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Old 11th July 2009, 12:40 PM   #11
dan e
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Fins for my Kode 74 - high wind bump & jump

4.7m/ MFC Free Wave 25cm - fin position all the way back/ 25+ mph
4.0m/ MFC Free Wave 23cm - fin position all the way back/ 30+ mph
4.0, 3.5m/ MFC K1 21cm - fin position middle/ 30-35+ mph

Mast track - center
Front strap - middle hole
Back strap - foward hole

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Old 15th July 2009, 05:07 AM   #12
luis garcia yuste
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Hi Dan,
thanks for your help.
I put the convert mph to knots.

4.7m/ MFC Free Wave 25cm - fin position all the way back/ 25+ mph ( 21kn)
4.0m/ MFC Free Wave 23cm - fin position all the way back/ 30+ mph (26kn)
4.0, 3.5m/ MFC K1 21cm - fin position middle/ 30-35+ mph (26-31kn)

But, you donīt use the original fin 22cm Natural wave of K74?
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Old 15th July 2009, 04:20 PM   #13
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I've used my Acid74 with supplied 22 Drake - from 4.0 to 5.0 in high wind bump/jump. I usually like b/j fins more than wave fins, but in high wind conditions I've found Drake works just fine. Try it and compare with others (mfc, select fsw, etc) before buying a whole quiver of fins.
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Old 18th July 2009, 03:20 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by luis garcia yuste View Post
Hi,

What fins do you recomended me for Kode 74 and 5.0m2 / 4,2m2 / 3.7m2
What brand of fins are better MFC k-one, or what else?

Thanks a lot.
You can trim the feel of the Kode quite a lot depending on which fin you use. I personally love the Drake Naturals and they have a really wide range meaning you can use them small for waves (the faster waves the smaller fins) and bigger for freeride. The faster you sail, the more solid these fins become. For underpowered upwind work (slow speed) the prefer if you choose them big. And for freeride work you can easily use the Drake Natural 22 all the way down to 3.7 without overpowering the board and it works well with a 5.0 too in waves.

But for more freeride type of sailing, you could complement with a stiffer fin for 5.0. In the MFC program, the K-One is the closest to the Drakes, but they are stiffer. I would say something around 23 or 24 would be a good complement for waves. If you want an even more freeridy feel than what a K-One will provide, try a freewave around 24 cm
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