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Marc Andreini Boards from “Here Now: Past & Present”

Greetings, Shredderz! For those of you who might have missed it, earlier this year we premiered the first ever original Shred Sledz film, “Here Now: Past & Present.” Filmed and edited by Kyle Buthman and starring Darshan Gooch, “Here Now” featured two boards shaped by Marc Andreini: a vintage “365” model, which is…

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“Here Now: Past & Present” A Shred Sledz Film

Greetings, Shredderz! Today’s post is a special one. I’m thrilled to premiere “Here Now: Past & Present”, the first original Shred Sledz film. “Here Now” is an exploration of the evolution of Marc Andreini’s famous Vaquero model (initially called the 365). Marc was generous enough to lend his time and knowledge to the…

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Vintage Vaquero: Marc Andreini Personal Surfboard

Greetings, Shredderz! When it comes to feel good stories, my personal favorite subgenre is “surfboards saved from the trash.” Believe it or not, this killer example of a vintage Andreini Vaquero model was headed to the dump before it was rescued. Even more incredibly, the person who found this board was none other…

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70s Andreini Single Fin

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a 70s single fin shaped by Marc Andreini. I’ve written up more than a few Andreini boards on the blog over the years, and he remains a favorite shaper of mine. In fact, it was one of Marc’s boards — a 9′ Serena that I still own —…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Andreini, Herbie Fletcher & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Per the standard Weekend Grab Bag rules, here are a few sticks that are all listed for sale as of publishing time. We’ve got a few rad ones, including a gorgeous Marc Andreini longboard, a Seventies Herbie Fletcher single fin, and a couple of other odds and ends. Keep scrolling for…

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Custom Marc Andreini Hand Shape: Part I

Is there anything more exciting than finally receiving a brand new, custom shaped surfboard? The question is a little ridiculous, I know — after all, the fun part of owning a surfboard is actually riding the thing — but the point still stands. What surfer doesn’t know the thrill of finally receiving a…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Social Media Roundup: Last of the Decade

Greetings, Shredderz! Hope you are all enjoying the last few days of the decade. I can’t think of a better way to say goodbye to 2019 than by checking out some sweet sticks, so without any further ado, here are some of my favorite social media posts from the past month or so….

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Weekend Grab Bag: Yater Spoon & More

Greetings, Shredderz! I’d like to think the blog has been off to a nice start this year, with content like this absolute weapon of a Channel Islands single fin sporting an epic Jack Meyer airbrush, or scans of an old Eaton Surfboards brochure sent to me by a reader. Ultimately, though, that’s for all of you…

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Clipz

Clipz: January 2019

Greetings, Shredderz! It’s a rainy day here in Northern California, so I figured what better way to spend some time than with some quality surfboard related videos. See below for a selection. I’ve said it before but it’s worth repeating: Bird’s Surf Shed is the Mecca! If you ever find yourself in San…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup (3/22)

Greetings, Shredderz! Here is the latest in vintage surfboard news from the far reaches of the interwebs, collected all in one place. View this post on Instagram Dick Brewer, Sam Hawk and Owl Chapman. 3 names that means so much to our surfing community. Just legends! A post shared by Vintage Surfboards (@luisrealcollection)…

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