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From top to bottom in my shaping room Racks

From top to bottom in my shaping room Racks. A 1979 Retro Single Fin Round Pin. Bushranger 3 Rounded Square & a 1980 Retro Pro Twin Fin. The Single Fin is finished & then other two are nearly finished. @burfordblanks @surfboardempire @slimesboardstore…

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For sale, A 1979 Retro Single Fin model

For sale, A 1979 Retro Single Fin model. This replica model is not currently available to order. It’s 6’8″ long, 20″ wide & 23/4″ thick. Retro rocker & thickness distribution with a beak nose. Flat panel Vee bottom.…

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A 40 or 41 year old shot of me at Haleiwa in December 1979 or

A 40 or 41 year old shot of me at Haleiwa in December 1979 or 1980 ? during the World Cup event. During the late 1970’s & early 80’s the World Cup was the final event of the IPS World Tour & it usually decided the world champ race. There were…

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Merry Christmas, I hope everyone has a great day with family & friends

Merry Christmas, I hope everyone has a great day with family & friends. #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrsinglefin #mrretrosinglefin #mr1979retrosinglefin #mr1979retrosinglefinmodel #mr1979retrocontestquiver…

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This is the wave that won me the Pipeline Masters 39 years ago in 1980

This is the wave that won me the Pipeline Masters 39 years ago in 1980. It was perfect Pipe & Backdoor. With 6 surfers in the final & no priority rule there was some intense radical hassling. We were all trying to take off on the wrong side of the peak…

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A shot of me taken during the Offshore Pipeline Masters in December 1979

A shot of me taken during the Offshore Pipeline Masters in December 1979. I was riding a 7’4″ long Round Pin Single Fin with a flat panel Vee bottom. I shaped, sprayed & glassed it. For my 3 board quiver for the Hawaiian contest season that…

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A collage of wave’s I rode in Hawaii between 1976 & 1982 at Sunset, Off

A collage of wave’s I rode in Hawaii between 1976 & 1982 at Sunset, Off The Wall, Haleiwa & Honolua Bay. It was posted on @nobody_surf at # 21 in their best of 2018 Top 30 countdown . The second wave at OTW is on a Twin Fin. Most of rest are on 7’8″…

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Ghost Racks displaying three of my 1979 Retro Replica Single Fins

Ghost Racks displaying three of my 1979 Retro Replica Single Fins. From the LHS, The green /orange one is 6’8″ long, the yellow / Orange board is 7’0″ long & the third board is 7’4″ long. They are Replicas of the…

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A coupe of my Retro Single Fins mounted & displayed with Ghost Racks

A coupe of my Retro Single Fins mounted & displayed with Ghost Racks. The second photo is my son Kyle installing the bottom bracket. From Left to Right. 6’8″ & 7’0″, They are Replicas of two of the boards from my three board…

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My son Kyle helping me put up some Ghost Racks

My son Kyle helping me put up some Ghost Racks. Actually all I did was hold the boards, Kyle did all the measuring, spacing & installing of the brackets. Unless I’m dealing with surfboard foam I’m kinda useless. The boards are my 1979 Hawaiian…

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