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80's boards

Posted By: retodd

80's boards - 07/01/13 11:02 PM



who is riding them
Posted By: ReefTeef

Re: 80's boards - 07/01/13 11:08 PM

What EXACTLY is an 80's board?

Full rail thruster, 6ft or less with a wider nose and tail?

Posted By: 20W-50 and blood

Re: 80's boards - 07/01/13 11:10 PM

throw in flat to vee or just flat...maybe a slightly sharper rail, multiple logo placments...cancaer that somehow never seems to add up to serious damage or delam
Posted By: retodd

Re: 80's boards - 07/01/13 11:15 PM

Quote:

What EXACTLY is an 80's board?

Full rail thruster, 6ft or less with a wider nose and tail?






flatter deck

flatter bottom

low rocker

i am on the look out for an oldy
Posted By: ReefTeef

Re: 80's boards - 07/01/13 11:20 PM

Man my first board was this greenish blue 5'11" Nectar. Damn I wish I still had that board!
Posted By: Tanner

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 12:12 AM

My first brand new (as in non-used) board in 1981.

Surfboards Hawaii twin fin by Mike Slingerland.



Posted By: ifallalot

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 12:14 AM

Quote:



who is riding them



I love that board
Posted By: Tanner

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 12:16 AM

Stewart Quad in '84 - yeah, I'm old.

I freaking LOVED this board in the Jersey slop!



Posted By: Tanner

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 12:20 AM

Dick Brewer twin fin by Gary Linden '82.

It's Jersey, hence Uncle John's IROC.

If I had kept those shoes, I could have sold them to a Hipster for $200, today.



Posted By: Tanner

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Posted By: sublime74

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 01:36 AM

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Now this is sick
Wonder of that deckpad is good like that
Posted By: bordsmnj

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 02:05 AM

don't forget the beak nose...
Posted By: teeroi

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 02:17 AM

The 80's were kinda cool for boards.

80-81 I rode a twin, then back to a 5'7 single fin with six channels by Cino. Had a 6'0 single step up by Rick(?) Irons.

82 first thruster HIC 5'7 squash by Gabe Garduque it was a Ray Almony team trade in. Opened up a whole new world.

My first custom thruster was a Straight Up by Kim Purrington, a full on Curren inspired bump squash. Super good board.

After that I worked at Local Motion and rode all kinds of boards. Sting thrusters by Rawson. Bonzer bottom thrusters by Rawson and Steve Wilson. Ron Roush shaped a demo epoxy I had for a few weeks. Louie Ferreira, Charlie Smith, Dave Hill, Chuck Andrus, Buddy Dumphy, Diff. Got a couple of magic boards from Ronnie Woodward. Tried lots of team trade-ins, Merricks, Rusty, Maurice Cole.

The 80's were fun until it wasn't.

Started riding Tokoros in the 80's.
Posted By: retodd

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 02:27 AM




my first board in 1988'ish was a Russell quad fin . next board a few months later was a Cactus ( mexican brand ? )

followed by more Russell's shaped by Al Dove and Haun ?

good times

had a Matt Moore bump squash that was amazing too
Posted By: 20W-50 and blood

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 02:57 AM

Quote:

The 80's were kinda cool for boards.

80-81 I rode a twin, then back to a 5'7 single fin with six channels by Cino. Had a 6'0 single step up by Rick(?) Irons.

82 first thruster HIC 5'7 squash by Gabe Garduque it was a Ray Almony team trade in. Opened up a whole new world.

My first custom thruster was a Straight Up by Kim Purrington, a full on Curren inspired bump squash. Super good board.

After that I worked at Local Motion and rode all kinds of boards. Sting thrusters by Rawson. Bonzer bottom thrusters by Rawson and Steve Wilson. Ron Roush shaped a demo epoxy I had for a few weeks. Louie Ferreira, Charlie Smith, Dave Hill, Chuck Andrus, Buddy Dumphy, Diff. Got a couple of magic boards from Ronnie Woodward. Tried lots of team trade-ins, Merricks, Rusty, Maurice Cole.

The 80's were fun until it wasn't.

