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Smik style lord 29" - fins

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Created by kitemantim 27 days ago, 23 Feb 2019
kitemantim
95 posts
23 Feb 2019 7:32AM
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been on the board a few times unsure of the centre fin and drive it develops, what fins are others using ? Standard or something else

hilly
WA, 4510 posts
23 Feb 2019 9:18AM
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Bigger side bits and smaller centre works for me.

kitemantim
95 posts
23 Feb 2019 10:21AM
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Thanks , will try my old VP v8 sides and v6 center next time, I think the v8 are about the same as you sunova sides.

Slab
898 posts
23 Feb 2019 11:32AM
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That's some set of concaves

Sandsy1
NSW, 789 posts
23 Feb 2019 9:13PM
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Isn't the Style Lord some type of long board style of SUP? If that's the case, at least a 9" centre fin with small side bites.

hilly
WA, 4510 posts
23 Feb 2019 8:12PM
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Sandsy1 said..
Isn't the Style Lord some type of long board style of SUP? If that's the case, at least a 9" centre fin with small side bites.


It ain't necessarily so

Slab
898 posts
23 Feb 2019 11:23PM
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I've used two XL sized sides and a smaller centre on a longboard....great in juicier waves...not so great in small stuff. 9 inch centre and sides a bit much imho. I usually go 7 in the middle...8 at a push....after that 9 or 10 is a single. No right or wrong of course.

cbigsup
313 posts
24 Feb 2019 2:45AM
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Slab said..
I've used two XL sized sides and a smaller centre on a longboard....great in juicier waves...not so great in small stuff. 9 inch centre and sides a bit much imho. I usually go 7 in the middle...8 at a push....after that 9 or 10 is a single. No right or wrong of course.


Yep. The pro longboarders use 5.5 to 7 centers with small sides.

Old school dedicated noseriding BEEG to sloow that sucker down and not slide out.

As always YMMV!

kitemantim
95 posts
24 Feb 2019 5:19AM
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Th nalu pro 10" excels as a quad, As standard it only comes with quads

donut4u
35 posts
26 Feb 2019 2:03PM
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I ride my 10x29 stylelord with quobbas as side bites and an 8 inch FCS dolphin centre I took off one of my longboards (the centre smik fin ended up crunched into the top of the garage ). My bigger longboard centre fins don't seem to fit into the smik centre box as it's too deep(?) otherwise I would try them out too.

kitemantim
95 posts
26 Feb 2019 2:46PM
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Definitely goes better with bigger sides, might wait till the bigger Quobba come out and give them a go.

donut4u
35 posts
27 Feb 2019 9:39AM
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kitemantim said..
Definitely goes better with bigger sides, might wait till the bigger Quobba come out and give them a go.


I get my quobba plus's within the week so I'll let you know.

cbigsup
313 posts
28 Feb 2019 5:31AM
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donut4u said..

kitemantim said..
Definitely goes better with bigger sides, might wait till the bigger Quobba come out and give them a go.



I get my quobba plus's within the week so I'll let you know.


You must be a test pilot. Sent a message not available!

Let us know how you get on with the larger ones!

DHUSOUTH
WA, 93 posts
28 Feb 2019 7:36AM
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donut4u said..

kitemantim said..
Definitely goes better with bigger sides, might wait till the bigger Quobba come out and give them a go.



I get my quobba plus's within the week so I'll let you know.


I want to try these on my new board this weekend
You sharing

donut4u
35 posts
28 Feb 2019 10:05AM
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cbigsup said..

donut4u said..


kitemantim said..
Definitely goes better with bigger sides, might wait till the bigger Quobba come out and give them a go.




I get my quobba plus's within the week so I'll let you know.



You must be a test pilot. Sent a message not available!

Let us know how you get on with the larger ones!


If test pilot means I'm good on a board - then no, I'm no test pilot. Just using my connections. But, I'll let you know how I go once I get on them.

donut4u
35 posts
3 Mar 2019 9:26PM
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DHUSOUTH said..

donut4u said..


kitemantim said..
Definitely goes better with bigger sides, might wait till the bigger Quobba come out and give them a go.




I get my quobba plus's within the week so I'll let you know.



I want to try these on my new board this weekend
You sharing


You can borrow them tomorrow. Do a trade for your sister.

cbigsup
313 posts
Thursday , 21 Mar 2019 3:48AM
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donut4u said..

DHUSOUTH said..


donut4u said..



kitemantim said..
Definitely goes better with bigger sides, might wait till the bigger Quobba come out and give them a go.





I get my quobba plus's within the week so I'll let you know.




I want to try these on my new board this weekend
You sharing



You can borrow them tomorrow. Do a trade for your sister.


Well inquiring seppo wanker minds are curious!

How did the larger Quabbas go?

donut4u
35 posts
Thursday , 21 Mar 2019 9:24AM
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cbigsup said..

donut4u said..


DHUSOUTH said..



donut4u said..




kitemantim said..
Definitely goes better with bigger sides, might wait till the bigger Quobba come out and give them a go.






I get my quobba plus's within the week so I'll let you know.





I want to try these on my new board this weekend
You sharing




You can borrow them tomorrow. Do a trade for your sister.



Well inquiring seppo wanker minds are curious!

How did the larger Quabbas go?


How about a review DhuSouth. You haven't given the large Quobbas back yet so I've got nothing useful to say except your sister says hi.

DHUSOUTH
WA, 93 posts
Yesterday , 21 Mar 2019 11:07AM
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donut4u said..

cbigsup said..


donut4u said..



DHUSOUTH said..




donut4u said..





kitemantim said..
Definitely goes better with bigger sides, might wait till the bigger Quobba come out and give them a go.







I get my quobba plus's within the week so I'll let you know.






I want to try these on my new board this weekend
You sharing





You can borrow them tomorrow. Do a trade for your sister.




Well inquiring seppo wanker minds are curious!

How did the larger Quabbas go?



How about a review DhuSouth. You haven't given the large Quobbas back yet so I've got nothing useful to say except your sister says hi.


Tried them again this morning and I'm of the opinion the standard Quobbas suit me and the 8.3 better
Not really sure but the standard seem faster
Im thinking maybe they need way more juice/power than we are currently getting
Should I take them to Bali next month or do you want them back

colas
3008 posts
Yesterday , 21 Mar 2019 2:17PM
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Just tried my Quobba Large (black) yesterday. They are just more deep but have the same chord (base) otherwise.

They provide more hold, so I will use them on slow waves, and I will put them mostly on my small wave boards. I got hooked on the free feel of the small orange Quobba on fast waves. I will however mostly use a combo large front / small rear, should bring the best of both worlds. Cant wait to order more sets as soon as they get available.

donut4u
35 posts
56 minutes ago , 22 Mar 2019 10:02AM
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DHUSOUTH said..

donut4u said..


cbigsup said..



donut4u said..




DHUSOUTH said..





donut4u said..






kitemantim said..
Definitely goes better with bigger sides, might wait till the bigger Quobba come out and give them a go.








I get my quobba plus's within the week so I'll let you know.







I want to try these on my new board this weekend
You sharing






You can borrow them tomorrow. Do a trade for your sister.





Well inquiring seppo wanker minds are curious!

How did the larger Quabbas go?




How about a review DhuSouth. You haven't given the large Quobbas back yet so I've got nothing useful to say except your sister says hi.



Tried them again this morning and I'm of the opinion the standard Quobbas suit me and the 8.3 better
Not really sure but the standard seem faster
Im thinking maybe they need way more juice/power than we are currently getting
Should I take them to Bali next month or do you want them back


take em to Bali. I'm stuck working at the moment and there's been no swell around here.



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