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Re: Where to buy Shinn boards in USA?

Postby matth » Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:26 pm

L0KI wrote:I've owned five Shinn boards and never paid anywhere near that for any of them.
Same here. 1000 bucks is crazy for any TT.

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Re: Where to buy Shinn boards in USA?

Postby sarc » Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:05 pm

Most Shinn models can be had for USD 800 or less from the usual UK based resellers (King of watersports, 24-7 boardsports etc.). Keep in mind low GBP currency and remember to take 20% VAT off the website price and be aware that the ship cost can be very reasonable (I got my Speedball from 24-7 boardsports in 3 days to Taiwan for USD100 ship cost. And got great service to boot (questions, emails etc.)

Sorry if this upsets US resellers, but in my experience UK resellers are great and will buy from then as long as GBP stays low

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Re: Where to buy Shinn boards in USA?

Postby L0KI » Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:15 pm

I got all of my Shinns from Chris Gatewood at Kite Naked in Benicia California.
He was a Shinn Dealer and a Wainman Hawaii Dealer.
I think he has pretty much stopped selling kiteboarding gear....too bad.
AOK Sports was importing/distributing Shinn from Tybee Island Georgia, and I believe they went in a different direction from selling kite gear as well.
Air Padre still sells Shinn I think, but they were getting them from AOK, so I'm not sure what their source is now.

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Re: Where to buy Shinn boards in USA?

Postby brokenarrow » Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:39 am

Yo, this is Mike from AOK. We are still selling Shinn and can get whatever anyone needs so just hit us up if you have questions about pricing, boards, etc.

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