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Nat Johnsen’s collection of MR Retro models

Nat Johnsen’s collection of MR Retro models. @anothery From Left to Right, 6’0″ 1980 Retro Twin Fin. 1978 Retro Twin Fin. Spoe’s 6’4″ 1980 Retro Twin Fin. 1976 Retro Wing / Pin Single Fin. This board was built for…

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This photo was taken in 1976 at “Off The Wall” in Hawaii

This photo was taken in 1976 at “Off The Wall” in Hawaii. The Quiksilver shorts were my very first pair & were custom made. Quiksilver founders Alan Green & John Law let me pick the colors for them from the bolts of fabric in the back of…

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A shot of me taken 43 years ago in 1977 at Off The Wall on

A shot of me taken 43 years ago in 1977 at Off The Wall on the North Shore. The board is a 7’8″ long Lightning Bolt wing pin Single Fin & it was shaped by Reno Abellira. The Black leg rope was one of the early generation “leggies”…

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A shot of me taken 44 years ago in 1976 at Rocky Point on the

A shot of me taken 44 years ago in 1976 at Rocky Point on the North Shore. The board is a 7’8″ long wing pin Single Fin & it was shaped by Reno Abellira. Reno made me a magic 2 board Quiver that year, both had identical colors, Bolts, Magenta bottoms…

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A 43 year old shot of me at Honolua Bay on Maui

A 43 year old shot of me at Honolua Bay on Maui. I’m riding a 7’8″ long Lightning Bolt wing pin single fin shaped by Reno Abellira…. Bernie Baker, Leonard Brady, Mark Warren, Bruce Raymond, Mark Foo, Bobby Owens & I left the…

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I will be in the new Surfboard Empire store on the Goldy Thursday night from

I will be in the new Surfboard Empire store on the Goldy Thursday night from 5-7 pm. (QLD Time ). Drop in & say Hi, everyone is welcome. Thursday November 21, 2251 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach. Happy to chat to everyone, Sorry but this is not an autograph…

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UPDATE

UPDATE… The 1976 Retro “Bustin Down The Door” models have been sold. Sorry if you missed out. I tried to respond in order of enquiry with prices & once I stared sending these out the first couple of responders bought them straight…

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FOR SA LE

FOR SA LE .. I have a couple of 1976 Retro “Bustin Down The Door” models which are 7’8″ long. My son Kyle is holding one. They are wing pin single fins with subtle flat panel Vee bottoms. The pronounced wing has a Concave channel flute…

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A bottom turn shot from 1976 with a lot of rail buried, nearly up to

A bottom turn shot from 1976 with a lot of rail buried, nearly up to the nose in the turn. The board is a 7’8″ wing pin Single Fin & it was shaped by Reno Abellira. It’s the board with the Magenta bottom & Yellow deck. The photo was…

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Photos of me at Pipeline taken 42 years ago in 1977

Photos of me at Pipeline taken 42 years ago in 1977. The board is a single fin round pin that I shaped in Hawaii in Dick Brewers room at Chun’s Reef on the North Shore. It’s 7’4″ long & 3″ thick. I can’t remember the…

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