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Ronix frank vs slingshot RAD

Postby shutupjoy » Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:37 pm

Hello folks, I have a good price offer for these boots. What advantages and disadvantages of each of them? What is better?
Trying to make the best choice, please help with that!😉

*** Does HYPERLITE system fits only HYPERLITE boots? can I use another brands with this system?
HYPERLITE boots is also comfy as ronix?
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Re: Ronix frank vs slingshot RAD

Postby MrWolf » Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:49 pm

I used to have franks and they get very very soft. It didn't take long till the salt and beach destroyed them.
Lasted me a season at best and probably a more experience rider even less.

I haven't tried the Slingshot rads so I can't comment on them but I assume they are built better for the ocean. I used to have some older SS and they were pretty heavy to be honest. Make sure you check on that because this was one reason why I went to the Ronix boots.

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Re: Ronix frank vs slingshot RAD

Postby Da Yoda » Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:20 pm

This article may help with your decision...
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=2397925

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Re: Ronix frank vs slingshot RAD

Postby Frank82 » Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:49 pm

Get the Rad's, they will last way longer.

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Re: Ronix frank vs slingshot RAD

Postby Ludmil » Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:50 pm

It's quite personal thing I guess.
Haven't tried Ronix.
RAD's are good enough for me. Very nice hardware system which allows the board to flex more.
The gummy straps is very clever idea too.
Having narrow feet I'm able to tighten the boots as much I want, without the hassle of extra laces.
When it's gusty I don't bother tighten the boots on the beach, just get my feet in, and I'm doing it in the water. Very useful in rocky beaches either.
Yes they are built to last, and yes, heavier than one of my friends Ronix Franks. He did like them at first but after 2mo he changed them for O'BRIEN (can't remember the model).
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Re: Ronix frank vs slingshot RAD

Postby Darkside » Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:06 pm

Can't speak about ronix but I've just got some 2018 rads to replace my 2014 shredtowns that I still have and are still going strong I use them for the kite and cable slingshot defo make a sturdy Boot I can't fault them

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Re: Ronix frank vs slingshot RAD

Postby Eurus » Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:11 am

shutupjoy wrote:
Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:37 pm
Hello folks, I have a good price offer for these boots. What advantages and disadvantages of each of them? What is better?
Trying to make the best choice, please help with that!😉

Slipping your feet into the Ronix Frank is like having baby bunny rabbits hug your feet. The Slingshot RAD feel like bricks after the Frank.

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Re: Ronix frank vs slingshot RAD

Postby shutupjoy » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:12 am

Frank82 wrote:
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:49 pm
Get the Rad's, they will last way longer.
About the durable you right.
What about other things? comfort, etc...

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Re: Ronix frank vs slingshot RAD

Postby shutupjoy » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:14 am

Ludmil wrote:
Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:50 pm
It's quite personal thing I guess.
Haven't tried Ronix.
RAD's are good enough for me. Very nice hardware system which allows the board to flex more.
The gummy straps is very clever idea too.
Having narrow feet I'm able to tighten the boots as much I want, without the hassle of extra laces.
When it's gusty I don't bother tighten the boots on the beach, just get my feet in, and I'm doing it in the water. Very useful in rocky beaches either.
Yes they are built to last, and yes, heavier than one of my friends Ronix Franks. He did like them at first but after 2mo he changed them for O'BRIEN (can't remember the model).
L.
Its also relevant for RAD 2016 model?
https://images.evo.com/imgp/700/98868/429064/clone.jpg

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Re: Ronix frank vs slingshot RAD

Postby shutupjoy » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:33 am

Eurus wrote:
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:11 am
shutupjoy wrote:
Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:37 pm
Hello folks, I have a good price offer for these boots. What advantages and disadvantages of each of them? What is better?
Trying to make the best choice, please help with that!😉

Slipping your feet into the Ronix Frank is like having baby bunny rabbits hug your feet. The Slingshot RAD feel like bricks after the Frank.
1.You tried the RAD? You are talking from your experience?
2. Frank is known about his comfy but not so durable as i see. Do you think there is another brand that comfy like Ronix but more dirable?
Thank you!


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