Started riding Tokoros in the 80's.



gota 7'0 roush 80's single fin in the rafters right now...hell of a flat rocker making for the fastest "fun gun" type thing i've ever seen. havent had it in anything serious other than slightly overhead south walls...but man she flies like a bat out of hell. turns....eh..it gets by.....but she FLIES!
Posted By: teeroi

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 02:57 AM

There were a couple others that I rode because of the surf shop.

Heitor Fernandez, Gordon Quigg, Reno.

Reno was working with carbon strips on the rails and woven in the glass to manipulate flex.

Dave Hill and Charlie Smith were also doing windsurfers and incorporating the bottoms and fin knowledge into much slower surfboards. Dave shaped me a board with a concave deck and bottom.

The Bonzer brothers did stuff for LoMo. Duncan used to walk around in 90 degree Hawaiian heat in shorts and a trench coat. They taught the LoMo shapers about the Bonzer bottoms.
Posted By: teeroi

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 03:03 AM

My sister just saw Ron Roush. He's in Hawaii shaping. It's amazing he can shape so well with that artificial arm.

Ron owed a glass shop some money back in the early 90's. Jeannie called to tell me call the glass shop and listen to the message. I think it was Kimo Greene. The message was leave a message but if this is Ron Roush I have your shaping arm and you're not getting it back 'til you pay me.
Posted By: Retropete

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 03:09 AM

1981 Murray Bourton Pipedream six channel, pintail single.
1982 McCoy lazor zap single.
1983 Energy Simon Anderson thruster squash tail.
1984 Aloha Greg Clough thruster squash tail
1985-8 Kent Manning six channel swallow tail thrusters
1988 Outer Island deep single concave squah tail thruster
1989-94 Burning spears Al Byrne six channel and single/dbl (if memory serves) swallow and squash tail thrusters.
What a decade.
Easy to timeline my boards from then as I only had one board at a time and would ride it in everything.
In the latter part of the decade started going to Fiji and Indo so the one board quiver blew out to two with the addition of a gun.
Wish I still had the lazor zap and the Energy thruster. Both worth a pretty penny now.
Posted By: jkb

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 10:14 AM



THE CHRISTIAN FLETCHER-2

Model comes with a single to double vee off the tail and is designed with a semi 80's outline with the center wide point a little further back. It has a semi pulled in nose and full tail outline and a low full rail.
Posted By: oneula

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 10:47 AM






70's were allot more free thinking

Harold Iggy
Jim Turner
Jim Greene
Dickie DeLong
Ryan Dotson
Brewer
Terry Fitzgerald
Barry Kanaiaupuni
Reno Abellera
Ben Aipa


I was too busy skiing virgin powder at Whistler in the 80's
Posted By: teeroi

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 11:28 AM

I had a hand me down Brewer from my Dad's friend in '75. It had Upturned rails, I think it was a little over 7 feet. Sucked at Kalamas where we were learning to surf but when I took it out to some of the more open faced Eastside spots thing flew. It was in mint condition. Wish I still had that one.

A neighbor had a 6'4 Walden that I got for a bag of weed. That was my first shortboard.

My first new board was in '78 or 79 a 6'6 T&C double stringer swallow shaped by Glenn Minami. Bright yellow with green between the stringer. Got it for $150 with a leash, wax and a yellow T&C tshirt. Wish I still had that shirt the board too.

I didn't surf good enough in the 70's for it to be as close to my heart as the 80's. Plus it was full of grommet hood terror from the older meaner rippers.
Posted By: VaB

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 12:22 PM

does an m80 count?
Posted By: stubster

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 12:33 PM

My retro Oak Foils Galaxy Twin with glass-ons, beak nose, custom airspray. I sold it a month or so ago.



Posted By: oneula

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 01:27 PM

Before I left Hawaii in 74 surfing was allot different allot more experimental.

All I remember of T&C back then was Craig selling wax in a little hole in the wall store (7/11 these days?) across the Monkey Bar in Pearl City. Wax and Shorts was all he had back then no boards. Bolt, Surfline, G&S and Country Surfboards Haleiwa where the labels of choice back then.

