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Sagas of Shred

Trunks Talk: Kanvas by Katin

Greetings, Shredderz! For today’s Sagas of Shred entry we’ve got another classic ad from the folks over at Katin. The venerable got its start making canvas boat covers in 1954 before switching to produce boardshorts as surfing exploded in popularity throughout Southern California. Katin has run memorable ads over the years, especially those…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Shred Sledz Presents: August 21 Grab Bag

Greetings, Shredderz, and welcome to the latest installment in the Grab Bag series! Start scrolling for a selection of some of the cooler vintage boards that caught my eye over the past few weeks… David Nuuhiwa 1970s Single Fin (Craigslist) According to the Craigslist posting, this board was made in 1972. It’s a…

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Shred Sledz Deep Dive

Con Surfboards CC Rider: A Shred Sledz Deep Dive

Greetings, Shredderz! Today’s Deep Dive focuses on perhaps my favorite old-school surfboard brand ever: Con Surfboards. I’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: the Con Surfboards logo is a gorgeous piece of graphic design. It’s classy and timeless, with just the right amount of color to make it pop. Today’s post examines…

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Con Surfboards CC Rider Claude Codgen