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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Beveled Rails, Takayama Rarities + More

Greetings, Shredderz! It’s another installment of the Weekend Grab Bag. There are some rad boards currently listed for sale online this holiday weekend. Keep reading for the full rundown. Ben Aipa Sting for Surf Line Hawaii (eBay) I always dig seeing examples of Aipa’s forays into experimental surf design, whether it’s the exaggerated…

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Rare Takayama Sting + More: Shredder Submissions

Greetings, Shredderz! It’s time to revisit some submissions from all of you, which is honestly a blog post I look forward to writing every single month. You guys are sitting on some serious heat, which I am pumped to share. Keep reading for more: First up, we have a killer pair of boards…

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Weekend Grab Bag: Farrelly Stringerless + SNI Aipa Sting

Greetings, Shredderz! The Weekend Grab Bag makes its triumphant return with two very cool boards, both being sold by the same seller. Bonus points for the fact that one of the listings references this humble blog — always cool to see. Anyway, today we’re featuring a G&S Midget Farrelly Stringerless Model and a…

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80s Aipa Quad

Greetings, Shredderz! There’s been no shortage of rad surfboards for sale recently, and that’s certainly the case when it comes to this 80s Ben Aipa quad that is currently listed on eBay. You can check out the original listing here. This stick is in shockingly good condition. The dims are 7’10” x 22…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

G&S Water Skate Origins, Resin Art & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to the latest installment of the Social Media Roundup. Here are some of the cooler Instagram posts from the last month or so, starting with Tom Morey and the G&S Water Skate. Gordon & Smith consistently posts some great content on their Instagram, often delving deep into the label’s long…

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Reader Submissions: Airbrush Aficionado Edition

Greetings, Shredderz! I’ve said it before but it’s worth repeating: it’s awesome to hear from folks and to see photos of the boards you send in. I love talking to people about boards and surf history so feel free to drop me a line. I can’t promise I’ll get back to you quickly…

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Twin Fin Tuesday: Liddle, Aipa & Pavel

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to another post highlighting some recent reader submissions. As always, thank you to anyone and everyone that has taken the time to send pics and/or share stories. It’s always cool to hear from folks who are stoked about their boards and the stories behind them. This time around we’ve got…

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Casters Go Faster, Aipa Swing Twin & Dolphins

Greetings, Shredderz! One of the best parts of writing this blog is seeing all the boards and stories that get sent in from folks. Shred Sledz would have some seriously slim pickins if it weren’t for the submissions I receive on a regular basis. If you have a picture of a rad board…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Stussy Yard Sale, John Elwell & More

Greetings, Shredderz! See below for some social media selections from the past month or so. Pat Curren as captured by John Elwell, who sadly passed away a few weeks ago. I don’t know much about Elwell, but upon reading Richard Kenvin’s excellent tribute, it’s clear that Elwell had a huge impact on surfing…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Ben Aipa Tributes, Bob McTavish & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to the latest entry in the Social Media Roundup series. Keep reading for some standout social media posts from over the past thirty or so days, including some wonderful tributes to the late, great Ben Aipa. The very first vintage boards I purchased were a pair of Surfing’s New Image…

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