My cousins Brian Hamilton and Kimo Farm always had the state of the art equipment.

Kimo grad in the early 70's from Punahou around the same age as Gerry and always got customs from Brewer because of that.

One day he showed up with this experimental winged swallow tail that Brewer was fooling around with Owl with

It was the first "tri-fin" I ever saw with two little half moon fins on the swallow tails behind the singlet with a concave bottom. I think someone calls them "Reverse Thrusters" these days. This was before Simon showed up here with his thruster.
But as it was lightening bolt/Parrish beak nose days a wing swallow wide and stubby with a concave and not vee bottom was like looking at a spacecraft.

I think Griffin has an old brewer template of a similar design that MR got from brewer.

Anyway after working all summer at the Pineapple Cannery I took all my earnings and went down to Iggy at the Surfboard Shaping Company in Pearl City and ordered my own version. It was one of the best boards I ever had back then seemed so far ahead of its time eventhough guys in my neighborhood were already making experimental superlight 4-5lb "thruster" shapes just with one fin.
Of course they didn't last too long with just one layer of glass and no real hotcoat so that you were kind of like riding on a weave of glass. But this was like 71-72

I think the bump squash, beefy/boxy rails and triplane rocker was big in the 80's. Seems like Rusty'd Occy Board and MR twins were the rage.
Posted By: Greg Griffin

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 01:38 PM

1973

Mike Croteau was sent back to the mainland by RB with Jim Mizel to make Dick Brewer surfboards .

Jim had RB's first wing swallow , it was 6'4".

It had a concave tail and was a Tri Fin with a very small fin behind the center fin in the concave , 4 fins .

That board was amazing .
Posted By: silentbutdeadly

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 01:51 PM

Sick boards in this thread. Every once in awhile I see a noob or a tourist with a sick looking 80's stick and I've been tempted to offer money.

I'd love to ride a well shaped 80's stub (OG) to see how it goes.
Posted By: pee_pee

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 09:49 PM

I learned to surf in the mid 90s (middle school age) and first board was an 80s garage sale special "Impact" board with neon colors and probably 6'0 x 19.5 x 2.5 ish. A couple months into it I decided I wanted to rip and the surf shop employee talked me into a used 5'11 x 17.5 x 2 rockered out sinker
Luckily took a dive skating down to the beach and broke all the fins off of it and ruined the bottom after a couple months of flapping and went back to the Impact
80s boards were great!
Posted By: Tanner

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 09:59 PM

Quote:

Sick boards in this thread. Every once in awhile I see a noob or a tourist with a sick looking 80's stick and I've been tempted to offer money.




My buddy collects 80's boards and offers money to these people all the time. More often than not he walks away with an insane board for not that much coin.

I haven't been over to his house in awhile, but he had to have had 20+ 80's boards, last time I was there - most of which were water-tight and he was riding them.

I've always wanted to take a quiver shot of him and the boards, but have never done it........maybe this thread will be my motivation......



Posted By: retodd

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 10:05 PM

i would be forever grateful if you did

@ sbd , i wanna do the same thing . its actually what got me thinking about this thread tittle . was at my local beachie and this girl had a Mint cond 80's surf side sports " brotherhood " board and i was all over it . 4 belly channels and tricolor glass on fins
Posted By: ReefTeef

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 11:08 PM

About 4 yrs ago I had the misfortune of being a trailer park maintenance man in Escondidio (between jobs) and one day while walking around this shithole I spotted this 80's Ripcurl thruster with an insane airbrush, under this carport rigged to be a garage. It had to have been a Peter St. Pierre/ Moonlight glassed board because I know they were doing them at the time it was shaped. It had blue rails fade to yellow and orange with some geometricshit going on. The thing was rad and I kick myself in the ass everytime I think about how I sould have knocked and offered them $40 bucks for it.
Posted By: retodd

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 11:31 PM







how is that tight cluster fin placement
Posted By: hyper2

Re: 80's boards - 07/02/13 11:47 PM

really liking my Lost flashback
Posted By: Tanner

Re: 80's boards - 07/03/13 12:01 AM



Posted By: SlicedFeet

Re: 80's boards - 07/03/13 12:03 AM



I miss my old office, then came the kids.

