Go Back   Starboard Forums > Free Forum > Fins for Kombat 122 Tufskin Size/Type

Thread: Fins for Kombat 122 Tufskin Size/Type Reply to Thread
Your Username: Click here to log in
Image Verification
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:

Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
20th October 2008 10:14 PM
Unregistered Did'nt Dolf do a lot of testing with big fins on this boards?
20th October 2008 04:01 PM
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
I am 180 kgs,
Sure about your weight? Im at 110 kilos, but for a 180 kg guy this board would be small.
Guess youre at 180lbs... I also found the stock fin too small with that sailsize (7.4m) at my weight. it needs to be on speed to work. try to bear off more to gain speed before you start pointing. there was info somewhere on the forum that the painting on the fin causes bad performance. ive not yet sanded mine, so i cant tell if it works.
if you could get your hands on them, check any of the lessacher weed fins. theyre really hard to spin out. they come with a rake of 45 degrees, which makes the board more "directional". nearmost all the fins of Wolfgang work good in choppy conditions, the true speedfins maybe not (ive never tried them so far). But the Chameleon, Formula Duo and the newer "le wo duo speed wide rake 30" are good in rough water states. i think more "prominent members" like ed sinofski, juri munkki or roger jackson will agree to that if asked.

im not sure if i make it to the water again this year, since my steamer is pinspotted all over and it starts to get colder rapidly. so im not able to promise you the test. but if its done. ill keep you informed....
18th October 2008 03:18 AM
Unregistered I am 180 kgs, have an S-type 104 with the stocker drake freeride flow.
I need more lift and when sailing with a 7.2 there just not enoigh lateral resistance and lift till the fins cavitates and spins out ...
keep me posted with you findings.
17th October 2008 02:10 PM
Fins tested

recently managed to test the board with larger and other fin.
It were marginal conditions to put me on the plane with 7.4m sail...
First tried the "extreme" Way with a drake shallow 410, didnt work quite well but it took the pressure. next try on a 32cm lessacher duo rake 30 wide, same problems as with the original fin, tail fading away. at last on a 35cm lessacher duo rake 30 wide, which worked as i wanted the board to behave.(Thanks to Wolfgang for letting this precious items to me for the test) The fin delivers good lift plus a good amount of directional stability (which i personally prefer, cause im not a trickster)
since i had limited transport space for my quiver on that day, i had no other (slalom) fins with me to test them. but will do that next time. But more keen to see how the 32cm works in the stype 104...

regards, thorsten
14th July 2008 01:28 PM
strap position

there is no 3 strap setting, which you can find easily in the product photo.
it has slightly off-centered back-straps, since the tail is wide.
couldt test yet, work sucks...

regards thorsten
10th July 2008 06:45 PM
Farlo That's good question. Additionaly, with an ex-centered strap position, Tuttle box and ~46 cm OFO, the 122 may accept even longer fins than 42.
10th July 2008 05:28 PM
One question about Kombat Tufskin

hi thorsten,

Does the kombat tufskin has the "3 strap" set like freewave boards?

Im talking about a back and centered 3 straps set, not the forwarded/begginer set.


10th July 2008 07:33 AM
big finned kombat

keep us posted how she works with the bigger fin!!
as it could be info that will lead me to buy one.

8th July 2008 08:10 PM
toddewoell Hi Farlo,
will give my 41 Slalom fin a try next time...


7th July 2008 06:12 PM
Farlo Hello, with your weight and a well powered 7.5 the ideal fin(s) are in the 40+ range. 42 is the recommended max. size for the Kombat 122, I guess you can give it a try. Obviously you won't get the same than with your Sonic, but it should improve a bit.
This thread has more than 10 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT +7. The time now is 01:36 AM.