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Re: FireWire vanguard ?

Postby FabsPH » Thu Aug 14, 2014 7:01 am

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Probably more out there !! :thumb: :thumb:

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Re: FireWire vanguard ?

Postby topmick » Thu Aug 21, 2014 1:25 pm

I would be interested in hearing what fins seem to be working on the Vanguard, my 5'2 should be hear any day now.

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Re: FireWire vanguard ?

Postby FabsPH » Thu Aug 21, 2014 1:51 pm

what seems to be working great
Future Fins Vector 2 Quad Q1
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Re: FireWire vanguard ?

Postby Phil » Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:24 pm

Our selection here:
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Re: FireWire vanguard ?

Postby topmick » Fri Aug 22, 2014 12:00 am

I was thinking of throwing a nubster on it as a quad, anyone riding a thruster set up ?

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Re: FireWire vanguard ?

Postby clint2070 » Fri Aug 22, 2014 4:34 am

Everything seems to work because of the shape of the board. When the wind is light or has a lot of holes in it i use my seaworthys. Otherwise ( bigger surf/good wind) i use my jordys. I dont recomend am2 quad. For some reason at high speed they cause a lot of drag.

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Re: FireWire vanguard ?

Postby Bushflyr » Fri Aug 22, 2014 7:53 am

I really don't think this board needs a quad setup. It's got so much speed as is. Felix rides his 5'2" with the V4 thrusters. I got the V6 thruster setup and it's a bit too much fin. Hard to turn unless you get WAY back on the tail and really stomp it. I replaced the sides with a couple small longboard sidebites and that loosened it up a bunch; No need to stomp the tail so hard anymore. Still rips upwind and holds really well on the rail, but I have blown out on some fast bottom turns and lip smacks.

I would start with a V4 thruster and see how it works for you.

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Re: FireWire vanguard ?

Postby tautologies » Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:41 am

Bushflyr wrote:I really don't think this board needs a quad setup. It's got so much speed as is. Felix rides his 5'2" with the V4 thrusters. I got the V6 thruster setup and it's a bit too much fin. Hard to turn unless you get WAY back on the tail and really stomp it. I replaced the sides with a couple small longboard sidebites and that loosened it up a bunch; No need to stomp the tail so hard anymore. Still rips upwind and holds really well on the rail, but I have blown out on some fast bottom turns and lip smacks.

I would start with a V4 thruster and see how it works for you.

Have you ridden it twins? Been riding a lot of my board twinser the past years. I like the looseness.

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Re: FireWire vanguard ?

Postby jespin4845 » Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:53 am

i prefer it as a quad, love how fast it is, although when we get proper waves i will prob use a thruster, but for the usual mushy crap quad

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Re: FireWire vanguard ?

Postby Bushflyr » Fri Aug 22, 2014 6:15 pm

tautologies wrote:Have you ridden it twins? Been riding a lot of my board twinser the past years. I like the looseness.


Haven't tried that yet. Got a couple larger carbon fins that I'll try out next time we get some wind. Just have to sand out a bit of reef rash first. But hey, free fins. :naughty:


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