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Quivers of Distinction

Ken’s Skip Frye Quiver

Greetings, Shredderz! I hope you’re all prepared for an absolute onslaught of incredible surfboard photos. The Quivers of Distinction series here on the blog features folks with noteworthy surfboard collections. Today we’ve got Ken Lewis, a San Diego local who owns a selection of Skip’s shapes. Ken, who is friends with Skip and…

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Price Checks

Vintage Skip Frye Fish

Greetings, Shredderz! Right as the weekend comes to a close we’re sneaking in with a quick entry in the Price Checks series. Most of the time Price Checks features a few different boards with a common theme, but today we’ve only got one sled for you. Pictured below is a vintage Skip Frye…

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Price Checks

Price Checks: Skip Frye Glider Edition

First and foremost, because surfboard pricing can often be a sensitive subject, and because Shred Sledz is a blog that celebrates surfboards and the craftsmen who make them, please do not interpret this post as a criticism of any sort. That said, I wrote this post because it seems like the prices for…

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Price Checks

Price Checks: Skip Frye Fish Simmons and More

Greetings, Shredderz! As many of you know, I’m a keen observer of the Skip Frye secondary market. Unless you’re a plugged in San Diego local, the only way to get one of Skip’s creations is to find someone who’s willing to get rid of one. (I’ve also heard that you can place orders…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup: #Fryeday Edition (September 1)

Greetings, Shredderz! Here to take you into the weekend is a celebration of one of California’s finest board builders, one Harry “Skip” Frye. Don’t forget to check out the latest issue of The Surfer’s Journal for a comprehensive look at Skip’s personal quiver. In the meantime, here are some social media selections showing…

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Skip Frye Eagle: Glider Extraordinaire

Not much to say here other than get it while you can! This, via Craigslist, is a classic Skip Frye Eagle, which is the name of his glider shape. This one comes in at a healthy 9′6″, and I’m sure it’s a wave catching machine. Poster claims they’re the original owner, and the…

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Skip Frye Eagle Glider

Spoiler alert: I have written about Skip Frye before, and I am going to write about him again. And probably a lot more after that, too. Shred Sledz might be a work in progress, and in its nascent stages, there are still some things we are trying to sort out. There are other beliefs to…

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