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Seventies Rick Surfboards Phil Becker Single Fin

Greetings, Shredderz! We’ve got a very quick hit for you today, but one worth your time nonetheless (I hope, anyway). Of all the defunct surfboard brands out there, Rick Surfboards is definitely one of my favorites. Rick is the namesake of the late, great Rick Stoner, who was an early business partner of…

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Stealth Seventies Phil Becker Surfboard

Greetings, Shredderz! Look, if there’s one thing this blog is good for — and God knows it’s not the writing — it’s putting readers onto quality vintage surfboards that are listed for sale. Featured here is a super clean Seventies Phil Becker surfboard, which is currently for sale on Craigslist in San Diego….

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Phil Becker Single Fin

Today we’re paying tribute to one of the most prolific surfboard shapers of all time: Phil Becker. Becker comes from a long line of shapers and labels that hail from the South Bay of Los Angeles, in and around Hermosa Beach. Bing Copeland, Hap Jacobs, Donald Takayama and Pat Rawson all can trace…

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Natural Progression Surfboard Duo

Greetings, Shredderz! By now, longtime readers of the blog might know that I have a huge soft spot for vintage California surf brands, like Rick Surfboards, the eponymous label of the late Rick Stoner; Zephyr, Jeff Ho’s legendary Dogtown marque; John Bradury’s Creative Freedom label, and Hot Lips, just to name a few….

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Phil Becker for Sunline

My favorite Craigslist finds are the ones that require a little extra digging and research, and aren’t necessarily as obvious as, say, a Gerry Lopez Lightning Bolt up for sale. During another ill-advised Craigslist binge I came across this board, which you can find listed in San Diego. It’s simply advertised as “Surfboard late…

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Neon Becker

Craigslist Steal of the Week! Check this thing out…a 7′5″ Becker funshape for a mere $75. Full dims are 7’5″ x 21.25″ x 2.375″. Looks water tight, and I dig the triple stringer as well as the shameless late 80s / early 90s neon logo. Pretty difficult to say whether or not it’s…

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