The Archive

Vintage Channel Islands Thruster

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a board for you straight from my own humble quiver, with photos taken by yours truly. As much as I love finding gems on Craigslist — especially if there are great photos included — one goal for the upcoming year is to feature more boards that I have…

Continue reading
Clipz

More Devon Howard

Greetings, Shredderz! A few weeks back I was deep in a YouTube rabbit hole when I realized that Devon Howard had quietly uploaded two videos to his channel. I’m a bit blown away by the fact that these edits don’t have a ton of views, but I guess surf footage that isn’t posted…

Continue reading
Sagas of Shred

Sixties Gordon & Smith Skip Frye Ad

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a Sixties ad for the classic Gordon & Smith Skip Frye Model. (For perhaps the cleanest ever G&S Skip Frye Model I have ever seen, check out this post from last year.) I’m not sure exactly when the ad appeared, but it was early enough in Surfer Magazine’s…

Continue reading

80s Ben Aipa T&C Thruster

Greetings, Shredderz! Given the non-stop swell that has been hammering Hawaii’s North Shore lately, I figured I’d feature this board from one of the unquestioned greats of Hawaiian board building. Pictured here is a killer 1986 Ben Aipa thruster shaped for Town & Country. Many thanks to the man known as Shad for…

Continue reading
Shaper Spotlight

Fantastic Acid Parlementia Gun

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we are featuring a beautiful and functional hand shaped surfboard, courtesy of Tristan Mausse AKA the man behind Fantastic Acid. Tristan is a French surfboard shaper who is based out of French Basque Country. He shapes stunning displacement hulls under the Fantastic Acid label, and a whole bunch of other…

Continue reading
Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Dick Brewer Downrail Single Fin & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to the inaugural Weekend Grab Bag of 2021. It might be a New Year but we’re still obsessively refreshing Craigslist in search of some screaming surfboard deals. As always, the boards below are all currently for sale as of publishing time. Today we’ve got a couple of goodies, including a…

Continue reading
Sagas of Shred

Vaya Con Dios, 2020

Greetings, Shredderz! This is the very last post of 2020, and I couldn’t be more excited. Yes, I’m eager to leave this dumpster fire in the rearview, but I’m mainly pumped for the year ahead. I’m always thrilled and even a little surprised that people take the time to read the blog and…

Continue reading
Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Ultra Clean Aipa / SNI Sting & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Per the usual, here are some of my favorite social media posts from the past month or so. This beaut comes via @atomichomemodernla. I’ve written up countless Aipa / Surfing’s New Image stings, and the board remains one of my all time favorites. This particular example is in fantastic shape. The…

Continue reading
Clipz

Season’s Greetings from Mason Ho & Co

Season’s Greetings, Shredderz! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of you. Mason Ho has blessed us with eight straight days of clips on his most excellent YouTube channel, created with Rory Pringle. See below for some selections, but really, you should go straight to his YouTube and watch all the clips. Matt…

Continue reading
Page 1/81Older