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hit turtle with fins

Postby adamharr » Wed May 01, 2013 7:28 pm

i was boosting downwind and saw the turtle less than a second before the shell impact with my rear fin
the good thing is turtle was ok :thumb: after the impact i went out flying about 10 feet and my kite slammed down... but me rear fin has a big ding in the middle of it also damaged little bit my left front fin... second session in my brand new ristas any recommendatons? anybody experienced this?
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Re: hit turtle with fins

Postby davesails7 » Tue May 07, 2013 4:01 pm

That must have been quite a surprise for you and the turtle!

Around here I see a turtle about once a year, but last year one happened to pop its head up while I was blasting downwind on my raceboard. I missed him by about a foot.

Maybe we shouldn't talk about this though, or greenpeace will try to get raceboards banned for turtle safety reasons :D Save the turtles, ride a twintip

Don't know if you can buy a single fin from Rista as a replacement? Maybe if you send it back, they can put it back in the milling machine and smooth out the area around the dent?


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