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Re: An official thread of pointless innovations

Postby revhed » Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:49 pm

plummet wrote:
Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:43 pm
Wake style boots?
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Re: The official thread of pointless innovations

Postby revhed » Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:54 pm

Kamikuza wrote:
Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:38 am
Loctite
:nono: :roll:
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Re: The official thread of pointless innovations

Postby Kamikuza » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:46 am

revhed wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:54 pm
Kamikuza wrote:
Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:38 am
Loctite
:nono: :roll:
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That was a seasonal joke that has now gone stale :lol:

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Re: The official thread of pointless innovations

Postby tegirinenashi » Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:13 pm

Why people are so shy speaking up whenever they see nonsence? Here is another nominee: give it enough time and they would follow the Gillette path!

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Re: The official thread of pointless innovations

Postby Peter_Frank » Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:35 pm

BOEMIX wrote:
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Shorties over neopren

Ha haa, precisely, by far the most stupid and pointless innovation yes :rollgrin:

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Re: The official thread of pointless innovations

Postby tegirinenashi » Mon Oct 30, 2017 4:38 pm

The fish tail remnant. Admittedly, this is not innovation, but just board designers being half-hearted in their attempt to admit that fish style board tail achieves nothing. And here we have nice little brother of LF Rocket, which could have been 1 inch shorter while having the same planning surface without this silly V cut at the tail. Long live picklefork!

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Re: The official thread of pointless innovations

Postby tegirinenashi » Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:35 pm

Double concave on a foil board. Recent exhibit -- Liquid Force Galaxy -- arguably, the finest board out there. However, why double concave and, most importantly, why this double concave ridge spans the entire length of the board, so that it is clearly visible under the plate mount rails? How did the trivial idea of having flat surface for plate mount escape the board designer?

For the record, I ditched plastic transition plate, and shortened the mounting bolts of my LF Rocket Foil; it is not needed for boards with flat plate mount area.


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