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  1. #31
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mvsurfer View Post
    Booties better be watertight
    How come? Just curious, never had any issues.

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    Quote Originally Posted by seldom seen View Post
    How come? Just curious, never had any issues.
    I couldnt imagine wet wool being that comfy

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    What the frack. Ideal tide. Ideal swell. Ideal wind direction at 6mph. 2.5ft at 9s says the buoys. Yet nary a bump to even get a takeoff on with an 88ft tree from NZ with 1623L of float. I'm either booking another flight to SoCal for 2-3 wks from now (if I can stand waiting) or I'm going to Oak Bluffs and renting MV's WaveJet by the hour til I lose my shirt.

    I did what PB&J said to do. Every day I go to the breaks to see. Apparently, 3ft of swell for several days supplemented by 9-11s (which is LONG for us) is not ample juice to stir the drink. It would be one thing if the reports didn't all say 2-4ft for days. I can handle the truth. But don't BS me SI, MSW, Solspot, Surf-forecast, Windguru, et al. Even Surfline has been full of schitt lately and they lowball the tits off Pamela Anderson in her prime.

    You guys remember not too long ago when Spicoli's stoke was firing daily like a Chilean barrell factory. That stoke stands for everything that's right with charging anything in sight. Key word: sight. Tough to charge waves when you can't see them. And I'm not talking about night waves because you can see the shadows of those and if you're familiar with the break you know where to place yourself for takeoff.

    I'm not gonna get a log. I'm not gonna get a SUP. I've got a quiver full of fine SB sticks that are quite appropriate for NE surf. I've persevered to the point where you give me a shin-high wave and I'll get a takeoff on it with my latest pickup, the 5'6 batwing tail 34L five box beauty. Knee-high? I'm nailing a ride on a 5'11 HP. But when I get toenail-high swell, I can't do a damn thing with that.

    So should I aspire to be the best Carver boarder I can be? Because it's been 4.5 months since there was more than a shadow of local swell. I can't even find a wave to charge down in Rhodey right now. Maine? Maybe by the time they open the ferry to NS next spring. We've got Koki's score report of 55+ waves across a 5 hour sesh. I believe that man and am truly happy for him. However, WHERE'S THE BEEF IN NE?!?! Anyone who's had more than 3 "good" days since June at their local spot has no voice here when it comes to ranting.

    This Groundhog Day of an existence is caging me and you know I can't be caged. Bringing wahine out for a lesson last weekend in the 1.5ft then consummating the sesh after bought me a couple days of stoke. But here we are on Wednesday and the reports have been money for days yet not a fart from Poseidon to be seen here in Emass. By all means, keep reporting scores if you get em and I'll celebrate them with you since it keeps the faith that worldwide flatness is not a possibility. But for real brahs, if you have scored even semi-regularly at your area breaks the last couple months, not a single breath of angst may emanate from your mouthpieces.

    FREE SLURPEES AT 7-11 ON JULY 11TH

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mvsurfer View Post
    I couldnt imagine wet wool being that comfy
    It's not bad at all dude, not moisture wicking so you can't even tell they're there. Emass I feel you're pain, but since you mentioned the specific number there were about 3 decent days since August..the little 2 day bump from Gabby, and then that random windswell this past sunday. And the friday before that looked decent from my office, when that little humberto pulse showed up. Anything overhead, no. But decent and fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EmassSpicoli View Post
    What the frack. Ideal tide. Ideal swell. Ideal wind direction at 6mph. 2.5ft at 9s says the buoys. Yet nary a bump to even get a takeoff on with an 88ft tree from NZ with 1623L of float. I'm either booking another flight to SoCal for 2-3 wks from now (if I can stand waiting) or I'm going to Oak Bluffs and renting MV's WaveJet by the hour til I lose my shirt.

    I did what PB&J said to do. Every day I go to the breaks to see. Apparently, 3ft of swell for several days supplemented by 9-11s (which is LONG for us) is not ample juice to stir the drink. It would be one thing if the reports didn't all say 2-4ft for days. I can handle the truth. But don't BS me SI, MSW, Solspot, Surf-forecast, Windguru, et al. Even Surfline has been full of schitt lately and they lowball the tits off Pamela Anderson in her prime.

    You guys remember not too long ago when Spicoli's stoke was firing daily like a Chilean barrell factory. That stoke stands for everything that's right with charging anything in sight. Key word: sight. Tough to charge waves when you can't see them. And I'm not talking about night waves because you can see the shadows of those and if you're familiar with the break you know where to place yourself for takeoff.

    I'm not gonna get a log. I'm not gonna get a SUP. I've got a quiver full of fine SB sticks that are quite appropriate for NE surf. I've persevered to the point where you give me a shin-high wave and I'll get a takeoff on it with my latest pickup, the 5'6 batwing tail 34L five box beauty. Knee-high? I'm nailing a ride on a 5'11 HP. But when I get toenail-high swell, I can't do a damn thing with that.

    So should I aspire to be the best Carver boarder I can be? Because it's been 4.5 months since there was more than a shadow of local swell. I can't even find a wave to charge down in Rhodey right now. Maine? Maybe by the time they open the ferry to NS next spring. We've got Koki's score report of 55+ waves across a 5 hour sesh. I believe that man and am truly happy for him. However, WHERE'S THE BEEF IN NE?!?! Anyone who's had more than 3 "good" days since June at their local spot has no voice here when it comes to ranting.

    This Groundhog Day of an existence is caging me and you know I can't be caged. Bringing wahine out for a lesson last weekend in the 1.5ft then consummating the sesh after bought me a couple days of stoke. But here we are on Wednesday and the reports have been money for days yet not a fart from Poseidon to be seen here in Emass. By all means, keep reporting scores if you get em and I'll celebrate them with you since it keeps the faith that worldwide flatness is not a possibility. But for real brahs, if you have scored even semi-regularly at your area breaks the last couple months, not a single breath of angst may emanate from your mouthpieces.

    FREE SLURPEES AT 7-11 ON JULY 11TH
    It's been rough man. But i see some chest high clean swells in the forecast for next week out here. If it holds up i'll be out there all day

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    Two days of clean chest high swells next week! Stoked bro

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    It will probably drop and be another disappointment. I hope I am wrong though

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    Quote Originally Posted by RobThomas View Post
    It will probably drop and be another disappointment. I hope I am wrong though
    You'd better be wrong