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Hughie Towner with his custom 1980 Retro Pro Twin Fin model

Hughie Towner with his custom 1980 Retro Pro Twin Fin model. Dimensions are 5’10, long, 20″ wide & 23/4″ thick. @hughietowner The color design was done by Nick Pope who also glassed it. Gloss & Polish finish with set Soar fins.…

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An epic Color design on a 1980 Retro Pro Twin fin for Tom Duesler

An epic Color design on a 1980 Retro Pro Twin fin for Tom Duesler. Its 6’2″ long, 201/2″ thick & 23/4″ thick. @tduesler #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardssprays #markrichardscolordesigns #mrtwinfin #mrretrotwinfin…

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Custom 1980 Retro Pro Twin fins for Tom Duesler & Darren

Custom 1980 Retro Pro Twin fins for Tom Duesler & Darren. Both boards are 6’2″ long, 201/2″ thick & 23/4″ thick. This model shares a similar Retro rocker, Vee bottom, fluted wings, & thickness distribution as the…

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Cutting the Swallow into the tail of a 1980 Retro Pro Twin Fin model

Cutting the Swallow into the tail of a 1980 Retro Pro Twin Fin model. I usually do this last as I find it easier to nearly complete the shape with the tail left square. I’ve lost count of how many times I have over cut & put a slice in the foam on the opposite…

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A bottom turn shot from the early 1980’s during the Rip Curl Easter Classic at

A bottom turn shot from the early 1980’s during the Rip Curl Easter Classic at Bells Beach. The board is either a 6’2″ or a 6’4″ twin fin. My contest quiver consisted of a 6’2″ for small surf & the 6’4″…

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FOR SALE, 1980 Retro Twin Fin models

FOR SALE, 1980 Retro Twin Fin models. These two replicas are the original 1980 model & are not currently available to order. Dimensions are, •LHS, 5’6″ long, 191//2″ wide & 25/8″ thick. 30.5 Litres •RHS, 5’10”…

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Vision of me shaping using a Skil 100 planer on its side to clean up

Vision of me shaping using a Skil 100 planer on its side to clean up the plan shape after initially cutting it out with a hand Saw. The cutting blade lever is on the front shoe of the planer & I’m adjusting the depth of cut by slightly moving it as I go…

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Vision of me using my Dad’s Disston Hand Saw to cut off the “rail bones”

Vision of me using my Dad’s Disston Hand Saw to cut off the “rail bones” after drawing the plan shape template onto this Blank. I’m deliberately cutting slowly & as precisely as I can. The closer I cut to the pencil line results…

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A set of foam core fiberglass fins I made about 35 years ago back in

A set of foam core fiberglass fins I made about 35 years ago back in the early 1980’s. I made the fins by laminating 10 layers of fiberglass onto a square of thick window glass to get the flat inside profile.. I did the color design on a sheet of 1/4″…

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Twin Fin Wing – Swallow tails in my shaping room

Twin Fin Wing – Swallow tails in my shaping room. The two boards on the bottom are finished Super Twin models. The top one is a computer cut 1890 Retro Pro model. They are all Burford Blanks. @surfboardempire @burfordblanks @darrenburford66 @slimesboardstore…

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