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Hanging with 1976 World Champ Peter “PT” Townend at Off The Wall in Hawaii, mid

Hanging with 1976 World Champ Peter “PT” Townend at Off The Wall in Hawaii, mid 1980’s. Peter & I have been friends since the 1970’s when I’d go to the Goldy for school holidays & surf with he & Rabbit. We have…

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A photo of me at Pipeline taken 43 years ago in 1977

A photo of me at Pipeline taken 43 years ago in 1977. The board is a single fin round pin that I shaped from a Clark Blank glued up with a Dick Brewer rocker. When ordering Blanks from Clark Foam they offered various rockers & I always chose the stock Brewer…

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Close up vision & the final piece of tape being removed

Close up vision & the final piece of tape being removed. My Tech skills were not up to posting the 2 spray unveiling videos together this morning. It’s a 5’7″ Double Wing Swallow model I shaped recently. I needed the edges to come…

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Unveiling the Fluro Magenta & Orange spray I did on a 5’7″ Double Wing Swallow

Unveiling the Fluro Magenta & Orange spray I did on a 5’7″ Double Wing Swallow model I shaped recently. I’m pulling the tape off the Orange slowly & gently so as not to lift off any of the Magenta paint off the Arc. It’s always…

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Vision of me spraying in my driveway

Vision of me spraying in my driveway. I’m backed up against the garage door trying to keep in the shade. Being in the shade makes it easier to see if the Color coverage is coming out even. A mix of sun & shade on the bard makes it a lot harder to see if…

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Progress photos of the Second Color added to a spray I started nearly 2 week

Progress photos of the Second Color added to a spray I started nearly 2 week ago. I had it taped up ready to spray the second Color but at the time had a brain fade & decided to sit it out. I get really indecisive over Color choice & when I start a spray I…

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Part 2, following on from my Instagram story this morning

Part 2, following on from my Instagram story this morning .. Photos of the bottom & this boards history …. Terry Callahan @terrycallahan1 who lives in San Francisco contacted me recently concerning the board in this photo which he had bought…

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I write a lot of Instagram’d story’s but this one is special

I write a lot of Instagram’d story’s but this one is special … Terry Callahan @terrycallaghan1 who lives in San Francisco contacted me recently concerning the board in this photo which he had bought in the late 1970’s. He saw…

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A couple of 1980 Retro Twin Fins outside the @quiksilver store in Carcavelos, Portugal

A couple of 1980 Retro Twin Fins outside the @quiksilver store in Carcavelos, Portugal. MR Retro Twins & Super Twin models are available in Europe from Euroglass in Hossegor, France. @quiksilvercarcavelos @euroglass @stephenisbelly @anothery…

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Vision of me spraying a Blue rail on a Super Twin model in my open

Vision of me spraying a Blue rail on a Super Twin model in my open air driveway spray bay recently. Spraying in my driveway is usually kinda challenging but I only do it occasionally on personal or my son’s boards., I don’t have a dedicated spray…

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