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  1. Rasputin22

    What brands from the 70s/80s would you resurrect?

    Yeah, that is the sort of rig I came up with but with the feet staggered slightly to cut down on width. But we used an old 215 downhill ski under my adapter which took a lot of hip wiggling to horse that big heavy narrow ski around with.  I was always scared shitless on it but my much more...
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    What brands from the 70s/80s would you resurrect?

    Sloop,     I had skied a few time while in high school in San Diego in the early 70's. More of a surfer I did want to try a snowboard surfer style stance and eventually made a sort of adapter for standard bindings that let me use both feet and binders on top of the adapter/riser in a slightly...
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    What brands from the 70s/80s would you resurrect?

    Surfers had a big influence on the ski scene in the 70's...
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    What brands from the 70s/80s would you resurrect?

    Tug's Tavern in San Diego at Pacific Beach! Twenty Years Ago The eternal moment at Tug's Tavern in Pacific Beach: the Grateful Dead are plinking loudly from corner speakers, but the ball game on the television sets behind the bar is louder. A group of young hodaddies divide their attention...
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    What brands from the 70s/80s would you resurrect?

    More to that story Wallace C. Ross purchased Hard Sails, Inc. in 1954 from a friend, William Hard. Ross had been an account executive at a local Long Island radio station and Hard Sails was one of his accounts.  Ross’s success at sailmaking came during the exploding yachting boom during the...

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