Monthly Archive for January 2012

Jan

29

mid-length simmons

2012, by Jim

jesse’s new 7’2 x 23 1/2″ epoxy simmons…largest one i’ve done since i started shaping them in ’09.  fin plugs (f-3’s) are set so it can be ridden as a twin keel or quad (with a nubster center fin).  the pic below shows the classic s-shaped deck curves of the original simmons shapes.  should basically…  Read On

Jan

26

mid january

2012, by Jim

just finished….mike lanigan’s 5’8 square tail, dan ward’s 5’9 squash tail, KJ’s 6’1 double bump roundtail, ed wilson’s 6’7 roundpin mini-gun, ian lynch’s 9’4 single fin LB

Jan

18

time warp..

2012, by Jim

  found an old template in my garage of a board i shaped in 1990…figured it was as good a time as any to revisit this obscure bit of surfboard history.  cheyne horan rode these “lazor zap” single fins in the early 80’s in his bid for the world title vs. mark richards.  i remember…  Read On

Jan

17

new planshape for 2012

2012, by Jim

tinkering with outlines led to this…a basic san diego fish up front leading into a double bump roundtail..taking the corners off the usual swallowtail shortens the rail line, pulling it in further with the double bump narrows it up even more for tighter, in the pocket surfing with the glide usually associated with fish-y designs. …  Read On

Jan

17

stocks

2012, by Jim

  one custom and 4 stocks for sunrise surf shop…6’1″ epoxy s/b for jeff demarco, 6’0 dbl. bump roundtail fish, 6’2 dbl. bump roundtail fish, 7’0 hull outline funshape, 7’6 from same template futures boxes now come in colors…i like ’em

Jan

10

new year / new boards

2012, by Jim

  first batch of 2012…5’8 epoxy roundtail for valerie rose, 5’10 stubby thruster for jack morrison, 6’6 single wing diamond tail epoxy quad for jim morrison, 7’9 double wing round pin epoxy 5-fin for john beale

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