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Secondary fin recommendation for BRM Paipo

Postby mdksniper » Mon May 20, 2019 3:20 pm

I went to take out my old BRM Paipo the other day and for some reason, I removed the fins the last time I used it. I can only find one now and lost all hope of finding the second one. BRM doesn't make the paipo anymore unfortunately and so I have no way of getting my hands on the stock fins. Does anyone have a suggestion on a similar fin that could be used with the Paipo?
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Re: Secondary fin recommendation for BRM Paipo

Postby surfbird » Mon May 20, 2019 4:11 pm

I use twin tip fins.

Works much better, the board gets a little bit more loose.

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Re: Secondary fin recommendation for BRM Paipo

Postby BWD » Mon May 20, 2019 4:39 pm

I think the originals were 2"/50mm.
on my homemade paipo copy I used to use the old (2006?!) 2.5" "surf dog" twintip fins made I think by rainbow, for a little more grip.
Any big 2-2.5" twintip or wake type fin should approximate the original fairly well.
Smaller for looser, bigger for grip, deep and pointy for grip that can be broken out, long keel shape for hold...

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Re: Secondary fin recommendation for BRM Paipo

Postby tautologies » Mon May 20, 2019 10:54 pm

yeah pretty much any TT fin should work. I like a lower profile fin.

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Re: Secondary fin recommendation for BRM Paipo

Postby Slappysan » Tue May 21, 2019 1:33 am

You can get the real thing here:
https://www.24-7boardsports.com/shinn-b ... esurf-fin/

I think the original was 53mm fins but you can go bitter or smaller.

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Re: Secondary fin recommendation for BRM Paipo

Postby mdksniper » Tue May 21, 2019 4:23 pm

Thanks all for the suggestions. I emailed Greg and he just sent me a new pair of the originals free of charge. Awesome dude.


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