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  1. Basenji703

    Surfing celebrity obituary

    Great video, great man!!! May his memory be a blessing!!!!
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    Favorite 60’s

    I have ridden my Morey Pope John Peck Penetrator , my G&S Midget Farrelly Stringerless, my Gordie Noserider and my Con Ugly. I guess my favorite was the Stringerless followed by the Penetrator. I enjoy riding my modern longboards much more. That being said, if someone has a 10' Surfboards...
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    can anyone help me better understand (surf) nostalgia

    This is interesting. I grew up in Monmouth County (Little Silver) and my second surfboard was a Challenger Eastern received in May/June 1967. We probably surfed many of the same breaks there. This is what I remember as well and I have many of the same refections. Surfing now at First Street...
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    Board(s) you're sitting on and can't / won't sell and why

    I am sitting here in the Dermatologoist’s office waiting for a procedure. I have 71 surfboards. I have been collecting them since 1971. I have 5 that are my current use boards and they cycle in and out. The others are ones that are interesting or unique or something. I very rarely sell these...
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    not a pop out

    Damn, really cool!!!!! I can't read the logo, who made it?
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    Craigslist Deals- East Coast

    Hell ya!!!!!!
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    Recent Pick Ups?!

    Liking that kneeboard!! Where did you find it?
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    Lasik and Surfing

    I have worn contacts surfing since 1971. Works for me. I understand that when I have cataract surgery it should correct my vision.
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    Surfing shoes?

    I should know on Sunday or Monday. I expect I will.
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    Surfing shoes?

    Thanks guys!! I just ordered a pair. I am at the point where I need to wear something on my feet year round. :confused:
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    Surfing shoes?

    I need to protect my feet/toes while surfing this summer when we are out of boots. I would prefer relatively light weight that stay on one's feet well. I know I can cut down old boots, but I would rather use something else. What do any of you use? Any suggestions? Thanks!!!
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    Board you would consider trading/selling if the offer was right?

    I am considering selling my Greg Noll Stemwinder and perhaps my '66ish Weber pig shape (not the later Weber Pig).
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    VA Beach Surfboard Swap Meet

    I suspect I will be there. Not sure what if anything I will bring. :)
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    Recent Pick Ups?!

    It is a late '66 early '67 Ugly. I have one as well. they made a few before they settled on the Ugly logo. I got mine to ride. @Sharkb8t repaired mine. :)
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    Longboard finds - not deals

    I'm guessing that the Challenger Eastern will be more valuable in New Jersey than here. I my guess is $750 would be a closer value. I could be the only Challenger Eastern fan in this area. My second board was shaped by Tinker, or that's what he told me. :) I used to hang at the shop back in...
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    Robert 'REDMAN' Manville

    Red made me a number of WRVs over the years. They were all amazing boards, alas I sold them to get others. He was a great shaper!!!!
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    Mike Eaton

    I have an Eaton prone paddle board. I love it!!!! RIP Mike!!!
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    My Second Bone Marrow Transplant

    Don't forget the go fund me he started. It's in the first post in this thread.
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    Looking for information on a Weber Performer

    I got into Kiernan the last year it was in existence, I used to lust after the Webers, but I got a Challenger Eastern from Tinker West instead. You know Tom Eadon? He made me an amazing board for small and medium sized Hawai'i when I lived there. I sold it on the East Coast when I moved back...
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    Dingpatch Fin Auction

    Pop this to the top!!




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