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addictedchick 01-29-2005 8:49 PM

When it comes to the 360's I can get around and pass the hanle, but they look really bad. It's like i'm doing it in slow motion. I don't have that quick snap around look that they're supposed to have. Anyone know what i'm doing wrong?

tparider 01-30-2005 7:08 AM

practice directly behind the boat going about 10-12 mph. Then take your fins off and do them in the flats - start with long slides, then pass the handle and pull it around...

addictedchick 02-02-2005 9:17 PM

Thanks David, <BR>I'll practice that- good idea to practice going slower. Should I take all my fins off or just the big middle fin? Cuz if I take them all off I'm practically on a wakeskate?

02-07-2005 8:44 PM

The only way to take off your molded in fins is with a sander and you DO NOT I repeat DO NOT wamt to do that<img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/biggrin.gif" border=0>

addictedchick 02-12-2005 10:15 PM

Clay, <BR>I don't have molded in fins. I have two little ones with one big one in the middle- all screw on and off. I have the hyperlite belmont. At the moment i removed the big middle fin and left the two smaller ones for surface tricks. Will this still work for wakejumps or do I need to put the middle one back on?

face_smash 02-19-2005 2:50 AM

the better you are on your edge the less fin you will need for wake jumps! its all about preference, on the cable i ride a smaller board with the fins in and behind the boat i go to a bigger board and have less fins because i find it more forgiving!!

nlitworld 02-19-2005 10:26 AM

When it comes to surface tricks, one thing you really REALLY need to remember is to not dive that edge into the water. Last year, just goofing around, and I caught my toe edge coming around and WHACK! I never thought my face could ever hurt that much.

05-31-2005 9:02 PM

so u mean take off all your fins if your good on your edge? (I have 3 fins too on the Obrien science 138)

07-19-2005 5:40 PM

Is it OK to take all of your fins off? like do some people ride that way?


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