Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Gregs custom Step-Down The "Tanto"



Gregs custom Step-Back The "Tanto" ready for some mainland Mex action.

The Samurai "Tanto" was a small concealed single or double edged knife / dagger. It was the smallest of the double back-up to the "Katana" the largest sword and mid-sized "Wakizashi". The Katana and the Wakizashi together were called the "Daisho".
The Tanto was designed primarily as a stabbing instrument, but the edges can be used to slash as well. The "Katana", "Wakizashi", and "Tanto" will be a series of high-performance oriented wave slashing weapons for serious waves. I thought the Tanto and the Samurai sword moniker would be suited for these series of shapes.

10 comments:

  1. The board looks amazing so far!

    I sent you an email with the artwork I'm looking to get on board. Let me know that you got it. Thanks again!

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  2. Greg, got you artwork! LOL!!

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  3. I usually don"t like any kind of pin tail. This one looks nice. Wayne do you remember the wafer thin teardrop 7'3" rounded pin you made for me or Darrin Nichols back in the early 90's?? Can't remember whose name went on it but it was magic! Not that I need one but just brought back memories with the description of these "blades" Great Puerto Escondido board

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  4. Hey Lance, Yeah, I remember those guns shapes, if I recall correctly I was pushing the perameters of foils back then. Sick looking shapes and foils, but were designed for only the few that could ride them correctly. The glory years!

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  5. Hey Wayne, hope you had a good 4th. I was just wondering when you were expecting to get my board back from the glasser. I'm pumped to see how it comes out and have to drive down to SD on Friday for my plane ride out.

    Thanks!

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  6. Greg, sorry I just got in from shaping it's 10:30 pm Tues. Your board maybe delivered tomorrow Weds before noon or so. I'll give you a hollar if it get's here.

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  7. Greg, The airbrusher has been working on your board and it's taken longer than I expected. I apologize, it looks like maybe Fri if all goes well. I hate working like this.

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  8. Hi Wayne, thanks for the update. I'm praying that everything goes well. I'll be screwed out in Mainland Mex with the boards I have now. I got my fingers crossed that the airbrusher will finish in time :/

    keep me updated. Thanks!

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  9. Greg, I am picking up your board tomorow Fri afternoon. If all goes well. I'll let you know as soon as I pick up the board...

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  10. Thanks for the update can you give me a call as soon as you have any more details so I can plan accordingly?

    Thanks!!

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