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Slingshot fins - what is the difference?

Postby Guest » Wed Jun 11, 2003 10:32 am

Looking for a used Sligshot 2002 model, in some case the seller claim to install 2003 model fins and obviously ask for more money.

a. how to differ between the 2002 and the 2003 models?
b. Is it worth the extra money?
c. Am I being deceived?

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Postby Flash Gordon » Wed Jun 11, 2003 11:31 am

The 2003 fins are black and smaller. They work better, basically because the boards still hold as well but also slide around a lot more easily. I guess they are worth a little bit more too.

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Postby SRV » Wed Jun 11, 2003 8:51 pm

I rode on the 2002 & 2003 models with the new fins for a while.
I'm an experienced kiter & did not notice any difference.
The board slides very easy with both combinations,and I changed fins to make the board faster but it feels the same Jarvis & Drake.

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Postby kite flying man » Thu Jun 12, 2003 10:02 am

I ride the 2002 Zepplin and i find that the fins work fine compared to other fins. Haven't tried the 2003 fins to be able to comment.

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Postby KidKiteRock » Thu Jun 12, 2003 12:13 pm

I have some 2002 Slingshot Drakes and Zepplins that I got in on closeout, We are putting the Slingshot 2003 Carbon Black fins on these boards at no additional charge as slingshot was nice enough to supply them to me at no charge.

These fins allow the board to ride faster than the origional fins with out giving up control.

If you are buying a used 2002 there will be an upcharge for the fins.
If it is a closeout 2002 they may have been supplied by slingshot with the new fins.

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