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Re:buying board Sumatra« Reply #1 on: February 13 2012 20:02:00 »
I would suggest taking one with you. Few and far between for sale. Substance is a shop in Padang but expensive. Talk to other foreign surfers sometimes they sell an extra board, if you go to Bali you might have a better chance. I know in Nias they hustle you if you look for a "new" board, by patching a broken deck together, poorly. Just be cautious.
RE: Buying/Renting Surfboard in North Sumatra?« Reply #3 on: March 26 2012 23:03:00 »
There are many arguments that will rage on for eternity. One is whether it is cheaper to buy rather than just rent. Well, according to CNN, the most recent survey has similarly found that buying is more cheaper than renting. Same way with houses. Out of the top 100 real estate markets, it would be cheaper to rent than buy in only two of those locales. In fact, the two places that it would be cheaper to rent than to buy were Honolulu, Hawaii, and San Francisco, Calif. Source for this article: [url=http://personalmoneynetwork.com/moneyblog/2012/03/21/buying-cheaper-than-renting/]Survey says buying is far cheaper than renting[/url].