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Blending & concaving the Swallow after cutting it out with a Saw

Blending & concaving the Swallow after cutting it out with a Saw. I’m using a small short Sureform as I find it easier to use than a standard long one when shaping Swallow Tails. The board is a stock 1980 Retro Pro Twin Fin model. The song playing…

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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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MR Retro shield Squegee logo print Tee Shirts available from @markrichardssurfboardsapparel This print Color matches

MR Retro shield Squegee logo print Tee Shirts available from @markrichardssurfboardsapparel This print Color matches one of the Color designs we do on my 1980 Retro Pro Twin Fin models. We can ship around Australia & internationally at www.markrichardssurfboardsapparel.com.…

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“Behind The Curtain”, A video on Twin Fins & the range of fins I have

“Behind The Curtain”, A video on Twin Fins & the range of fins I have with @fcs_surf Richie Lovett @riklove72 did the interview. Matt Baker @mattyjbakes & Nimai Strickland @nimaistrickland @mysurftv put it all together. If you…

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Finished photos of the Double Wing Swallow I’ve been posting over the last few days

Finished photos of the Double Wing Swallow I’ve been posting over the last few days. It’s 5’7″ kong, 215/8″ wide & 21/2″ thick. It doesn’t have a model name as it’s not a model in my range. It was…

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This is an oversize computer cut pre shape with a clean curvy outline & no

This is an oversize computer cut pre shape with a clean curvy outline & no wings. I’m retemplating the tail drawing on a double bump Wing Swallow tail. The cardboard template is from James Crawley’s 5’8″ vintage MR Twin Fin…

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Vision of me shaping cutting tail lift into a hand shape using a Skil 100

Vision of me shaping cutting tail lift into a hand shape using a Skil 100 Planer. Im starting the cut on full depth then blending it out by sliding the cutting depth lever. The power cord is wrapped over my wrist & arm to lessen the chance of running over…

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Some MR’s in the racks ready to be glassed by Nick Pope at Pope Surfboard

Some MR’s in the racks ready to be glassed by Nick Pope at Pope Surfboard Glassing. There is one custom 5’10” Retro Pro Twin Fin model for @laurietowner A mix of various Puffer Twins, Lone Ranger models, Super Twins & a MR x Mayhem…

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My pack job in the Toyota Kluger for a quick road trip up the coast

My pack job in the Toyota Kluger for a quick road trip up the coast to drop some shaped Blanks off to be glassed by Nick Pope @popesurfboardglassing From top to bottom, A custom 5’10” Retro Pro Twin Fin model for @laurietowner A mix of various…

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Rainbow Surf Shop in Anglet, France displaying a 5’10” long MR Super Twin model outside

Rainbow Surf Shop in Anglet, France displaying a 5’10” long MR Super Twin model outside the store. This one was made at Euroglass in Hossegor, France. Super Twin & Retro Twin Fin models are available in Europe from Euroglass. @rainbowsurfshop…

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