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1968 Phil Edwards Honolulu #77

Greetings, Shredderz! I’ve long had a fascination with Phil Edwards’ boards from his stint in Hawaii, post Hobie signature model, and one of them just sold on eBay. You can find the listing here. I will always prefer original boards to restored ones, unless they are well and truly thrashed, and it’s cool…

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Col Smith Channel Bottom Bonanza + More: Social Media Roundup

Greetings, Shredderz! Here are some Instagram highlights from the past month or so, including a ridiculous collection of Col Smith channel bottom boards, a Phil Edwards Honolulu in action and more. Here’s Matt Chojnacki surfing a Phil Edwards Honolulu. Always cool to see footage of these boards in the water, especially when it’s…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Post Thanksgiving Weekend Grab Bag

Greetings, Shredderz! As we wind down Thanksgiving weekend here in the States, here are some surfboards that are currently listed for sale around the interwebs. Keep scrolling for more. Phil Edwards Honolulu #93A (eBay) I’m a sucker for anything related to Phil Edwards, and the boards he shaped in Honolulu after his Hobie…

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Phil Edwards Honolulu B98

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a very cool example of a rare Phil Edwards Honolulu surfboard. Phil Edwards is probably best known for the signature model he produced for Hobie Surfboards, and for good reason. The Hobie Phil Edwards Model is a beautiful surfboard packed with killer details. Personally, I am partial to…

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Phil Edwards Honolulu Follow Up

Greetings, Shredderz! Some of you may recall a gorgeous Phil Edwards Honolulu surfboard I recently wrote up, which remains one of my favorite boards I have featured on this blog. Well, I’m happy to report that the board has begun its journey back to Hawaii. The Phil Edwards Honolulu model made a pitstop…

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Phil Edwards Honolulu

Phil Edwards Honolulu 49A

A few weeks back I was wasting time on Instagram when I came across a story about a Porsche barn find. Some lucky collector had stumbled across a beautiful sports car that had been stashed away in storage for decades and could not believe his luck. It got me thinking about what the…

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Phil Edwards Honolulu C Series

Greetings, Shredderz! This humble vintage surfboard blog might have a soft spot for the loud stylings of the Eighties, but that doesn’t mean we’re total Philistines. In many ways, Phil Edwards can be seen as the exact opposite of the brash Echo Beach aesthetic. By all accounts, Mr. Edwards is a low-key figure,…

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Phil Edwards Honolulu Longboard

Greetings, Shredderz! This post, like yesterday’s feature on a Zephyr single fin, is best suited for surfboard collectors with champagne tastes. What we have here is a rare example of a Phil Edwards Honolulu longboard. I’ve written before about Phil Edwards signature boards for Hobie Surfboards, which remain coveted among longboard collectors. As…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Social Media Roundup (March 3)

Greetings, Shredderz! As always, here’s a selection of some of the rad boards that have caught my eye on various trips down the information super highway… View this post on Instagram A post shared by Vintage Surfboards (@luisrealcollection) Luis Real strikes again! Pictured above is a super unusual Lightning Bolt / Gerry Lopez…

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