RIP Bill Wallace

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RIP Bill Wallace

Post by Trev » Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:46 pm

Bill was 91.
He was one of the original Brookvale Six featured in Men of Wood and Foam.

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Re: RIP Bill Wallace

Post by marauding mullet » Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:02 pm

Wallace mal, 1968, my very first board. Diamond tail, paisley fin.
Could only carry it on my head
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Re: RIP Bill Wallace

Post by brendo » Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:12 pm

my old man has still got his from 68. im getting it restored for his 70th next yr. now that's gunna be a real surprise for the old boy

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Re: RIP Bill Wallace

Post by Jorgo » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:51 pm

Yeah my first board was a Wallace too. 7 foot pintail with a thick "pod" , with a double glue up inch apart and a paisley cloth fin too. It had amazing rocker that was almost ridiculous. That was 1967 and it cost me 35 bucks second hand from their old red brick shop.. before the Dion days

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Re: RIP Bill Wallace

Post by diggerdickson » Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:29 pm

I was lucky enough to know him. Great and humble man.
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