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Beautiful Bing David Nuuhiwa Lightweight

If nothing else, Shred Sledz is here to document classic longboards when they appear on the internet. Pictured here is a 9’6″ Bing Surfboards David Nuuhiwa Lightweight Model shaped in 1967 that was listed on Craigslist. There is no shortage of beautiful and significant surfboards in the 60s, and even in that crowded…

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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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David Nuuhiwa for Hang Ten

Greetings, Shredderz! Bing Copeland recently posted some awesome 60s Hang Ten ads on the Classic Bing Surfboards Facebook Group. Here’s one of my favorites of the bunch, featuring David Nuuhiwa with a beautiful Bing pintail. Not sure the exact year of the ad; I’d guess mid to late 60s sometime.

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1967 Bing Surfboards Ad

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got an amazing Bing Surfboards ad all the way back from 1967. I found this ad on Pinterest. Link to the original image can be found here. First, I love the hand drawn artwork. I don’t know who the artist is but the result is an ad that grabs…

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Bing Surfboards David Nuuhiwa Lightweight Ad

Greetings, Shredderz! For those of you Stateside I hope you are having a very happy Thanksgiving, and if elsewhere I hope you are either receiving or showing some gratitude. 2020 has been a strange year, to say the least, but even in this insanity I find there are so many reasons to give…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Single Fin Sunday: Natural Progression, David Nuuhiwa and More

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to a special Father’s Day edition of the Weekend Grab Bag. Per the usual rules and regulations, the Grab Bag features boards that are all currently for sale as of the time of publishing. I hope all of you out there are spending some quality time with family, with enough…

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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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Seventies Dyno David Nuuhiwa Single Fin

Greetings, Shredderz! Today’s post falls in the short but sweet category. All we have for you tonight is a sweet stick, courtesy of yet another generous reader. The board you see featured in this post is a beautiful Seventies Dyno Surfboards David Nuuhiwa single fin. Click on any of the photos below to…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Social Media Roundup: Autumn Advancing

Greetings, Shredderz! By now you may know the drill: keep scrolling for some of my favorite surf and vintage surfboard-related Instagram posts in recent memory. Can you believe the venerable Channel Islands brand has been around for fifty years?! It’s a bit hard to digest. Hint hint, there might be some cool Al…

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