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The Original Wave Warrior: Herbie Fletcher

Photo by Jeff Divine; Courtesy of Surfline.com For most of us mortals, December signifies the arrival of the holidays. It’s time to spend time with family, watch “Home Alone” again, drink egg nog, or maybe just use the time as an excuse to do some otherwise unjustifiable amounts of online shopping. For the…

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Surfboards Hawaii Vee Bottom

For the first time in Shred Sledz history, I am using a different picture to link to a post. The picture above, which I found on Flickr, courtesy of user surfvinsd, is of an 8′ Surfboards Hawaii vee bottom board. The good news is there’s a very similar board up for sale on…

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Takayama & Tudor

Here’s a quick hit for you: a rare Joel Tudor logo for a Donald Takayama board. The board is listed on eBay, which you can find here. It’s not in great shape, including two delam spots and a decent amount of sun damage. I have never seen this logo before, though, and it’s…

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Channel Islands Al Merrick Tri Plane Hull

  For sale on eBay is a vintage Channel Islands single fin. This one is presumably shaped by Al Merrick, though it doesn’t seem to have his signature anywhere on it. This one isn’t all original, though apparently restorations were done by Joe Roper down in San Diego, who is probably at the…

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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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