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Jdizzle
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Do smaller fins increase pop?

Postby Jdizzle » Sun Oct 07, 2012 6:20 pm

I'm thinking of getting smaller fins...mainly to help with riding blind. I just wondered if smaller fins would also increase the pop of a board?

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Re: Do smaller fins increase pop?

Postby TheJoe » Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:24 pm

The only thing outside of technique that effects pop is your board. The stiffer the better. The more a board flexes the more energy you lose as you load. You don't even need fins to ride and throw tricks. I personally ride with wake fins or no fins at all. 2" fins just are not needed.

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Re: Do smaller fins increase pop?

Postby dyyylan » Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:37 am

what thejoe said but if youre riding in chop bigger fins can be better so you can actually hold an edge to load against, i ride 1.5" with straps and boots just so I'm not constantly skipping around :/


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