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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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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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Unveiling the Color design on the 6’8″ replica single fin which is the best part

Unveiling the Color design on the 6'8" replica single fin which is the best part of doing a spray Unveiling the Color design on the 6’8″ replica single fin which is the best part of doing a spray. I used Fluro water based paint to spray it in the same colors as the original board from my 1979 Hawaiian quiver. Half green & half orange. I…

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I’ve sprayed the replica 6’8″ In the same Fluro colors as the original board from

I've sprayed the replica 6'8" In the same Fluro colors as the original board from my 1979 Hawaiian quiver I’ve sprayed the replica 6’8″ In the same Fluro colors as the original board from my 1979 Hawaiian quiver. Half green & half orange. It took me ages to tape the laps & paper the board, then reverse the process for the second Color.…

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Finished shape, the recreation of my thirty eight year old 6’8″ single fin

Finished shape, the recreation of my thirty eight year old 6'8" single fin Finished shape, the recreation of my thirty eight year old 6’8″ single fin. The original board was made in 1979 & was one of a three board quiver that I took to Hawaii for the contest season. Shaped from a Burford Blank. @burfordblanks @darrenburford66…

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Recreating my 6’8″ 1979 Hawaii contest quiver round pin single fin

Recreating my 6'8" 1979 Hawaii contest quiver round pin single fin Recreating my 6’8″ 1979 Hawaii contest quiver round pin single fin. This is the same cardboard template that I’d made & used for the original board in 1979. I also still have the page of shaping notes detailing its rocker & thickness…

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This is one of the 3 boards I made in August 1979 to take to

This is one of the 3 boards I made in August 1979 to take to Hawaii for the contest season This is one of the 3 boards I made in August 1979 to take to Hawaii for the contest season. I shaped, sprayed, glassed, sanded, gloss coated & polished all of them. Sizes were 6’8″, 7’0″, & 7’4″. All round…

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A selection of Retro models which recently arrived at Beach Beat in Caloundra on the

A selection of Retro models which recently arrived at Beach Beat in Caloundra on the Sunny Coast A selection of Retro models which recently arrived at Beach Beat in Caloundra on the Sunny Coast. From Left to Right, 1978 & 1980 Twin Fins, a “Sting” & a 1976 Bustin Down The Door wing pin single fin. @beach_beat #mrretrosting #mrstingmodel…

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A stock board & three custom orders just arrived at Slimes Surf & Skate in

A stock board & three custom orders just arrived at Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle A stock board & three custom orders just arrived at Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle. From Left to Right…. 6’2″ 1981 Retro World Title Replica Twin Fin, 6’2″ Retro Sting, 6’6″ Super Twin, & a…

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The finished “Sting” model for Hutchison Builders who are based on the Goldy

The finished "Sting" model for Hutchison Builders who are based on the Goldy The finished “Sting” model for Hutchison Builders who are based on the Goldy. Mono did the sprays. On the deck a black rail with a yellow insert. A red fade followed by a black fade have been blushed over the top of the yellow for a “burnt”…

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