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Pareia 11th July 2009 01:30 AM

US box fin positioning
Hi all,

im not used to us fin box, how do i position the fin in general? im heavy guy !!! kombat 105 for wave use !!!


Larsonaut 11th July 2009 02:24 AM

I found that the slot on my K105 is so short that there's no room to adjust the fin fore/aft. Not that this helps you!

The bigger question to me is WHY the US fin box? Tuttle is so much easier to deal with....

Ola_H 15th July 2009 03:38 AM


Basically, forwards means better turning (looser) and further back means more stable. But in practice, it is very muh a question of tuning the balance of the board to suite your style and sails. So my advice is that if you're a bit lazy, just leave it in the middle. If you're eager to learn, try it all the way in front, then all the way back and then, when you have a feel for what the adjustments really do, try fine tuning with some settings in between.

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