Monthly Archive for May 2012

May

28

memorial weekend project

2012, by Jim

built this  5’4″  x  18 1/4″  to go along with the 5’8″  i did a couple months ago…since i have no trouble paddling the 5’8, i’m pushing to see how small is “too small”…tropical storm weather/ bad wind direction for the memorial day weekend gave the perfect excuse to go in and  power out a…  Read On

May

28

late may …EPS/epoxies

2012, by Jim

jameson  mclelland’s 5’6 dumpster diver,   jimmy valva’s  5’2 mini-sim,   bret dieterle’s 5’2 mini-sim,   todd parker’s 5’5 mini-sim,   dylan murphy’s 5’10 spud/hybrid,   paul mruk’s 6’6 single fin (epoxy lamination over standard polyurethane blank)

May

22

custom keel fins…

2012, by Jim

layed up a fin sheet last week to make fins for this week’s mini-simmons…after 5 or 6 variations, i’ve settled on this template as THE fin for my boards

May

22

stolen board ALERT

2012, by Jim

keep your eyes peeled for the board with the checker pattern..ripped off from ben newsome…i’ll post the dimensions and serial # later.

May

17

mid-May…

2012, by Jim

taylor kennedy’s 5’6 twinzer fish & 6’1 shortboard, kevin cann’s 6’4 dbl. wing pintail single fin, blythe laing’s 7’0 performance funshape, taylor kennedy’s 9’2 noserider

May

7

pintail pig 4 sale!

2012, by Jim

here’s a rarity…a stock board ( i never do stocks for my factory)..start with a CLARK blank (8’10 S blue)…go for a classic velzy pig planshape..full resin tint/pinlines.. a pretty package and a piece of history

May

7

glossed & polished

2012, by Jim

more poly’s from the last batch…these got the full meal deal..resin tint, pinlines, gloss & polish… 8’6 mystic stock pintail pig, 8’6 glassed for roger wood, 9’6 for sid earley

May

7

end of april…

2012, by Jim

polyesters for the end of april…jimmy burns’ 5’1 “donut killer”, barry nicol’s 5’11 tri for nicaragua, clay newton’s 7’0 5-fin for good surf here, jamie border’s 9’0 LB

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