losing my fin
Posted: 15 March 2012 06:45 PM   [ Ignore ]
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I love the way my 5’11” board rides but so far out of 10 sessions I’ve lost 3 fins. Anyone know how to keep them from falling out?

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Posted: 16 March 2012 02:37 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Tighten the set screw located on the fin box!

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Posted: 16 March 2012 04:23 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Bin there, done that.  The set screw does not hold the fin in place.

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Posted: 06 April 2012 07:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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After losing my centre fin in La Ventana this winter (thanks JZ for hooking me up with another!) I decided to add a drop of “seal-all” to the bottom area of the fin just below where the set screw tightens (found a tube in my truck).  This created a clear bump of adhesive that is water resistant and bonds like a crazy, creating more surface area below the set screw so the fin can not pull out. I’ve done this to all my fins now and after a winter of riding I haven’t lost another fin.

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