Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Last post...

This will be my last post on tp4surf.blogspot.com. Future blog posts will be seen at www.tp4surf.com under "Blog...see what's new". While your're there, check out the new website.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Another T-Belly headed to the glasser...

This one is for Customer Sheila

These mini-pocket-rockets are just too much fun! If you can ride a boggie board you can fly on a TBG4!! 

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Colorful Mid-Sized Simmons...

Most of the "mini-Simmons" shapes are built in the sub-6' range. Simmons himself built boards with similar outlines from 9' to 6'.  This board is a good example of what I would call a "mid-sized " Simmons shape. The board has the the low-aspect-ratio outline, flat rocker and tail concave that is Simmons-inspired. The extra length provides the volume desired by the customer, and the quad-fin set-up maintains the desired performance level. A great longboard alternative for the smaller waves of summer.

It hard not to notice the unique color design of this board. All of the color work was done with resin-tints by master craftsman Ray Lucke. This is a labor-intensive, four-stage process that yields a radical, one-of-a-kind look.

This close-up shows some of the color variations obtained by the process.

The dimensions are 6'10" x 23" x 3" 60L. As stated above, this is a great summer and/or small-wave board. Multiply your weight by 0.316 to get an estimate of the volume you might need.

May is here and the time is right to order your summer board!