waist high and dreading having to go to work. Best part was the Minutemen...
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    Flagler county's beaches are a straight shot...

    Flagler county's beaches are a straight shot facing northeast with not a creek or swash anywhere. Zero secret spots but the pier has a little sand bar around it like any pier. I've had fun ssessions...
  15. Thread: Myrtle

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    Folks love to bust on Myrtle but they always go...

    Folks love to bust on Myrtle but they always go back. My boys on WB like to call it "Myrtle Vegas", I guess because everybody there is just passin' through and what happens in Myrtle Vegas, stays in...
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    Holden Beach all day huge and clean. North wind...

    Holden Beach all day huge and clean. North wind is offshore there but no one was out. As big as I have ever seen it in my 25 yrs. of surfing that place. Seems like it was in the bulls eye of this...
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    This shows that once a board is planed off it...

    This shows that once a board is planed off it doesn't need to float anymore. Like volume is only needed to paddle and catch waves with. That dude has incredible edge control. Bet that the feeling of...
  18. Dang, one of our heroes has passed on. Sorry to...

    Dang, one of our heroes has passed on. Sorry to hear that. Wanted to ride like him, fast and low. Glad to hear he went out on top of a board. Checking out on a magic carpet of sorts. Hope I can be so...
  19. While walking to the beach in PB-SD in the late...

    While walking to the beach in PB-SD in the late 90's near Harry's Surf Shop w/ our gear this dude wearing a home made deer head repleat w/ antlers, a gold lame' g-string and rollerskates cruises by....
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    You are sublimating excess "I wanna surf" energy....

    You are sublimating excess "I wanna surf" energy. Focusing on inconsequential minutiae. Common when the surf sucks and you can't surf. My own personal cure is to prepare the gear for when it gets fun...
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    Fun thread. Please don't forget Minutemen.-D....

    Fun thread. Please don't forget Minutemen.-D. Boone, Watt & Hurley. Double Nickels on the Dime, greatest punk record(s) ever IMHO. "Glory of Man" always gives me chicken skin. Watch "We Jam Econo"-...
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    Get it and ride it. Cool thing is even though...

    Get it and ride it. Cool thing is even though it's probably stolen (like a lot of the junk on CL) there are 200 just like it and it will be hard to ID. Ride her hard and put her up wet, you will...
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    Neoprene gets brittle and stiff on the rack,...

    Neoprene gets brittle and stiff on the rack, that's why retailers blow it out cheap to get rid of it. Solvents and petros evaporate out of it and it gets crispy. Ask anybody that gets an itchy rash...
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    Just make sure all wax is gone and the surface is...

    Just make sure all wax is gone and the surface is sanded well, 220 grit works pretty good. If the paper gets clogged keep going w/ new paper until it doesn't and only dust comes up. If you don't prep...
  25. Thread: Man Caves

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    That is an excelllent collection ratred. But you...

    That is an excelllent collection ratred. But you are not a card carrying hoarder until your head bumps the ceiling. Looks like you only have a little ways to go, the floor is still visible in spots....
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