Channel Bottoms and fin selection

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Damothediver started the topic in Sunday, 1 May 2016 at 3:36pm

Hey everyone,
Just bought my first 6 channel and was wondering what everyone thought about fin selection for these boards;
- do you use the same fins?
- go smaller due to more hold from channels?
- quad or thruster?

cheers...

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Damothediver commented Sunday, 1 May 2016 at 3:49pm

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udo commented Sunday, 1 May 2016 at 4:03pm

Who made it ,What sort of fin system ?

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Damothediver commented Sunday, 1 May 2016 at 4:22pm

It is a Free Flight by Phil Myers with FCS plugs

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udo commented Sunday, 1 May 2016 at 5:17pm

Phil didn't recommend fins for it ?

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Damothediver commented Sunday, 1 May 2016 at 5:23pm

I have sent him an email to ask his advice, but I didn't buy it from him, I got it off gumtree.

where did your dot go...........lol

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lostdoggy commented Sunday, 1 May 2016 at 6:46pm

That the one on the goldy you got?
The AB template for 6 channels has small fins with a slightly larger centre fin.

I'm playing rd with a quad 4 channel at the moment and I think I need smaller rears but bigger fronts.
It's a ian byrne 5x4 combo and the tail is quite wide for a channel. I tried my AB thruster fins on it and it was way too loose if it got above 2ft.
I reckon wider tails like the one I think you got?, you can go a bit larger fin than you'd use on an AB 6 channel.

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Damothediver commented Sunday, 1 May 2016 at 6:54pm

Yeah that's the one, you might be right with the slightly larger fin as the tail is kind of wide diamond squareish, I haven't surfed it yet but have a few sets of fins to try out.

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udo commented Thursday, 20 Oct 2016 at 10:46am

Freeride , post pics of your new channel bottom.