This photo was taken in 1976 at “Off The Wall” in Hawaii

This photo was taken in 1976 at “Off The Wall” in Hawaii. The Quiksilver shorts were my very first pair & were custom made. Quiksilver founders Alan Green & John Law let me pick the colors for them from the bolts of fabric in the back of the original small @quiksilver showroom / factory in Torquay. ( Not sure what I was thinking with my color choice, maybe not thinking !!! ). I offered to pay for the shorts but they did not charge me. I was so stoked, a free pair of shorts meant I was sponsored by Quiksilver. I do remember how comfortable they were to surf in with the scallop leg compared to what I’d worn previously. I don’t still have them, wish I did, even though I wouldn’t be able to fit my enlarged behind into them now !!. •The Lightning Bolt single fin was one of two shaped for me by Reno Abellira. I’m carrying the 7’8″, the other was 8’0″ long. They were both exactly the same Color, Magenta bottoms & Yellow decks. •I’m riding the 7’8 & wearing the shorts in the second & third photos. I’m guessing Dan Merkel took the photo ? @merkelmedia @mikypicon @cidoubleyou @mikereilly1 @samueltgriffiths @sammygosling @anothery @limowall @quiksilver @wadelamond @rcastro02 @benny_big @yeahbranchy @fuzzy66. @dannyteheuheutukino @renoabellira @rudyland @stephenisbelly @euroglass @boardriderscapbreton @boardriderscoolangatta @boardriderstorquay @boardridersericeira @boardridersmalibu #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #markrichardssurfboards #mrsinglefin #mrretrosinglefin #mr1976retrobustindownthedoor #mr1976retrobustindownthedoormodel #mrbustindownthedoormodel #bustindownthedoor #mr1976retrosinglefin #mr1976retrosinglefinmodel

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In the new @surfboardempire store, Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach last night

In the new @surfboardempire store, Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach last night. I’m holding a 1980 Retro Pro Twin Fin model. Shaped from a Burford Blank. Glassed by Taka & the team @sun_glass_glassing with a gloss & polish finish. Sprayed by Brett Palmer @_mkbn_ Full range of MR models in stock. @quiksilver @mikypicon @anothery @cidoubleyou @mikereilly1 @fuzzy66 @sammygosling @samueltgriffiths @wadelamond @boardriderscoolangatta @boardriderstorquay @boardridersericeira @boardriderscapbreton @burfordblanks @darrenburford66 #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrtwinfin #mrretrotwinfin #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #mr1980retrotwinfin #mr1980retrotwinfinmodel #mr1980retroprotwinfin #mr1980retroprotwinfinmodel #mr1976retrobustindownthedoor #mr1976retrobustindownthedoormodel #mrbustindownthedoormodel

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A bottom turn shot from 1976 with a lot of rail buried, nearly up to

A bottom turn shot from 1976 with a lot of rail buried, nearly up to the nose in the turn. The board is a 7’8″ wing pin Single Fin & it was shaped by Reno Abellira. It’s the board with the Magenta bottom & Yellow deck. The photo was taken at “Off The Wall” in Hawaii. I’m not sure who took the photo, it was 43 years ago. I first saw it posted @silversurfer0161 The Pink & Red shorts were my very first pair of Quiksilver’s with scallop legs. @quiksilver @cidoubleyou @mikereilly1 @anothery @mikypicon @sammygosling @samueltgriffiths @yeahbranchy @wadelamond @fuzzy66 @boardriderscapbreton @boardriderscoolangatta @boardridersmalibu @boardridersericeira @boardriderstorquay @renoabellira #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardssurfboardsapparel #mr1976retrobustindownthedoor #mr1976retrobustindownthedoormodel #mr1976retrosinglefinmodel #mr1976retrosinglefin #mrsinglefin #mrretrosinglefin #mrbustindownthedoormodel #mrbustindownthedoor

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Tony Cohen & Yoshi with deck photos of Tony’s 7’0″ 1976 Retro Wing Pin Single

Tony Cohen & Yoshi with deck photos of Tony’s 7’0″ 1976 Retro Wing Pin Single Fin.,The photos were taken in Yoshi’s factory @takedacustoms at Burleigh Heads on the Goldy. He had just fine sanded a section near the tail for me to sign the board. He sprayed the pin line & lightning bolts onto the glass after sanding. @tonyc7 @mfanno @surfboardempire @sashstocker @mayhemsurfboards_mattbiolos @matt_aldridge @slimesboardstore @pop_diddy @foam_riders #markrichardssurfboards #mrsinglefin #mrretrosinglefin #mr1976retrosinglefin #mr1976retrosinglefinmodel #mrbustindownthedoormodel #mrbustindownthedoor #mr1976retrobustindownthedoor #mr1976retrobustindownthedoormodel #mr1976bustindownthedoor

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My son Kyle with the bottom of his 1976 Retro “Bustin Down The Door” Wing

My son Kyle with the bottom of his 1976 Retro “Bustin Down The Door” Wing Pin Single Fin model. It’s 7’8″ long. I posted a deck photo a few months ago. Retro rocker with a subtle flat panel Vee bottom & Concave flutes in the wings. Color sprayed by Mono & glassed in 6oz with a gloss & polish finish by the team at PSM Glassing. (Mick, Darren, Bruno & Peter). The owner of PSM retried & closed the Glassing factory last year. @kylerichards1 @peter_grover @micktheglasser @slimesboardstore @pop_diddy @markmonostewart2481 @markrichardssurfboardsapparel @mayhemsurfboards_mattbiolos #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrsinglefin #mrretrosinglefin #mrbustindownthedoormodel #mr1976retrobustindownthedoor #mr1976retrobustindownthedoormodel #psmglassing

