*** Official Fin Thread ***

silentbutdeadly

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So why are the fin companies like nvs switching to g10 only? Regular glass fins were fine I don’t need a freaking carbon steel scalpel for a fin. Morans
I have a bunch of NVS fins and really like them but I agree with you. I have a 10 year old set of Pancho Futures that are just stiff fiberglass and they are my favorite fins.
 
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oeste858

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I have a bunch of NVS fins and really like them but I agree with you. But, I have a 10 year old set of Pancho Futures that are just stiff fiberglass and they are my favorite fins.
At your size, it makes sense that you like a stiffer fin. I think I generally like some flex, given the average waves I surf.
there’s so many variables, but I feel like I’ve (finally) dialed in what kinda templates I prefer after experimenting the last few years. But then I’ll randomly try a set I wouldn’t expect to like… and it goes great! So then I think WTF and question everything again.
:shrug:
 
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JDJ

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Christenson twin fin in FCS 2 seemed super heavy. Liked that fin in Futures. But the FCS 2 felt like an anchor.
 

JDJ

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Isn't this the Aipa fin? Specs look identical.

Futures loves recycling the same fin.