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    The Stewart sold but the Isle is still available....

    The Stewart sold but the Isle is still available. $260 if you mention SwellInfo.
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    Sticky: The Stewart sold. Isle is still available. Will...

    The Stewart sold. Isle is still available. Will sell for $260 if you mention Swellinfo.
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    Sticky: $300 each. Sorry if that wasn't clear (actually...

    $300 each. Sorry if that wasn't clear (actually $280 if you mention swellinfo).
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    Two Longboards for Sale

    Hi all,
    I'm moving out to California (northern - SF bay area - looking forward to some tasty waves in Santa Cruz!!) and I'm selling my longboards since it is going to cost a small fortune to ship...
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    Sticky: Hi all- I'm moving to California and with...

    Hi all-
    I'm moving to California and with shipping rates sky high I decided to sell my longboards and buy a new one or two out there. I live in Philadelphia - let me know via PM or replying to the...
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    You could try longboard skateboarding - might...

    You could try longboard skateboarding - might help you with weight distribution and learning how to use your body to help you lean into a turn.

    Other than that, practice practice practice.

    Good...
  7. Thread: come on LAIRD!

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    You're right. Sorry. This is a funny thread....

    You're right. Sorry.

    This is a funny thread. I agree that Gabby is f***ing hot.
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_ec4VUWAnJIQ/SS4npKR7WwI/AAAAAAAABeA/SRmQJmQGktM/s320/Gabrielle+Reece5.jpg
  8. Thread: come on LAIRD!

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    It's $15/lb, leethemathman. Laird has been...

    It's $15/lb, leethemathman.

    Laird has been doing his own thing, trying to make a living outside of the non-stop surf contest surf promotion cycle. I dig that. Love him or hate him, he's been...
  9. Thread: purist boards

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    I call BS. Skis and snowboards are all...

    I call BS. Skis and snowboards are all machine/factory produced. They continue to evolve and improve. The early snowboards and skis were handmade, and once machines took over they evolved...
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    Interesting discussion on this thread. I think...

    Interesting discussion on this thread.

    I think that two factors that have not been mentioned that have contributed to surfing's popularity in the past decade are cheap air travel and the internet....
  11. Thread: nasty water

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    Antibiotic resistant organisms are a big problem,...

    Antibiotic resistant organisms are a big problem, especially in immunocompromised hosts (elderly, dialysis patients, cancer patients, HIV), but the above statement is not true. There are good drugs...
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    medical perspective

    Spongedude gives a nice description of heat stroke, as well as a good warning story of skin cancer. Sounds like he was lucky.

    There are actually 3 types of primary skin cancers: basal cell...
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    This review doesn't make it seem all that good:...

    This review doesn't make it seem all that good:
    http://www.globalsurfers.com/spot.cfm?land=Nicaragua&surfing=20436&travel=Playa%20Colorado

    I would personally recommend San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua...
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    Rotator cuff tendonitis

    I had a bout of rotator cuff tendonitis in one of my shoulders two years ago. MRI was normal. The doc I went to suggested thera-band exercises a few times a week, with plenty of rest in between. ...
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    This is for information purposes only and please...

    This is for information purposes only and please do not take it as medical advice.

    There are a few reasons why our muscles cramp up, with the caveat that nobody really knows for sure (see...
  16. do you have pics of the board? location?

    do you have pics of the board?
    location?
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    Poll: Smokers don't bother me but bigots sure do. You...

    Smokers don't bother me but bigots sure do. You showed your ignorance with this post.
  18. Thread: Wednesday

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    nice sesh!

    Quite a nice sesh in OCNJ this afternoon/evening. Was out for 2 hours-- shoulders got TIRED after not much paddling over the past 6 weeks. Waves had pretty good power, lots of people out but good...
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    Better than Boston in the same area for quality...

    Better than Boston in the same area for quality of life and surfing is Portland ME, Portsmouth NH, Providence RI. All 3 great small cities with fun things to do and decent breaks within a 20 minute...
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    Poll: ... another satisfied SwellInfo iphone app user...

    ... another satisfied SwellInfo iphone app user here. I check it every day and prefer it to checking the site from my iphone, which I also have bookmarked on the safari app and use to check out surf...
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    I was in the water yesterday in my 4/3 with...

    I was in the water yesterday in my 4/3 with booties and gloves, no hood and was nice and toasty. If the air is as warm as it's been lately I think you'd be fine in a well-fitting 3/2 with botties and...
  22. Thread: Noserider Fin

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    I just checked out Nolte's site. Looks nice -...

    I just checked out Nolte's site. Looks nice - prices seem good too.
  23. Thread: Noserider Fin

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    I have tried an Isle board and it wasn't that...

    I have tried an Isle board and it wasn't that bad. Similar weight as poly, maybe a little lighter even and pretty sturdy. I have an old NSP that a f-around on sometimes and the Isle was much...
  24. Thread: Relocating

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    Eatswell - If you don't mind sharing, what...

    Eatswell -

    If you don't mind sharing, what line of work are you in? Retiring at 54 sounds nice. I guess currently having no kids explains the 15 year mortgage.

    I'm in healthcare. Due to school...
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    Man, I love the movie Jaws but I have to disagree...

    Man, I love the movie Jaws but I have to disagree with you here. I have trouble thinking of a more terrifying way of dying than being attacked by a shark. You would be totally overpowered and...
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