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The wing Swallow tail of Zac Settimo’s custom 7’6″ long “Bustin Down The Door” model

The wing Swallow tail of Zac Settimo’s custom 7’6″ long “Bustin Down The Door” model with a Concave flute in the wing. This model usually has a wing pin tail & a Magenta bottom but Zac wanted a Swallow & a Color change. He works in Slimes Boardstore in Newcastle & liked the Wing Swallow tail gun of mine on display. I used a template from 1985 of a 7’4″ wing Swallow gun I had made to take to Hawaii. Interesting how templates that I never thought I would use again come in handy 33 years later. Shaped out of a Burford Blank. Recently sprayed by Mono & glassed by the PSM team. @zacsettimo @slimesboardstore @kakek_slime @timdickson @pop_diddy @burfordblanks @darrenburford66 @markrichardssurfboardsapparel @markmonostewart2481 @peter_grover @micktheglasser @markplater #psmglassing #mrsinglefin #mrretrosinglefin #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssprays #mrbustindownthedoormodel #mr1976retrobustindownthedoor #mr1976retrobustindownthedoormodel

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Today is my son Kyle’s Birthday, He is holding his custom 1976 Retro “Bustin Down

Today is my son Kyle’s Birthday, He is holding his custom 1976 Retro “Bustin Down The Door” Wing Pin Single Fin model. It’s 7’8″ long. Retro rocker with a subtle flat panel Vee bottom & Concave flutes in the wings. Color sprayed by Mono & glassed in 6oz with a gloss & polish finish by the team at PSM Glassing recently. @kylerichards1 @graceirichards @nathanrichards @slimesboardstore @pop_diddy @micktheglasser @peter_grover @markmonostewart2481 @markplater @mayhemsurfboards_mattbiolos #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardssprays #markrichardscolordesigns #mrsinglefin #mrretrosinglefin #mr1976retrobustindownthedoor #mr1976retrobustindownthedoormodel #mrbustindownthedoormodel

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Eddie Vedder tee shirt print from the Ohana Festival Concerts on this weekend in Dana

Eddie Vedder tee shirt print from the Ohana Festival Concerts on this weekend in Dana Point, California. Art by Ben Brown @mentalben @pearljam @robertwilson12345 @nathanrichards @present_tensepj @samueltgriffiths @mikypicon @sammygosling @euroglass @hey_fahkah_ @yeahbranchy @pearljamonline @mikereilly1 @cidoubleyou @theohanafest @quiksilver #markrichardssurfboards #mrbustindownthedoormodel #mr1976retrobustindownthedoor #mr1976retrobustindownthedoormodel

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Ghost Racks displaying a MR 1976 Retro “Bustin Down The Door” single fin model

Ghost Racks displaying a MR 1976 Retro “Bustin Down The Door” single fin model. Most of the replicas we have done of this board were in the magenta & yellow Color scheme of the original board. There were only a few two tone blue ones made. A couple of customs & a couple of stock ones. Mono did this spray & the team at PSM glassed it. Reposted from Lindsay Hamilton, @lh_singlefin @ghost.racks @markrichardssurfboardsapparel @markmonostewart2481 @drippingwetsurfshop @brettcurotta #psmglassing #markrichardssurfboards #markrichardssprays #markrichardscolordesigns #mrsinglefin #mrretrosinglefin #mrbustindownthedoormodel #mr1976retrobustindownthedoor #mr1976retrobustindownthedoormodel #ghostracks

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Some more boards from the last batch of MR’s that were glassed in the PSM

Some more boards from the last batch of MR’s that were glassed in the PSM factory in Byron Bay Mono spraying, Mick Glassing, Darren on fins, Bruno sanding, Rob sprays / pinlines, Peter on gloss & polish finishes. From right to left, a 1978 Retro Single Fin, Brad Gerlach’s 1980 Retro Twin Fin, Ronnie Blakey’s Super Twin, Zac Settimo’s purple gun amongst one stock Bustin Down the Door model & one custom for Rhys Smith, Mark Bell’s Stinger, some single fins, a Bumble Bee twin fin & a couple of Free Ride twin fin models. On the LHS, Tai Buddha Grahams 1980 Retro Twin. @bradgerlach @ronnieblakey_ @markmonostewart2481 @bellst204 @peter_grover @fenechsurf @zacsettimo @markrichardssurfboardsapparel @rhys_smithers @taibuddha #markrichardssprays #markrichardscolordesigns #markrichardssurfboards #mrtwinfin #mrretrotwinfin #mrsinglefin #mrretrosinglefin #mr1978retrosinglefin #mr1978retrosinglefinmodel #mrsupertwin #mrsupertwinmodel #mr1980retrotwinfin #mr1980retrotwinfinmodel #mrbustindownthedoormodel #mr1976retrobustindownthedoor #mr1976retrobustindownthedoormodel #mr1976retrobumblebeemodel #mr1976retrobumblebee #mrfreeridemodel #mrfreeridetwinfinmodel #mrretrosting #mrretrostingmodel #twinfinsrule #twinfinfever #twinfinfevercatchit #twinfinsforever #psmglassing

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