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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Grab Bag of Gratitude: Pre Thanksgiving Edition

Greetings, Shredderz! As we close in on a classic holiday here in the States I thought it would be a good time for another Grab Bag entry to shed some light on some noteworthy vintage sledz up for sale. Keep reading for more, including a lovely Rick Surfboards UFO Model… Hansen Master Displacement…

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Rick Surfboards UFO
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Vintage Hansen Ad: Sagas of Shred

Greetings, Shredderz! Today’s entry in Sagas of Shred features a vintage Hansen Surfboards ad. The Hansen ad originally appeared in Surfer Magazine in 1963. It’s interesting to note the Hansen logo has Cardiff text on it, signaling the brand’s San Diego roots. A quick look at Stanley’s Surfboard Logo Library reveals that there…

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Clark Foam Ad from the 1960s: Sagas of Shred

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to yet another installment of Sagas of Shred. Every Thursday we feature a different slice of surf history, and today’s entry sheds a light on one of the most accomplished businessmen the surf industry has ever seen: Gordon “Grubby” Clark, the founder and CEO of Clark Foam. Before its abrupt…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Shred Sledz Presents: August 6 Grab Bag

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to another installment of the Shred Sledz Grab Bag, where we’ll be taking a look at some boards that have recently been listed or sold around in the internet. And if you’re catching up, I’d like to recommend checking out the earlier post on Rick Surfboards. Without any further ado,…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup (June 12): Yater Hull and More

Greetings, Shredderz! As always, here’s a collection of some of the coolest boards I’ve seen floating around online as of late, including an awesome Yater hull. View this post on Instagram @Yater A post shared by Vintage-life (@robertstassi) on Jun 12, 2017 at 4:42pm PDT How cool is this thing?! Yater was the…

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Hansen by Gerry Lopez

Greetings, Shredderz! I hope this post finds you during a weekend of bountiful waves and exceptional surf craft. Regarding the latter, if you’re currently in need of a Gerry Lopez / Hansen surfboard, you’re in luck, because there’s a primo example currently up for sale on Craigslist in Phoenix, Arizona of all places. Photo…

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Shred Sledz Presents: Weekend Grab Bag (March 5)

Greetings, Shredderz! Hope your weekend has been chock full of shapely waves and light offshore winds. Here are some finds I came across recently. Ole Noserider on Craigslist (Orange County) I haven’t written much about Ole Surfboards before, which was the brainchild of Bob Olson. This one sports a nice D fin and…

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Hansen Derringer

Here at Shred Sledz we are equal opportunity surfboard aficionados. Even though the blog is focused on vintage shapes, we love boards of all shapes, sizes, and creeds (with a few notable exceptions). With that said, we do have a soft spot for transitional shapes, and here we have an exceptional example of…

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Hansen Vee Bottom

Ah, it’s the beginning of the holiday season. I may be sedentary and couch-ridden, still in the anaconda-like process of digesting everything I ate on Thursday, but the quest to shine a light on the greatest vintage surfboards for sale around the internet is a neverending one. I’ve written about vee bottom boards…

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