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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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Mick at PSM Glassing laminating the bottom of a “Sting” model

Mick at PSM Glassing laminating the bottom of a "Sting" model Mick at PSM Glassing laminating the bottom of a “Sting” model. This board was specially made for Hutchison Builders who are based on the Goldy. Mono did the spray, the deck has a yellow insert with a red fade & the rail is black. As you can…

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A classic display of three boards in the Quiksilver Boardriders Store in Torquay

A classic display of three boards in the Quiksilver Boardriders Store in Torquay A classic display of three boards in the Quiksilver Boardriders Store in Torquay. A 1974 Retro Pipeline Pintail single fin gun, 8’2″ long, 20″ wide & 3″ thick with a set fin. A replica by Simon Anderson of the iconic Thruster…

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Mono’s spray racks at PSM Glassing

Mono's spray racks at PSM Glassing Mono’s spray racks at PSM Glassing. From Left to Right, Red 8′ Pipeline Pintail Gun, Yellow 7’8″ Bustin Down the Door model. Spencer Hargraves Super Twin ( it looks Black but the deck insert is dark grey ). Clear Retro Pro model.…

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A custom “Sting” model for Chris Athas

A custom "Sting" model for Chris Athas A custom “Sting” model for Chris Athas. It’s 6’8″ long, I posted a photo of the bottom this morning. Ben Aipa from Hawaii is the inventor of the Sting design. Mono did the color work on it. Photo, Brett Curotta @drippingwetsurfshop…

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A custom “Sting” model for Chris Athas

A custom "Sting" model for Chris Athas A custom “Sting” model for Chris Athas. It’s 6’8″ long. This one has a “Step” in the bottom which we usually don’t do on stock boards as it just creates a straight line weak point across the bottom making…

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The bottom of Mark Bell’s Swallow Tail “Sting” with a Quad fin set up using

The bottom of Mark Bell's Swallow Tail "Sting" with a Quad fin set up using FCS 2 plugs The bottom of Mark Bell’s Swallow Tail “Sting” with a Quad fin set up using FCS 2 plugs. It’s a total experiment so no idea how successful it will be. I rode & loved Ben Aipa’s Single Fin Sting’s back in the 1970’s…

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Mark Bell’s finished Swallow Tail “Sting” ordered through Slimes Surf & Skate in King Street,

Mark Bell's finished Swallow Tail "Sting" ordered through Slimes Surf & Skate in King Street, Newcastle Mark Bell’s finished Swallow Tail “Sting” ordered through Slimes Surf & Skate in King Street, Newcastle. It’s 5’8″ long, 191/2″ wide & 23/8″ thick. Glassed by Mick, Fins set up by Darren,…

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