First board, 5'8 Lance custom 1985. 2nd board, 6'1 Willis I got for my birthday out of Encinitas Surfboards in 1988?

Both going in the grave with me.
Posted By: Tanner

Re: 80's boards - 07/03/13 12:08 AM

In honor of the Schroff t-shirt I've had on all day........

Posted By: Tanner

Re: 80's boards - 07/03/13 12:15 AM

Posted By: hyper2

Re: 80's boards - 07/03/13 12:27 AM

came across this

http://www.vintagesurfboard.net/index.html
Posted By: heddiyup

Re: 80's boards - 07/03/13 12:39 AM

http://www.boardcollector.com/

Per the website:
"One man's exploration of the 'innovation period' of surfboard design from 1975 to 1985 or 'how a bunch of old surfboards saved my life."

It's a great blog from someone who collects a TON of boards. His descriptions of the shapes and the theories behind them, and ride reports, have helped me understand what's going on with the boards I ride and what I do or don't like in a shape. Can't recommend this blog highly enough and even though I didn't start following because I liked boards from that era (I was born towards the end of it), it's the first one I click on in my RSS feed.

Now that I've typed this much, I can't stop thinking about what this blog taught me or led me into researching: the influence of the no-nose Lazer Zap in design history, how bottom contours are what makes a good twin fin, the ideas behind bumped tails, and most fascinating was how the debates about 1, 2, 3, or 4 fins played out back in the day. The kicker: the same ideas that were being debated about all of these design attributes are again relevant today!

In short, surf that guy's blog and read every post.
Posted By: ReefTeef

Re: 80's boards - 07/03/13 12:55 AM

Quote:

came across this

http://www.vintagesurfboard.net/index.html




Check out the Ripcurl board. Scroll down on the left. That thing is epic!
Posted By: Mandu

Re: 80's boards - 07/04/13 07:23 PM

...the last board on the g&s page...Hank Warner shaped some of those in '85-'86 for g&s. I loved that board. Awesome grovel board. Had so much fun switching the trailer fins.
Posted By: rowjimmytour

Re: 80's boards - 07/04/13 08:00 PM





Posted By: revolutionsurfer

Re: 80's boards - 07/05/13 05:09 PM

Quote:

http://www.boardcollector.com/

Per the website:
"One man's exploration of the 'innovation period' of surfboard design from 1975 to 1985 or 'how a bunch of old surfboards saved my life."

It's a great blog from someone who collects a TON of boards. His descriptions of the shapes and the theories behind them, and ride reports, have helped me understand what's going on with the boards I ride and what I do or don't like in a shape. Can't recommend this blog highly enough and even though I didn't start following because I liked boards from that era (I was born towards the end of it), it's the first one I click on in my RSS feed.

Now that I've typed this much, I can't stop thinking about what this blog taught me or led me into researching: the influence of the no-nose Lazer Zap in design history, how bottom contours are what makes a good twin fin, the ideas behind bumped tails, and most fascinating was how the debates about 1, 2, 3, or 4 fins played out back in the day. The kicker: the same ideas that were being debated about all of these design attributes are again relevant today!

In short, surf that guy's blog and read every post.



I like that site also. That guy has had some of the best looking 80s era boards, including a couple that have major historical value behind them than most other sites. I take mild issue with the created era.."innovation period." Surfing as we know it is very young. Much of what was learned in that period is still being used, reused or refined. That entire period lasted about 12 years, but innovation has been an ongoing thing in surfing since it first started. Kind of makes it seem a long time ago when it was really a very short time ago.

The Lazor Zaps main contribution to modern surfing was the plan shape. Simon put three fins on that plan shape and what Cheyne and Geoff had been looking for...a board that would be stable like a single and loose like a twin, where you stood on the tail and didn't have to move around on the board.... became the thruster. It might be one of the ultimate best single fin designs ever along with it's variants.

There are plenty of other valid and fun designs which do not follow this formula. In fact, of late, I sort of hate calling anything retro as most everything in surfing has it roots in something else. Each craftsman sort of does it own thing. Makes choosing a shaper fun.

