Greetings, Shredderz! Hope your weekend is upon you, or not too far off.
Today brings us another piece of transitional era surfboard design funkiness. It’s a board I have written about before: the Challenger Formula Micro Vee.
There are actually two versions of this board that are currently for sale online.
Acid Splash Board: 8′ x 23″ (Pics via Craigslist)
The first example is listed on Craigslist in Costa Mesa, in the heart of Orange County, California. Asking price is $300. You can find a link to the board here. This thing sports a beautiful two-tone acid splash paint job, with red on the deck and a nice deep green on the bottom. However, there is one significant catch with the board: apparently it has a visible twist, which will take some work to undo (assuming surgery goes correctly). Luckily, the honest seller here called out this fact ahead of time, but now is as good a time as ever to remind everyone that you never know a board’s condition just by looking at pictures.