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Futures sweep numbers? #2910483
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Trying to compare a few FCS vs. Futures vs. 3rd Party fins. Found a few close matches, but the Futures site omits the "sweep" value that might help seal the deal on sets I've been considering. Anyone know if that info exists somewhere I'm not seeing? Specifically interested in the sweep on the HS1's.


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They are basicly the ...lost fin with an inside foil and softer flex

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Originally Posted By: retodd
They are basicly the Schroff fin with an inside foil and softer flex


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I second OP's request for sweep. Ride Number is for fooking retards who should take a SUP under each arm and walk into a fooking chemical fire.

Not having sweep/rake posted and instead using ride number is even worse than fins with less than 35 degrees. Upright fins + tail rocker is why it takes Jeremy Flores 15 pumps to get from the bottom of a wave at Bells to the lip.

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I agree. It's retarded that they don't include sweep numbers.

If it helps at all, the FCS HS fins are 31.8 degrees.


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Re: Futures sweep numbers? [Re: Sharkbiscuit] #2910658
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bullshit, the performers and accelerators are good fins. have used them in a wide variety of boards. enjoying the jack freestone's and tp1 in the past also.

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Originally Posted By: fishtank
bullshit, the performers and accelerators are good fins. have used them in a wide variety of boards. enjoying the jack freestone's and tp1 in the past also.


If I weighed 130# and surfed perfect bowly wedges with speed to burn and with a buttplug inserted, I too might like upright fins. And ride number. And social media.

As it stands, the waves where I live suck donkey balls and there's a reason Jordy's fins aren't upright. Neither are Mick's. Neither were Sunny's.

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Lololol

Most people do like fins with more sweep

I am lucky that my surfshops let me compare fins

HSS has them all out on display so you don't need to ask to open packages

Catalyst does to

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I'm just trolling - no disrespect to fishtank and I wish I surfed upright fin waves regularly - and I second your suggestion about comparing the fins in the shop.

I say trace the things onto some scratch paper, bust out the ruler and the TI-85 or a protractor, or draw up a right triangle, and ask the hot 15-17 year old shop grommette if she wants to get Pythagorean.

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Originally Posted By: Sharkbiscuit
I'm just trolling - no disrespect to fishtank and I wish I surfed upright fin waves regularly - and I second your suggestion about comparing the fins in the shop.

I say trace the things onto some scratch paper, bust out the ruler and the TI-85 or a protractor, or draw up a right triangle, and ask the hot 15-17 year old shop grommette if she wants to get Pythagorean.

And if she does you might get to see her Archimedes triangle!


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i've been using the Medina fins which are basically the performers with a different graphic, had the large am before in the same board, felt like a turd backside before the switch. do you see how much spray he throws on the backhand? beyond vertical at will, like a firehose. archer not the arrow, everyone has got their preferences.

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Originally Posted By: fishtank
i've been using the Medina fins which are basically the performers with a different graphic, had the large am before in the same board, felt like a turd backside before the switch. do you see how much spray he throws on the backhand? beyond vertical at will, like a firehose. archer not the arrow, everyone has got their preferences.


Jordy would throw Medina backhand at will.

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Originally Posted By: Retropete
Originally Posted By: Sharkbiscuit
I'm just trolling - no disrespect to fishtank and I wish I surfed upright fin waves regularly - and I second your suggestion about comparing the fins in the shop.

I say trace the things onto some scratch paper, bust out the ruler and the TI-85 or a protractor, or draw up a right triangle, and ask the hot 15-17 year old shop grommette if she wants to get Pythagorean.

And if she does you might get to see her Archimedes triangle!


The real test is if she lets you put it in her abacus. wink2


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Re: Futures sweep numbers? [Re: Sharkbiscuit] #2910851
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doubtful, his backhand is pretty weak for ct

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No I mean he'd seize Medina by the neck and send a 45 yard spiral down the field.

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doubtful again, jordy is a bigger lad but he just doesn't seem to have the fire in him. plus, he's just as much of a c_nt as medina.