Surfings biggest issue has always been putting too much emphasis on what pros or elite surfers ride or even their opinions. Most are born with their talent. What feels one way to them will be totally different for your average surfer. They make everything they ride look good. Hard not to appreciate some of that talent though. Slater, Kerr, Parko, John John and Gabriel among many others are marvels to behold.


80s boards worked well. They were wide enough, floated well and were snappy.

I"m about to sell a couple of my personal Zappers. One vintage the other a personal board. Pm me if anyone has an interest.
Posted By: ReefTeef

Re: 80's boards - 02/14/14 05:27 PM

Bump for Havoc.
Posted By: O.T.

Re: 80's boards - 02/15/14 01:45 AM

The old Carthaginion (sp)! Ha-bha rights!
Posted By: r32

Re: 80's boards - 02/15/14 02:07 AM

stubster, why did you sell that beautiful custom oak board?
Posted By: r32

Re: 80's boards - 02/15/14 02:34 AM

My very first and I still have her!

6-4" thruster from Ken Freeland, apparently a shaper from Jeffrey's Bay. Can't even recall where I picked up or from whom.

On the bottom it says

6'4", F-749, K.F.

Picked it up sometime around '90 I think?

Posted By: manbearpig

Re: 80's boards - 02/15/14 02:37 AM

Originally Posted By: retodd






how is that tight cluster fin placement <img src="/forum/images/graemlins/facelick.gif" alt="" />


HOLY poop I NEED facelick
Posted By: RatRed

Re: 80's boards - 02/15/14 02:42 AM

Great thread! I love 80s boards and still have a few.



Posted By: r32

Re: 80's boards - 02/15/14 05:46 PM

Originally Posted By: HavocZen
wow, sweet collection! I loved the 80's!!


+1 I feel like AC/DC is pumping in the background in that pic.

Added link to this thread in popular threads which is pinned at the top of each forum.
Posted By: Greg Griffin

Re: 80's boards - 02/15/14 06:04 PM

Me so love 80's Too . smile2





1982



1983




1982



Posted By: Greg Griffin

Re: 80's boards - 02/15/14 06:11 PM

Late 80ís


More Big Logos








Dane riding his 5 Fin



And Havocís Fave

From 1982


Posted By: Bud

Re: 80's boards - 02/15/14 06:34 PM

More Big Logos... 1982 pau surf @ Maili Pt on my team HIC thruster by Cino. Might have been a Jeannie Chesser airbrush too. Built at the long gone BOWS (Board of water supply) factory behind the Ford dealership in Aiea. IIRC that one was 5'8 x 19 x verythick



Posted By: kellsmith

Re: 80's boards - 02/15/14 07:40 PM

Originally Posted By: manbearpig
Originally Posted By: retodd






how is that tight cluster fin placement <img src="/forum/images/graemlins/facelick.gif" alt="" />


HOLY poop I NEED facelick

yes that outline is the shiznit smokin
Posted By: wwhisperer

Re: 80's boards - 02/24/14 09:40 AM





hat
Posted By: surfer57

Re: 80's boards - 02/24/14 02:42 PM



Have had this little 80's board for a while. $75 yard sale find. As you can tell it gets ridden a lot. I just blew the fin off it this weekend so it's getting lokbox'd and I'll be able to travel with it then.
Posted By: RatRed

Re: 80's boards - 03/28/14 12:28 AM

Originally Posted By: SlicedFeet


I miss my old office, then came the kids.

First board, 5'8 Lance custom 1985. 2nd board, 6'1 Willis I got for my birthday out of Encinitas Surfboards in 1988?

Both going in the grave with me.


I just picked this up for an upcoming Nicaragua trip. Thanks to SlicedFeet for the inspiration for this 80s tribute spray. Jim Dunlop really knocked it out of the park with this one.



Posted By: retodd

Re: 80's boards - 03/28/14 12:33 AM

That is a grand slam
Posted By: Mr_Stagger_Lee

Re: 80's boards - 03/28/14 06:23 PM

Originally Posted By: RatRed

I just picked this up for an upcoming Nicaragua trip. Thanks to SlicedFeet for the inspiration for this 80s tribute spray. Jim Dunlop really knocked it out of the park with this one.





