Aussie Surfboards



BACK TO BUGGS’ GALLERY

KEY: O= Original, R= Repaired, RF= Refurbished. Condition of board rated: 1(worst)-10(best)


Goodtime has been handshaping surfboards since 1971. We began with one thought, that having a Goodtime is; “what surfing is all about.” Thirty eight years later we still are having a goodtime surfing! The shop is now a long way bigger and with the huge wave and large surfer on the awning, it has now become a famous landmark in Woolloongabba, if not in Brisbane.

www.goodtime.com.au

l58w2214t258_frontback
l58w2214t258_collagel58w2214t258_finl58w2214t258_detail
Board Dimensions
Length: 5′ 8″
Width: 22″ 1/4
Thickness: 2″ 5/8
Classic, 1970′s knee Board.  Yet I have been using it as a surf-rider. Boaty, floaty and curvy.  Just look at that HUGE Fin.  Like a boomerang!  This thing is intimidating.  One can hurt themselves on this board if one is not careful.  All Original Goodtime for Goodtime fun.  I want to get this up on a plane on a down the line point break and see how she handles.  The Story will continue…..  (o) 7.5


cll58w2014t238_frontback
cll58w2014t238_collagecll58w2014t238_fincll58w2014t238_detail
Board Dimensions
Length: 5′ 8″
Width: 20″ 1/4
Thickness: 2″ 3/8
Another Aussie Rider.  It is something about the 70′s Boards that were coming out of Oz.  I have noticed they were  a lot more thinner and  high performance tuned up compared to the boards that were coming of the States.  Just look at this honed out wing pin fun board.


l66w1958t258_frontback
l66w1958t258_collagenbl66w1958t258_05nbl66w1958t258_04detail
Board Dimensions
Length: 6′ 6″
Width: 19″ 5/8
Thickness: 2″ 5/8

Just another great example of the down the line shapes the Aussie’s were crafting.  Love the Brewer influence fin template.  Anyone out there with history on this or any of these boards, shapers etc., please reach out. (o) 8


l60w2014t212_frontback
l60w2014t212_collagepl60w2014t212_04pl60w2014t212_02
Board Dimensions
Length: 6′ 0″
Width: 20″ 1/4
Thickness: 2″ 1/2

This board is not to special to some, but the air-brush, pin line work sold me the first time I laid my eyes on this board.  Just cool, different and striking.  All of these boards on this Draft came out of OZ.  I had my friend Tom Wegener  pile them up at his place and eventually he said, “Buggs thats enough, time for a container”.   Shipped them and here they are! – Thanks Tom!  (o) 8


ia6l8332_frontback
ia6l8332_collage2ia6l8334_finia6l8332_detail
Board Dimensions
Length: 7′ 2″
Width: 19″ 1/2
Thickness: 2″ 3/4

This is another board that again may not interest some people, but to me a Board of Art! from the Nose to the Tail, Art! The shape, the lines, the air-brush to the Fin and the Butterfly Lam.  All original, had a bad twist, but I had the pro-twister Joe P take it out.  Took him 6 months. All about the Jib.  What do you think?  Do you have the eye and see what I see?  (o) 7



freshjuice_topbottom
fjl70w19t25805fjl70w19t25804_0fjl70w19t25802_0
Board Dimensions
Length: 7′ 0″
Width: 19″
Thickness: 2″ 5/8

As you can tell by seeing on what is on this page, I love Pintail Surfboards.  Since I was a grom I have surfed on the pintail.  I truly believe the pintail is the most all around high performance shape design in all surf conditions.  From power turns, rail to rail to pop shovits etc.  Just look at Mr. Slater with 10 World Titles. Most of those were riding the Pin.  Yes, things have changed since the 70′s with fin experimental  placements etc., but the traditional pin will never die and will always live on!  Story of the Pin needs to be told!  (o) 8.5




Related Articles Steve Seebold >> Lightning Bolt >> Channin >> Greg Noll >> Schroff >>


  • mark

    just a correction mate ! the AB or byrne surfboard with the dahlberg logo is not on of the byrne brothers ! allan byrne is an expat from nz and now resides on the gold coast in queensland and has made boards under many labels and his own bryning spears label ! that board looks like one of occys that he rode while riding for rod dahlberg ! cheers !



Recent Blog Posts

Check out some of the lastest updates from Buggs and blog posts here.

Tony Anjo
Tony Anjo Shaper of Lightning Bolt 1970′s

Tony Anjo was one of the Lightning Bolt shapers of the 70′s, who...

Petrillo

BACK TO BUGGS’ GALLERY

PETRILLO

“When I first started working here around 1967, I was sitting on the floor playing...