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Schroff: Sex Sells

Indoek Gallery in Ventura is currently running an exhibit titled “County Lines”, curated by Matt Wessen. The show is running through March 3, so Part of the exhibit features the groundbreaking work of Peter Schroff, who, love him or hate him, certainly knows how to stand out. Matt Titone from Indoek asked if…

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80s Schroff Surfboards Ad

Greetings, Shredderz! This ad might not be as colorful as what you’d expect from the fertile mind of Peter Schroff, but it’s undeniably striking. For more old Schroff ads, check out what has to be the creepiest holiday-themed advertisement to ever appear in a surf magazine.

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Monday Grab Bag

Greetings, Shredderz! Is it me or has it been slim pickins lately on Craigslist, eBay et al? I did just buy a board the other week, and unexpectedly, that event has me reconsidering my entire approach to collecting surfboards. Not to get all existential and shit but lately I’ve been thinking about how…

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Schroff Surfboards Ad from 1989

Greetings, Shredderz! Say what you will about Peter Schroff, but he’s never boring. Here’s an ad that ran in the June 1989 issue of Surfing Magazine (Vol 25, No 6), which I scanned myself. This one is reminiscent of another Schroff Surfboards ad I featured a while back. Schroff has shaped some insane…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Greenough Edge Board Quiver & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Per the usual, here’s a summary of some of the cooler things I’ve found on Instagram recently. This is an older post, but hey, I don’t discriminate when it comes to getting a peek inside the fertile mind of George Greenough. The photo was posted by Ryan Lovelance, who I’m guessing…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

60s O’Neill Longboard & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to the latest installment of the Weekend Grab Bag. All of the boards featured below are currently listed for sale as of publish time. We’ve got a few gems this weekend, including a cool 60s O’Neill longboard, a Windansea single fin and a Schroff twinnie. Keep scrolling for more. 9’10”…

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Price Checks

Wave Tools & Schroff: 80s Price Checks

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a quick recap of an eventful weekend in Eighties surfboard sales. This Price Checks entry covers what looked to be an eventful weekend in Eighties surfboard sales, including two different Wave Tools boards, and a Schroff Quad Blaster. (Check out this post from earlier this year for some…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Echo Beach Extravaganza

Greetings, Shredderz! If you’re in California (or Hawaii) the weekend isn’t done just yet. We’ve got an Eighties-themed Weekend Grab Bag for you guys, sneaking in right before the buzzer. Usually the Grab Bag features boards that are all currently available for sale. This time around, though, two of the boards are no…

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Happy Holiday from Peter Schroff: Sagas of Shred

If you look closely at the Schroff Surfboards ad above you’ll notice that Peter Schroff, the artist and provocateur behind the label, is holding a Christmas ornament that says “Happy Holiday.” Honestly, this strikes me as a little strange — creepy, almost — for a holiday themed ad, but if Schroff’s Instagram feed…

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Vintage Schroff Gun (with Wave Tools Ties)

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ll be featuring a board that’s a bit of a head scratcher. There is currently a board listed on eBay (link here) being advertised as an early Schroff gun, likely shaped sometime during the late Seventies or early Eighties. Click on any of the photos below to enlarge. The board…

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