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TT fin toe in angle?

Postby plummet » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:28 pm

Hey bro's

Anyone got a handle on what the latest TT fin toe in angles are?

I'm currently sitting at 1.5°. I'm thinking that might be a little shallow.

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Re: TT fin toe in angle?

Postby plummet » Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:31 pm

Well?

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Re: TT fin toe in angle?

Postby BWD » Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:25 pm

I have only tried "straight" and "a little", never measured degrees. couldn't tell a difference, but the boards were different anyway.
You could make the aft hole a bit oval sideways and experiment, then fill in to your preference I guess...
With surf fins on kiteboards I tend to go with rear of futures boxes about 3-4mm wider spread than the fronts, a little straighter than most normal surfboards.
Quad rears I run straight, no toe in. YMMV

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Re: TT fin toe in angle?

Postby plummet » Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:38 pm

I'm going with 1.5mm offset which is about 2.3°. I'll engineer some "racing tolerance" to adjust.
Mainly i was wondering what industry norms are these days? I haven't measured up a production board in some time.

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Re: TT fin toe in angle?

Postby zob » Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:13 am

I did ~2° offset and could feel some drag.
I also did ~2° on all 4 fins facing upwind. It was funny to ride. It was auto-carving upwind. Not a pleasant ride.
Can't beat te 0°.
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