Autumn Winter Surf thread

Discussion in 'Alpine & Southern' started by parkmonkey, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. buzzy_the_second

    buzzy_the_second First Runs

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    Wow, great price. Is that one with the new Tufflite flex pattern? I'd be interested to hear how it goes.

    Fouraquare, there was definitely a right hander at the very tip of Coogee that appeared to be throwing over rideable but huge waves, but (a) I'm more of a 6' surfer than 10' monsters and (b) there was no-one out there and I'm not too keen to trial a new break all by myself at that size. I'm not sure if that's Lurline bay though.

    There's a left almost right on the northern rocks of Coogee that always looks nice on big days, but I never see anyone surfing it. I'm sorely tempted to give it a go next time around. No room for mistakes on takeoff but it always seems to look nice.

    If I waa going to surf that day it would've been on the 6' lefts at Maroubra (but for the 8-10' clean up sets) or Coogee at around 3-4' (but for the shark)!
     
  2. parkmonkey

    parkmonkey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I pretty sure its old stock buzzy, the TL2's lost their really crisp white and are now a dull white and going cheap(I bought it $375 at kirra surf). They had other TL2 decks there but i wanted another Pancho, my only problem is that its running future fins, which i think is a good system but i don't have any accounts to buy future fins through. It is dead flat up here, supposed to be an increasing swell, hunting for fins before we do get a swell.
     
  3. parkmonkey

    parkmonkey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cancel that, got some future fins coming tomorrow [​IMG]
     
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  4. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    well, small but fun this arvo in manly - banks are in better shape than the last few weeks, so happy days for me
     
  5. Angus_McCrory

    Angus_McCrory Old n' Crusty

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    3-4' and sloppy with the side-shore breeze at Bondi this morning. Last weeks swell didn't do much for the sandbanks, with plenty of closeouts on offer when the sets pushed through. Water is warm, but a bit manky after all of the rain.
     
  6. parkmonkey

    parkmonkey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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  7. Donza

    Donza Pool Room

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    Gees PM another surfer going around a barrel at TOS.
    shock horror.
     
  8. rangerider

    rangerider A Local

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    A bitter booger.
    This bloke's about to stall and pull in deeper. At least he's not sliding around on his guts.
     
  9. parkmonkey

    parkmonkey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    The new stick
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    Trying to work out which tail pad, leaning towards the rasta

    New/restored rasta tandem [​IMG]
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  10. Donza

    Donza Pool Room

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    Biter or bitter?
    FFS he should be in it...he's parko.
    Straddie stands up so much most sticks struggle to get into it from the takeoff..
     
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  11. Donza

    Donza Pool Room

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    PM - nice positioning... [​IMG]
    xlite still going strong?
     
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  12. rangerider

    rangerider A Local

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    You bitter booger biter. [​IMG]
     
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  13. Donza

    Donza Pool Room

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    youre alliteration lets you down Rangerider...

    that go pro footage is cool...just needs to be slower.
     
  14. rangerider

    rangerider A Local

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    Go a black or the black and blue tail pad unless you're a rastafarian. [​IMG]
     
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  15. rangerider

    rangerider A Local

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    How about biter bitter booger?
     
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  16. parkmonkey

    parkmonkey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    [​IMG] i put that one there just for you. Yeah holding up well, the xlite maybe a little heavy at 8ft for the learner chicks with the layer of glass in them as opposed to the other ones you do, will be keen again before next summer for a few more.

    Not a rasta myself, do like the the colors, music and lifestyle [​IMG]
     
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  17. parkmonkey

    parkmonkey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I have to say the future fin setup seems a lot more solid and cleaner than the FCS system.
     
  18. rangerider

    rangerider A Local

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    Nice stick, what dimensions is it?
     
  19. rangerider

    rangerider A Local

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    Is there much difference?
     
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  20. parkmonkey

    parkmonkey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Board is 6'3", 18 7/8", 2 1/2"

    The future fin is a full length channel, not two little plug holes, the fin just seems to sit in a lot cleaner to the base of the board.
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  21. Donza

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  22. parkmonkey

    parkmonkey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I checked out that reef when they had a thing on coastalwatch about it, we could do with a few up here [​IMG]
     
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  23. Nozawaman

    Nozawaman A Local

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    Pity the reef at Narrow Neck didn't break like that .
     
  24. Donza

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    Actually breaks alot like my local.
     
