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Twin Tip Spray in the Face - What causes it?

Postby Windrider » Mon Jan 19, 2009 7:24 pm

That's the question.... what causes certain twin tips to spray you in the face more than others?

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Re: Twin Tip Spray in the Face - What causes it?

Postby panchito » Mon Jan 19, 2009 8:15 pm

Oh yes ... Nobile boards and similars with ( almost ) square edges are great for flat water and going upwind but imo a nightmare on choppy .... personal taste I guess

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Re: Twin Tip Spray in the Face - What causes it?

Postby Frankieboy » Mon Jan 19, 2009 8:56 pm

it's the rider :-)

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Re: Twin Tip Spray in the Face - What causes it?

Postby cape kiter » Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:12 pm

Thr rocker determines alot too.I used to ride a fairly flat board all the time.Great in glassy conditions but most of my riding is in choppy conditions so I was getting sparyed all the time.now I ride a 2006 cabrinha custom 133.Just enough rocker to perform well in many conditions.Foot pad placement can cause it too if it is to close to the heel side edge.

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Re: Twin Tip Spray in the Face - What causes it?

Postby Starsky » Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:27 pm

Its gonna spray whenever the front corner hits the chop. You gotta get that corner up out of the water. Where that spray hits you depends on your height, speed, but a board will generally spray in the same region once its up and planing and the corner digs a piece of chop. If it gets you in da face, Its pretty much always gonna get you in da face when its choppy.

Too short, Too flat, Too square, Stance too wide, or a combo of these in chop and your gonna cop spray.

I agree that not enough rocker is a major factor.

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Re: Twin Tip Spray in the Face - What causes it?

Postby prayfawind27 » Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:55 pm

Any board that comes from the factory that does that is simply poor craftsmanship and it's clear that the brand doesn't test there shit before distribution

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Re: Twin Tip Spray in the Face - What causes it?

Postby Bain » Tue Jan 20, 2009 12:28 am

Fin placement

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Re: Twin Tip Spray in the Face - What causes it?

Postby PAFF » Tue Jan 20, 2009 12:33 am

Frankieboy wrote:it's the rider :-)
True...

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Re: Twin Tip Spray in the Face - What causes it?

Postby Kamikuza » Tue Jan 20, 2009 1:13 am

We put this question to our panel of scientists, experts in the fields of thermodynamics, aeronautics, fluid dynamics, quantum mechanics and chaos theory. After extensive, time consuming and expensive research they came back with their thesis ...
Q.Twin Tip Spray in the Face - What causes it?
A. Water

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Re: Twin Tip Spray in the Face - What causes it?

Postby Safe_Cracker » Tue Jan 20, 2009 2:08 am

Kamikuza wrote:We put this question to our panel of scientists, experts in the fields of thermodynamics, aeronautics, fluid dynamics, quantum mechanics and chaos theory. After extensive, time consuming and expensive research they came back with their thesis ...
Q.Twin Tip Spray in the Face - What causes it?
A. Water


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