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    go see Jeff Timpone at the cannery in Haiku.

    go see Jeff Timpone at the cannery in Haiku.
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    trying to get a couple of trips per year to...

    trying to get a couple of trips per year to practice the sport, Hood River, Maui, I really enjoy the Oregon coast
    I've tried getting out on the water here in Juneau but the winds tend to be light...
  3. Thread: WTB DPS wailer

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    WTB DPS wailer

    My son is turning into a pow hound so I'm looking to set him up with the right
    gear,,,, so If you have a pair of short ( 168 /170ish) wailer 106 or 112's in your closet
    I'm looking to buy,
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    razor to get the pad off, solvent to get the...

    razor to get the pad off, solvent to get the rubber cement soft enough to scrape off,
    MEK would be worth a try, denatured alcohol possible, whatever you do,,don't use paint
    stripper, it will...
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    give my regards to Kanaha

    give my regards to Kanaha
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    https://www.tetongravity.com/images/43605/proper_t...

    https://www.tetongravity.com/images/43605/proper_tool_use_0-1__forum.jpg
  7. Amazing, and I thought Alaska was relaxed,,

    Amazing, and I thought Alaska was relaxed,,
  8. contractors are required to be insured and bonded...

    contractors are required to be insured and bonded for this reason. I would document the shoddy work and hire a competent tile setter to do
    the tear-out and replacement, then make a claim against...
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    It's a short ferry ride to Maupiti, I remember it...

    It's a short ferry ride to Maupiti, I remember it to be about 1 to 1 1/2 hour trip each way, every thing in French Polynesia seemed expensive. except the ferry transport and fresh Bagettes, I hope...
  10. fixed it

    fixed it
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    Not sure what your plan/time in bora allows, but...

    Not sure what your plan/time in bora allows, but these are some pretty cool things from my time there,

    I hitched a ride to Matira point, and hiked out to the edge of the reef, its a distance of...
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    http://youtu.be/puNhvXutVjQ

    http://youtu.be/puNhvXutVjQ
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    I haven't kayaked around Maui, but I did find...

    I haven't kayaked around Maui, but I did find this site which perked my interest as
    a surfer,

    http://oos.soest.hawaii.edu/pacioos/projects/sharks/

    the Hawaiian islands have seen a spike in...
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    If you are going to Bora Bora ,French Polynesia,...

    If you are going to Bora Bora ,French Polynesia, I've spent some time there wading around with a fly rod. It's not a "christmas island" but its pretty spectacular in its
    own way, I stayed with some...
  15. Thread: RIP Hobie Alter

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    153525 happy trails hobie

    153525

    happy trails hobie
  16. Allan Wiesbecker has written some pretty TGRish...

    Allan Wiesbecker has written some pretty TGRish stuff, but personally I've enjoyed anything out of the stacks of "Surfer's Journal".
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    looks like Scripps pier?

    looks like Scripps pier?
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    yeah, the photo is a sobering reminder of what...

    yeah, the photo is a sobering reminder of what can go wrong, check out the vid, you can see that she gets bucked off the wave head first, in the worst possible way,,

    http://youtu.be/toctsPIioJU
  19. have you bought her a new vacuum lately? ...

    have you bought her a new vacuum lately?


    http://youtu.be/Twivg7GkYts
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    I fly AK air often with a 5'9" surfboard in a day...

    I fly AK air often with a 5'9" surfboard in a day bag, kites in a duffle, all my clothes in a maximum legal carryon, I seldom get dinged for the surfboard fee. (two checked bags and one carry on). I...
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    Keala knows150250

    Keala knows150250
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    Rincon drone vid http://youtu.be/PSarg_QSvaY

    Rincon drone vid
    http://youtu.be/PSarg_QSvaY
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    good luck getting any more money above the damage...

    good luck getting any more money above the damage deposit, the rental contract I use addresses the possibility that damages exceed the deposit and gives me recourse,but I also require a walkthrough...
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    If there is any interest in getting into...

    If there is any interest in getting into kiteing,I'm replacing my Quiver of water kites.

    I have 6 meter,8 meter,12 meter Cabrinha switchblades complete with bar,lines and bags, $400 each, if...
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    I have a similar situation, not a lot of space in...

    I have a similar situation, not a lot of space in my shop, I wanted a 3hp powermatic but also wanted a full quiver of floor tools, so I ended up buying a Jet hybrid cabinet saw
    with a good blade it...
  26. Thread: What Size Beam?

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    way over kill for the load, the floor above is a...

    way over kill for the load, the floor above is a 650 sf apartment with a gable 12/12 pitch roof with the ridge parallel to beam.
    beam was surplus from a local marine contractor ( 800.00 , 200...
  27. Thread: What Size Beam?

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    I had a similar design problem when I built my...

