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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

November 2023 Social Media Roundup

Here is another dispatch, live and direct from the Instagram trenches. It’s winter here in the Northern Hemisphere, and sometimes that means paddling out and wondering if the conditions are just a little past your pay grade. Tom Pearsall’s photo does a remarkable job of capturing that feeling of dread spiked with excitement…

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Croteau, Hynson & More: Mid Week Grab Bag

Greetings, Shredderz! Apologies that things have been a bit more quiet lately on the blog front. Believe it or not, writing about surfboards isn’t exactly a lucrative line of work, so I’ve had to focus on things that actually pay the bills. But fear not, we’ve got a sweet selection of sleds that…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Social Media Roundup: Tom Curren Skip Frye Fish and More

Greetings, Shredderz! If you don’t already follow me on Instagram, I humbly ask you to check out my IG page, where I post a vintage surfboard daily. More to the point, here are some of my favorite Instagram posts from recent history: View this post on Instagram A post shared by dubstar_aka_john (@dubstar_aka_john)…

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Mike Hynson: Hand Shaped vs Regular

Here’s a great example of the maddeningly subtle differences between a hand shaped board and a “close but no cigar” example. Hynson Surfboards, the namesake of “Endless Summer” star Mike Hynson, is currently selling two boards on Craigslist with small but meaningful differences. The first board can be found here. It’s the Coke bottle tinted…

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