Awesome!!
Posted By: Aruka

Re: 80's boards - 03/28/14 06:27 PM

Originally Posted By: Mr_Stagger_Lee
Originally Posted By: RatRed

I just picked this up for an upcoming Nicaragua trip. Thanks to SlicedFeet for the inspiration for this 80s tribute spray. Jim Dunlop really knocked it out of the park with this one.





Awesome!!


So good. jam_on
Posted By: SlicedFeet

Re: 80's boards - 03/28/14 06:31 PM

That is fricking rad! applause2
Posted By: rowjimmytour

Re: 80's boards - 03/28/14 06:47 PM

Originally Posted By: wwhisperer




hat

Love this video and used to watch a million times vhs cheers Occy at Sunset can only be matched by BK crazy2 Different lines and different times wave2
Posted By: bsnyder

Re: 80's boards - 10/13/14 12:29 AM

Made from a template by the man at the beginning of this thread.
Simon Anderson Circa 1983.
6' 0"x 20.25"x 2.67"
Did my best to make an authentic 80's stick.
Flattter deck.
Angular rails.
Flat bottom to Vee.
Belly channels.
Semi-beak nose.
80's spray job.



Posted By: backset

Re: 80's boards - 10/13/14 02:51 PM

DAng that looks awesome. Reminds me a little of a Rainbow board I had back in 88-89..super fun
Posted By: RatRed

Re: 80's boards - 01/31/16 11:14 PM

First time I ever took them all off the walls for a group pic. All 80s except the Schroff.



Posted By: retodd

Re: 80's boards - 02/01/16 01:24 AM

Lovely thread smile

RatRed you sir are winning
Posted By: 20W-50 and blood

Re: 80's boards - 02/01/16 10:02 AM

goddamn thats an epic quiver tha id never get tired of
Posted By: Aruka

Re: 80's boards - 02/01/16 04:04 PM

Damn RatRed, you really know how to bump a thread cheers
Posted By: Colin

Re: 80's boards - 02/02/16 03:17 AM

I got a couple. 5'10" x 19.75" x 2.5"


Posted By: Colin

Re: 80's boards - 02/02/16 03:19 AM

Deck. Airbrushed logo

Posted By: Colin

Re: 80's boards - 02/02/16 03:28 AM

Channels and fins and vee.

Posted By: Retropete

Re: 80's boards - 02/02/16 03:40 AM

That's a whole lotta V.
Now how's about a full quiver pic for the 2016 quiver thread?
Posted By: Colin

Re: 80's boards - 02/02/16 07:15 AM

Pete... Working on it. First shot will my school of fish in a fish bowl. Probably this coming weekend.
Posted By: JaM71

Re: 80's boards - 02/02/16 11:34 AM

Originally Posted By: Colin
Pete... Working on it. First shot will my school of fish in a fish bowl. Probably this coming weekend.


Excellent, yours is a quiver I look forward to seeing. my wife is going away so I'll snap a couple pics this weekend as well......I ll have to mow the lawn first though, u fellas are harsh critics!!!
Posted By: bsnyder

Re: 80's boards - 02/03/16 03:06 AM

Originally Posted By: Colin
I got a couple. 5'10" x 19.75" x 2.5"




I'm digging everything about that board.
Outline, Channels, Vee.
Any side shots so we can see fin template?
Damn the 80's were so cool.
Posted By: 20W-50 and blood

Re: 80's boards - 02/03/16 03:50 AM

no sh!t...im loing that oard and woudl love to spin it
Posted By: RatRed

Re: 80's boards - 04/01/19 11:39 PM

Newest lineup. Check out the Gerry Lopez. Shaped for GMac found last week in FL.


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Posted By: GromsDad

Re: 80's boards - 04/02/19 12:48 AM

Originally Posted by RatRed
First time I ever took them all off the walls for a group pic. All 80s except the Schroff.

