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Nov South-easter
« on: November 13, 2018, 04:37:37 PM »
Check it out Zoners, we had a kickin' storm here in New Jersey and the forecast was for some solid surf. They got it right. Nice to get some winter juice b4 the real freeze gets here. Sh!t ton of rain w/this one and my backyard is flooded.

Hip hurts, right knee too. Still feeling strong though! Bunch of my early fifty-ish buds were out on their shortboards. They didn't get much except for some beat downs. Saw one of em bail and go over w/a beefy one. Quite challenging. A surfer on a longboard that I've known for decades was out and we took a wave together. I thought he was w/me the whole way but when we got to the beach he said he didn't have a chance and got really worked. Very fortunate to be on the Hull Ripper (Roy ;) ). It's alot easier to control than the Bamboo.

I thought it so good today I built a frame for the shots in Photoshop. lol...black, I guess that's contemporary style!

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« Last Edit: November 13, 2018, 04:44:18 PM by surfercook »
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Re: Nov South-easter
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2018, 04:41:47 PM »
Those are some grinding waves, Cook, and you were slotted in perfectly.  Good surfing!
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Re: Nov South-easter
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2018, 11:26:36 AM »
Those are some grinding waves, Cook, and you were slotted in perfectly.  Good surfing!
Thanx, Zoo...hope all is good dw/you own there in NC.

Here's all the action from 11/14.
https://app.soloshot.com/video/d4e2085f-e57b-4249-8e1a-4483278ee293

Hit the leftovers today in the same rubber and FROZE. Only lasted an hr cuz my fingers went numb w/2mil five finger glovies. And my 4/3 full was NOT holding back the brutal wind chills. It's a good full suit by xterra w/fleece lining but the 30F wind chills were just too much for it. And it only cost me $90. Shoulda went w/my 5.5/4 hooded full.
« Last Edit: November 14, 2018, 11:33:31 AM by surfercook »
One could go into a mall in Kansas and ask a teenager "What is a surfer looking for?, and the answer will always be, "The perfect wave"
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Re: Nov South-easter
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2018, 11:56:15 AM »
Nice pix cookieman, like Zoo said... slotted perfectly!

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Re: Nov South-easter
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2018, 12:01:15 PM »
I used to doodle that wave on my Pee Chee folders ;D
Little offshore to boot... Nice..

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Re: Nov South-easter
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2018, 12:10:15 PM »
nice cookie--enjoyed the SS3 video shots of you pulling back on some mean closeouts! and you got a few nice ones too. props you got wet.

and yeah--ive had my 4/3 on, like, 4 times this year, and it's looking like ill be wearing my 5.5/4 full winter rig fri/sat.  part of it is that it's going to be cold, part is that im old......

seems youre going to get the better of the wind direction again--gon be some west in it
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Re: Nov South-easter
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2018, 12:46:36 PM »
nice winter waves, should've hit the brake and tuck in the shade ;)

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Re: Nov South-easter
« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2018, 01:10:30 PM »
Awsome shots SC!   

But, every time I see that Hull Ripper in the critical part of a wave, it reminds me that I need to pick up more supplies at Greenlight ;D



 

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Re: Nov South-easter
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2018, 01:17:18 PM »
That storm is bringing the Hudson Valley 24" of snow.
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Re: Nov South-easter
« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2018, 06:13:00 PM »
Very nice
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