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#2911881 - 02/11/19 11:58 AM Re: When changing fin size ? [Re: surfy1476]
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"I only drop fin size on guns"

Well designed fins and their placements don't need this .
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#2911969 - 02/11/19 02:00 PM Re: When changing fin size ? [Re: Greg Griffin]
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Originally Posted By: Greg Griffin
"I only drop fin size on guns"

Well designed fins and their placements don't need this .


Well designed fins are the same size for a 6'0" and a 9'0"?

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#2912114 - 02/11/19 05:39 PM Re: When changing fin size ? [Re: surfy1476]
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Sure can be

Most templates are all over the place .

Wide base then mid section narrowing( radically in some cases) and moving forward then sweeping back into a larger tip is common .

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#2912889 - 02/13/19 05:33 AM Re: When changing fin size ? [Re: Mat6920]
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So Greg if looking at Futures twin fins would the AMT be closest to your I'll call it, "area loss", template?
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#2912894 - 02/13/19 06:59 AM Re: When changing fin size ? [Re: Retropete]
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My friend Tom Hoye in Oz with a similar version of AMT in 1970

Yes getting closer to the concept of designed in area loss - never increasing ,always releasing at your chosen amount from base to the tip .

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#2912926 - 02/13/19 09:56 AM Re: When changing fin size ? [Re: Mat6920]
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Thanks. Glad I remembered your terminology correctly. Makes sense.
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#2913358 - 02/14/19 08:12 AM Re: When changing fin size ? [Re: Mat6920]
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I ride the same fin no matter what the size. I just am so used to the feeling so I ride what I'm used to when it gets bigger. I ride the AM2 in all my boards. The only time that I will ever downsize my fins is with a quad. I feel like with the extra fin having bigger fins feels like too much back there. With smaller fins you still get drive but can turn it better. But saying that I don't ride quads that often. Mostly thruster and twins on smaller waves (maybe with a baby trailer). Just my two cents. I used to play with the fins so much but as I've progressed I've found that keeping it simple is the best for me.

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