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Very cool. Guessing you are a fellow east coaster.
Posted By: RatRed

Re: 80's boards - 04/02/19 01:22 AM

Yeah Fernandina Beach Florida. All those FL boards give me away.
Posted By: GromsDad

Re: 80's boards - 04/02/19 11:36 AM

Actually it was the Seasoned (Virginia Beach?) and WRV and Fox (Both Hatteras?) that jumped out at me. Of the board labels you posted I have a Seasoned, Fox and a Natural Art. The early 80s Fox I have I'd rate as a 9 out of 10.

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Posted By: ciscojaws

Re: 80's boards - 04/02/19 11:45 AM

Originally Posted by GromsDad
Originally Posted by RatRed
First time I ever took them all off the walls for a group pic. All 80s except the Schroff.

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Very cool. Guessing you are a fellow east coaster.

The pink one between the Seasoned and Lightning Bolt - In the Eye?
Posted By: Barknuckle

Re: 80's boards - 04/02/19 12:31 PM

I believe it's an Ocean Ave shied in Melbourne Beach FL????
Posted By: GromsDad

Re: 80's boards - 04/02/19 01:10 PM

Yes. That is an Ocean Ave
Posted By: jbd

Re: 80's boards - 04/02/19 02:53 PM

Originally Posted by Barknuckle
I believe it's an Ocean Ave shied in Melbourne Beach FL????

Ocean Avenue surfboards was located in Melbourne beach Florida. I think they were Fox before that. Jeff Klugel was a shaper, I think Dylan Graves (PR Pro) dad may have been an part owner if I remember correctly.
I've seen those boards on Craigslist Rat Red. Are you the guy selling them all the time or buying them up?
Nice board Jimmy D shaped you btw!
Posted By: Sharkbiscuit

Re: 80's boards - 04/02/19 07:27 PM

My glass slipper was an Ocean Ave. Second board after years on the Slingerland Surfboards Hawaii twin. Not so good in mush or crowds; as soon as it was chest high on an 11 year old, game on.
Posted By: RatRed

Re: 80's boards - 04/03/19 03:23 AM

Originally Posted by jbd
I've seen those boards on Craigslist Rat Red. Are you the guy selling them all the time or buying them up?


Im the "old boards wanted ad". I almost never sell. There is another collector that sells a lot on Jax craigslist.
Posted By: jbd

Re: 80's boards - 04/10/19 01:23 PM

Originally Posted by RatRed
Originally Posted by jbd
I've seen those boards on Craigslist Rat Red. Are you the guy selling them all the time or buying them up?


Im the "old boards wanted ad". I almost never sell. There is another collector that sells a lot on Jax craigslist.


You selling a Chili shortboard on NFL swip swap?
maybe thats the other collector too...

Nice collection, I think that shroff was at Hixons surf shop at one time.
( I worked there as a kid)
Posted By: RatRed

Re: 80's boards - 04/11/19 03:40 AM

Originally Posted by jbd
Originally Posted by RatRed
Originally Posted by jbd
I've seen those boards on Craigslist Rat Red. Are you the guy selling them all the time or buying them up?


Im the "old boards wanted ad". I almost never sell. There is another collector that sells a lot on Jax craigslist.


You selling a Chili shortboard on NFL swip swap?
maybe thats the other collector too...

Nice collection, I think that shroff was at Hixons surf shop at one time.
( I worked there as a kid)




Yes I'm selling the chili. Its like new for $300. You interested?
Posted By: jbd

Re: 80's boards - 04/11/19 01:43 PM

Originally Posted by RatRed
Originally Posted by jbd
Originally Posted by RatRed
Originally Posted by jbd
I've seen those boards on Craigslist Rat Red. Are you the guy selling them all the time or buying them up?


Im the "old boards wanted ad". I almost never sell. There is another collector that sells a lot on Jax craigslist.


You selling a Chili shortboard on NFL swip swap?
maybe thats the other collector too...

Nice collection, I think that shroff was at Hixons surf shop at one time.
( I worked there as a kid)




Yes I'm selling the chili. Its like new for $300. You interested?


Looks fun, I got a few Dunlops in the 5'9"-11" range. But that's a pretty damn good deal. I'll point a few guys to your post.
poly?or epoxy?


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