OH LARRY! WHERE IS THY STING?

Stingers. I loved ’em. And yes I know Ben Aipa called it a “sting,” not a “stinger,” and we’ve been saying it wrong for 40 years, but that’s the wonderful thing about the English language—if it’s wrong for long enough, it’s right. I had five or six stingers, beginning around 1976, all shaped by Pat Ryan of ET Surfboards. One was magic,…