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Created On: 05/02/2019 07:22 AM
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 05/02/2019 07:22 AM
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ww

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No end to bright ideas.
    In France, Lastage got rid of the shoelaces, going for a Velcro waist closure.
    O'Neill is trying to do likewise.
    Now Vans thinks boardshorts should open from the side, or something like that.
    My last non local purchase was from Almond Surfboards, $30, made in Texas. A little short at 17" and a little odd in having a real shoelace.


Edited: 05/02/2019 at 08:28 AM by ww
 05/02/2019 08:58 AM
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GreenLantern

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vans $99.00

rethink - i think NOT


 05/02/2019 03:11 PM
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LBLarry

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Originally posted by: GreenLantern

vans $99.00



rethink - i think NOT


aaaahhhhh yea .... hard pass



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 05/02/2019 04:15 PM
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ww

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    I remember chafing, an extra added misery on top of sunburn after a day at the beach. I don't think any serious modern trunk does that, but expensive bonded/welded seams seem nice.
 05/02/2019 08:03 PM
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Cole

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Originally posted by: GreenLantern

vans $99.00



rethink - i think NOT



Ross in a year.
 05/03/2019 05:21 AM
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tom

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I rethought, and remembered. Velcro sucks. Buy real trunks. Balsa Bills.

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 05/03/2019 05:59 PM
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pompano

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hmmmm, I wanna say my old sundek's had a snap? Best ones I've had in the last 10 years were the second generation quick diamond dobby with flat lace and velcro for pocket and string for keys sown into the inside leg of pocket. no zippers. that is key with me. too lazy to wash every time to avoid salt crud. still rock my balsa bills when I get to my summer weight.
 05/05/2019 02:22 PM
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Cole

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Why in the eff do they put back pockets for wax?

They should make the designers surf in the damn things for a few sessions before they go to the tailor for manufacturing. You can tell Bill's were designed by an actual surfer.

 05/05/2019 05:34 PM
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RegularJoe

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I was in the pool yesterday with a 20-year old pair of Spectrum Surf Shop house brand trunks. Still rock solid. You definitely don't have to spend top dollar quality stuff.
 05/05/2019 06:56 PM
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I still have birdwells that haven't fit me for decades. They were the no chafing, quick dry durable champs.

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 05/06/2019 07:08 AM
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TeeBirdForever

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Good on you RJ. Ahhhh, Spectrum was the real stuff, right Keith?

I still have two pair of BB cotton shorts. It would help if I could surf more though.
 05/06/2019 01:43 PM
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Originally posted by: johnnyboy I still have birdwells that haven't fit me for decades. They were the no chafing, quick dry durable champs.
Yeah, those last forever. Will have to find mine and see if they fit.

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