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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Herbie, Takayama + Choice

Welcome to another edition of the Weekend Grab Bag! Here are three rad boards, all of which are for sale as of publishing time, that you might enjoy checking out. 5’8″ Choice Surfboards Twin Fin Fish (Craigslist Santa Barbara) Generally speaking, form over function isn’t a great idea, but if you told me…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Creamsicle Takayama Egg + More

Greetings, Shredderz! Keep reading for another installment of the Weekend Grab Bag. All the boards featured below are for sale online as of publishing time. We’re starting things off with a beautiful 90s Takayama egg. 8’0″ 2+1 Takayama Egg (Craigslist San Diego) It’s a 90s Donald Takayama Egg, clocking in at 8′ on…

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Herbie Fletcher, Christenson & More: Odds & Ends

Greetings, Shredderz! Here’s a random selection of cool and/or interesting boards from over the past few weeks. Pictured above is an 11’4″ Christenson Chris Craft glider. How rad is that tapered stringer?! I always dig seeing examples of Herbie Fletcher sticks. I wrote up one of his square nose longboards a while back;…

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Herbie Fletcher Funk

Greetings, Shredderz! Here’s an unusual board by way of Herbie Fletcher, the inventor of Astrodeck and father to Nathan and Christian, just to name a few things for which he’s known throughout a colorful, multi decade career. The photos in this post come courtesy of Ahmed of Kookamonga Surf Shop. He consistently has…

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Sagas of Shred

Herbie Fletcher’s “Wave Warriors II”

Greetings, Shredderz! Last week for Sagas of Shred we featured a 60s surf movie poster. At the opposite end of the surf movie poster scale we have this gem, which was made for “Wave Warriors II”, by Herbie Fletcher. The copy on the poster is nothing short of amazing: The buzzword is “hardcore.”…

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Sagas of Shred

1977 Herbie Fletcher Surfboards Ad

Greetings, Shredderz! I can’t imagine many of you are wondering about my pet peeves, but here goes. If you’re the type of person that chops up a perfectly good surf magazine to sell each of the ads one by one on eBay, I think that’s lame as hell. And this is probably the…

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Herbie Fletcher Egg by Rick Rock

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a sick little Herbie Fletcher egg shaped by Rick Rock. The board is on Craigslist as of publishing time; the listing is here. First, we gotta give some credit where credit is due: the seller took great photos of a sweet board. (A brief moment of silence for…

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