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Rare Takayama Sting + More: Shredder Submissions

Greetings, Shredderz! It’s time to revisit some submissions from all of you, which is honestly a blog post I look forward to writing every single month. You guys are sitting on some serious heat, which I am pumped to share. Keep reading for more: First up, we have a killer pair of boards…

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G&S Skip Frye Baby Gun

Greetings, Shredderz! Yes, I am addicted to scouring Craigslist for surfboards. But every once in a while, the countless hours I’ve spent refreshing the same old crappy ads turns out to be useful. Case in point: this 1968 Gordon & Smith Skip Frye Baby Gun was briefly listed on Craigslist before the ad…

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Insane Morey-Pope Lineup, Beckmeier Bolt & More

Greetings, Shredderz! I’m here with a fresh batch of reader submissions, and we’ve got some heat this time around: one of the craziest lineups of Morey-Pope Surfboards I’ve ever seen, including some rare gems; a Darrell Beckmeier-shaped Lightning Bolt, and a few other goodies. Keep reading for more pics and details. Many thanks…

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Skip Frye Duo

Greetings, Shredderz! There are not one but two neat Skip Frye boards for sale online, and as always, I think it’s useful to post photos before the Craigslist posts disappear into the digital ether. First, a quick disclaimer: the second board in this post (the blue one) appears to be an egregious flip,…

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Retro Ryan Burch Squit Fish & More

Greetings, Shredderz! One of the best parts about writing this blog is getting to hear from other people who share my passion for awesome surfboards. I’m lucky to get some killer submissions, so thank you to anyone and everyone who’s taken time to send over some pics and back story! (And I should…

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Skip Frye Gordon & Smith Ad

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a classic ad that I’ve seen floating around the internet in various places. It’s too bad it’s not a higher quality scan, but oh well, it’s still worth featuring. Here’s a late 60s Gordon & Smith ad featuring two unusual Skip Frye designs: the Baby Gun and the…

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Just a Gorgeous Skip Frye K Model

Greetings, Shredderz! Shred Sledz might not have Pulitzer Prize-worthy headlines, but on the bright side, at least they’re accurate. You’ve probably guessed this by now, but today’s post features an extra clean Skip Frye K Model that was listed on Craigslist a little while ago. I figure that the more pics there are…

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8’8″ Skip Frye Gypsy Model

Greetings, Shredderz! Before we get into the proceedings this evening, a quick disclaimer: in this post about a beautiful Skip Frye surfboard, I will not be discussing the board’s price. You can view the Craigslist listing here, and feel free to discuss the fiscal aspects amongst yourselves, but I’m steering clear. Instead, I’ll…

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Fish Interviews: Steve Lis, Skip Frye, Derek Hynd & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Lately I’ve discovered a bunch of b roll interview footage originally shot for the film “Fish: Surfboard Documentary.” The film was written and directed by a gentleman named Joe Ryan. Ryan has posted a bunch of extended interviews on his YouTube channel, and they’re worth checking out. I’m a bit embarrassed…

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