  25. rangerider

    rangerider A Local

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    I like the look of those fins, they look like they'd be more stable than FCS. Have they got the same annoying allen key screw in them? Looks a bit different.
     
  26. parkmonkey

    parkmonkey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    They have one allen key screw at the front of the to hold it in.
    Went for this tail pad, the far king rep just dropped past and had a bunch in the back of his van.
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    Go bombers!!! [​IMG]
     
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  27. parkmonkey

    parkmonkey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Not that much fun lining them up with out a stringer. But think i did ok.
     
  28. rangerider

    rangerider A Local

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    I wish they used a phillips head or something else. Every board I've ever had with FCS I've had dramas with those allen key barstards though I love it how the fin snaps out from the tab if you hit the reef. That's saved me a few times from being out of the water for a couple of days to glass a fin back in.
    My current stick is a Balin shaped by Bean, 6'7 18 1/2 2 3/4 though looking at your new board has got me thinking I need a newie.

    Looks good, gotta love the red and black. See the bombers fly up up. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  29. parkmonkey

    parkmonkey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    You gotta support the team let them know you're out there.
     
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    parkmonkey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    parkmonkey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    See there's a link between the two.
     
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  33. Sandy

    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Stay on topic.
     
  34. rangerider

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    We have a picture of a surfing world champion. What could be more on topic than that?
     
  35. Claude Cat

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    Perhaps a "little" weather / ocean conditions relativity *might* help.
     
  36. rangerider

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    All I can see in the pic is a bells surfing contest trophy at Bells Beach that just so happens to be a world famous surf beach. A backdrop of Bells Beach and Mick Fanning. You mods have lost the plot.
     
  37. rangerider

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    Shame on you Claude. [​IMG]
     
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  38. Donza

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    Someone moderates a surfing thread...LOL
    well there you go.
    Bells. The biggest disappointment of my surfing career.
    Winki and Bird rock crank but.
     
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    Mod note: The Surf thread does have a lot of latitude compared to the other weather threads.
    However it was just degenerating today to (nice) pictures of surfboards, which is probably just stretching the envelope. [​IMG]
     
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  40. parkmonkey

    parkmonkey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Equipment forum?
     
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    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    The surf thread have always been an allowed anomally, mainly due to the summer lack of traffic in Weather. I've always tried to keep out of it. It's mostly related to surf location, waves and what's happening.

    Some would say it doesn't belong in Weather at all. I suppose it's up to you lot to keep it here..... being nice to the moderators helps [​IMG]
     
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  42. rangerider

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    Its not the "surfing conditions thread" or the "surfing weather thread".
    Surfers are genuinely interested in equipment just like skiers and boarders are, and photos of said equipment are definitely relevant. It would be a little silly to open a surfers equipment thread. With all due respect to the mods, I love you guys and think you do a great job in often difficult circumstances and think we should have a moderators appreciation week (every week) [​IMG] but seriously you guys must have had a slow day in moderating. [​IMG]
     
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  43. Donza

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    One for Toto.
    Just the other day a short drive from the thriving metropolis
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  44. PiniPowPow

    PiniPowPow One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Here are some taken last weekend on the south coast of NSW


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  45. parkmonkey

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    Chunky. Was anyone out at any of these locations? The 2nd photo looks nice and clean and fun. Last one looks fun too if its makable.
     
  46. Donza

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    All around Bawley point?
     
  47. PiniPowPow

    PiniPowPow One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Not as far south, all around Kiama way... No one out when i took the pics, its pretty sketchy coming in when its this size. I was severely hungover but managed to drag my sorry ass out there eventually.
     
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    Yo Buzz, just noticed your earlier post. The big right off south Coogee is called the Southy. It pics up a heap of swell. A few of my mates got out there on sat, check out the big backdoor pitt on castalwatch....

    http://www4.coastalwatch.com/news/articl...inter%20season!

    There are some epic pics of cowries over on swellnet as well.
     
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  49. parkmonkey

    parkmonkey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Somewhere south of Byron [​IMG]
    About 4 or 5 km by the beach down from my place.
     
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  50. Donza

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    Yeah theres a few Phil took on Fluidzone as well.
    Tobes got wave of the day.
    http://www.fluidzone.com.au/galleries/1187-till-the-cows-come-home/images
    Ahh - i should have worked that out-shite can't even recognise my own neighbourhood
    That left looks like 2nds or 3rds the right looks
     
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