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Vintage Wave Tools Surfboard: 1970s Lance Collins Single Fin

Greetings, Shredderz! Today I’d like to feature another board from Los Angeles Craigslist celebrity Jeff in LA. Jeff always sells an interesting selection of boards, and today he has come through with a fascinating piece of history: a vintage Wave Tools surfboard. To be specific, it’s a Lance Collins single fin shaped sometime…

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Vintage 1970s Channel Islands Single Fin

Shred Sledz’s undying love of vintage Channel Islands boards is well-documented, so I’ll spare you the breathless prose. Let’s get right down to brass tacks: pictured above is a 1970s 7′ Channel Islands single fin that’s up for grabs for $250. It’s listed on Craigslist in LA, and you can find the listing…

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Con 70s Single Fin

Just who is this mysterious Jeff of Palms / West LA? Without fanfare he shows up on Craigslist and drops some vintage heat. Best of all, it is always at reasonable prices. Jeff doesn’t seem to be into the flashy shit, just some cool surfboards that harken back to a fondly remembered California…

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WAVE TOOLS: Pre-Echo Beach Madness

Here’s a sweet and kind of unorthodox board, via Craigslist in Santa Cruz (but apparently the owner makes frequent trips down to Orange County). Wave Tools, founded by Lance Collins, enjoyed the height of its popularity during the late 1980s. During this time Wave Tools boards could be found under the feet of…

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