    I had a similar design problem when I built my shop, plan called for a 6x14 lvl on a 24' span with a post in the center,

    My solution was this 8"x14" I beam (3/8"iron, 8"chord,14"web) it's...
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    try , go back to beginning and check mat leads...

    try , go back to beginning and check mat leads for continuity? might have overlooked something when circuit was put back together?
    but if you are feeling some of the floor gain temp, likely that...
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    check the thermostat specs, I had a project where...

    check the thermostat specs, I had a project where electric radiant was installed under
    a tile floor, owner found that the room was too cold,,,

    I found that the Tstat that was used had a factory...
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    If that were my yard I'd be buying a really big...

    If that were my yard I'd be buying a really big chest freezer
  31. Punta mita can be a lot of fun, although we...

    Punta mita can be a lot of fun, although we stayed at Sayulita we would sometimes hire a taxi for a day trip to Punta Mita, hike down to Burros or surf at Ancolote, or take a skiff
    from the harbor...
  32. Its been some time since I've been to Sayulita, I...

    Its been some time since I've been to Sayulita, I know its grown quite a bit from when
    I was making it my christmas holiday surf break, I found a family compound to stay at that was really sweet...
  33. Thread: Kiting

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    If you are getting into snow kiting you might...

    If you are getting into snow kiting you might check out the harness made by Ozone.
    I've been using the arcteryx climbing harness over fleece and shell, so not too uncomfortable,, I've used water...
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    Teleee, if you have any questions give Alaska Fly...

    Teleee, if you have any questions give Alaska Fly Fishing Goods a call, Brad Elffers is the
    owner and would be a good starting point for local info, he runs the only fly shop here in
    juneau, and...
  35. Thread: Juneau?

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    Yep, thats Juneau,, Get some of them long necked...

    Yep, thats Juneau,, Get some of them long necked Tlingits and maybe get lucky
    with the rare arctic fox [village girl who still has most of her teeth].
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    SheRa, you are probably right about that,,, I...

    SheRa, you are probably right about that,,, I haven't made any time to fish when I've
    been in Hawaii, but did notice people spending the night along the undeveloped
    beaches, asked a friend...
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    camping on the beaches in Hawaii is unique, there...

    camping on the beaches in Hawaii is unique, there are few established campsites,
    some private, some state run sites, but in general most beaches are
    closed to camping, but the exception to...
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    Jtran, On the North shore when there's a big...

    Jtran,
    On the North shore when there's a big swell running Haleiwa beach park can be a
    refuge if you want to get in the water, if in question, don't be afraid to ask
    one of the life guards...
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    get one of those shrill survival whistles and...

    get one of those shrill survival whistles and tape it to the frame or suspension
    with some black electricians tape, did that to a friend with a brand new tacoma,
    700 miles later they found the...
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    Carpathian, nice pics of maui,,,, was that...

    Carpathian, nice pics of maui,,,, was that Slaughterhouse bch on the west of Honolua?

    I'm not a windsurfer, but when I've been in the waves, I feel far more comfortable attached to a kite than I...
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    Nice boat, I've always had a thing for the Lake...

    Nice boat, I've always had a thing for the Lake Union style cruisers that were built around seattle, Blanchard was one of the local builders that comes to mind, is the
    hull built carvel planked? or...
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    Hey ,thanks everyone for the advice and recs.

    Hey ,thanks everyone for the advice and recs.
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    Some times it is better to just do a tear-out...

    Some times it is better to just do a tear-out instead of a grout fix
    recently finished this project which started as fractured grout, after getting
    into it, discovered that it was greenboard over...
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    I have a Fein detail sander that I've used for...

    I have a Fein detail sander that I've used for this, it works great with the right blade.
    the best are the carbide or diamond coated blades, but if you are sloppy it can mess up the tile pretty...
  45. Thread: Duck diving

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    I learned a different approach to duck diving...

    I learned a different approach to duck diving larger boards, with two hands on the rails
    and your back foot on the stringer at the tail, you submerge the rail and slice it
    deep as you can get it,...
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    we will be staying in Corte Madera, next to...

    we will be staying in Corte Madera, next to Larkspur (couple of miles anyway), so I'll be giving Outback adventures a call, Thanks for the helpful info.
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    Thanks for the advice , Berkeley looks like the...

    Thanks for the advice , Berkeley looks like the place to start, Burlingame would be a drive,but an option,

    Telemike, yeh, Juneau is pretty bleak for going to a shop and trying gear, it's too bad...
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    San Fransico ski shop recomendations?

    headed down to SF and wanted to find a shop that has a good selection of AT boots to choose from, a good boot fitter would be great, but a shop that can get a general fit would work, any advice?
    ...
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    Great idea, but I'm sure my wife would find a way...

    Great idea, but I'm sure my wife would find a way to plug the vacuum into the usb ,,
    I've thought of getting her a tee shirt with "House Tester" printed on the back.
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    She might try Surf Diva, it's a women's surf...

    She might try Surf Diva, it's a women's surf shop/ school run out of La Jolla, I'm pretty sure they were trying to ramp up an internet presence, with blog, surf school and workshops geared towards...
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