Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

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Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby V » Wed Sep 07, 2011 10:44 am

Looks pretty good for tomorrow. Thinking about a day off and ripping it up. Is anyone gonna have any energy left after this monsoon of wind?
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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby Like To Kite » Wed Sep 07, 2011 11:00 am

Packing up the RV and heading to Michigan City soon. Will kite there today(Wednesday) and tomorrow(Thursday) and then head straight to Tawas from there. See you out there! :D

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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby Safe_Cracker » Wed Sep 07, 2011 4:53 pm

If I can pull the day off Ill be at Miller (lake St) regardless of how sore my thighs are lol.

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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby Safe_Cracker » Wed Sep 07, 2011 5:31 pm

Update, I'm free for the day wooohooo!

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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby Safe_Cracker » Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:52 am

Sorry for the multiple posts but I got to Miller at sun up and the wind is good ... NE 25 g28 pumping up 9m now...BTW no charge since 9/4.

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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby V » Thu Sep 08, 2011 10:28 am

headin out shortly not sure if it smiller or zion time but I'll decide when I get in the car.
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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby V » Thu Sep 08, 2011 10:50 am

Damnit mc falling off all day from the am and currently reading only 18 to 23 kts which is making me hesitate. Shoulda gone early this am! :evil:
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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby adseguy » Thu Sep 08, 2011 10:56 am

V, it's supposed to stay all day. I think you'll be OK.
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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby Safe_Cracker » Thu Sep 08, 2011 11:37 am

still Decent here at lake St.
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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby gbleck » Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:47 pm

Keegs is blowing nice. Pic taken over lunch. Butter smooth with 20 solid knots on the outside.
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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby adseguy » Thu Sep 08, 2011 3:33 pm

Wow, I've never seen or been on a North wind @ Waukegan, I gotta give that a try it's butter smooth in there.

Is it gustier though since Waukegan isn't the best for a North?
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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby gbleck » Thu Sep 08, 2011 4:25 pm

The close in section is a bit shadowed but you can still get moving then you hit the full 20knots and blam to the moon. Did some fun speed runs yesterday. Wish I had a GPS to clock it.
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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby IVO » Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:46 pm

V wrote:Damnit mc falling off all day from the am and currently reading only 18 to 23 kts which is making me hesitate. Shoulda gone early this am! :evil:


So you were looking to go to Zion and because MC dropped some you backed off on 6-9ft 30Kts forecast?Do I understand this right?


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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby xwindsurf » Thu Sep 08, 2011 10:15 pm

Ivo, instead of jagged remarks :twisted: , please put some description of your massive downwinder today. I saw a lot of happy-warrior-the-world-is-ours faces on the beach at Kegs when you were done. I know it was an invitation-only event but nothing wrong about sharing after the fact, right?
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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby Safe_Cracker » Thu Sep 08, 2011 10:47 pm

I was at Miller (lake st) from sun up to around 3pm until I couldnt take the rain anymore. I was on a 9m all day :D Polo



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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby FSP » Fri Sep 09, 2011 10:02 am

polo-miller is great but alot of us pass on it when its too onshore like yesterday because you need to the wind to be far more sideshore to go toe side down the line. Zion tho not a big swell yesterday had a perfect side shore angle to ride down the line for miles. you cant do that at miller in the same way on that direction. glad you got the stoke to be out ther tho
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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby Safe_Cracker » Fri Sep 09, 2011 1:01 pm

I can see where the more experienced would have been bored the onshore allows me to tighten up on my upwind abilities, either go upwind or eat the beach haha! The swells were all over the place waves all diverging into each other making it a rough ride, great practice... :)

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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby IVO » Sat Sep 10, 2011 6:41 pm

Tom, no jagged remarks,just asking..

no massive downwinder..17th street to Keegs and 17th to Hotel

happy-warrior-the-world-is-ours..really?sounds terrible,happy?Yes!!

invitation-only event----that doesnt exist at all..true when I go out,I do send some alerts,but mostly all have my number and using that,,works great,,but we talked about this before.You have my number as well,so use it next time its windy and If im not on the water,usually know who is.



Polo what a nice sunrise,glad you had fun all day.
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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby V » Sun Sep 11, 2011 7:20 am

Yea shoulda gone. Its okay though, i had the day off to hang out in the studio and jam abit and work on some amps.
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Re: Thursday 9/8 NE 30kts

Postby Safe_Cracker » Sun Sep 11, 2011 1:20 pm

Work on some amps, now your talking lol. I use to deal a
with a lot of car audio since I was a kid learned and burned knowing how to repair was a must! Now mainly I deal with some class a/b and class d sub amps. I am a total solder junkie. :)

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