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Tuesday, 21 August 2012 23:10
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2 years ago
  • Ady Otto
    Hey Mike! I'm glad you are back man, we've been missing you! How is life treating you in the Gorge?
    2 years ago
  • Otto replied to the topic 'Back Memory Lane' in the forum.
    Thank you Gregory! The pictures are great by themselves, and your comments make for an exceptional post. It looked to me whether you were on...
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    2 years ago
  • Ady Otto
    Hey Mike, why did you stop posting man? The fact that you moved, doesnt mean you are excluded! Share some experience please-you are living the dream now man! Me and the rest of the South Side regulars are missing you /not so sure about the kiters though :D /
    2 years ago
  • Otto replied to the topic 'Chinook boom mast clamp' in the forum.
    I've got an extra pryde one that might work. You're welcome to it. Windance(.com) sells the replacement heads.
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    2 years ago
  • Otto replied to the topic 'Is this board any good?' in the forum.
    I think you pretty much know the answer already. All that length won't help you much when you're planing, and it'll probably drop off a...
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    3 years ago
  • Otto shared 19 photos in the The Gorge album
    Can't recommend the Gorge highly enough for Windsurfing! 4 out of 8 days were excellent - sailed 3.5 (which eventually became WAY overpowered) 4.5...
    View Location 3 years ago
  • Otto replied to the topic 'Light wind practice' in the forum.
    Hurray!!!
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    3 years ago
  • Otto replied to the topic 'WorldSails 8.5' in the forum.
    After looking at the pictures again, it looks like that big gouge may be about where the top of the roller hits the mast. maybe the broader...
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    3 years ago
  • Otto replied to the topic 'WorldSails 8.5' in the forum.
    Bob,

    It's difficult to tell from the photo how much damage has been done to your mast. the scratching might not extend past the outer...
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    3 years ago
  • Otto replied to the topic 'Calumet break wall wave potential' in the forum.
    Devin,

    Ady's answer is correct - as far as it goes. I'm not sure if he explicitly addressed your concerns. The road that extends to within...
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    3 years ago
  • Otto replied to the topic 'Calumet break wall wave potential' in the forum.
    Sounds awesome - definitely do be careful. It is a very long way out - especially at the very end of the breakwater. Richard was talking...
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    3 years ago
  • Otto replied to the topic '"Safety Gear" Float Vest & Helmets' in the forum.
    I use the NP high hook vest. I use a very low hook seat harness, and it isn't really a good match. The vest uses straps that tighten on the...
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    3 years ago
  • Otto replied to the topic 'Sails' in the forum.
    Gary,
    I really like the euro-pin base extensions. They can get gummed up a bit with sand - though you can always fix it. I don't sail in...
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    3 years ago
  • Otto replied to the topic 'Sails' in the forum.
    Gary,
    So, apart from maybe your very first session or two, the 4.7 will typically be a little bit light for around here. That is to say,...
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    3 years ago
  • Otto replied to the topic 'For Sale - Bic Free Formula (+ 2 fins & Board Bag)' in the forum.
    Can you tell me anything else about the board's history. Apart from the modifications you mentioned, have there been any damages or repairs...
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    3 years ago
  • Otto replied to the topic 'For Sale - Bic Free Formula (+ 2 fins & Board Bag)' in the forum.
    What's the construction?
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    3 years ago
  • Otto replied to the topic 'Looking for Sail and board repair' in the forum.
    I can help you with your board repair. I'm on 75th street now, which I think, is pretty close by for you. give me a call: 33 6 six 7 ONE...
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    3 years ago
  • Otto replied to the topic 'Learning Progression' in the forum.
    Gary,

    I second Richard's recommendation of Jem Hall's 'Beginner to Winner'. it used to be available online - I think there are still...
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    3 years ago
  • Otto created a new topic ' Wolf 4/2/15' in the forum.
    Wolf is currently Solid 8.5. No rain currently.
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    3 years ago
  • Otto replied to the topic 'The Wall: 87th Street - Preserving Access' in the forum.
    Any group we can reach out to for assistance is an excellent idea - groups like surf-rider and the calumet open spaces group for sure....
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    3 years ago

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