The Archive

1968 Bing Surfboards Brochure

Greetings, Shredderz! A 1968 Bing Surfboards marketing brochure was recently sold on eBay, and it contains some incredible information about the label and the models it offered during this time. Most of this isn’t news, per se, but I thought it’d be cool to share the images online for all of us who…

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Sagas of Shred

Hang Ten feat. Bing Factory Team

Greetings, Shredderz! You gotta respect a clothing ad that features hard working dudes in the trenches building boards, instead of pampered pros that get paid to have fun. Here’s a wonderful 60s Hang Ten ad featuring Bing Surfboards’ factory crew. From left to right: Bing Copeland, Bennie Rabanal, Brian McGinnis and Jeffrey Prindle….

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Clipz

Think Bing: Clipz

Greetings, Shredderz! Here are some of the finer surf videos I’ve enjoyed lately. “Think Bing” is a neat video series Bing Surfboards produced last year to commemorate the storied brand’s sixty year anniversary. It’s a multi-part series, so make sure you check out Part II and Part III, which can all be found…

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Sagas of Shred

Bing David Nuuhiwa Ad

Greetings, Shredderz! Yes, it’s Thursday night, and yes, we are here to give you some more vintage surf ad goodness! Sadly, there won’t be any fresh scans of ads for the rest of the year, so I am forced to resort to digging up some goodies available online. Today’s Bing Surfboards David Nuuhiwa…

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Vintage Bing Body Glove Ad: Sagas of Shred

Greetings, Shredderz! Unfortunately I’m on a bit of a tight schedule today so I won’t be able to scan any new ads. That said, I’m happy to point you in the direction of an absolutely fantastic Body Glove ad, featuring none other than Bing Copeland. The ad you see above was posted to…

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Bing David Nuuhiwa Lightweight Model

Greetings, Shredderz! Today’s post is a relatively short one. Don’t worry, we’ve got some more in-depth stuff in the works. In the meantime, though, there are some great vintage surfboards out there on the internet, and I would be remiss if I didn’t mention them. Up here we have a truly classic longboard:…

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Price Checks

Price Checks: Vintage Bing Bonzer

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we are featuring a beautiful little vintage Bing Bonzer that sold on eBay for $800. You can find a link to eBay listing here; all photos in this post are via the listing. My take is this is a good price for a very cool board. By contrast, I wrote up another…

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Concave for Days: Bonzer Tails

Greetings, Shredderz! If you’re a regular reader of the blog by now you know that I have a soft spot for the Bonzer. The Bonzer is a board I have written up numerous times, and I don’t expect that to stop any time soon! As the title suggests, this post will focus on…

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