In 1975 Pipelines legropes were handmade in a tin shed at Wyadup in the South-West. The WA-owned Pipelines Legrope Co. was formed by David Hattrick & John Malloy, selling legropes locally & nationally. Photo courtesy of John Malloy.
In the late 1970s Pipelines Legrope Co. became renowned for raunchy advertisements in surf magazines. Image courtesy of John Malloy.