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Town & Country Pottz Model

Greetings, Shredderz! While some surfboard aficionados don’t enjoy talking prices, here at Shred Sledz we’re not only fans of capitalism, but also transparency. One of the most iconic boards from modern pro surfing is Martin Potter’s T&C twin fin emblazoned with the iconic green and yellow airbrush. A Town & Country Pottz airbrush…

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Shred Sledz Weekend Grab Bag

Shred Sledz Presents: July 17 Grab Bag

Greetings, Shredderz! It’s been a while since I put one of these together. What better way to stave off the slow and inexorable encroachment of the work week than by perusing some of the cooler vintage sticks to go on sale over the past few days? Here’s a little selection of boards that…

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Echo Beach Throwback: Town & Country Surfboards

Pictured above is a classic 80s Town & Country Surfboards design that is currently for sale on Craigslist in San Diego (link to the board can be found here.) The seller is asking $500, which is certainly not cheap, but the eighties Echo Beach-inspired boards are popular among collectors. A few interesting things…

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Ben Aipa for Town & Country

Pictured here is a Ben Aipa T&C thruster for sale on Craigslist in San Diego, California. I hate to be such a crass capitalist – just kidding, it suits me just fine – but I’m immediately intrigued by the price (seller is asking $650). You’ll see some of the outrageous neon T&C airbrushes…

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Christian Fletcher

Writing these posts is usually fun and easy, but today the flood of tears is making a little harder, as I come to grips with the fact that I missed out on a pristine Christian Fletcher model on eBay. You can see the completed auction here, and I have included the pictures on…

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Hawaiian Enforcer Johnny Boy Gomes

And here we are with another edition of Dumpster Diving, featuring some really cheap surfboards that are available for your viewing pleasure! This board is a Johnny Boy Gomes signature model, made by famous Hawaiian brand Town & Country Surfboards. You can find it on Craigslist in Santa Monica, and per the rigorous…

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Aipa Modified Sting for Town & Country

This marks the second time I’ve stumbled across a Ben Aipa-shaped T&C board. You can find my post on the first board here, and it looks like it was snapped up by Kristopher Tom, who runs thevintagesurfboard.com. The board that inspired today’s post doesn’t have a bitchin 80s airbrush, but oh well, nothing is perfect,…

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Hawaiian Power: Aipa and Dan Kealoha

Do you like neon? How about surfcraft shaped by an undisputed master of the form? What are you feelings on ridiculous 80s paint jobs? (Related to question #1 above). Do old surfboards in impeccable shape titillate you? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the questions above – especially the one about neon –…

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Aipa and T&C

Don’t want to post all the pics here, since it was posted to an FB Group (Vintage Surfboard Collectors, you want to check that out anyway, trust me!), but this is a dope Ben Aipa shaped Town & Country twin-fin with the signature Pottz airbrush on the deck. Check it out here.

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