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the catalogue #73 
1981 Gordon and Smith, Lazor Zap 6 ft 
#73
MANUFACTURE
MANUFACTURER:  Gordon and Smith Surfboards Captain Cook Drive Caringbah NSW 
SHAPER:Possibly shaped by W. Hardie.
DESIGN:  Lazor - Zap
DESIGNER: Geoff McCoy/Cheyne Horan
SPECIFICATIONS
CONSTRUCTION
Fibreglassed foam blank, 1/4" redwood  stringer, spray, fin box, r/h plug 
DIMENSIONS
Length :
6
feet
0
inches    
Width : 
20 1/2
inches  
Wide Point :
-ve 4
inches
Nose : 
x
inches  
Tail :
x
inches
Thickness :
  inches  
Pod :
9 1/2
inches
Weight :
  kilograms  
Volume :
  litres
Nose/L:
  inches  
Tail/L :
  inches
Flyers :
  inches        
FEATURES
Nose:  neddle
Tail:  double flyer fish
Deck:   flat, and flat 
Bottom:   flat, slight Vee 
Rails:  low round
Rocker: medium
FIN
Fin box
Board originally fitted with blue molded Butterfly fin
by Honey Surf, Gerringong NSW.
Image Right 
Top view, see below

Horan/Lexan Star fin, as used on later models.Image Below.

#73 Butterfly fin by Honey Surf
DECOR
DECALS
Deck:
Bottom:  'Gordon and Smith/Sydney/Australia' white rectangle, off-set at sweet spot.
MARKINGS
Deck: 'Lazor Zap' pencil
Bottom: 
COLOUR: 
Deck
Sprayed wide railed deck panel of grey and pink off-set bands. Sprayed white large off-set script 'Section/Eight.' Black pin lines.
Bottom: Sprayed wide railed deck panel of blue and pink off-set bands.Black pin lines.
 
#73 Butterfly fin by Honey Surf
NOTES
BOARD HISTORY
Purchased Cash convertors, Miranda NSW ?
DESIGN HISTORY
No-nose, wide tailed single fin board designed by Geoff McCoy for Cheyne Horan, 1979-1984.
Later models featured Ben Lexan/Cheyne Horanís Winged Keel/Star fin, see image below.
Reprised 1998 as the Nugget -a Thruster finned model by McCoy Surfboards, see #167.. 
REFERENCES
.See # 112 Cheyne Horan McCoy 5 ft 6''
CONDITION: 8.

#73 Winged Keel fin by Horan/Lexan
Top view : Blue molded Butterfly fin
by Honey Surf, Gerringong NSW.
#73 Winged Keel fin by Horan/Lexan
Horan/Lexan Star fin, as used on later models.
http://www.cheynehoran.com.au/starfin.html
 

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