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Behind my shaping room

Behind my shaping room. A “Puffer Twin” model computer cut & a couple of my personal Retro Twin Fin models. A “1980 Special Edition Stubbies” Replica & a 1981 World Title Replica. Both are 6’2″ long. The…

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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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•Cheyne Horan on a Geoff McCoy shaped Single Fin

•Cheyne Horan on a Geoff McCoy shaped Single Fin., ( Pink shorts ). •Shaun Tomson on a Spider Murphy shaped Safari Twin Fin, ( Red shorts ). •Chris “Critta” Byrne on a Phil Byrne shape, (Yellow shorts) Single Fin ? •Dane Kealoha on a Town &…

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This is the 1981 Retro Twin Fin I posted earlier

This is the 1981 Retro Twin Fin I posted earlier. It has been sold. Thanks to everyone who responded. There was a lot of interest and to be fair to everyone I tried to respond in order of messages. If I didn’t respond , sorry but it was too late as the board…

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Foe Sale

Foe Sale. A special 1981 Retro Twin Fin model. It’s a recreation of the Twin Fin I rode in the contests on the world tour in 1981. It’s 6’2″ long, 201/2″ wide & 27/8″ thick. Sprayed it in the original colors &…

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A special Retro Twin Fin model

A special Retro Twin Fin model. It’s a recreation of the Twin Fin I rode in the contests on the world tour in 1981. It’s 6’2″ long, 201/2″ wide & 27/8″ thick. Mono has sprayed it in the original colors & all…

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Repost from @tcss A painting of me from a photo taken during the World Cup

Repost from @tcss A painting of me from a photo taken during the World Cup at Haleiwa on the North Shore in 1982. The first round of that event was held in small surf & I rode my 6’2″ Twin Fin. It was 201/4″ wide & 27/8″ thick.…

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Some vision Mark Sutton took of me spraying a board in my driveway

Some vision Mark Sutton took of me spraying a board in my driveway. Keep an eye on the LHS at the amount of overspray in the air drifting above & over the brick fence . It was a bit too windy to spray outdoors & the wind was blowing toward my neighbours…

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A selection of various MR Retro Twin Fin models in Slimes Surf & Skate, King

A selection of various MR Retro Twin Fin models in Slimes Surf & Skate, King Street, Newcastle. From Left to Right, 1982 Vee bottom, 1978 Vee bottom, Two 1982 Concave bottoms, 1981 Vee bottom, 1980 Vee bottom. Glassed by Mick, Darren, Bruno, Peter &…

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A stock board & three custom orders just arrived at Slimes Surf & Skate in

A stock board & three custom orders just arrived at Slimes Surf & Skate in Newcastle. From Left to Right…. 6’2″ 1981 Retro World Title Replica Twin Fin, 6’2″ Retro Sting, 6’6″ Super Twin, & a…

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