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Re: Twinzer Talk [Re: tora54] #2809890
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Originally Posted By: tora54
Anybody surf both a Twinzer and a Roberts Twonzer? Any performance pros and cons of the designs?

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Board looks fun!
I dunno though...
I just can't trust a grown man that tucks his ears into his hat
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Originally Posted By: Greg Griffin
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I love that board so hard


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Has anybody done more experimenting with pushing the main fins further back?
My mains have been at 8" and 5 3/4" tall for the last few iterations of my daily-driver Twinzer.
I am considering putting the mains at 7 1/2" and dropping the size to 5 1/4" on my next one.
Thoughts???

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that's about where I'm at, one a little farther.One thing I'm changing on future boards is moving my canard plug forward to allow for more gap.Disregard if you are already using twin tab for canard plug.ymmv.
got one at the glasser and sent two files to the cutter yesterday batman


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Originally Posted By: chrisp510
Has anybody done more experimenting with pushing the main fins further back?
My mains have been at 8" and 5 3/4" tall for the last few iterations of my daily-driver Twinzer.
I am considering putting the mains at 7 1/2" and dropping the size to 5 1/4" on my next one.
Thoughts???



Most johnny come lately twinzer builders are overfinned IMO

Wil Jobson's fin placement is 8.75"
Wil's fin depths range from 4 7/8" - 5 1/4"
you may be moving in the wrong direction..

Hope this helps

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Simons thruster placement was 10 and 2 1/2


Hope you get I'm saying

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so I'll take it for granted that you've surfed a lot of twinzers with different fins and positions?
I have not been fortunate enough to have a Jobson, but I did have a Minami( I think Glen knows twinzers) and fin position that far forward feels very strange to me. I like to drive off my back foot, so fins farther back and with more rake feels better to me.ymmv
But I'm weird, I can't for the life of me figure out why some surfers like keels, when same board set up as a twinzer opens up a more vertical/less quirky ride.

GG I get exactly what you're saying


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I haven't ridden a twinzer that gets as much hold as a Jobson w/ fins up at 8.75.

Chris, my current GG twinzer has fins at 5.75. I agree w/ your thinking about smaller fins further back, bigger further up. If you like deep bottom turns off the rail, fins further up will suit you better (more drive out of the bottom turn, but at the expense of hold).


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Originally Posted By: ghostshaper
I haven't ridden a twinzer that gets as much hold as a Jobson w/ fins up at 8.75.

Chris, my current GG twinzer has fins at 5.75. I agree w/ your thinking about smaller fins further back, bigger further up. If you like deep bottom turns off the rail, fins further up will suit you better (more drive out of the bottom turn, but at the expense of hold).


It would be interesting to see you on a board with fins that forward and small, given your proclivity to hind leg shreddage leading to sliding out the fins.

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Originally Posted By: ghostshaper
I haven't ridden a twinzer that gets as much hold as a Jobson w/ fins up at 8.75.

Chris, my current GG twinzer has fins at 5.75. I agree w/ your thinking about smaller fins further back, bigger further up. If you like deep bottom turns off the rail, fins further up will suit you better (more drive out of the bottom turn, but at the expense of hold).


How would a board good at deep driving bottom turns not hold? It seems that is when hold is most tested.

Also, how do you guys adjust placement for different length boards? I'm sure a Jobson 6-8 would have different placement than a 5-11.

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For me currently:
6-5 step up @7"(I think I can reduce template size on this on)
6-2 waist -shoulder @7"
6-0 oversized fish @8" ( these would be better @7)
I like the fins farther back.if I want the board to draw out turns a little more, I spread the cluster(move the canard forward)

ymmv


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Thanks for all the input everybody.
I've got a lot to think about for sure.
N4S, I think you and I are about the same size. What size fins are you running on those three boards?

Also, be careful out there everybody.
I was just checking a local spot and fluffy jumped out the back.
Big enough to do damage for sure.
Way bigger than a dolphin.
shark

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What if there were twins that worked way better before the Popular Science and Mechanics magazine cover shot of Canard planes inspired design .

drowning

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Originally Posted By: Greg Griffin
What if there were twins that worked way better before the Popular Science and Mechanics magazine cover shot of Canard planes inspired design .

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Hahaha
That's another thing I've been wanting to try

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