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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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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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From Left to Right, •MR, 6’1/2″ talll, waist 36, XL tee, 85 kg

From Left to Right, •MR, 6’1/2″ talll, waist 36, XL tee, 85 kg. •1976 Retro Bumble Bee, 5’10”, 213/4″ wide, 27/8″ thick. •Free Ride Retro Twin Fin, 6’4″, 21″ wide, 27/8″ thick.…

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“Off The Wall”, Hawaii, the photo was taken 42 years ago in 1978 & I

“Off The Wall”, Hawaii, the photo was taken 42 years ago in 1978 & I was riding a 7’0″ Round Pin Single Fin that I had shaped & glassed. It was 191/2″ wide & 27/8″ thick. The bottom had a subtle flat panel…

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A shot of me taken 41 years ago during the Offshore Pipeline Masters in 1978

A shot of me taken 41 years ago during the Offshore Pipeline Masters in 1978. The board is a 7’0″ round pin single fin that I shaped which I still have. There was a 7’4″ version too, same shape with identical colors. I shaped, sprayed…

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Photos of my son Kyle putting up some “Spectre” Ghost Racks to display some boards

Photos of my son Kyle putting up some “Spectre” Ghost Racks to display some boards horizontally. I didn’t do anything except for lifting the boards into place when he was finished. Kyle did all the measuring, spacing & installing…

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7’0″ & 7’4″ Replicas from the quiver of boards I made & rode during the

7'0" & 7'4" Replicas from the quiver of boards I made & rode during the Hawaiian contest season in 1978 7’0″ & 7’4″ Replicas from the quiver of boards I made & rode during the Hawaiian contest season in 1978. . I still have the original 7’0″ board which I used to reference when creating these Retro’s.…

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