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Hot Buttered Surfboards: Sydney to San Diego

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a killer duo of Hot Buttered Surfboards. For my money, Hot Buttered is one of the coolest Aussie surfboard labels ever. What else would you expect about a brand invented by the guy known as “The Sultan of Speed?” The boards in this post are courtesy of Jason…

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Mark Richards Gordon & Smith Ad from 1981

Greetings, Shredderz! Alas, I do not have a fresh magazine scan for you today, but what I do have is a vintage ad featuring Mark Richards. I believe the ad originally ran in 1981. The ad is actually for Richards’ stateside collaboration with Gordon & Smith, who produced licensed MR designs out of…

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Caster Single Fin

Greetings, Shredderz! I’d love nothing more than to put you on to another 70s single fin, brought to you by a California shaper. Pictured here is a 7′2″ Caster single, apparently shaped in the late 1970s, that is up for grabs on Craigslist in San Diego. It looks to be in pretty good…

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