Next month, for the first time in almost ten years, Jim will be in Australia to be hands on for a very limited series of just 12 boards. Each board will be hand finished and signed by Jim. 

The Byron Bay factory will be taking care of all the glassing, colour and finishing work, and as most of you already know, Byron production quality has always been exceptional.

Since Jim is rarely shaping these days, this is a very special opportunity to get a board shaped by Jim, and glassed by the Byron factory.


Usually Jim's Limited Edition Series sell out pretty fast, so if you'd like to get in on this very exclusive offer, hit the link below.


Delivery of the 12 boards is scheduled for mid to late January 2018.

Use the Order Form below to build your 2017 Limited Edition Board



Orders Close Dec 1st 2017


Please note that the 2017 Ltd Ed Series of 12 boards hand finished by Jim are only available in full gloss finish and resin tint


Please check the info below if you're having any sort of probs.


Form Won't Submit? - If you're not getting a submit confirmation from the form, then yes, it's not submitting. Usually this is because you've left one of the fields blank.  Scroll back up through the form and the form will show you which one is missing.

Volume - If you're after a specific volume, you can enter this into the volume option. However, if your selected volume doesn't match your chosen dimensions, we'll contact you to discuss the options.


Hi Glass is a technique of increasing the ratio of fibreglass to resin so that the boards resistance to snapping is significantly increased without adding too much extra weight.  In general a Hi Glass board has about double the snap resistance of a conventional glass job. 

Gloss and Polish Finishes are created by adding a fine layer of gloss resin to the top and bottom of the board that is then cut and buffed to a high glossy finish. Gloss coats will add weight to a board, but the end result is a much more, durable long lasting  board


Resin Tints are a technique off adding colour by mixing the colour into the resin and then working that coloured resin into the fibreglass.  Resin tints require a great deal of skill and a lot more work, but they produce a rich depth of colour and because they are mixed by hand, no two resin tints are exactly the same.


Pinstriping is a classic 70's style technique of applying a fine pinline to run along the edge of the board's rail lap on either the top or bottom of the board. 


Delivery  You can pick your board up direct from the Byron Bay factory or get it shipped anywhere in Australia. Freight between Byron and Sydney is around $50 per board, payable to surf cargo on delivery. Freight to most capital cities is around $125. Regional areas need to get a quote.

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'I don't believe that buying a board should be a risky affair.


All my custom boards come with a performance guarantee. I'm only interested in building you a board that you absolutely love. 


If you feel that your board is not performing as good as you expected, I'll replace it for you or refund your money.'  


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Jim Banks

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