Jake Blatchford with his 1980 Retro Pro Twin Fin model which was a 21st Birthday

Jake Blatchford with his 1980 Retro Pro Twin Fin model which was a 21st Birthday present from his family
Jake Blatchford with his 1980 Retro Pro Twin Fin model which was a 21st Birthday present from his family. Set up with FCS 2 Plugs for a twin fin + Stabilizer option. Sprayed by Mono. @jakeblatchford @mrtoddblinky @slimesboardstore @timdickson @nathanrichards…

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A 1974 Retro Pipeline Pintail Single Fin model in Slimes Surf & Skate, King Street,

A 1974 Retro Pipeline Pintail Single Fin model in Slimes Surf & Skate, King Street, Newcastle
A 1974 Retro Pipeline Pintail Single Fin model in Slimes Surf & Skate, King Street, Newcastle. It’s 8’0″ long, 20″ wide & 3″ thick. Glassed by the team at PSM & sprayed by Mono, Bolts & pinlines by Rob Fenech.…

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@jeremie_oo7 has totally “gone off” on this spray on a 1980 Retro Twin Fin model

@jeremie_oo7 has totally "gone off" on this spray on a 1980 Retro Twin Fin model
@jeremie_oo7 has totally “gone off” on this spray on a 1980 Retro Twin Fin model. He has taped it up so the MR logo will sit on the edges of the stripes after its glassed. There are 6 photos of it from different angles. At Euroglass, Hossegor, France.…

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Photos of the finished spray on the 7’4″ 1979 Retro Single Fin Replica

Photos of the finished spray on the 7'4" 1979 Retro Single Fin Replica
Photos of the finished spray on the 7’4″ 1979 Retro Single Fin Replica. It came out OK but I had a total shocker while spraying the Fluro green. As I was spraying the plastic paint canister came loose & fell off the bottom of the spray gun bombing…

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Some photos of the Color spraying process that I have just completed on the 7’4″

Some photos of the Color spraying process that I have just completed on the 7'4" 1979 model
Some photos of the Color spraying process that I have just completed on the 7’4″ 1979 model. Starting with the initial taped photo pre spraying then shots with the Fluro green & Fluro orange applied. I taped up where the MR logo goes using…

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Finished shape, the recreation of my thirty eight year old 7’4″ round pin single fin

Finished shape, the recreation of my thirty eight year old 7'4" round pin single fin
Finished shape, the recreation of my thirty eight year old 7’4″ round pin single fin. The original board was made in 1979 & shaped from a USA made Clark Foam blank which I had bought home from Hawaii the previous season. The 7’4″…

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Banding the rails with a Skil 100 planer on my 1979 Retro 7’4″ single fin

Banding the rails with a Skil 100 planer on my 1979 Retro 7'4" single fin
Banding the rails with a Skil 100 planer on my 1979 Retro 7’4″ single fin. It’s the longest board in the three board quiver from that year which I’m now in the process of recreating. To roll the rails on a hand shape consists of one…

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This is a good example of how I have been able to remake my Retro

This is a good example of how I have been able to remake my Retro models accurately
This is a good example of how I have been able to remake my Retro models accurately. For some of the models I have had the original board to refer to. For all the models I’ve used the original plan shape templates. Some had shaping notes written on the…

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Almost TWINS !!! A couple of 1980 Retro Twin Fins sprayed by @jeremie_oo7 at Euroglass

Almost TWINS !!! A couple of 1980 Retro Twin Fins sprayed by @jeremie_oo7 at Euroglass in Hossegor, France
Almost TWINS !!! A couple of 1980 Retro Twin Fins sprayed by @jeremie_oo7 at Euroglass in Hossegor, France. @boardriders.capbreton @stephenisbelly @euroglass @paulyisearlgrey #markrichardssurfboards #mrtwinfin #mrretrotwinfin #mr1980retrotwinfin…

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Haleiwa, Hawaiian Winter 1979 / 80, Im riding a 7’4″ round pin single fin

Haleiwa, Hawaiian Winter 1979 / 80, Im riding a 7'4" round pin single fin
Haleiwa, Hawaiian Winter 1979 / 80, Im riding a 7’4″ round pin single fin. This is the next board I’m recreating as part of my project to remake the three board quiver that I shaped for that season. This 7’4″ in the photo is…

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