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1975      Belly Booger         3 ft 7''
#150 
MANUFACTURE
MANUFACTURER: Belly Booger Pty. Ltd.
SHAPER:  Unknown/molded 
DESIGN: Bellyboard
DESIGNER: Unknown
SPECIFICATIONS
CONSTRUCTION
 Hollow Molded plastic
DIMENSIONS
Length:
3 foot
7
inches
Width:
19 3/4 inches
Wide Point: 
+ 4
inches
Nose : 
19 inches
Tail: 
18
inches
Thickness: 
2 1/4 inches
Pod: 
9
inches
Nose/L:
2 1/2
inches
Tail/L:
x
inches
Weight:
kilograms
Volume:
litres
Other:
FEATURES
Nose: semi pin
Tail:  chamfered rounded square
Deck: concave/spooned with molded leg rope hole.
Bottom: Rounded hull leading to flat with twin chinned rail channels.
Rails: rounded bevelled
Rocker: miminal nose lift
FINS: Twin molded rounded keel fins molded to board
DECOR
DECALS:
Deck:
'Belly Booger' Script and 'Reg. Design 74551' text  molded at nose
Bottom:
MARKINGS
Deck: 
Bottom:
COLOUR
Deck: Blue 
Bottom: Blue 
NOTES
BOARD HISTORY
Robert Bell collection, Photographs  February 2001. 
The board is in poor condition and the shell has badlly deformed. Thorough analysis of rail and bottom features is speculative, the fins now tip in due to bottom deformation.
DESIGN HISTORY
Plastic molded version of the juvenile paipo/bellyboard. 
Re marketed as The Surferbooger, January 1976 
- Ad TRACKS magazine January 1981 Number 124, Page 4
Dick Ash Designs, PO Box 124 Avalon 2107  Phone (02) 9180021
125 cm x 55 cm  $99.00
Featured Roger Casey (K.C. Surfboards) riding stand-up.
COMMENTS
REFERENCES
Other Boards: See Paipo Catalogue for other craft. 

CONDITION: 5.5



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