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    surfing switch

    Cheers, thanks. I'll give that a shot. Back hand that far back sounds weird but I can see how it would help?
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    surfing switch

    Thanks! I was picturing it being similar to riding fakie on a skateboard. That makes sense. And thanks, Sam, too. I'd really like to try popping up switch, and I agree that the muscle memory thing is key. If we had more consistent waves here I think I'd be more likely to devote time to it...
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    surfing switch

    Overheard a conversation between two dudes in the water the other day about surfing switch. One of them was competent at it and was popping up switch. Got me to thinking, since I surf regular, but mostly on lefts. My go-to has been parallel feet facing forwardish and angled takeoffs but it...
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    My 12-year old brain and sense of humor can't handle these sentences.
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    Craigslist Deals- East Coast

    Fineline Avenger not cheap. Love this shape. Vintage Hansen needs work but cheapish Tudor board shaped...
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    WTB: goof board

    Same. PVC and a board from Lowe's. Done. (I also added rails on the bottom, and Gorilla taped the PVC to make it less prone to slipping.)
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    Wax stained Wetsuit

    badge of honor
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    Craigslist Deals- East Coast

    5'10 Jim Ellington Fish Farebrow II, not a deal Beater RC mini-me...
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    way cool...

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    Nice! Where are you? I grew up in Ann Arbor. Great shot.
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    Craigslist Deals- East Coast

    cheater 5s.
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    Just round bottom board pics

    Same. Wow.
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    Craigslist Deals- East Coast

    Nice one.
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    What does "hull entry" do for a board?

    If you get a reaaalllly long board, where the tail is at the starting line and the nose is at the finish line (outside at peak and sand on beach, respectively), then you've won the speed race. Blank manufacturers take note.
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    Craigslist Deals- East Coast