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6’5″ Skip Frye Fish

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a killer Skip Frye fish that was kindly sent to me by an anonymous collector. It measures 6’5″ and as you can see in the pics, the board was glassed at the legendary Moonlight Glassing. Both Skip Frye and Moonlight Glassing are staples of San Diego’s vibrant board…

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Gorgeous Skip Frye Eagle

Greetings, Shredderz! I think it’s safe to say the Skip Frye Eagle is a board that gets a lot of people excited — myself included — and we’ve got an absolute stunner today. Thanks to @niconico for sending over the pics of this 10′ Skip Frye Eagle. Frye’s Eagle is a glider, of…

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Three Vintage Skips

Greetings, Shredderz! There are a few cool vintage Skip Frye surfboards for sale right now, representing an interesting cross section of templates, and with some cool little details, too. Check ’em out below. 9’2″ Skip Frye Single Fin (Craigslist San Diego) Not sure which model this is, and I even featured it a…

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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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