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General Discussion / Re: NEW to all of it
« on: July 06, 2020, 06:56:51 PM »
I believe you get what you pay for, buy nice or buy twice, These guys have always put out a very good product for a fair price.

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Love all my Hippo-Sticks, AL 8.0 longer for touring, Tripple G for racing which is shorter, and my Blur for sup surfing. The qb I won its a uv 88 and Im not a fan, although I do like the shaft, it has a texture to it that is great for slippery hands.

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Gear Talk / Re: Infinity e ticket
« on: July 05, 2020, 07:13:36 AM »

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General Discussion / Paddle Grip
« on: June 29, 2020, 05:45:53 PM »
I know this has prolly been discussed several times, BUT, what are you guys using for a better grip on your paddles? Im using surf wax but man that stuff really smears and clumps up fast.

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General Discussion / Re: Open ocean paddle training for (M2O virtual)
« on: June 29, 2020, 05:37:09 PM »
For me, ocean paddling has a completely different feel than non-ocean paddling, even when its nice and smooth. I don't know what it is, but even if I've been paddling off ocean pretty regularly, and then I go back on the ocean it always takes me a good 15 minutes to get my legs under me, relax, and feel comfortable. Plus I resign myself to the fact that I'm probably gonna fall off at least once.

Yup I hear you brother, its a total different feeling coming out of the flat stuff in the harbor

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General Discussion / Re: Open ocean paddle training for (M2O virtual)
« on: June 29, 2020, 08:50:51 AM »
You're getting pretty confortable out in the ocean I see. Great group to paddle with.

I still have a ways to go, I was very sore maybe because of tensing up so much. People around me seemed very comfortable I was like holding on for dear life ;). It was pretty glassy and definitely some swell that made me work to stay upright. You should go out with us, its a great group.

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General Discussion / Open ocean paddle training for (M2O virtual)
« on: June 28, 2020, 04:42:01 PM »
Twenty of us out of Dana Point doing some open ocean training, red buoy to green buoy and back to the harbor x 3

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Call Infinity, they use to have a ventral made by mark Stavron, not sure if the still have them or not. You could always ask Mark to make you one at Stavron fins

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General Discussion / Re: 2020 Blackfish
« on: May 19, 2020, 06:01:24 PM »
I swore off dugouts forever back at the dawn of history with the Starboard K15. It was stupid fast, but getting back into it was several minutes worthy of a three stooges video and a fine set of rib bruises. You don't have to fall on the rail to get bruised, crawling back in will do all you need.

A few years later I forgot the experience and bought a semi-dugout starboard 14 from Dan Gavere (River). A few downwinders and a lot of wallowing around getting back on the thing reminded me of my vow and I sold it cheaply

But that's some nice workmanship.

LOL im glad I read this, thats exactly what I was worried about, thanks for the laughs and honest opinion, still not 100% sure but its nice to have have choices.

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General Discussion / 2020 Blackfish
« on: May 18, 2020, 06:04:53 PM »
Got my eye on a 2020 blackfish, 14x24.5 dugout. The only thing that scares me on the dugout is beach starts when racing, those rails look like they can break a rib or two......meanwhile ...........DROOLING ;)

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General Discussion / Re: 2017 Infinity Blackfish
« on: May 18, 2020, 05:51:48 PM »
Give Dave a call he will answer all questions, since he's the designer he will have all your answers, BTW love my blackfish, I do have a ventral but never use it, imo I really couldn't tell a differance. Mines a 2018 14x27 getting ready to sell for possible a 2020 blackfish 14x24.5 dugout.

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General Discussion / Re: Back on Board--- done sitting!
« on: May 04, 2020, 07:33:42 AM »
Very nice, can't wait until stuff opens up here in so cal, for now ill just live through your pics ;)

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General Discussion / Funny ;)
« on: April 25, 2020, 08:57:56 AM »
Time for some funny

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Gear Talk / Re: New Black Project (Ray) fin
« on: April 18, 2020, 06:09:24 PM »
Hey TallDude have you been able to paddle?

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