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    Pacific Beach Surf Shops

    I'm taking a trip to San Diego soon and am going to be staying in Pacific Beach. I want to buy a used board or maybe rent a real board (no softboards) but I dont know where to go to do so! Any help would be really cool!

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    I rented a nice longboard and short board here. http://www.cheap-rentals.com/

  3. #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gfootr View Post
    I rented a nice longboard and short board here. http://www.cheap-rentals.com/
    I live 2 blocks down the street from that place. Ive only seen people coming out of there with yellow softies. Always a line of kooks... visitors, I'm sorry

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    Craigslist to score a cheap board, fast. But if you want a quality stick for a decent price that you can take home and shred, you gotta visit Bird's Surf Shed. It's very close to PB and Bird is a San Diego legend.

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    When I've taken trips out there I've always just bought beater boards from Play-it-again sports. You can get boards for $100/200 which is probably the just a little more than you'd pay for a crappy rental. You may even be able to sell the board back (I'm not sure about that though). It's right now the main street in PB (garnet I think). Have fun!

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    Check out Clairemont surfshop. It's about 5 miles inland of pacific beach (Balboa ave), but you can "demo" a board for free i believe. Just leave your CC and bring the board back and you're good. They have a lot of shapes from Jay Novak (AKA Shaper, but has a clairmont surfshop logo on the board) . Pretty decent - or you can always go for a firewire. They demo them as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scobeyville View Post
    Check out Clairemont surfshop. It's about 5 miles inland of pacific beach (Balboa ave), but you can "demo" a board for free i believe. Just leave your CC and bring the board back and you're good. They have a lot of shapes from Jay Novak (AKA Shaper, but has a clairmont surfshop logo on the board) . Pretty decent - or you can always go for a firewire. They demo them as well.
    This. Just head East on Garnet and it'll turn into Balboa. It's on the right, just past the IHOP.