We buy interesting old boards 60s/70s/early 80s in good condition. Email alasdairlindsay75@gmail.com . Also wanted - Surfing UK , British Surfer and Surf Insight magazines .
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Friday, 16 October 2009

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Here's a couple of boards I just picked up, a nice early 80s quad and a late 80s Kamikaze thruster. The quad is 5'8 x 19 3/4 and is a Stanton shape for Erich K designs ; this name isn't familiar and it turned up no results on google - does anyone know more than google on this one ? The Kamikaze is by mutley and dated 1989 , in good nick with original deck pad and stickers, I like the fins; its 6'6 x 19 1/2.

3 comments:

  1. YES! I Actually worked for Erick Kaufman in Hermosa beach during the early 80's. Great guy, he also had a very cool shop that competed with Becker surf and E.T. surfboards as well as Spyder surfboards all in the same town. Erick K was a super cool bro that sponsored many of the Hermosa beach locals like Chris Barrela and of the likes....

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  2. Tom Stanton moved his shaping to the area of Carlsbad or Oceanside, Ca. Erich had a great shop or shops after he moved above California Beach. Too bad they did not keep it together.

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  3. Great info! We have an old Erich K longboard... says La Kat on it, with a paw print.
    its a beater! :)

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